Sikkim, Kalimpong & Darjeeling Tour
07 Nights/08 Days
Gift your vagabond soul this customizable 7 nights 8 days Sikkim Darjeeling tour package, designed particularly for that free, adventure loving traveler in you, and have one hell of a vacation away from the scorching summer heat. Our budget Sikkim Darjeeling tour itinerary is handcrafted to suit your every need and provide you with world class facilities, absolutely flawless services, and every bit of comfort.
Detailed Daywise Itinerary
Day 1 : Welcome to Sikkim, transfer to Gangtok
Once you arrive at Bagdogra (IXB) Airport, an agent’s representative will greet you and take you to your hotel in Gangtok. Relish the hearty welcome you receive here and complete your swift check-in procedure. Proceed to your room and de-stress.
Have the first day of your sparkling Sikkim Darjeeling vacation at your disposal and spend it the way you like. Check out your energising surroundings, taste some yummy North Eastern food like a platter of steaming momos and a bowl of spicy thukpa, go shopping on Mall Road, or simply relax in your room.
End the first day of your Darjeeling Kalimpong Gangtok tour with a good night’s sleep at your hotel.
Day 2 : Visit Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
Start the day with a fill of some delicious breakfast and set out for a full day tour of Gangtok. The first vitalising attraction on your Sikkim Darjeeling Kalimpong trip itinerary is a visit to the Tsomgo Lake.
Later, pay homage to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir built in fond memory of the sepoy Late Harbhajan Singh. After a fun packed day, return to your hotel and call off the second day of your exciting Sikkim Darjeeling holiday with a peaceful sleep.
Day 3 : Transfer to Lachen
Post indulging in a hearty breakfast at the hotel, set off to Lachen. En route, visit the Singhik Viewpoint and check out the majestic views of the snow-capped Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu and the roaring Teesta River right beneath you. Stopover to enjoy the enlivening vistas of the Seven Sisters Waterfall and the picture-perfect Naga Waterfall.
Upon arriving at your hotel in Lachen, complete your hassle-free check-in process and take some rest at your room. After a delicious lunch, head for a half day tour of Lachen.
Visit the mesmerising Chopta Valley adorned with snowy hills, thick conifer forests, and sparkling rivers. Next up is a visit to Gurudongmar Lake -- the second highest lake in the world.
Return to your hotel and enjoy your replenishing overnight stay, ending the third intoxicating day of your 8 days Sikkim Darjeeling vacation.
Distance from Gangtok to Lachen: 108 km
Travel Time (Gangtok to Lachen): Approx. 4 hours
Day 4 : Transfer to Lachung
Relish breakfast & ride off to Lachung. Once you arrive at your hotel in Lachung, complete your super smooth check-in formalities and head to your room for some rest. Proceed for a half day excursion to the magnificent Yumthang Valley, the ‘Valley of Flowers’.
Also, visit the blooming Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary which is a part of this valley. Next, get drenched in the warm waters of the Yumthang Hot Spring popular for its therapeutic significance and healing properties.
End the fourth action-packed day of your fab Darjeeling Gangtok Kalimpong tour package with a sound sleep at your hotel.
Distance from Lachen to Lachung: 47 km
Travel Time (Lachen to Lachung): Approx. 1.5 hours
Day 5 : Transfer to Gangtok
Have a filling breakfast and proceed for Gangtok, the next stop on your exhilarating North East tour. Upon reaching your hotel in Gangtok, go through your swift registration process and head to your room.
Gear up for a half day city tour of Gangtok. First, visit the Dro-dul Chorten Stupa, get to the Banjhakri Waterfalls, and to the Research Institute of Tibetology.
Next up on your Gangtok-Kalimpong tour itinerary is the Whitehall Flower Show and take a gander at Gangtok’s massive array of flora. After spending the fifth day of your Sikkim trip in the most fun way possible, return to your hotel and retire for the night.
Distance from Lachung to Gangtok: 117 km
Travel Time (Lachung to Gangtok): Approx. 6.5 hours
Day 6 : Transfer to Kalimpong
Have a wonderful start to the day with some nutritious, filling breakfast before setting off for Kalimpong. Once you reach your hotel in Kalimpong, complete your check in process and proceed to your room. After taking some rest, advance for a half day city tour of Kalimpong.
Visit the enlightening Science City, Dr Graham’s Home, Also visit the sacred Mangaldham Temple whose walls are adorned with fascinating artwork depicting the life of Lord Krishna.
Lastly, pay a visit to the Durpin Dara and feast your eyes upon breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchenjunga and the adjoining Darjeeling hills. End the sixth day of your 7 nights 8 days Sikkim Darjeeling Kalimpong tour itinerary with a refreshing sleep at your hotel.
Distance from Gangtok to Kalimpong: 75 km
Travel Time (Gangtok to Kalimpong): Approx. 2.5 hours
Day 7 : Transfer to Darjeeling
Post a wholesome breakfast at the hotel, set off for Darjeeling. Upon your arrival at your hotel in Darjeeling, complete your hassle-free registration procedure and head to your room. Take some rest and proceed for a half day city tour of Darjeeling.
Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute & Tenzing Rock and visit the biggest high altitude zoo in India - the Zoological Park. Cuddle over a warm cup of Darjeeling tea at the aromatic tea gardens and take an exciting ride on the Darjeeling Ropeway.
Last on your Sikkim-Kalimpong-Darjeeling trip itinerary is a visit to the divine Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda. Return to your hotel for some reviving sleep.
Day 8 : Departure from Darjeeling
Have a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel and proceed to Bagdogra Airport (IXB). Board your train/flight for your onward destination with unforgettable memories of your enticing Gangtok Kalimpong Darjeeling trip.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
- Meals : breakfast at all places
- Transfers from one place to another
- Sightseeing in private cars
- Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
- All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes
- Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
- Meals not mentioned in inclusions
- Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
- Any kind of insurance
- Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
- Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
Booking & Canvellation Policy
Your contract is with Bhutan Packages. A contract exists between us when we have confirmed you on our tour / hotel booking / or any other travel related services of your choice and we have received your booking request and deposits. All correspondence/s in respect of Tours / Travel Service bookings should be addressed to Bhutan Packages.
For the services contracted, 40 % advance payment should be made to hold the booking on a confirmed basis and the balance amount should be paid before commencement of your tour. We hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as an advance payment, based on the nature of services and the time left for the commencement of the services.
Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash payment to our office or by Demand Draft / Cheque. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.
Rights to amend the itinerary if required
Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.
Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:
- 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
- 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
- 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
- 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
- 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.
Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.
In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.
In regard to refund of unused / unutilized services (which are paid for and cancelled in advance) the refund amount would be worked out on the basis of cancellation policy as described above and the money would be accordingly refunded to the person who has made the payment to us. Please note that the refund process may take 2 – 4 weeks due to banking procedures. If the refund is made to the credit card account OR to Bank account, the bank charges would be debited from the refund amount.
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