Hills of the East

Hills of the East


DURATION : 06 Nights / 07 Days

PLACES COVERED : 2N Gangtok – 2N Pelling – 2N Darjeeling

PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In Gangtok, visit Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir Excursion
  • In Pelling, Excursion to Yuksom, Rimbi Waterfalls, Rimbi Hydro Project & Khecheopalri Lake
  • In Darjeeling, visit to Tiger Hill early morning to view Everest and snow-capped Himalayan range.
  • Sightseeing in Darjeeling – Ghoom Monastery, Japanese Temple , Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Start and End in Bagdogra

ITINERARY:

DAY-01: BAGDOGRA / NEW JALPAIGURI – GANGTOK.

Welcome on arrival at Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and transfer to Gangtok (114kms/4.5hrs), At an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.

DAY-02: EXCURSION TRIP TO TSOMGO LAKE & BABA MANDIR.

AM start for a day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), which is only 32kms from Gangtok City, the lake is almost about 1Km long, oval in shape and 15 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people, further 12Kms visit Baba Mandir dedicated to the memory of the soldier Harbhajan Singh. Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity.

DAY-03: (GANGTOK TO PEMAYANGTSE)

Morning transfer to Pemayangtse (123kms/6.5hrs). Pemayangtse is a very small Himalayan village in West Sikkim. Pelling is the nearest motor able point from Mt. Kanchendzonga, worlds 03rd highest peak, offers a good sunrise and all day long view of Kanchendzonga and the entire Eastern Himalayan range.

DAY-04: PEMAYANGTSE LOCAL SIGHTSEEING (9.00 AM TO 5.00 PM)

After breakfast start for full day sightseeing in an around Pemayangtse, covering Rimbi Falls, Sacred Khecheopalri Lake, Kanchendzonga Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Pemayangtse Monastery – the 2nd oldest monastery of Sikkim, Rabdentse Ruins & Darap Village. Evening free for individual activity and leisure.

DAY-05: (PEMAYANGTSE TO DARJEELING)

Morning transfer to Darjeeling (128kms/5hrs). Once the summer capital of India, Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm. It will cater you a mix experience of lively nature & charming Himalayan people. It is the place of Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion. Surrounded by Tea gardens, this little town faces some of the Himalayas highest peaks. Take rest and then walk around the town to appreciate the new culture you are in. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY-06: DARJEELING LOCAL SIGHTSEEING THREE POINTS (4 AM TO 7AM) & BEST POINTS (9.30 AM TO 5.30 PM)

Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (World’s 3rd highest peak), Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. Breakfast at the Hotel followed local Best Points sightseeing covering Padmaja N. Zoological Garden (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tea Estate & Japanese Peace Pagoda. By walk visit the mall road and local market (Closed on Thursday) in the evening. Evening Free for shopping & individual activity, overnight at hotel

DAY-07: DARJEELING – BAGDOGRA / NEW JALPAIGURI

Morning Transfer to Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (95kms/ 3hrs), Tour Ends.

End of Services.

Route
Hotels Offered

City

Nights

Category A

Category B

Category C

Category D

Gangtok

2

Mayfair Spa Resort / Denzong Regency (Suite)

Keepsa Residency / Suhim Portico / Similar

New Orchid / Sterling Delisso Abode

Sikkim Retreat / Dewachen Retreat

Pelling

2

Chumbi Mountain Retreat / Norbughang Retreat

Norbugang Resort

De Regency / Chiminda International

Tashigang Resort /
Golden Sunrise & Spa

Darjeeling

2

Mayfair Hill Resort
/ Ramada / Similar

Crescent Resort
/ Little Tibet / Viceroy

Himalayan Retreat / Sterling Khush Alaya

Golden Heights Enclave
/ Yuma

PACKAGE COST IN INR

Category A

Category B

Category C

Category D

Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling

63371

41600

32571

26457

Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling

54514

32914

23886

19314

Cost fot Extra person / Child with bed

33314

16343

8057

6629

Cost for Child Without bed

18914

10286

5486

3029

Package Inclusions

• 6 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above hotels or equivalent

• Assistance at the airport

• For Category A & B – Meal Plan is Breakfast & Dinner.

• For Category C & D – Meal Plan is Breakfast Only.

• Transportation as per itinerary for Category A, B & C by Innova / Scorpio / Xylo (maximum 06 Pax including children / infant in 01 vehicle)

  1. AC will not be operational when travelling in the hills
  2. Vehicle is not on disposal but as per itinerary
  3. Vehicle will be changed depending on local vehicle regulations and road / weather condition.

• Transportation as per itinerary for Category D by exclusive non-A/c Tata Sumo or Mahindra Max or similar vehicle Gangtok city tour by Non AC Wagon – R / Santro / Indica / Similar (maximum 04 Pax including children / infant in 01 vehicle).

• Half day Trip to Tsomgo Lake

• One F ull day sightseeing at Pelling.

• One Full day sightseeing at Darjeeling covering 03 & Best Points

• All Parking Charges.

• All currently applicable Taxes.

• Guide Charges

• Air tickets

• Porter Charges

• Entry Fees

• Personal Expenses: such as Laundry, Telephone Calls, Alcoholic & Non Alcoholic Beverages, Food (if not included)

• Additional Sightseeing or usage of vehicle not mentioned in the itinerary

• Any services not mentioned in the itinerary

• High Season Surcharge

NOTE

Please carefully note the opening and closing days of each of the sightseeing points given in the itinerary.

Most of the 7 sightseeing points in Darjeeling are closed on Thursdays, Forests are also closed on Thursdays, In Gangtok, Institute of Tibetology Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms are closed on Sundays. Nathula Pass is closed on Mondays and Tuesday and is subject to the availability of permits from the army.

Guest need to carry valid ID proof to obtain special permits required for sightseeing

Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked for

Toy train tickets & Cable car tickets are subject to availability & days of operations

Hotel Check in 1400hrs and check out 1200hrs

Package cost will not be valid from 10th October – 25th October, 20th December 2018 – 10th January 2019.

 Also on public holidays, festivals, exhibitions

and long-weekends. A surcharge will be levied and will be advised at the time of booking

This package is valid from 01st October’18 till 31st March’19 (Except from 20th December’18 – 10th January’19)