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Luxury Himalayan Escapes

BAGDOGRA – DARJEELING – KALIMPONG - GANGTOK

Duration

6 Days

Tour Type

Escorted tour

Group Size

100 persons

Location

India

Overview

Are you planning to visit the majestic Himalayas? They are also known as Switzerland of India. The Himalayas in India is the perfect place to rewind and relax amidst nature. You will gasp in fresh air full of oxygen. Be mesmerized by the beauty of the hill stations, well crafted by nature in a unique way. While on a visit to these wonderful places for a family vacation; won’t it be awesome to have a cozy and welcoming hotel to stay at. When you book a Luxury Himalayan Tour in India, you can be assured of the best hospitality. We ensure you get to see the true beauty of the northeastern hill stations.  Visiting Gangtokgive you a chance to cherish each moment by witnessing the raw flora and fauna of the northeastern hill stations. You will also be experiencing their rich traditions when we visit the core areas. Be ready to be spellbound by the waterfalls and the green tea gardens around. You can see the tea making right from the leaf to your cup en route. You will also be given a chance to shop around at the local market and accumulate souvenirs for your friends back home. Tribal items can also be included in your list of items to be purchased. If you enjoy local food you can go around to pinch your taste buds.

Know before you go

  • Meeting and assistance by our representative, Airport to hotel & vice versa transfers as per the itinerary.
  • Welcome with garlands on arrival.
  • Sightseeing services using air-conditioned transport with the driver as per the tour programme.
  • Accommodation to choose from in standard hotels offering 3-star facilities or superior hotels offering good 4-star facilities or deluxe hotels offering 5-star standard facilities with breakfast in all the places. Double or twin sharing shall be provided as per your preference.
  • Parking fees, fuel charges, driver allowance are all included.
  • Services of an English speaking local guide is included only during the sightseeing tour as per the programme.
  • A small group size of a minimum of 4 people is required for any particular date and in case of fewer numbers on any particular date, we will give you the option of date change or still travel on the same date by paying a slight supplement.
  • Rates are based on using standard hotels offering 3-star facilities with the option of upgrading to superior and deluxe categories offering 4 star and 5-star facilities respectively at a slight supplement.
  • All taxes are included.

Included/Excluded

Return Airport transfers with Meeting and assistance

Hotel accommodation on twin sharing with breakfast

Airconditioned Transport with driver

One Lunch or dinner with our compliments

Guide services during sightseeing

All taxes, Toll, Parking Charges

Entrance fees to the Monuments

Any items of personal nature like laundry, Tips, Camera fees etc.

Any Domestic or International Airfare

Travel Insurance

Any item not mentioned in Inclusion

Itinerary

DAY 01 : ARRIVAL AT BAGDOGRA AND TRANSFER TO DARJEELING
When you arrive at Bagdogra by rail or by air, you will be received by our representative. He will give you a warm welcome with garlands. If time allows then you will be told about the places to visit in Bagdogra. If you are accompanied by children, then try to sneak into the space for visiting a science museum to enhance their cognitive skills. Or you may be interested to go in for an adrenaline rush at the Dreamland amusement park. You will be taken directly to Darjeeling hill station the same day. Check-in at the hotel and stay for the night will be there.
DAY 02 : DARJEELING TOUR
You will be visiting the tiger hills to witness the golden sunrise on the Kanchenjunga range of the Himalayas. When the sun rises it feels like it is spilling molten gold on the hilltop. It is once in a lifetime experience, that must not miss it. On the way back to the hotel you will be visiting the famous Ghoom Monastery. It is cold in the morning in all seasons so please dress accordingly. Enjoy your satisfying and energizing breakfast to last you throughout the tour. In a relaxed mode enjoy the ride on a joy ride while aboard the heritage toy train. This ride takes you to Ghoom, the world’s highest rail station and back to Darjeeling. In the afternoon you will be engaged in a visit to Himalayan Mountaineering institute; you can catch a glance at the best mountaineers stepping foot on Mount Everest. Then visit the Zoological park; while at the zoo you can see Siberian tigers, red pandas and snow leopards among the other animals and the Tibetian refugee centre. Though the zoo and mountaineering institute is closed on Thursdays while the refugee camp is shut on Sunday; so plan accordingly. The night stay will be at the same hotel.
DAY 03 : DARJEELING TO KALIMPONG (51 Km, 2 Hrs 30 Min)
Once you have finished relishing your breakfast, you will proceed towards Kalimpong hill station by road. On your way, you can enjoy the surreal greenery all around you. Tea gardens can be seen on your way. Try to eat a decent amount of food only as the route is going to be wavy and may make you throw up if you have had too much. Then check-in at a hotel in Kalimpong. In the afternoon you will be visiting the monasteries so please dress accordingly. At the Zang Dog Plari Fo Brang Monastery, Tharpa Choling Monastery and Thongsa Gumpa. It is interesting to note that these are Bhutanese monasteries. You can learn about the teachings of Lord Budhha and visit the monks. You can meditate for a while to find inner peace and get in touch with your spiritual side. Then you can go to the flower nurseries to see the different and unique flowers found in the northeast only due to the environment available. In the evening you can leisure around in the city and try local food. It is generally non-spicy but please ask for details before you try something new. Then stay for the night at your hotel.
DAY 04 : KALIMPONG TO GANGTOK (74 Km, 2 Hrs 55 Min)
In the morning breakfast will be available as per your choice. Then travel to Gangtok hill station by road. This is a very beautiful journey, so keep a camera at hand to click view en-route as memories of this family vacation. Once in Gangtok, you will check in to the hotel. You will be given a free evening to visit the local market at your own sweet pace or just sip a warm coffee in your balcony. You must visit the Ganesh Tok, it is a little aside from the main city but worth a visit. You will surely be mesmerized by the view from there. If time permits visit the Banjhakri Falls. You can go to the Tashi Viewpoint and see the beautiful sunset over the valley below. It is a breathtaking moment when before your eyes you can see the rays of the sun travelling from one end of the valley to towards the other. Then proceed to the local market to buy some good woollen clothes if interested. Stay at a hotel where you checked in.
DAY 05 : GANGTOK TOUR
Energize yourself with breakfast and get ready for the day. You shall be visiting a few monasteries here as well. It includes going to the Rumtek Monastery, Does Drul Chorten Stupa, and Enchey Monastery. It is wonderful to notice how these monasteries are built on almost hilltops giving them solace in themselves. You are among the rest but still, get inner peace. Learn more about Lord Buddha and his teachings. The Stupas have intricate designs and architecture. Then you shall be visiting the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology. As the name suggests you will get an insight into the Tibetian culture. Research is being done here to identify Tibet as a separate culture as a whole. Though it remains closed on Sunday, so plan accordingly. You can also see the cottage industry; it will give you an idea about the industry in Sikkim and how the people here survive. It is also closed on Sunday. The late evening is for your leisure time. Spend it as you like. Settle in for the night at your hotel.
DAY 06 : TRANSFER FROM GANGTOK TO BAGDOGRA
You shall be brought to Bagdogra after breakfast by road. If you had missed something while going uphill then try to cover up now if time permits. But please make sure to be in time for your flight or train.

