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5 Days in Darjeeling & Gangtok

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What to Expect
Day 1                     Kolkata or Delhi - Bagdogra – Darjeeling

After reaching Bagdogra airport collect your luggage from the belt and walk towards the exit of the airport and meet the executive who will be waiting for you with a board in which your name will be written.  You will be escorted to your private vehicle and then will be taken to Darjeeling popularly known as ‘Queen of Hills’.

Day 2                     Darjeeling

The day start early morning with the guided tour of Tiger Hills to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mountain Kanchenjunga.  On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop War Memorial and also enjoy toy train ride (subject to operation).  Return back to Darjeeling for breakfast thereafter continue to visit the landmarks of Darjeeling.  Visit Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday) and Tibetan Refuge Centre (closed on Sunday). 

Day 3                     Darjeeling – Gangtok

Embark on your scenic drive to Gangtok, arrive and check in at hotel, rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the facilities.

Day 4                     Gangtok

Start your sightseeing of this beautiful town. Visit Rumtek Monastery, the seat of His Holiness the Gyalwa Karmapa of the Kargyu sect of Buddhism. The monastery demonstrates the best of Tibetan architecture and is an almost replica of the original monastery in Tsurpu in Tibet. The monastery houses some of the rarest Buddhist religious art objects found in the world and is also a world renowned centre for Kargyu teachings. Next visit Namgayal Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sunday) which has a rare collection of antiques of Tibetan/Buddhist artefacts, iconography, cloth paintings and statues.  Continue your sightseeing further and visit 200 years old Enchey Monastery which is an important seat of the Nyingampa order.  The visit of tour will conclude with the stop at Director of Handloom and Handicrafts (closed on Sunday) which promotes traditional art & craft of Sikkim.  It houses hand - woven woolen carpets, with traditional motifs, blankets, shawls and exquisitely carved 'Choktse' or table and many other gift items.

Day 5                     Gangtok – Bagdogra - Kolkata or Delhi

Drive to Bagdogra airport where your tour concludes. End your trip with some unforgettable memories as we bid adieu to you at the Bagdogra Airport.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
Will be according to flight schedule
Duration
5 days
Inclusions
  • Accommodation (in Heritage hotels) on Twin Occupancy on half board basis (breakfast & Dinner)
  • Private vehicle for airport transfers and for visits as mentioned in the program
  • Local private English speaking guide for visits in each city
  • Toy train ride
  • All current applicable taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Rumtek Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Himalayan Zoological Park
  • Entry/Admission - Ghoom Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
Exclusions
  • Return airfare to India from originating destination, Visa for India and travel insurance etc
  • Meals other than mentioned in “Price Includes
  • Expenses personal nature such as tips during check-in and check-out in hotel(s), to chauffeur, at restaurants, gratuities, porterage, room service, laundry, mineral water, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages,
  • Still or Video Camera Fees Etc.
  • Any increase in fuel cost, government taxes, entrance fees, interstate taxes etc,
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our and our associate offices control such as flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuation riots, strikes, political unrest, natural disasters etc.
  • Any other taxes or service charges that could be enforced during travelling period will be extra and needed to be borne by the guests.
  • Any items / services not specifically mentioned in the price includes section
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum booking period should be 30 days from start of Tour date
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • While no dress code is strictly enforced, please be advised that short shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended in the temple
  • A minimum of 1 people per booking
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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