Splendors of the East

2N Darjeeling - 2N Pelling - 2N Gangtok – 2N Lachung – 1N Gangtok

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

09 Nights / 10 Days

Views

484

2N Darjeeling – 2N Pelling – 2N Gangtok – 2N Lachung – 1N Gangtok

Package Highlights

  • In Gangtok, visit Tsomgo lake & Baba Mandir Excursion
  • In Pelling, Excursion to Yuksom, Rimbi Waterfalls, Rimbi Hydro Project & Khecheopalri Lake
  • In Lachung, Singhik View point,
  • Chumthang Valley, Twin Falls and Vima Falls
  • Excursion of Yumthang Valley – snowcapped peaks
  • In Darjeeling, visit to Tiger Hill early morning to view Everest and snow-capped Himalayan range.
  • Sightseeing in Darjeeling – Ghoom Monastery, Japanese Temple , Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
  • Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Start and End in Bagdogra

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

BAGDOGRA / NEW JALPAIGURI - DARJEELING

Welcome on arrival at Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and transfer to Darjeeling (95kms/3hrs). Once the summer capital of India, Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm. It will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature & charming Himalayan people. It is the place of Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion. Surrounded by Tea gardens; this little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. Take a rest and then a walk around town to appreciate the new culture you are in. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02

DARJEELING LOCAL SIGHTSEEING THREE POINTS (4 AM TO 7AM) & BEST POINTS (9.30 AM TO 5.30PM)

Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (World’s 3rd highest peak), Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. Breakfast at the Hotel followed by half day local Best points sightseeing covering Padmaja N. Zoological Garden (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center (Closed on Sunday), walk around visit to the Mall and Local Market (Closed on Thursday). Evening Free for shopping & individual activity, overnight at hotel
Day 03

DARJEELING TO PEMAYANGTSE

Morning transfer to Pemayangtse (75kms/4 hrs). Pemayangtse is a very small Himalayan village in West Sikkim. Pelling is the nearest motor able point from Mt. Kanchendzonga, worlds 03rd highest peak, offers a good sunrise and all day long view of Kanchendzonga and the entire Eastern Himalayan range. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.
Day 04

EXCURSION TO YUKSOM

After breakfast we drive to Yuksom (5840 Ft / 1780 Mts, 35 Kms / 02 Hrs.) on way panoramic sightseeing of Darap Village, Rimbi Water fall & Hydro Project, Khecheopalri Lake (6000 Ft / 1829 Mts) it is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lake and it is believed that whatever is wished in front of the lake comes true. Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird & Kanchenjunga Water fall. A further drive takes you to Yuksom (the meeting place of three monks) - the first capital of Sikkim. This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim) was crowned. Evening back to Pelling and Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05

PELLING TO GANGTOK

Morning transfer to Gangtok (123kms/6.5 hrs). At an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim. It is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.
Day 06

EXCURSION TRIP TO TSOMGO LAKE & BABA MANDIR (NEW)

AM start for a half day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), 32kms from Gangtok City. The lake is almost about 1Km long, oval in shape and 15 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people; further 12Kms visit the Baba Mandir dedicated to the memory of soldier Harbhajan Singh. Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity.
Day 07

GANGTOK TO LACHUNG

AM Pickup from your hotel at Gangtok and Transfer to Lachung (117Kms/6.5Hrs), en-route sightseeing at Singhik View point, Chumthang Valley, Twin Falls and Vima Falls. Evening free to explore the beautiful Himalayan village on your own. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08

DAY TRIP TO YUMTHANG VALLEY

Early morning after breakfast start for half day excursion trip to Yumthang Valley, en-route visit Hot Spring and Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Some photographs of the natural scenes of Switzerland and Yumthang valley are very hard to distinguish. Yumthang, which is at an altitude of 12,000 ft., is situated about 135 km from Gangtok. April and May promises colorful flowers & Orchids, where as November end to March usually sees snows Transfer back to Lachung for Lunch followed by visit to Lachung Monastery and Govt. Evening at leisure, overnight at Hotel.
Day 09

LACHUNG TO GANGTOK

Morning after breakfast transfer to Gangtok (117kms/5hrs). Overnight at hotel.
Day 10

GANGTOK – BAGDOGRA / NEW JALPAIGURI

Morning Transfer to Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (115kms/ 5hrs), Tour Ends.

