DISCOVER EASTERN HIMALAYA II 11 NIGHTS 12 DAYS NH-29 (Standard)

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Price Include: 6 Hotel(s), 31 Sightseeing, Hotel, B/fast & Dinner, Train Station Transfers, Sightseeing
Day 1

NJP Rly Stn / IXB Airport – Kalimpong (About 75 kms / 3 hrs)

Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Kalimpong (3,950 ft.). On arrival Check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay will be at Kalimpong.

Hotel- Garden Reach (STD) / Similar  

Garden Reach (STD) / Similar

Day 2

Kalimpong Sightseeing – Gangtok (75 kms / 3 hrs)

After breakfast half day city tour of Kalimpong Visit Mangal Dham, Deolo Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Golf Garden, Durpin Dara Hills & Pine View Nursery. Then transfer to Gangtok (3,950 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

SIGHTSEEING : Mangal Dham

Mangal Dham- SIGHTSEEING

SIGHTSEEING : Deolo Hill

Deolo Hill- SIGHTSEEING

Deolo Hill is one of the two hills that the town of Kalimpong stands between. The hill is 1,704 meters above msl and is the highest point of Kalimpong town. The hill is located north east of the town. It is one of the 2 hills between which the town is sandwiched, the other one being Durpin hill.With bit of a hike ,It offer stunning views of the town,Teesta river and the beautiful Ralli valley.The place also offers stunning sunrise view of Khangchendzonga.

SIGHTSEEING : Dr. Grahams Home

Dr. Grahams Home- SIGHTSEEING

SIGHTSEEING : Golf Garden

Golf Garden- SIGHTSEEING

Army Golf Course (known as Lion's Golf Course) is at a short distance from the town on Durpin ridge, located opposite the famous Singamari Tourist Lodge of state government and next to the Circuit House. This is a 9-hole 3652 yards, par 64 golf course at 4,400 ft altitude in a picturesque setting and overlooking the wonderful views of the mountains. The course has been laid by the army authorities. It was conceived by Major General Dalbir Singh and Lt Col. CF Hamilton, and inaugurated on 7th October 1973. It has 12 greens and considered the most scenic golf course of India.

SIGHTSEEING : Durpin Dara Hills

Durpin Dara Hills- SIGHTSEEING

SIGHTSEEING : Pine View Nursery

Pine View Nursery- SIGHTSEEING

Hotel- The Iris Villa  

The Iris Villa

The Iris Villa is one of the luxury hotels in Gangtok located at 8 km from the Hanuman Tok (Temple). It is reachable from the Arithang Private Bus Stand (3 km). The hotel provides Wi-Fi Internet access.\nThe 3-storied hotel has 14 rooms with attached bathrooms. Each room has a sofabed, room heater, color TV, and coffee/tea maker.\nThe Gangtok hotel has an on-site restaurant and provides breakfast services. Among other services, it provides laundry, doctor-on-call, and medical services.\nThe Iris Villa is located at 122 km from the New Jalpaiguri Railway Junction and is accessible from the Bagdogra Airport (127 km). It operates an in-house travel desk. Few places of interest include the Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park (8 km), Ganesh Tok (Temple; 5 km), and Banjhakri Fall (10 km).\nnull

Day 3

Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir

After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

SIGHTSEEING : Tsomgo lake

Tsomgo lake- SIGHTSEEING

Tsomgo Lake, also known Changu Lake, is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim district, some 40 kms from the capital Gangtok. Located at an elevation of 3,753 m (12,313 ft), the lake remains frozen during the winter season. The lake surface reflects different colors with change of seasons and is held in great reverence by the local Sikkimese people. Buddhist monks prognosticate after studying the changing colors of the lake.

SIGHTSEEING : Baba Mandir

Baba Mandir- SIGHTSEEING

Major "Baba" Harbhajan Singh was an Indian army soldier. He is revered as the "Hero of Nathula" by soldiers of the Indian army, who built a shrine in his honor. He was accorded the status of saint by believers who refer to him as the "Baba" (saintly father).Many who come here leave a bottle of drinking water which they arrange to collect a few days later. It is believed that one can fulfill one's wishes by drinking that water. Although this temple is on a roadside, it is surrounded by mountains from all sides and the views all around is magnificent.

