North East India
A visit to North East India is sure to leave you spell-bound and mesmerized. This trip will be etched in your memory as you travel to high altitudes to witness spectacular views of Mt. Kanchendzongha, hike up the Yumthang Valley, sit by the Gurudongmar lake at a height of 17,100 ft and breathe in the beauty of Gangtok, Darjeeling & Kalimpong.
Day 1 – NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport to Darjeeling
Day 2- Darjeeling Sightseeing
Day 3 – Darjeeling to Kalimpong
Day 4 – Kalimpong to Gangtok with overnight stay at Gangtok
Day 5 – Excursion to Tsongmo Lake with overnight stay at Gangtok
Day 6 – Gangtok to Lachen with overnight stay at Lachen
Day 7 – Lachen – Chopta Valley – Gugurdongmar Lake & then head to Lachung
Day 8 – Yumthang Valley Excursion with overnight stay at Gangtok
Day 9 – Departure from Gangtok
Day 01: NJP Rly Station /Bagdogra (IXB) Airport – Darjeeling (98 kms / 3 hrs)
Pick up from NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Darjeeling (6,710 ft.). On arrival Check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 02: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early Morning drive to Tiger hill 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 close), 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.
Day 03: Darjeeling – Kalimpong (57 kms / 2 ½ hrs) Sightseeing
After Breakfast transfer to Kalimpong (4,100 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Afternoon enjoy half day tour of Kalimpong by visiting Mangal Dham, Deolo Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Golf Garden, Durpin Dara Hills & Flower Nurseries. Overnight stay at Kalimpong.
Day 04: Kalimpong – Gangtok (77 kms / 3 hrs) Local Sightseeing
After breakfast transfer to Gangtok (5,480 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Afternoon proceed for a city tour visiting Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery & Bangthang Water Falls (maximum 3-4 hours). Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 05: 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.
(In case of Land slide or any other reason Tsomgo Lake is closed alternate options for sightseeing will be provided.)
Day 06: Gangtok – Lachen (122 kms / 6 hrs)
After breakfast pick up from hotel & transfer to Lachen (9,800 ft.). Enroute visit Dikchu Dham and arrive Lachen by evening. Dinner at hotel. Overnight stay at Lachen.
Day 07: Lachen – Chopta Valley – Gurudongmar Lake – Lachung
Early Morning drive to Chopta Valley (13,200 ft.) & Gurudongmar Lake (17,100 ft.). Back to hotel. After lunch drive to Lachung (8,800 ft.). Arrive at Lachung by evening. Dinner & Overnight stay at Lachung.
Day 08: Lachung – Yumthang Valley Excursion – Gangtok
Early Morning drive to Yumthang Valley (11,800 ft. Known as Valley of Flowers). On the way back, visit Hot Springs considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch and transfer to Gangtok, enroute witness the wonderful Bheema & Twin water falls. On arrival at Gangtok check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 09: Gangtok – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (125 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast Check-out from hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport.
Cost of package is Rs. 35,000 per pax on twin sharing basis.
Cost includes pick up & drop from arrival destination, local sightseeing and accommodation inclusive of breakfast & dinner. Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing. All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
It excludes air fare / train fare, any tips given to porter / drivers, entry charges to any museum / park, expenses of any personal kind like laundry services, beverages /liquor, shopping at local markets. Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot). Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure. Room Heater Charges. Insurance.
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