6N/7D Darjeeling and North Sikkim Tour

Gangtok Lachen Lachung Darjeeling 6 Nights and 7 Days

Tour Highlights 

Gangtok (01  Night) – Lachen (01 Night) – Lachung (01 Night) – Gangtok (02 Nights) – Darjeeling (01 Night) 

Pick Up-Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri 

 

 

Itinerary

Day 01 – NJP/Siliguri/Bagdogra-Gangtok Night Stay

Arrive NJP/Siliguri Railway Station or Bagdogra airport & transfer to Gangtok.Then start for a  day trip of Gangtok city covering Banjakhri Falls, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Flower show, Dro-dul Chorten & Institute of Tibetology (maximum 3-4 hours).its strategic location,a strong Buddhist presence and heady cultural offerings make the First City of Sikkim.You can also have a Great view of the Peaks of Mt.Khangchendzonga from Gangtok in a clear Weather.In the Evening you will be taken to the MG Marg which is an Open Area having Pubs,Shopping Malls,Restaurants,Bars,Shops selling Local Goods on its around.One can take a Leisurely Stroll or just Sit and Relax to soak oneself in the ambience.Overnight stay at Gangtok hotel.

Day 02 – Trip to Changu Lake and Baba Mandir  (Nathula – Optional)

Early morning breakfast – Permit for this tour is made one day prior to visit.Visit to Tsomgo / Changu Lake and Baba Mandir.Tsomgo lake is one of the holy lakes of the region.There is a temple of Lord Shiva on the lakeside.Primula flowers and other alpine plantation in this region will please your eyes for sure.Till April it is full of snow and lay frozen.

(Nathu La Pass visit has to be arranged in the previous Night when Voters ID card will be asked for.Once if the Permit of the Nathu La Pass been booked then the amount is not refunded even though the trip gets cancelled. Nathula Pass supplement-INR 3000-5000 /Vehicle or INR 500-700/Head has to be paid on the spot as it is not included in the final costing) – Back to hotel for lunch or lunch on the way.The rest of the day is free.Evening one is free to stroll around M G Road or the Local Market.Overnight stay at Gangtok

Day 03 – Transfer to Lachung from Gangtok 

Early morning breakfast.Drive 135 kilometres, 5/6 hours drive through a scenic route.Enroute visit Singhik View Point, Seven Sisters Waterfalls, Naga Waterfall.Reach Lachung late afternoon / early evening.Evening free to visit Lachung Monastery, Overnight stay at Hotel at Lachung.

Day 04 – Sight Seeing at Yumthang  & Transfer to Lachen

Early morning breakfast – After  breakfast drive towards Yumthang situated at an elevation of nearly  11800 feet – 26 kilometres and 1 ½ hours drive – On the way back one can visit  the famous hot spring which is known for its curative properties of skin diseases – Yumthang  is a valley near the river Lachung Chu surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends – In spring,the  valley erupts in riots of colors as Primulae, Rhododendrons and many other Alpine flowers in full bloom along with snow covered valley except in autumn – During winter Yumthang is somber with snow all around and the snow clad mountains adding to the beauty.(Optional-Zero Point/Katao Pass)

After Lunch Transfer to Lachen – 90 kilometres and is 3 – 4 hours drive -Reach Lachen late afternoon / early evening – The snow capped peaks, the Shingba Wildlife Sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley, Thangu are the major attractions. It’s a valley surrounded by gigantic and humbling snow peaked mountains and the starting point of Green Lake Trek. In fact the village cradled between stern, tall rock faces standing like guards. A hamlet with very few people. Evening free to stroll and visit the Lepcha Village.Overnight stay at Hotel in Lachen

Day 05 – Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake and Transfer to Gangtok

Early morning breakfast – Visit to Gurudongmar Lake 55 kilometres, 2 ½  – 3 ½ hours drive – we will go through the high altitude valleys over 12,000 feet through which Lachen Chu flows.This valleys are generally covered with snow from December to April.Gurudongmar Lake even more is known as the Holy / Sacred Lake – Next drive through the cold desert till Tibet / China back to Resort for Lunch.

