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Darjeeling Sikkim Biking in 12 Days

Duration : 12 days
Difficulty : Medium (Recommended for bikers with good fitness)
Tour Code - ASC01

Bagdogra - Siliguri (1n) - Kurseong (1n) - Darjeeling (1n) - Jorethang (1n) - Pelling (2n) - Yuksom (1n) - Ravangla (1n) - Gangtok (1n) - Kalimpong (1n) - Siliguri (1n).

This tour covers all the major destinations of Sikkim Darjeeling except for the North Sikkim area.

Day 1 – Arrival at Bagdogra airport and transfer to hotel in Siliguri. Check your gear, meet other team members of the tour. Overnight at Siliguri Hotel.

Day 2 – Morning start biking to Kurseong. Total distance covered about 40 km in 4 hours. You will be travelling mostly through the plains of Terai till reaching the foothills at Rohini. The last 15 km is ascent where you will be climbing about 4000 feet. Overnight at Kurseong.

Day 3 – Today you will cycle about Cycle to Darjeeling. The distance is about 36 km and time required 3 hours. You will be climbing about 4000 feet today but the climb is gradual. Overnight at Darjeeling.

Day 4 – Cycle to Jorethan in Sikkim. The total distance covered would be about 80 km. The first phase till Ghoom is gradual uphill, from Ghoom to Teesta downhill, then from Teesta the rest of the route is almost horizontal, Overnight stay near Jorethang.

Day 5 - Cycle to Pelling from Jorethang, the total distance is about 45 km. The route till Legship does not have much incline, the last few kilometers between Legship Pelling require uphill biking.

Day 6 – The day is spend visiting Pelling and its surrounding area.

Day 7 – Today you will Cycle to Yuksom via Khechiopalri Lake (About 40 km). The route is mostly downhill drive. Overnight at Yuksom.

Day 8 – Bike to Ravangla via Legship. Ravangla is a small hamlet with excellent view of mountains. Overnight at a resort at Ravangla.

Day 9 – Today you will cycle to Gangtok via Singtam. Till Singtam the road would be downhill and then mostly uphill till it reaches Gangtok. Total distance about 70 km. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Day 10- Cycle to Kalimpong. Stay overnight at Kalimpong.

Day 11- Cycle to Siliguri. Overnight at Siliguri at Siliguri.

Day 12- Drive back to Bagdogra Airport for onward return journey.

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Comments :
This is a suggested itinerary, almost all our biking programs are customised to guest requirement. You can ask for your preferences to our executive.

Bikes
naturebeyond owns its mountain bikes which are Imported Trek Bikes. Guests may bring their own bike if wished.

Guide
Our guide will be with tour throughout the program taking care of guest needs.

Support vehicle
Support vehicle (4 wheelers) will accompany groups of mountain bikers. In steeper climbs the bikers may use the vehicle.

Accommodation and Food
Accommodation will be arranged in the places as per guest specification and budget. Some of the places traveled may not have much choice of accommodations. Most of the lunches will be prepacked and the other meals will be arranged at the place of stay.

Medical facilities
The team will carry first aid kit, naturebeyond guide is well aware of the first aid procedures. In case of emergency, the support vehicle may be used for transfer to the nearest medical facility. Significant medical infrastructure is available only in the major towns such as Darjeeling, Gangtok, Siliguri, Kalimpong.

Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance is the responsibility of the guest.

Permits
naturebeyond will arrange for all the necessary permits for the tour, guests are required to provide the information and documents as and when required by naturebeyond.

PACKAGE INCLUDES
• Accommodation in all the hotels on single / twin / triple sharing basis.
• Breakfast, Lunch, evening tea and Dinner on all days.
• All prevailing taxes like Service Tax and Luxury tax in all hotels wherever applicable.
• Services of a guide.
• Inter state road tax, toll tax, driver’s allowance, parking etc.

PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Expenditure incurred on tips, telephone, beverages, travel insurance, laundry, other expenses of personal nature, any other expense not mentioned in 'cost includes' above. Any lunch, dinner, snacks, mineral water etc. unless mentioned in the itinerary.

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