8N/9D North Sikkim Darjeeling & Pelling Tour

Darjeeling-Gangtok-Lachen-Lachung-Pelling


Tour Highlights 

Pelling (2 Nights) – 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 1 – NJP Station / Bagdogra Airport / Pakyong Airport To Pelling via Namchi

Meet SetMyTrip’s on arrival at NJP Station / Bagdogra or Pakyong Airport and then Transfer to Pelling.Enroute visit Namchi Chardham,a Temple Complex spreads across 29 hectares of area on top of a hill known as the Solophok Hill in Namchi South Sikkim.This temple complex is also known as Siddheswar Dham.The main Shiva Temple is 108-ft in height and atop that sits the gigantic statue of Lord Shiva which is another 87-ft tall. It sits at the highest and most commanding position in Solophok hill while facing east.Apart from this giant statue of Lord Shiva,the Replicas of Twelve Jyotirlingas along with the Four Dhams; Badrinath, Jagannath, Dwarka and Rameshwaram are also installed in the complex.Visit Samdruptse Hill; the ‘Wish Fulfilling Hill’-2134 m (7000 ft).There is a giant statue of the Guru Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche); the patron saint of Sikkim who has been showering its blessings since more than 1,200 years. It is a 45 m tall statue, overlooking the whole city, and is gilded with gold that glitters when the sunlight falls over it. The hill offers the vista of the magnificent Mt. Kangchenjunga amongst the richly forested hills under the blue painted sky. It is believed that the hill is a dormant volcano and only prayers can hold it from erupting, that is why the local monks offer their reverence and devotion to it.Transfer to Pelling.Overnight stay at a Hotel in Pelling.

Day 2 – Full Day Sightseeing in Pelling

Go for a full day sightseeing tour covering in first half, Rimbi Water Falls, Sewaro Rock Garden, Kanchendzonga Waterfalls, Khecheopalri Lak,the Wishing Lake.Second half cover the Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdentse Ruins (2nd capital of Sikkim), Tikjuk Viewpoint,Helipad ground.After visit return to hotel, Overnight stay at Hotel in Pelling.

(Optional-Rs 1500/Vehicle Extra-Sky Walk Pelling,Changey waterfalls and Singshore Bridge)

Day 3 – Pelling to Gangtok (via Ravangla) (112 km)

After breakfast transfer to Gangtok via Ravangla.Enroute visit Buddha Park,also known as Tathagata Tsal,which is situated near Rabong (Ravangla) in South Sikkim district.It features a 130-foot (40 m) high statue of the Buddha as its centerpiece.The site was chosen within the larger religious complex of the Rabong Gompa (Monastery),which is itself a centuries-old place of pilgrimage.it is surrounded by lush green gardens, peaceful surroundings, and it has an ample walkway for the visitors.From here, you can witness an uninterrupted view of the mountains and also the Cho Djo Lake. This site is of great spiritual importance and the ambience adds a divine experience to the visitors. Nearby the park, there are also meditation centre, museum, and the Buddhist conclave.Also nearby is Ralang Monastery, a key monastery in Tibetan Buddhism.Visit Temi Tea Garden.Transfer to Gangtok. Overnight stay at Hotel in Gangtok.

Day 04 – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day)

Morning breakfast at hotel –  Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours drive along the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, home to the red panda and the blood pheasant with Rhododendron and other alpine trees along the road – Situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet – The Lake is oval shaped lake  nearly 50 feet deep – Generally covered in snow for most of the year the year – This lake is home to the Brahminy ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all.Back to Gangtok – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center – Overnight stay at Gangtok  (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided)

[Optional] Nathu La Pass-A Pass to Republic of China which is nearly 20 kilometers from Tsomgo Lake and it is an optional tour.Rs 500/Head or Rs 4000- Rs 5500/Vehicle Extra

Day 05 – Transfer to Lachen from Gangtok 

Early morning breakfast.Drive 135 kilometres, 5/6 hours drive through a scenic route – 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 06 – Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake and Transfer to Lachung 

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 – After lunch drive to Lachung – The region is fully covered with Rhododendron forest with Chopta Valley and Thangu are the other places of interest – Back to hotel for lunch –  After lunch proceed to Lachung – Nearly 50 kilometres and two hours drive – Check into hotel at Lachung – Evening free to visit Lachung Monastery – Overnight stay at Hotel at Lachung.(Optional-Chopta Valley/Kalapatthar)

Day 07 – Sight Seeing at Yumthang 

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 – Return to Gangtok –  128 kilometres and is 5 – 6 hours drive – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) – Overnight stay at Gangtok.

(Optional-Zero Point/Katao Pass)

Day 08 – Transfer to Darjeeling – 

Early Morning breakfast – Next the driver will assist you for the forwarding journey to  Darjeeling (125 kilometres 3 ½ – 4 hours) – Darjeeling – At an elevation of 2123 meters / 70001 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 mesmerizing beauty offers spectacular views of Mount Everest, Mount Kanchendzonga and many other spectacular Peaks of the Himalayan range.Check in to hotel – Stroll to Mall / shrubbery Park – Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling

Day 09  – Darjeeling Local 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 Half  Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda.Later in the day start the return journey towards Siliguri/NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport with the Sweet Memories of your Darjeeling Sikkim Trip.


Package Cost

Darjeeling Kalimpong Pelling with North Sikkim
Night Stay 8
Cost/Head

[INR]

Budget Standard Deluxe Super 

Deluxe

3 Star 

Deluxe

Luxury Royal
02 pax 28000 29600 32000 37600 45600 52000 64800
04 pax 20000 21600 24000 29600 37600 44000 56800
06 pax 17000 18600 21000 26600 34600 41000 53800
08 Pax 16000 17600 20000 25600 33600 40000 52800
Child with

Bed

9600 10560 12000 15360 20160 24000 31680
Child[5-11]

without Bed

6400 7040 8000 10240 13440 16000 21120

 

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

Categories

Standard Deluxe

[2 Star]

Super Deluxe

[3 Star Equivalent]

3 Star

Luxury

Luxury

Royal

Rent/Night in Rs 1500-2000 2100-3000 3100-4500 4600-6000 6100-8000 8100-12000
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 Royal Lachung Himalayan Residency Summit Alpine 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.

Package Includes :

  • Airport/Rail Station Transfers by Non AC Car.         
  • 01 Night at Darjeeling
  • 02 Nights at Pelling                             
  • 03 Nights at Gangtok                              
  • 01 Night at Lachung
  • 01 Night at Lachen
  • 08 Breakfast,02 Lunch & 08 Dinners          
  • Full day Darjeeling Sightseeings
  • Enroute Sightseeings at Namchi & Ravangla       
  • Half Day Yumthang Valley Sightseeings 
  • Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake
  • Excursion-Tiger Hill-Tsomgo Lake,Baba Harbhajan Singh War Memorial 
  • Full Day Sightseeing Pelling     
  • Gangtok Cable Car Ride to Tashiling (If Time Permits)     
  • All Applicable Hotel Taxes,Car Rentals,Parking Charges,Driver Allowances.
  • For Luxury Vehicle-Rs 800/Day Extra (Innova/Xylo/Scorpio)
  • Dedicated Tour Coordinator for 24×7 Hours
  • Free Ropeway Ride at Gangtok

[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%

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.