(Optional-Chopta Valley & Kalapatthar-Rs 3500-4500/Vehicle Extra)

After lunch Drive to Gangtok – Nearly 150 kilometres and 5/6 hours drive – Check into hotel at Gangtok by 8 PM.Overnight stay at Hotel at Gangtok.

Day 06 – Transfer to Darjeeling  & Darjeeling Local Sightseeing

Early Morning breakfast.Then start the forwarding journey to  Darjeeling (125 kilometres 3 ½ – 4 hours). Darjeeling – At an elevation of 2123 meters / 7001 feet, the land of breathtaking beauty, amidst rolling tea gardens, crowned by the majestic Himalayas popularly known as the Queen of the hills – Jewel in the crown of the Eastern Himalayas with its mesmerizing beauty and offers spectacular views of Mount Everest, Mount Kanchendzonga and many other Himalayan Peaks..Check in to hotel.

After a quick freshen up we will start a half day sightseeing tour of Darjeeling covering important tourist spots like  Padma Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, H.M.I., Darjeeling Ropeway, Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tea Garden, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre and Gorkha Stadium.At evening stroll to the Mall (Chowrasta-The City Center of Darjeeling City) and enjoy the ambience. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling

Day 07 – Tiger Hill Sightseeing and Drop

Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace Memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast – After breakfast start the return journey towards Siliguri/NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport with the Sweet Memories of your Darjeeling Sikkim Trip.

(Optional-If your Departure Flight/Train/Bus is at /Late Afternoon/Evening/Night then we would suggest you to visit to the Rock Garden,Darjeeling / Mirik Lake and Pashupati Market,Nepal.There is no Extra Charge from our side for both these Sightseeings at the time of Departure.Enjoy.)

 

Package Includes :

  • Airport/Rail Station Transfers by Non AC Car.            
  • 01 Night at Darjeeling                         
  • 03 Nights  at Gangtok                              
  • 01 Night at Lachung
  • 01 Night at Lachen
  • 06 Breakfast,02 Lunch & 06 Dinners          
  • Full day Darjeeling Sightseeings   
  • Half Day Yumthang Valley Sightseeings 
  • Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake
  • Excursion-Tiger Hill-Tsomgo Lake,Baba Harbhajan Singh War Memorial
  • Gangtok Cable Car Ride to Tashiling (If Time Permits)     
  • All Applicable Hotel Taxes,Car Rentals,Parking Charges,Driver Allowances.
  • For Luxury Vehicle-Rs 1200/Day Extra (Innova/Xylo/Scorpio)
  • Dedicated Tour Coordinator for 24×7 Hours

[Optionals-Nathula Pass,Zero Point/Katao Pass,Mirik & Pashupati Market of Nepal]

Package Excludes :

  • Whatever Not Mentioned In The Above Inclusions, 
  • Nathula Pass,***Rs 500/Head Extra 
  • Tips, Porter-Age, Mineral Water, Room Heater,
  • Entry Fees at Sightseeing Points 
  • Any Personal Expenses Incurred During Any Unfavorable Condition
  • Service Tax-3.09%

 

Package Cost

Lachen,Lachung,Darjeeling,Gangtok Tour Cost (Per Head)

Night Stay 6
Cost / Head

[INR]

Budget Standard Deluxe Super Deluxe 3 Star Deluxe 4 Star Luxury

4/5 Star Royal

02 pax

24000 25200 28200 31200 36000 40200 49200
04 pax 16000 17200 20200 23200 28000 32200

41200

06 pax

13000 14200 17200 20200 25000 29200 38200
08 Pax 12000 13200 16200 19200 24000 28200

37200

Child with Bed

7200 7920 9720 11520 14400 16920 22320
Child[5-11]

without Bed

6000 6600 8100 9600 12000 14100

18600

 

Surcharge & Discount

 

