Kolkata -GANGTOK- LACHUNG- YAMTHUNG-DARJEELING (7 nights 8 days)

Kolkata -GANGTOK- LACHUNG- YAMTHUNG-DARJEELING (7 nights 8 days)


Kolkata Is The Capital Of The Indian State Of West Bengal. It Is Also The Commercial Capital Of East India, Located On The East Bank Of The Hooghly River. Kolkata Has Been Nicknamed The City Of Palaces And Also The City Of Joy. City Of Palaces Comes From The Numerous Palatial Mansions Built All Over The City And City Of Joy Comes From The Lively And Friendly And Loving Behavior Of All The Citizens All Over The Places Making The City More Lively And Enjoyable.

DAY 1 DAY -1:- KOLKATTA – Bagdogra (By Flight)-Gangtok (130KM 5 HOURS ).


In The Morning, Board Your Flight To BAGDOGRA. You Will Meet Our Representative. Later, Drive To Gangtok (5500 Ft /1677 Meters 5 Hours). On Arrival Proceed For Check-In At Your Hotel. Spend Evening at Leisure or Shopping.
Stay Overnight at the Hotel Gangtok.
Please note for Gantok:-
Keep Ready 4 Photo with Photo Id Card (Election Id, Aadhar, Passport or Student Colleage Card) And Xerox (Every traveler) When You Arrive to Bagdogra Airport and Hand over to Mr Sharma / Driver.

04 Photocopy of ID proof (Election Identity Card / Valid Passport only) of each person.
04 copies of passport size photographs.

DAY 2 DAY 2 :-GANGTOK Sight Seeing


This Morning, After Breakfast At The Hotel, Go For A Full-Day Excursion To Gangtok. TSHANGU LAKE Which Is 35 Km From Gangtok, And At An Altitude Of 12,400 Feet. A Holy Lake Worshipped By The People In Sikkim.
BABA MANDIR Also Known As ‘Harbajan Singh Memorial’. It Was Built In Memory Of A Soldier In The 23rd Punjab Regiment, Who Drowned In A Stream Near The Spot. Legend Says He Later Appeared In A Dream To One Of His Colleagues Where He Requested That A Temple Be Built In His Memory. (In Case If Tshangu Lake Is Closed Due To Landslide Or Other Reason Than An Alternate Sightseeing Will Be Provided)
The Rest Of The Evening Is At Leisure For Leisure Activities. Night Stay At Gangtok
NATHULA PASS (Optional And Direct Payment Basis):- Nathula Pass was a major corridor of passage between India and Tibet before it was closed in 1962. Located around 56 kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 14450 ft, the road to Nathula passes through the Tsomgo lake. It is one of the highest motorable roads in the world and is richly surrounded by alpine flora. On a clear day you can even see the road winding down the Chumbi valley. Tourists are allowed to go close to the international border from where you can see Chinese soldiers on the other side of the barbed wire.

  • Supplement Cost For Nathu-La-Jelepla Pass @ Rs 6500.00 APROX Per Car Will Be Charged Extra (Monday & Tuesday Closed).And Can Arrenge Only In Advance With Special Permit.(optional)
  • 4 Photo With ID Orginal And Xerox Copy Must Need To Take Permit. To Nathu-La-Jelepla Pas
  • Its non refundable ticket amount
DAY 3 DAY 3 : – gangtok to Lachung ( 7 hrs / 125 kms)


This Morning, After Breakfast, Drive To LACHUNG. En Route Visit TASHI VIEW, KABI LONGTSOK,
SINGHIK VIEW POINT The majestic range of Mt. Kanchenjunga looks stunning from Singhik viewpoint. This vantage point is situated just on the wayside of Singhik. A spectacular glimpse of Mt Siniolchu, Mt Kanchenjunga along with other ranges can be seen from Singhik View Point. Situated amidst the lush green hills, Singhik commands soothing scenery of forested hills and alluring mountain streams.
SEVEN SISTER WATERFALLS All the seven waterfalls aligned sideways one after the other is a wonderful sight to catch and during the Monsoon season these falls come to a fierce life. And visit
NAGA WATER FALLS
Arrive in the Evening at Lachung. Check Into The Hotel. Overnight At The Hotel.

