DAY 01 ARRIVALMeet and greet upon arrival at Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station and transfer to Gangtok (5412 Ft, 130 Kms / 04 to 05 Hrs). Check in and overnight at Hotel.DAY 02 FULL DAY EXCURSION TO TSHANGU LAKE & BABA MANDIRPost breakfast, start excursion of Tshangu Lake (12400Ft / 03 Hrs one way from Gangtok) a mountain lake with an average depth of 50 feet, and also visit Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 16 Kms one way from Tshangu Lake). Later return to Gangtok and evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel. (Incase Tshangu Lake is closed due to any other reasons, an alternate full day sightseeing will be provided)OPTIONAL NATHULAThe guests can also visit Nathula Pass by paying a supplement cost (which will be provided on request subject to fulfilment of the given conditions.At least 72 hrs is needed for organising the permit, which is allotted as per a lottery system on the day of the journey and cannot be guaranteed. There would not be any refund if the guests are unable to visit Tshangu Lake, Nathula Pass or Baba Mandir due to any reason (Land slide, Heavy rain fall, VIP Movement, Health issues etc) once the permit is issued by the Tourism Department of Sikkim. Documents required for the processing of the permits include valid photo identity cards (Voter Identity Cards/ Passports / Driving Licenses & Aadhar cards along with 04 recent Passport Size photographs. Pan Card is not accepted as valid identity proof by the Sikkim Tourism Department.Nathula is closed on Mondays & Tuesdays for tourists.
DAY 03 GANGTOK HALF DAY - DARJEELINGAfter breakfast, proceed for half day (04 hrs) sightseeing covering Ban Jhakri Water Falls, Do-rul Chhorten, Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sundays), Cottage Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday) and Flower Show. Later, transfer to Darjeeling (110 Kms / 04 to 05 Hrs). Check in at hotel and evening at leisure.DAY 04 DARJEELINGEarly morning (4 am) drive to Tiger Hill (8482 Feet) to witness the first rays of the sun change the color of magnificent Mount Kanchendzonga (World’s Third Highest Mountain) (subject to clear weather). On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery (one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling area built in 1850) and the Batasia Loop. After breakfast, proceed for half-day sightseeing of Japanese Temple & Peace Pagoda, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute & Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (Closed on Thursdays), Darjeeling Ropeway (Ticket cost not included) Tenzing & Gombu Rocks, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sundays) and view of Tea Estate (from outside). Evening at leisure at hotel.DAY 05 DEPARTUREAfter breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station (100 Kms / 03 to 04 Hrs) with beautiful memories.
NO OF PAXCOMFORT (MAPAI)HOTELS USED
212500DARJEELING: HOTEL PRINCESS / HOTEL BLOOMFIELD
EXTRA PERSON SHARING ROOM ON MATTRESS3000GANGTOK: HOTEL BERRIES / DRAGON INN
NO OF PAXDELUXE (MAPAI)HOTELS USED
215000DARJEELING: ANAND PALACE / WHITE YAK / THE RETREAT
EXTRA PERSON SHARING ROOM ON MATTRESS4400GANGTOK: NEW CASTLE / NETTLE & FERN / SILK ROUTE RESIDENCY
NO OF PAXLUXURY (MAPAI)HOTELS USED
219500DARJEELING:SUMMIT SWISS HERITAGE / SUMMIT GRACE HOTEL & SPA
EXTRA PERSON SHARING ROOM ON MATTRESS6900GANGTOK:SUMMIT TTAKSHANG RESIDENCY HOTEL & SPA / SUMMIT NAMNANG COURTYARD & SPA
SUPPLEMENT FOR LUXURY VEHICLE AGAINST NORMAL VEHICLE3000
CPAI = CONTINENTAL PLAN (BREAKFAST INCLUDED)
MAPAI = MODIFIED AMERICAN PLAN (BREAKFAST + DINNER INCLUDED)
THE ABOVE GIVEN RATE IS PER PERSON IN INDIAN RUPEES AND IS VALID FOR TRAVEL BEFORE 30TH NOVEMBER 2016 FOR INDIAN CITIZENS ONLY.
INCLUSIONSAccommodation on DOUBLE OCCUPANCY basis in the hotel as per the name mentioned in the Category for the duration as mentioned in the itinerary.Room shared by Extra Person on extra bed or roll away mattress.Meal Plan as per the details mentioned in the package. Exclusive Non ac Tata Indica / Wagon R / Alto / similar
EXCLUSIONSAirfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums, Supplementary service cost, optional tours, Guide charges and sightseeing entrance fees.Cost arising due to personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, porter charges, tips etc.Cost difference arising due to change in Government Taxes, which will have to be collected directly ON ARRIVAL.Cost difference arising because of change in fuel prices.Cost difference arising because of extra use of vehicle to visit points not mentioned in the itinerary.Cost difference arising because of political unrest, natural calamities such as landslides, road blockage, etc. In such scenarios, the guests would have to pay extra and will be collected on the spot.
Terms & ConditionCancellation Charges: Ø Before 45-30 Days of arrival: 10% of total package cost Ø Within 29-20 days of arrival: 30% of total package cost Ø Within 19-15 days of arrival: 50% of total package cost Ø Within 10 days of arrival: 100% Non refundable.Other Information* Rooms at the hotels are subject to availability. In case rooms are not available at the given hotels, rooms at similar hotels will be offered. * Daily Breakfast + Dinner included As Mentioned In The Package (MAPAI) Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner included at Lachung hotel only. * As per the local RTO norms, Non Luxury vehicles such as Tata Sumo/ Mahindra Maxx / Bolero / similar are allowed to drop the guests only till the respective Taxi stands and not the hotels. Hence, the driver would assist you is arranging a local taxi, which will drop you till the hotels. * The vehicle used for the package will be exclusively used as per the itinerary only (on point to point basis) and will not be at disposal. Any extra usage, other than the points mentioned would incur extra cost and is to be paid by the guests directly to the driver. * Himalayan Travel Advisors (HTA Holidays) will not be responsible if the flights/trains are cancelled or postponed and if the package needs to be changed or cancelled after confirmation, then amendment / cancellation charges will be applicable. * Kindly note that since majority of the hotels in our area do not have lifts, the guests would have to climb stairs to reach their rooms. In case anyone has health issues related to high blood pressure, knee & heart and breathing, please report this problem immediately so that we can request for rooms at the lower level for such guests.