Hotel- The Iris Villa  

The Iris Villa

The Iris Villa is one of the luxury hotels in Gangtok located at 8 km from the Hanuman Tok (Temple). It is reachable from the Arithang Private Bus Stand (3 km). The hotel provides Wi-Fi Internet access.\nThe 3-storied hotel has 14 rooms with attached bathrooms. Each room has a sofabed, room heater, color TV, and coffee/tea maker.\nThe Gangtok hotel has an on-site restaurant and provides breakfast services. Among other services, it provides laundry, doctor-on-call, and medical services.\nThe Iris Villa is located at 122 km from the New Jalpaiguri Railway Junction and is accessible from the Bagdogra Airport (127 km). It operates an in-house travel desk. Few places of interest include the Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park (8 km), Ganesh Tok (Temple; 5 km), and Banjhakri Fall (10 km).\nnull

Day 4

Gangtok – Lachen (107 kms / 6 hrs)

After breakfast check out from hotel with limited luggage and proceed to Lachen (8,500 ft.), North Sikkim. On the way take a break for some beautiful spots which are worth seeing and visiting like Naga Waterfall, The Confluence of Lachen Chu (River) & Lachung Chu (River) at Chungthang and Bhim Nala Waterfall. On arrival at Lachen check into your hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at Lachen.

SIGHTSEEING : Naga Waterfall

Naga Waterfall- SIGHTSEEING

You will encounter this awesome water fall enroute to Lachung. It is a popular spot to stop and take a break for pictures and enjoy the Himalayan mountain range view. Views from here are amazing and waterfall itself is very refreshing.

SIGHTSEEING : Bhim Nala Waterfall

Bhim Nala Waterfall- SIGHTSEEING

Naga waterfalls. Between Mangan and Chungthang is another waterfall called Naga. Bhim Nala waterfalls. This waterfall is on the way between Chungthang and Lachung. Situated just next to the road, it looks like a three stage waterfall.

Hotel- The Iris Villa  

The Iris Villa

The Iris Villa is one of the luxury hotels in Gangtok located at 8 km from the Hanuman Tok (Temple). It is reachable from the Arithang Private Bus Stand (3 km). The hotel provides Wi-Fi Internet access.\nThe 3-storied hotel has 14 rooms with attached bathrooms. Each room has a sofabed, room heater, color TV, and coffee/tea maker.\nThe Gangtok hotel has an on-site restaurant and provides breakfast services. Among other services, it provides laundry, doctor-on-call, and medical services.\nThe Iris Villa is located at 122 km from the New Jalpaiguri Railway Junction and is accessible from the Bagdogra Airport (127 km). It operates an in-house travel desk. Few places of interest include the Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park (8 km), Ganesh Tok (Temple; 5 km), and Banjhakri Fall (10 km).\nnull

Day 5

Lachen – Chopta Valley – Gurudongmar Lake

Early Morning drive to Chopta Valley (13,200 ft.) & Gurudongmar Lake (17,100 ft.). Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Lachen.

SIGHTSEEING : Chopta Valley

Chopta Valley- SIGHTSEEING

Lachen’s most shining gem of all, Chopta Valley lies sprawled at an altitude of 4023 m on the way to Gurudongmar Lake. Despite of being a tourist hotspot, Chopta valley is able to maintain itself as a pristine and tranquil destination. The tourist looking for a peaceful getaway even from the hullabaloo of the other tourists, can visit this quiet and serene valley. The place has got the majestic view of the snowy peaks, its slopes covered with pine forest and the grazing fields around the river meandering throughout the valley, make it an ideal place for the trekkers and explorers. It is the safe haven for many rare species of birds and animals, that allures many birders and wildlife lovers to visit this place. Its river is well stocked for the anglers and well-flowing for the water sports adventurist.

SIGHTSEEING : Gurudongmar Lake

Gurudongmar Lake- SIGHTSEEING

Gurudongmar Lake, is one of the highest lakes in the world, located at an altitude of 17,800 ft (5,430 m) in Sikkim. It is a lake with breathtaking scenery around, which is considered sacred by both Buddhists and Hindus. The lake is named after Guru Padmasambhava, also known as Guru Rinpoche. The lake has an area of 290 acres and its peripheral length is 5.34 kilometres. The area surrounding the lake also known as Gurudongmar, is inhabited by Yaks, blue sheep and other high altitude wildlife. Its a must visit place because of its spectacular views and magnificence.

