8N/9D Kalimpong Darjeeling Pelling & North Sikkim Tour

Darjeeling Gangtok Lachen Lachung Pelling Kalimpong

8 Nights/9 Days

| Tour Highlights |

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

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

Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival and Transfer to Kalimpong 

 You will be received by Promise India Tourism’s Tour Conductor from the Pick Up Point.He will assist you for the forwarding journey to Kalimpong – (100 Kilometres, 2 ½ – 3 hours) – Check in Hotel at Kalimpong – It is a serene and calm destination situated on the foothills of the Himalayas at an elevation of 1243 meters / 4078 feet.It is a Hill Station buzzing with fun, frolic and offers spectacular views.Take a Half Day Tour of Kalimpong covering Cactus Garden – Kalimpong, Tharpa Choling Monastery, Shri Mangal Dham, Kalimpong, Deolo Hill Point, Army Golf Club – Kalimpong, Kalimpong Arts & Craft Centre, Dr. Graham’s Home, Pedong Monastery, Durpin Dara Hill, Crookety House, Zong Dong Palri Fo Brang Monastery. Evening free to stroll around Kalimpong bazaar for shopping of handicrafts and relics – Overnight stay at Hotel  in Kalimpong.

Day 02: Kalimpong to Pelling via Namchi Chardham  

Early morning take breakfast and drive to Namchi.Drive from Gangtok to Namchi (03 hours).Visit The replicas of all four Dhams made on a Hill Top which also offers a magnificent  view of the surrounding valleys known as Namchi Chardham. Across the hill you can also see a statue of Guru Padmasambhava (Samdruptse).Reach Pelling by the Evening.Overnight at Pelling.

Day 03: Pelling Local Sightseeing and Gangtok Transfer via Ravangla Buddha Park

Morning breakfast visit Sky Walk of Pelling,Rabdentse Ruins,Rimbi Falls,Khecheopalri Wishing Lake, Kanchendzonga Falls,Phamrong  Waterfalls.Then we will move towards Ravangla.Visit the most attractive tourist spots of the South Sikkim the  Buddha Park and Temi Tea Estate.Then further proceed towards Gangtok.Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Day 04: Excursion to Changu / Tsomgo Lake –  Nathu La (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 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 Tour Cost (Per Person)

Night

Stay

8

Cost/Head

[INR]

Budget Standard Deluxe 3 Star

Deluxe

3 Star

Luxury

4 Star

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-MarchDiscount upto 40%*

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

 

Hotels to be Provided in this Darjeeling Sikkim Tour Package of 9 Days

Hotel

Categories

Standard Deluxe 3 Star

Deluxe

3 Star

Luxury

4 Star Royal
Gangtok Doma Residency Golden Heights Green Dale Residency Golden Crest Lemon Tree Elgin Gangtok
Darjeeling Hotel Sandrup Marvel International Springburn Summit Grace Viceroy  Mayfair Darjeeling
Lachung Hill Queen Hotel Tashi Yankheel Royal Lachung Himalayan Residency Summit Alpine Resort 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
  • 01 Night at Pelling                             
  • 03 Nights  at Gangtok                              
  • 01 Night at Lachung
  • 01 Night at Lachen
  • 01 Night at Kalimpong
  • 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 
  • Half 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.However One can Book Extra Seats with an Additional Cost.Vehicle Capacity-Bolero Max/Sumo Gold-08 Person,Innova/Xylo-07 Person
  • In Budget,Standard and Deluxe Category North Sikkim Trip will be done in Shared Tourist Cab if the group is of below 6 Heads.

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.