DAY 4 DAY 4 : – lachung to yumthang – gangtok (25 kms/1 Hr 30 minutes way) GANGTOK (125 km/6 hrs )


This Morning after breakafast and check out fromProceed To
YUMTHANG – VALLEY (Known as Valley Of Flowers) For Half Day Excursion. Yumthang Is The Summer Grazing Ground Of The Yaks & Winter Playgrounds Of Yetis. Yumthang is closed between December and March due to heavy snowfall. It also offers view of a stunning array of peaks with Pauhunri and Shundu Tsenpa. A number of hot springs are scattered in the valley providing an unexpected opportunitny to feel the warmth of the water even in freezing temperature. The best season for visiting Yumthang valley starts in late February and continues up to mid June, when thousands of colourful flowers are in full bloom. However, to enjoy a clear sky and brilliant view of snow-capped mountains, the September – December season would be ideal.
After Sightseeing Proceed For Gangtok. En Route visit The Beautification of the Wonderful
BHIM NALA WATER FALL is probably so called because of its size!Bhima,one of the Pandavas in the ‘Mahabharata’,symbolises huge size and strength.So does this waterfall in rainy season.It might look a very small waterfall in the picture owing to the frozen source of water at the time it was shot,however during the monsoons it is in full flourish and offer a great view.
Night dinner and rest in hotel gangtok.

DAY 5 day 5:- gangtok to Darjeeling


This Morning After Breakfast Proceed Darjeeling For A City Tour Visiting
HIMALAYAN MOUNTAINEERING INSTITUTE Which Was Started By Tenzing Norgay After He Climbed Mt. Everest, (Open daily during tourist season. 9am to 1pm, and 2pm to 5pm. During off season, it remains closed on Tuesdays)
TIBETAN REFUGEE CENTRE (Closed On Sunday) This complex was setup by the Tibetan refugees in Darjeeling on October 2, 1959 after they followed Dalai Lama and escaped from Tibet. The refugees adopted the principle of self help so that they could become self-independent and completely rehabilitate themselves in a foreign country, which they did gracefully
TENZING ROCK, a gigantic natural rock in Darjeeling is named after Tenzing Norgay, the man who created history by climbing the Everest first time along with Edmund Hillary in 1953. Opposite to this is the Gombu Rock named after Nawang Gombu, nephew of Tenzing who was the first person to climb the Everest twice, once in 1963 and then in 65. He took over as the Director of Field Training at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute after Tenzing retired in 1976. Both these rocks are used for rock climbing training by HMI.
GOMBU ROCK and TEA ESTATE (From Outside).
Return to Your Hotel for A Comfortable Overnight Stay.

DAY 6 Day -6 :- Darjeeling local sightseeing .


This Morning, Get Up Early To Visit
TIGER HILL To Witness A Beautiful Sunrise And Himalayan Ranges Like Kanchandzonga And Mount Everest. On A Clear Day, You Can See The Horizon Changing Colors Just Before Sunrise And Then The Entire Himalayan Range Turn Golden. From There, Proceed To Ghoom Monastery, Which Is The Area’s Oldest Monastery, Built In 1875. On Your Way Back From Tiger Hill. Visit
GHOOM MONASTERY Yiga Choeling Monastery of Ghoom is one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling area built in the year 1850. This is the original or the old Ghoom Monastery.
BATASIA LOOP. The Batasia loop situated almost 5 km away from the town is a gigantic railway loop where the Toy Train makes a 360 Degree turn. It was basically built to make it possible for the Toy Train to cut the deep ascend. Strategically located the Batasia Loop offers a panoramic view of the Kanchenjunga Range.A War Memorial constructed in the memory of the brave sons of the soil who laid down their lives in the different wars since the independence of the nation adds to its attraction.
Return Hotel For Breakfast. & After Breakfast, Go For A Full-Day Excursion To
MIRIK LAKE (Mirik Is Known For The Samendu Lake Situated At An Altitude Of 1750 Meters / 5800 Feet. The Climate Of Mirik Is Pleasant For Most Part Of The Year. It Is 50 Kilometres From Darjeeling. The Main Attraction Of Mirik Is Sumendu Lake With The Boating Facilities. The Lake Is Nearly 1.25 Kilometres Long Lake With A Depth Of Nearly Eight Metres. Other Attractions Of The Regions Are The Beautiful Tea Gardens, Orange Orchard And The Cardamom Plantations.)
(Boating & Mule Ride Would Be On Direct Payment Basis)
PASHUPATI MARKET (Nepal Border). ( Pashupati Market At The India-Nepal Border Is Close To Mirik On The Way To Darjeeling… The Market Is Full Of Imported Electronic Gadgets, Jackets, Perfumes & Cosmetics And Clothes. Be Careful About The Fakes. Many Items Sold Here Are Too Cheap To Be Good. The Market Is Located In Nepal Area.)
(Shopping at your own cost)
Night stay at Darjeeling.

DAY 7 Day 7: – DARJEELING to bagdogra airport –kolkata (by flight).


After Breakfast Check Out From Hotel Leave for BAGDOGRA AIRPORT And Catch Your Return Flight To KOLKATA.
Some sightseeing shown 1 st day on arrival day Kolkata depend upon flight timings)

DAY 8 DAY 8: KOLKATTA sightseeing –departure.