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Meeting & Assistance
Independent
Activities
Festival & Events
Special Interest
Sightseeing

Facilities

Wifi
Gymnasium
Restaurant
Reception
Room Service
Dinning & Bar
Experiential Options
Activities

FAQs & Important Travel and Package Info

What are Important Travel & Package Info

Exclusions

  • Return international flights, Visas, Insurance and items of personal nature.

Age restrictions

  • This visit is focused on guests aged 18 years or more seasoned For youngsters and child accompanied by the adults.

Tour occupancy

  • Minimum number for any tour date is 2 persons travelling together.
  • For solo travellers a single occupancy room is allocated.

Passport and Visa Requirements

  • All guests require a visa with a minimum validity of 6 months which should be beyond your return travel date is required for all passengers.
  • All Guests need visa and same should be applied in advance, do contact us for any assistance you may need.
  • It is the visitors responsibility to ensure they are holding the correct and current visa for the countries they are visiting.
  • Important: We suggest to arrange your visa at least 2-8 weeks prior to departure just incase for any delays due to consulate operating hours and processing times.

Travel Insurance

  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package.

Health & vaccination

  • Travellers are advised to check with their local health professional at least 45 days prior to departure, as some vaccinations require 30 days or more to be effective.
    Health care such as a doctor’s surgery, dentist and optometrists may not always be accessible on this tour. It is advised that you ensure you have adequate health insurance cover as part of your travel insurance.

Tipping

  • Tipping or porterages are not included and are entirely on your discretion while on tour.

Fitness requirements

  • Travellers should have a good level of physical fitness and mobility. They must be able to partake unaided in their chosen activities/package tours/cruise etc. as outlined in the itinerary.

Dietary Requirements

  • Any dietary necessities should be received by ToursZoo atleast 7 days prior your scheduled departure date. Failure to provide these details by this date may result in an inability to cater for your requirements.
  • By and large ToursZoo tries to cater for your pre booked dietary requirements but please note that on occasion, this may not be possible due to location, lack of availability of ingredients, and other extenuating circumstances. It is always advised to carry supplies with you.

Transfers

  • All airport and hotel transfers are included in the tour from the day of your arrival as per the package.

Documentation

  • Any applicable pre trip or tour documentation will be emailed to you prior to travelling. Should you have any queries regarding this please feel free to contact us directly via email at [email protected].
TZ savings
  • The value and comparative savings have been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving.

Itinerary amendments & changes

  • Occasionally our itineraries are updated prior to departure to incorporate improvements stemming from past travellers’ feedback as well as updates from our ground operators. Please note that while we operate successful tours in this region throughout the year, some changes may be necessary due to inclement weather, public holidays, common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes, and unforeseen circumstances. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route. The order and timing of included activities may also vary from time to time.

Availability

  • ll TZ trips are available on a request only basis and are subject to availability. Once booked you should receive a payment confirmation and receipt via email, followed by a booking confirmation normally within 48hrs of making a booking, sometimes this can take a little longer subject to supplier delay.
  • If you have not received your confirmation within 2 business days of payment confirmation please contact us immediately by email at [email protected].
  • In the event that your trip is unavailable for the dates you have chosen we will contact you by telephone to advise the next available dates.

Surcharges

  • Any prices quoted exclude specific costs/measures which may be introduced at a later stage as a result of Government changes due to COVID-19 health and safety restrictions. ToursZoo will inform its guests of these changes as soon as possible, these additional charges will be passed on by ToursZoo to the guest.

Name change or corrections

  • Name corrections or corrections may incur a fee.
  • After bookings are fully paid, any amendment has to be requested in writing and may incur a fee per person plus any additional costs and administrative expenses incurred in arranging the amendment.

Date changes

  • Date changes perhaps allowed at a slight fees.

Refunds

  • Kindly refer to our booking conditions for all information on refunds.
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