Hotel- Fortuna  

Fortuna

Day 6

Lachen – Lachung (45 kms / 2 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Lachung (8,700 ft.). Arrive Lachung & Check in at your hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at Lachung.

Hotel- Fortuna  

Fortuna

Day 7

Lachung – Yumthang Valley Excursion – Gangtok

Early Morning drive to Yumthang Valley (12,000 ft. Known as Valley of Flowers). On the way back, visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch and transfer to Gangtok (5,500 ft.). On the way if the weather is clear you may get to see Mighty Khangchendzonga from Singhik view point. On arrival at Gangtok check-in to your hotel. Rest of the evening free for your own activities. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

SIGHTSEEING : Singhik view point

Singhik view point- SIGHTSEEING

A short walk uphill will take you to the popular Singhik View Point which offers the most magnificent view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Siniolchu. Surrounded by lush green hills with the Teesta River flowing below it. Situated at an altitude of over 5000 ft, Singhik view point offers a desired break to the travelers on the way to Lachen or Lachung.

Hotel- HOTEL LACHUNG REGENCY  

HOTEL LACHUNG REGENCY

Day 8

Gangtok – Pelling (150 kms / 5 hrs) via Chardham

After breakfast start for Pelling (6,300 ft.). Enroute visit Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham) in Namchi. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Pelling.

SIGHTSEEING : Temi Tea Garden

Temi Tea Garden- SIGHTSEEING

The Temi Tea Garden lies between Damthang and Temi Bazaar along the way to Singtam. The tea produced here enjoys "international repute commanding premium prices in world auctions."

Hotel- 21 Tara Palace Gangtok  

21 Tara Palace Gangtok

Day 9

Pelling Sightseeing

After breakfast start for full day sightseeing. 1st Half tour - Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls. In afternoon start for 2nd Half tour - Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, New Helipad Ground. Overnight stay at Pelling.

SIGHTSEEING : Darap Village

Darap Village- SIGHTSEEING

Darap Cherry Village is one of the few unexplored places by the tourists .The area is mainly inhabited by the Limboo Community and other small communities like the Bhutias, Chettris, Tamangs, Rais, Gurungs and Lepchas live in harmony. .

SIGHTSEEING : Rimbi Waterfalls

Rimbi Waterfalls- SIGHTSEEING

Rimbi Waterfalls is situated along the banks of Rimbi River, famous for the recreational activities like fishing. The waterfall is a great place to click pictures with your loved ones.

SIGHTSEEING : Khecheopalri Lake

Khecheopalri Lake- SIGHTSEEING

The lake is sacred for both Buddhists and Hindus located near Khecheopalri village. It is believed to be a wish fulfilling lake. An interesting feature of the lake is that leaves are not allowed to float on the lake, which is ensured by the birds which industriously pick them up as soon as they drop into the lake surface.

SIGHTSEEING : Kanchenjunga Falls

Kanchenjunga Falls- SIGHTSEEING

Kanchenjunga falls has water all year around. Locals believe that it is fed by streams originating from the glaciers near the base of Mount Kanchenjunga, the 3rd highest peak in the world. The place have lots of eateries around it and its a very popular site for the tourists.

SIGHTSEEING : Pemayangtse Monastery

Pemayangtse Monastery- SIGHTSEEING

The unique feature of the monastery is that there is an intricately carved wooden structure located on the top floor displaying a heavenly sphere known as ‘Zangdokpalri’.

SIGHTSEEING : Rabdentse Ruins

Rabdentse Ruins- SIGHTSEEING

Rabdentse was the second capital of the former Kingdom of Sikkim. The old palace and monastery complex are in ruins, and now Archaeological Survey of India.

Hotel- 21 Tara Palace Gangtok  

21 Tara Palace Gangtok

Day 10

Pelling – Darjeeling (80 kms /4 hrs)

This morning after breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.) via Singla check post. On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.