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and proceed full day Kolkata sightseeing visit to Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Belur Math, , Dakshineswar Kali Temple.
VICTORIA MEMORIAL: this is one of India’s most beautiful monuments built between 1906 and 1921 on the lines of white marble. It stands on the southern side of the maidan (ground) near Jawaharlal Nehru Road. All monuments of this memorial were designed in Italian Renaissance-Mughal style and build of white marble from Rajasthan. The memorial was the inspiration of Lord Curzon, who in 1901, felt that his lately departed Queen Empress, required a suitable monument to her memory. It took 20 years to build at a cost of 10 million rupees. The Prince of Wales formally inaugurated it in 1921. Set in beautiful garden grounds, the Victoria Memorial houses a large bronze statue of the Queen Empress Topped with a moving angel this memorial faces the Kolkata Maidan. The statues of Motherhood, Prudence, Learning, Art, Justice, Architecture and Charity are brought from Italy. It also has a 5 meter tall bronze winged figure of Victory, weighing 3 tons. It houses paintings, manuscripts, and other objects of historic value in its Museum and Art Gallery.
Light show in Victoria memorial;
Month- October to March (Except Mondays)
Entry fee Rs.20/- per person
Shows: 1st show- Bengali – 6:45 to 7:30 PM
2nd show- English – 7:45 to 8:30 PM

HOWRAH BRIDGE: it is considered to be an engineering marvel, which took six years to construct in the 1940s. Over 2,590 metric tons of high tensile steel make up this unique cantilever bridge that joins the main Railway Station (for Kolkata) and the industrial city of Howrah with the city of Kolkata. Supported by two piers, each nearly 90 meters in height above the road level, the bridge has a span of almost 500 meters (no pillars in the middle). It was opened in 1943 and today it is one of the busiest bridges in the world. It is the third largest bridge in the world, has around 2 million people crossing over it daily. Visible from many places in Kolkata, the bridge is called ‘Rabindra Setu’
DAKSHINESWAR KALI TEMPLE: It is situated alongside the Vivekananda Bridge north of Kolkata, about 20 km. from BBD Bagh. It is famous for its association – with Ramkrishna who achieved spiritual vision here. Rani Rashmoni built this temple in 1847. The 12- spired temple with its enormous courtyard is surrounded by 12 other temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a world famous place of pilgrimage. It was here the famous religious thinker Rama Krishna Paramahamsa achieved his spiritual vision and preached the unity of all religions.
BELUR MATH, sprawling over forty acres of land on the western bank of the Hooghly (Ganga), in Howrah district, an hour’s drive from Kolkata, is a place of pilgrimage for people from all over the world professing different religious faiths. Even people not interested in religion come here for the peace it exudes. It was at Belur Math that Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), the foremost disciple of Sri Ramakrishna (1836-1886), lived the last years of his brief life. He consecrated the grounds in 1898 by worshipping the urn containing the sacred relics of Sri Ramakrishna, which he himself carried on his shoulders to the place of worship. On that occasion he uttered these prophetic words about Belur Math: “The blazing light of universal harmony that will emanate from here will flood the whole world.”
Opening Time : 06:00 AM Closing Time : 07:20 PM
After sightseeing drop to Kolkata airport And Catch Your Return Flight To home town…………………………………………………….
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***************tour ends with sweet memories***************

INCLUSIONS: –

  • Hotel Accommodation In 3* / similar Twin Share Basis
  • extra person extra bed/mattress
  • No. Of room = double bedded room non ac
  • Meals ( Breakfast Lunch & Dinner )VEG
  • All Transfers and Sightseeing’s By Suitable non a/c Vehicle according To Group Strength.
  • All transfers & sightseeing by non ac sumo/maxx/armada as per the itinerary on point to point basis. With 6 to members group in one vehicle in north east area.
  • Vehicle will not b used as a disposal basis.& Point to point basis

EXLCUSIONS: –

  • Additional / Personal Use of Vehicle in overall tour
  • Any Personal Expenses, Room Service and Special Orders, Alcoholic and Non Alcoholic Beverages, Porter age, Tips, Phone Calls, Laundry Etc.
  • Any Extra Excursions or Sightseeing Apart From the Above-Specified Itinerary.
  • Room heater
  • Camera Fees Guide Charges.
  • Any Incidental and Other Expenses Which Are Not Specified In the Inclusions.
  • Gov’ t Service Tax Applicable On Total Billing.
  • Excluding airfare
  • Entry tickets
  • Any shopping and sports activity at your own cost.
  • Nathulapass 6500 -7000 per car aproximatly and prior taken permit pass extra and direct payment basis
  • Lachung zero point extra and direct paid to driver in lachung depend upon weather condition

PACKAGE COST:

