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North Sikkim with Darjeeling Gangtok

Tour Code : LS902
Duration : 9 days
Places Covered : Darjeeling (2 Nights), Gangtok (2+1 Nights), Lachen (1 Night), Lachung (2 Nights)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station to Gangtok, 130kms in 4 Hrs. – We receive you on your arrival and drive to Gangtok (Alt 5550Ft / 1675M), the Capital of Sikkim. Check in at Hotel. Free Evening,Overnight at Gangtok.

Day 2 Gangtok to Tsongo Lake with Baba Mandir Excursion – 52kms in 3hrs - One way (Timing: 7.30AM to 2.30PM). After breakfast drive to Tsongo Lake (Alt 12000ft/3600M), a high altitude alpine lake close to Indo-China Border. Enjoy playing in snow and try Yak Ride and proceed further to Legendary Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Back to Hotel for late Lunch.
Optional tour to Nathula Pass (Alt 14000Ft / 4200M) on China Border can also be arranged (Except Mon, Tue) for Indian Nationals only with 30 Days Advance Request at an additional cost. Afternoon is free for personal activities. Overnight at Gangtok.

Day 3 Gangtok to Lachen, 130kms in 7hrs – Morning drive to Lachen in North Sikkim (Alt 9175Ft / 2750M). On the way visit Singhik, Seven Sister Water Falls, Chungthang Confluence. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Check in at local Guest house or hotel. Free evening andOvernight at Lachen.

Day 4 Lachen to Thangu, Chopta Valley and Gurudongmar Lake (for Indians Only), Total 120kms in 6hrs – Early morning drive to Thangu Village (Alt 13625Ft / 4100M), a remote high altitude village of Tibetan Nomads and also proceed further to Chopta Valley (Alt 13325Ft / 4000M) to get some breathtaking view of alpine valley of frozen rivers. From Chopta Valley drive for another 30kms in 1.5hr to Gurudongmar Lake (Alt 17375Ft / 5225M) close to Tibet Border, the one of the Highest and biggest fresh water lakes in Sikkim. Back to Lachen for Lunch. 
Lachen to Lachung, 50kms in 2.5hrs – Check out from Lachen and drive further to Lachung (Alt 8075Ft / 2425M) via Chungthang. En route visit Chungthang Confluence and Vimnala Water Falls. Check in at hotel. Free evening. Overnight at Lachung.

Day 5 Lachung to Yumthang Valley Excursion 25kms in 1.5hrs (One Way) – Early morning drive to Yumthang Valley (Alt 11925Ft / 3575M), an Alpine flower valley in North Sikkim. Enjoy the scenic landscape and Hot spring and drive back to Lachung for Lunch. Free evening to roam around the village and river valley.Overnight at Lachung.

Day 6 Lachung to Gangtok, 125kms in 5hrs – Check out from Lachung and drive back to Gangtok (Alt 5550Ft / 1675M) via Chungthang. Check in at hotel by late afternoon. Overnight at Gangtok.

Day 7 Post breakfast Half day Gangtok City tour – (Timing: 8.30AM to 1.00PM). Visit Botanical Garden, and Santi View Point, Government Institute of Cottage Industry (Closed on Sunday, 2nd Saturday), Orchid House Flower Show, Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology, Dodurl Chorten. 
Gangtok to Darjeeling, 110kms in 4hrs – Check out from Gangtok and drive to Darjeeling (Alt 7100Ft/ 2100M). On arrival check in at Hotel. Free afternoon for personal activities. Overnight at Darjeeling.

Day 8 Full Day Darjeeling City Tour. Early morning tour in Darjeeling with visits to – Tiger Hill Sunrise Point, Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery (Timing 4.00AM to 7.30AM). Free time for personal activities between Breakfast and Lunch. 
Post Lunch City Tour - visit 7 points (Timing: 1.30PM to 5.00PM) - Darjeeling Zoo and Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tea garden, Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee center (Closed on Sunday) and Lebong Race Course Area. Free evening at Mall for Shopping. Overnight at Darjeeling.

Day 9 Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station, 90kms in 3hrs – Check out from Darjeeling and drive back to NJP/Bagdogra. Farewell and tour ends.

Hotel Includes

  Darjeeling Lachen Lachung Gangtok
Basic (CP) Hotel 717 Heritage /
Hotel Shanti Palace
Hotel Bayul Hotel Golden Valley Hotel Mandarin Residency /
Hotel Doma Residency (Non view)
Standard  (CP) Hotel 717 / Northstar Hotel Bayul Season House Denzong Shangrila / Doma residency / Ricassa
Deluxe  (CP) Shangrilla / Swiss / Sterling Resort Hotel View Point Hotel Fortuna / Cliff view Takkshang / Rendezvous / Sikkim Retreat / Sidlion Residency
Super Deluxe  (MAP) Villa Everest / Grace Resort / Anand Palace Hotel View Point Hotel Fortuna / Cliff view Chumbi Residency / Oriental
Premium (MAP) Cedar Inn / R.J Resort Apple Orchard Hotel Yarlam Keepsa / Doma Palace
Luxury (MAP) Mayfair Hill Resort Apple Orchard Hotel Yarlam Keepsa / Doma Palace

Customisation - If you have a different requirement, do not hesitate to mail or call us. Our executives will give you a tour plan based on your requirement and budget.

Change in pre booked services

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Child Policy

  • ‚ÄčInfant Below 5 yrs complimentary
  • Children aged between 5 -10 years can be accommodated with accompanying adults. This will entail additional cost referred to as 'Child Without Bed' or CNB in tariff plan (CNB = Child no Bed)
  • Person above 10 years can be accommodated in a hotel with extra cot. This will entail additional cost referred to as 'Child With Bed' or CWB in tariff plan. (CWB = Child With Bed)
  • The hotel rooms in most places of eastern himalaya are smaller in size. So in a double sharing room there can be maximum of 2 adults + 1 infant + 1 CWB or CNB.
  • In case of availing the complimentary Infant facility or CNB facility, it is the responsibility of the accompanying guardian to carry proof of age of the child. The hotel may ask for such proof at any point and in case of non-production may charge the guest additional amount.

RESERVATIONS AND PAYMENTS

A deposit of 50% of total amount is due at the time of reservation. Final payment is due 30 days prior to departure date. If the reservation is made within 30 days of departure, the entire tour price must be paid at the time of reservation.

Payment Information

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Cancellation Rules for package booking

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Cancellation on day
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1 to 7 days 50% of Tariff Rs. 25,000 Whichever is higher
8 to 15 days 35% of Tariff Rs. 18,000 Whichever is higher
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More than 30 days 10% of Tariff Rs. 5,000 Whichever is higher
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  • No refund is admissible if the tour is cancelled due to acts of God, civil / political disturbances or anything beyond human control.
  • In case a package tour includes government accommodation, no refund is admissible for the amount payable for government accommodation.
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