Hotels Offered

City Nights Category A Category B Category C
Gangtok 3 Mayfair Spa Resort / Denzong Regency (Suite) Keepsa Residency / Suhim Portico / Similar Royal Oaks / Denzong Shangrila
Pelling 2 Mt. Pandim / Norbughang Retreat Norbugang Resort De Regency / Chiminda International
Lachung 2 Yarlam Spa Resort Yarlam Spa Resort Le Coxy / Himalayan Residency
Darjeeling 2 Mayfair Hill Resort / New Elgin Little Tibet/ Viceroy Himalayan Retreat / White Yak
Package Cost In Inr Category A Category B Category C
Cost Per Person when 2 Pax Travelling 98743   64286 49829
Cost Per Person when 4 Pax Travelling 88114 53714 39257
Cost for Extra person / Child with bed 84571 50171 35714

 

Inclusions

  • 9 Night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above hotels or equivalent.
  • Assistance at the airport
  • For Category A & B – Meal Plan is Breakfast & Dinner.
  • For Category C – Meal Plan is Breakfast Only.
  • Transportation by Innova / Scorpio / Xylo (maximum 06 Pax including children / infant in 01 vehicle)
  • 1. AC will not be operational when travelling in the hills
  • 2. Vehicle is not on disposal but as per itinerary
  • 3. Vehicle will be changed depending on local vehicle regulations and road / weather condition.
  •  Day Trip to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
  • 02 Nights trip to Lachung & Yumthang Valley Ex Gangtok along with all meals
  • One Full day sightseeing at Darjeeling covering 03 & Best Points
  •  One Full day sightseeing at Pelling
  • All Parking Charges.
  • All currently applicable Taxes. 

Exclusions

  • Air Tickets and Airport Taxes
  • Excursion to Rohtang Pass
  • Entrance fee at Monuments 
  • Guide Service
  • Special activities as per the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature like Laundry, Phone Calls, Tips to Guides / Drivers etc.
  • Camera / Video Camera Fees may applicable at monuments
  •  Guide Charges
  •  Air tickets
  •  Porter Charges
  •  Entry Fees
  •  Personal Expenses: such as Laundry, Telephone Calls, Alcoholic & Non Alcoholic Beverages, Food (if not included)
  • Additional Sightseeing or usage of vehicle not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • High Season Surcharge

Route Map

Payment Policy

  • To process the reservation we require 60% advance deposit on packages with Airfare.
  • Final payment 30 days before the departure.

Refund Policy

  • All refunds to be made within 15 working days from cancellation date.
  • Refunds to be made in respective accounts & No refund in cash.

Cancellation Policy

  • No full refunds on Cancellation of Air / Bus / Train tickets once issued.
  • If Package cancellation is made 15 to 30 days prior to departure date, 50% of the package cost shall be deducted.
  • If package cancellation is made 15 to 07 days prior to departure, 75% of the package cost shall be deducted.
  • In case passenger is no show or 6 days prior to departure, 100% of the tour cost shall be deducted
  • If cancellation made 30 days and above prior to departure 30% per person on the package cost.
  • Flight tickets are refundable as per the airline terms.

Notes

  • Please carefully note the opening and closing days of each of the sightseeing points given in the itinerary. 
  • Most of the 7 sightseeing points in Darjeeling are closed on Thursdays, Forests are also closed on Thursdays, In Gangtok, Institute of Tibetology Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms are closed on Sundays. Nathula Pass is closed on Mondays and Tuesday and is subject to the availability of permits from the army.
  • Guest need to carry valid ID proof to obtain special permits required for sightseeingDharamshala – Tibetan Institutes remain closed on Sunday & Second Saturday of Month, 15 Aug, All Tibetan Holidays 
  • Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked for
  • Toy train tickets & Cable car tickets are subject to availability & days of operations
  • Hotel Check in 1400hrs and check out 1200hrsPackage cost will not be valid during public holidays, festivals, exhibitions and long-weekends
  • A surcharge will be levied and will be advised at the time of booking.

Bank Details

BANK NAME INDUSIND BANK
ACCOUNT HOLDER NAME VF LEISURE HOLIDAYS PVT LTD
ACCOUNT NO 201000877953
BRANCH VELACHERY
IFSC CODE INDB0000606
BANK NAME ICICI BANK
ACCOUNT HOLDER NAME VF LEISURE HOLIDAYS PVT LTD
ACCOUNT NO 038505005155
BRANCH VELACHERY
IFSC CODE ICIC0000385

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

Talk to our Vacation Feast expert

Savitha

Operation Head

Phone : 7397790260

We're here to chat about your next big idea.

10 am - 9 pm Monday to Saturday.

Otherwise, email us anytime. On average we provide quotes within 6 hours during business hours and the next day during off business hours.

Privately guided trips allow you to be in control of all the details of your trip - departure times, accommodations, extra nights, extra activities, extra experiences - what you want and how you want it.