Hotel- North Star  

North Star

Located in Central Darjeeling, North Star Hotel is a perfect starting point from which to explore Darjeeling. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. All the necessary facilities, including room service, airport transfer, restaurant, tours, laundry service, are at hand. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like television, satellite/cable TV, shower. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at North Star Hotel.

Day 11

Darjeeling Sightseeing

Early Morning (at 04:00 am) drive to Tiger hill (8,400 ft.) to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.

SIGHTSEEING : Tiger Hill

Tiger Hill- SIGHTSEEING

Tiger Hill is located in Darjeeling, in the Indian State of West Bengal, and is the summit of Ghoom, the highest railway station in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

SIGHTSEEING : Kanchenjunga Mountain

Kanchenjunga Mountain- SIGHTSEEING

These mountains offer a breath taking view of the surrounding areas. One can also enjoy the unforgettable view of the Sun Rise and Sun Set and admire the beauty of nature.

SIGHTSEEING : Ghoom Monastery

Ghoom Monastery- SIGHTSEEING

Ghoom Monastery is one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling. It has Magnificent views of the snow capped peaks including the Kanchenjunga. One of the key attractions inside the monastery is the 15-foot model of the Lord Buddha which is known as The Maitreya Buddha or the Gyalwa Shampa which means the Buddha of the future. There is a large collection of Buddha's manus inside, that includes a 108-volume Kangyur - The Tibetan Buddhist Gospel.

SIGHTSEEING : Batasia Loop

Batasia Loop- SIGHTSEEING

The Batasia Loop is a spiral railway created to lower the gradient of ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. At this point, the track spirals around over itself through a tunnel and over a hilltop

SIGHTSEEING : Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute- SIGHTSEEING

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was established in Darjeeling to encourage mountaineering as an organized sport in India. The first ascent of Mount Everest in 1953 by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary sparked a keen interest in establishing mountaineering as a well-respected endeavor for people in the region. Tenzing Norgay was the first director of field training for HMI.

SIGHTSEEING : Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park

Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park- SIGHTSEEING

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is a 67.56-acre zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation of 7,000 feet, is the largest high altitude zoo in India

SIGHTSEEING : Tenzing Rock

Tenzing Rock- SIGHTSEEING

Opposite to this is the Gombu Rock named after Nawang Gombu, nephew of Tenzing who was the first person to climb the Everest twice, once in 1963 and then in 65. He took over as the Director of Field Training at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute after Tenzing retired in 1976.One of a pair of large natural rocks used by people to practice rock-climbing, including beginners.

SIGHTSEEING : Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center

Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center- SIGHTSEEING

The Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Centre was started on October 2, 1959. Following the dramatic escape of His Holiness the Dalai Lama during that period of mayhem, thousands of our fellow countrymen, leaving hearth and home, fled into neighboring countries so they could live as free human beings. The overwhelming majority of the refugees had brought nothing with them apart from the clothes they wore and what little provisions they could carry with them as they began the long and difficult trek over the Himalayas.

SIGHTSEEING : Tea Garden

Tea Garden- SIGHTSEEING

Tea planting in the Indian district of Darjeeling began in 1841 by Archibald Campbell, a civil surgeon of the Indian Medical Service. Campbell was transferred as superintendent of Darjeeling in 1839 from Kathmandu, Nepal. In 1841, he brought seeds of the Chinese tea plant (Camellia sinensis) from Kumaun and began to experiment with tea planting in Darjeeling.The British government also established tea nurseries during that period (1847). Commercial development began during the 1850s.In 1856, the Alubari tea garden was opened by the Kurseong and Darjeeling Tea company,followed by others.

SIGHTSEEING : Ropeway

Ropeway- SIGHTSEEING

The Darjeeling Ropeway is a ropeway in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The ropeway is a popular tourist destination in the town.

SIGHTSEEING : Japanese Temple

Japanese Temple- SIGHTSEEING

There is a wonderful Japanese temple located at a 10 minutes driving distance from the Darjeeling town center. The temple is also known as the Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Temple. ... Close to the temple is the Peace Pagoda that showcases four avatars of Lord Buddha.