21400 + 3.63 % SERVICE TAX(RATE APPLICABLE FOR MINIMUM 6 TO7 ADULTS IN ONE CAR) PER PERSON EXCLUDING FLIGHT FARE

HOTEL:

  • WHITE CONCH RESIDENCY /SIMILAR GANGTOK
  • HOTEL MANGALAM /SIMILAR KOLKATA
  • ANAND PALACE HOTEL /SIMILAR DARJEELING
  • HOTEL FORTUNA /SIMILAR LACHUNG

FOOD:

  • BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER VEG ONLY GANGTOK AND DARJEELING
  • BREAKFAST DINNER KOLKATA

CANCELLATION CHARGES ARE AS FOLLOWS: –

  • 20 TO 10 DAYS PRIOR : 50%
  • 10 TO 5 DAYS PRIOR : 75%
  • LESS THAN 5 DAYS : NO REFUND

TERMS & CONDITIONS: –

  • Customer should pay Rs.5, 000/- in advance at the time of booking and full payment has to be paid before of journey. As per company rules.
  • Cancellation charges are applicable as per company rules.
  • No refund will be made towards unutilised services of the tour.
  • Advance amount paid towards reservation of seats is not refundable.
  • Sightseeing subject to modification with or without notice.
  • All types of personal expense, whatsoever is the matter will be yours.
  • Rooms are sharing reservation of hotels and provision of foods as per company rules.
  • Rates are subjects to change with or without prior notice.
  • Company reserves the right to cancel the scheme.
  • Service tax as applicable extra.
  • The service provided by us is of superior quality at the lowest rate.
  • Rates are applicable Minimum for 5 Members.
  • Package cost will be depend upon number of traveler

Things to note

  • For Sikkim: 10 Copy of Passport Size Photograph & Photocopy of ID Proof. Please Call our representative on the day of Arrival Gangtok
  • Kindly consult representative In Gangtok For Airport Pick Up And all other Sight Seeing At Gangtok : –
  • Passengers travelling to tshangu lake have to carry 04 copy of photographs & copy of photo id card.
  • It is mandatory to carry photo ID card (except pan card) while you are on tour.
  • We may require changing the vehicles while changing the state from west Bengal to Sikkim because of local union rules.
  • Please consult driver / local representative for next day’s sightseeing schedule / transfers timings.
  • Due to acute shortage of water supply on the hills, there will be restricted water supply by the hotels in the rooms. Please co-operate with hotels on this front.

ABOUT HOTELS

  1. Check –in 14:00 hrs / check out Time is 12:00 hrs
  2. There is Always Scarcity of Water and Power In The region and so you would Come across Situation like Water (hot) Being Supplied On Time Basis –Morning & Evening.
  3. Room Heater Available With an Extra Cost Bourne by the Guest Directly.
  4. Extra Adult or Person in the Room Will Provided Only Extra Mattress or Roll out Bed as Hotels in this region don’t Have Provision of an Extra Bed.
  5. In the Area (Almost All) The Hotels do not have a Lift Facility And in all The Hotels the Guest Will have to climb Stairs. So the Guest Having Problems Of Blood Pressure, Knee, Or Other Ailment Requested To Intimate Us in Advance So that we Can Arrange Rooms At The Lowest Floor Of Hotels.
  6. A Valid Photo ID Proof For All The Guest Staying at the Hotel Is Mandatory.
  7. INSPIRE TOURISM Reserve the Right to Re-Arrange Itinerary to suit Hotel Availability Without changing the total numbers of days and With out Compromising any Services

ABOUT TRANSFERS

  1. Always Keep Cool with the Drivers As They Are Not Tourism Educated And Come From Different Remote Villages.
  2. As there is Shortage of Space for Car Parking in the Entire Sikkim & Darjeeling Region – you will have to wait at the Lobby in time For Vehicle to Start Their Sightseeing /Transfers.
  3. In this Sector the same vehicles will not be providing For the Entire tour , it will be Changed Sector wise (TAXI BASIS)
  4. As most of the services Are on Point to Point Basis, it is obvious that the Drivers would also keep changing. So keeping this in Mind request you to ensure that do not leave your Belongings in vehicle. Always check your Baggage before Leaving the Vehicle.
  5. Please maintain the timings for the sightseeing / Transfers, Mainly in gangkok Vehicle will not Allowed to park at the Hotel instead of Parking Stand. And once our Vehicle Leave the hotel area without picking up the Guests & come back at the Parking Stand then Guest must have to arrange their own To Reach At the parking stand.
  6. In Gangtok outside Vehicle are not allowed to enter in the city, so only Local Taxi can roam Around Within Gangtok city, And all outside vehicle will pick up & Drop At DEORALI STAND. We provide local taxi for Pickup & Drop from Hotel to Taxi Stand