Welcome to Sikkim
04 Nights/05 Days
Detailed Daywise Itinerary
Day 1 : Welcome to Sikkim
Your 5 days Gangtok, Darjeeling tour itinerary starts amidst the cool mountain breeze & the stunning landscapes.
Upon your arrival at Bagdogra (IXB) Airport, our agent’s representative will escort you to your hotel in Gangtok. Revel in the warm welcome you receive from the hotel staff, complete your check-in procedure and take some rest in your room.
Spend the first day of your Darjeeling-Gangtok vacation leisurely. Check out your refreshing surroundings, munch away steaming momos, take a stroll on the hilly roads or simply relax and breathe in the cool mountain breeze.
End the first day of your Gangtok-Darjeeling tour with a peaceful overnight stay at your hotel.
Distance from Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok: 126 km
Travel Time (Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok): Approx. 4 hours
Day 2 : Full day Gangtok excursion
Hop off to Tsomgo Lake, and seek Baba Harbhajan’s blessings at the most popular temple of North Sikkim on the second day of your Gangtok Darjeeling trip itinerary.
Wake up to a beautiful day, have a filling breakfast & proceed for the sightseeing tour. Set off on your excursion to Tsomgo Lake near Gangtok. Known for changing colours, the Tsomgo Lake is amongst the most visited tourist attraction in Gangtok. Further, visit the famous Baba Mandir built in fond memory of Late Major Baba Harbhajan Singh.
Return to your hotel and end this tiring day of your Gangtok-Darjeeling holiday with a revitalising dose of sleep.
Distance from Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake: 40 km
Travel Time (Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake): Approx. 1.5 hours
Day 3 : City tour of Gangtok & transfer to Darjeeling
Explore the enticing tourist attractions of Gangtok and experience the true essence of this wonderland.
Post a fresh & delicious breakfast, proceed for a half day city tour of Gangtok. First up on this day of your Darjeeling-Gangtok trip itinerary is a visit to the Dro-dul Chorten Stupa. Next, visit the Research Institute of Tibetology, and Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom.
In the evening, transfer to Darjeeling. Breathe in the delicious aroma of tea as you ride through the winding roads to this charming little hill town on your 5 days Sikkim Darjeeling holiday.
Upon reaching your hotel, complete your hassle-free check-in formalities and head to your room. The third day of your exciting Sikkim Darjeeling tour comes to an end with some refreshing sleep at the hotel.
Distance from Gangtok to Darjeeling: 98 km
Travel Time (Gangtok to Darjeeling): Approx. 4 hours
Day 4 : Darjeeling city tour
Mesmerising sunrises, thrilling mountain activities, charming handmade crafts, and peaceful sanctums - there’s much to be explored on your smashing Darjeeling tour.
Wake up early morning & get to Tiger Hill to for the phenomenal sunrise over Mt. Kanchendzonga. Stop by at the alluring Ghoom Monastery & check out the elegant Batasia Loop, a quirky Toy Train railway track that spirals around the Gorkha War Memorial.
Return to your hotel and have breakfast. Set out for a full day city tour of Darjeeling. Advance to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute & Tenzing Rock, visit the largest high altitude zoo in India - PNZ Zoological Park (entry charges). Sip on a hot cup of refreshing Darjeeling tea and go for a delightful ride on the Darjeeling Ropeway.
End the day’s sightseeing by paying a visit to the divine Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda. Return to your hotel and call off the last day of your revitalising Darjeeling & Gangtok tour package with some sleep.
Day 5 : Departure from Darjeeling
Say goodbye to the two gems of the North East and head home with pleasant memories of your adventures in your Darjeeling & Gangtok vacation.
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel and proceed towards the Bagdogra Airport (IXB). Board your train/flight for your onward destination with heart-warming memories of your alluring Sikkim: Gangtok & Darjeeling trip.
Distance from Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport: 65 km
Travel Time (Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport): Approx. 2.5 hours.
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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