Hotel- North Star  

North Star

Located in Central Darjeeling, North Star Hotel is a perfect starting point from which to explore Darjeeling. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. All the necessary facilities, including room service, airport transfer, restaurant, tours, laundry service, are at hand. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like television, satellite/cable TV, shower. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at North Star Hotel.

Day 12

Darjeeling – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (75 kms / 3 hrs)

After breakfast Check-out from hotel and take the departure transfers to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.

 

Hotel

Garden Reach (STD) / Similar

The Iris Villa

Near TV Tower, Near Enchey Monastery, VIP Colony, 737103 Gangtok, Sikkim

The Iris Villa is one of the luxury hotels in Gangtok located at 8 km from the Hanuman Tok (Temple). It is reachable from the Arithang Private Bus Stand (3 km). The hotel provides Wi-Fi Internet access.\nThe 3-storied hotel has 14 rooms with attached bathrooms. Each room has a sofabed, room heater, color TV, and coffee/tea maker.\nThe Gangtok hotel has an on-site restaurant and provides breakfast services. Among other services, it provides laundry, doctor-on-call, and medical services.\nThe Iris Villa is located at 122 km from the New Jalpaiguri Railway Junction and is accessible from the Bagdogra Airport (127 km). It operates an in-house travel desk. Few places of interest include the Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park (8 km), Ganesh Tok (Temple; 5 km), and Banjhakri Fall (10 km).\nnull

Fortuna

HOTEL LACHUNG REGENCY

Hotel Lachung Regency Near Army Check Post, Lachung, Sikkim 737120, India

21 Tara Palace Gangtok

North Star

11 H.D lama road

Located in Central Darjeeling, North Star Hotel is a perfect starting point from which to explore Darjeeling. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. All the necessary facilities, including room service, airport transfer, restaurant, tours, laundry service, are at hand. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like television, satellite/cable TV, shower. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at North Star Hotel.

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Inclusions

Inclusions

Standard Packages          : Hotel with Basic Facilities with Breakfast with Standard Vehicle.

Deluxe Packages             : Hotel with Breakfast & all Modern Amenities with Standard Vehicle.

Luxury Packages             : Hotel with Breakfast & Dinner with Standard Vehicle.

Premium Packages          : Hotel with Breakfast & Dinner with Standard Vehicle.

Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis.

Meal Plan (as per mentioned above).

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We provide 01 Non-a/c Wagon R / Sumo / Max in all categories for 02-08 pax including child. We provide 01 Innova / Scorpio / Xylo for 02-06 pax including child in Premium+. In case the number of heads increases, then the guest will have to take another vehicle with an additional cost.

Exclusions

Exclusions

The package cost do not include train/air fares, airport tax, entry fees to monuments, guide fees, visa charges, personal expenses like telephone calls, laundry, soft/hard drinks, meals, tips and camera fees.

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

  • The above costs are per person on twin sharing basis.
  • Meal plan on bed & breakfast at all hotels and houseboat on Full Board.
  • Minimum two persons are required for a package.
  • The above hotels / resorts are subject to availability. In case of non-availability of accommodation at the above hotels, equivalent accommodation would be provided.
  • Standard category rooms provided at all the hotels.
  • These offers are valid from 1stNov 2018 to 30th Mar 2019
  • These rate not valid 15th Dec till 10th Jan
  • AC Indica car will be provided.
  • Car at disposal only from 8 am to 8 pm.
  • AC houseboat will be provided.
  • Dlx houseboat will be provided Deluxe &Premium packages and Premium houseboat will be provided in Luxury packages.
  • Air Conditioning in houseboat will be functioned from 9pm to 6am except Premium.
  • Non A/c Rooms will be provided in hill stations.
  • Packages includes all service tax
  • The package cost do not include train/air fares, airport tax, entry fees to monuments, guide fees, visa charges, personal expenses like telephone calls, laundry, soft/hard drinks, meals, tips and camera fees.

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Why Choose Us

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

 

The client may cancel at any time provided that the cancellation is communicated to the company in writing. Cancellation charges will be applied as shown below calculated from the day when written notice is received by the company.

 

Period of Departure     Cancellation charge

30 days or more      Forfeit of deposit

20 days prior to date of arrival    50% of total cost

15 days prior to date of arrival    100% total cost

 
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