  • Peak Season Surcharge [1st May-15th June]-Surcharge upto 10% Extra
  • Festive Season[Durga Puja & Diwali]-This Price or Discount upto 10% 
  • July-September & December-March-Discount upto 40%*

 

Discount and Surcharge Varies depending on the Time of Booking,Booking Volume etc

 

Hotels

Hotel Categories

Standard Deluxe

[2 Star]

Super Deluxe 

[3 Star]

3 Star

Luxury

4 Star Royal

Gangtok

Sai Residency Doma Residency Green Dale Residency Golden Crest Tashiling Residency

Elgin Gangtok

Darjeeling

Hotel Sandrup Marvel International Springburn Summit Grace/Montana Viceroy Elgin Darjeeling
Lachung Hill Queen Hotel Tashi Yankheel Himalayan Residency Royal Lachung Lachung Continental

Yarlam Resort

Pelling Dragon Inn Sikkim Aurora Pelling Resort Hotel Golden Sunrise & Spa Magpie Chestnut Retreat

Chumbi Mountain

****Above Hotels are Subject to the Availability of its Base Category Room at the Time of Booking.
****Otherwise Similar Category Hotels based on Internet Reviews,Price Tags and Room Types will be given instead of these Hotels.
****You can plan for Packages with Combined Hotels from Different Categories to Suit Your Budget.

 

Terms & Conditions

  • Service Tax extra (as applicable)
  • Transportation as per itinerary only (not available at disposal)
  • The package does not include guide services. These can be availed at an additional cost
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
  • Meal plan: EP – Accommodation only, CP – Accommodation with breakfast, MAP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP – Accommodation with breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • The package cannot be combined with any other offer
  • Refund on cancellation depends upon concerned hotel’s cancellation policy
  • The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals, long weekends and New Year
  • SetMyTrip -Promise India Tourism  reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer at any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice
  • Please note, the names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you upon receipt of your acceptance. However in the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel .   
  • Every guest must  carry 04 passport size photograph along with their Photo-ID proof (i.e.Driving License, Passport, Voter-ID Card & School ID Card for children). Pan Card is not valid since it does not carry address.These documents are required to obtain the permit for Changu Lake/Baba Mandir in Gangtok. And the same is applicable to the permit for Lachung in North Sikkim.
  • On arrival in Gangtok (the capital of Sikkim) guest will be dropped at the local stand outside the main city where the local taxis will be arranged to transfer guests to their booked hotel. Traffic system in Gangtok is very strict compared to other cities to avoid unnecessary traffic jams on the road. Large vehicle (i.e. coach, Sumo) are not allowed to enter the city  between 8 am to 6 pm therefore local taxis such as Maruti Van are used to tranship the guests to the hotel (only 04 people can accommodate in one van).
  • In Lachung & Pelling tourists will get only basic facilities in hotels and we recommend not to expect any luxury as both are very remote areas.
  • Transportation will not be provided for personal use like shopping, restaurant use etc. Vehicle will be provided as per itinerary for sightseeing and intercity transfers only.
  • Nathula Trip will be done in Shared Vehicle

Note :

On tour Guests are requested to carry 4 photo copies (xerox) of any Photo ID proof (Except Pan Card) i.e. Passport / Driving Licence / Voter’s ID along with them. Also submit a copy of the same at the time of booking.

Children / Students are requested to carry 4 photo copy (xerox) of school or College Photo Identity card along with them. Also submit a copy of the same at the time of booking.

For Infants carry 2 passport size photographs.

Nathula Pass

For Nathula Pass Extra Permission is needed.Hence the Trip to Nathula will cost 500 Rs/Head extra.

Nathula Pass is closed on Monday and Tuesday and Friday.

 

Why Us?

  • Best Tour Plan,All Sight-seeings Included,24 Hour Assistance/Guide,Own Catering Service,
  • Own Leased Properties,Great Hospitality,Quality Meals Included,Own Tour Manager
  • Personalized Itinerary,Personal Car /Vehicles for Our own Groups
  • And All of these incurring No Hidden Cost.