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Kerala is a popular tourist destination for its backwaters, yoga, Ayurvedic treatments and tropical greenery. Kerala has the highest Human Development Index in India, comparable with that of first world nations but with a much lower per capita income.

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NORTH EAST PACKAGE

  • 06 Nights 07 Days

Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVAL BAGDOGRA – DARJEELING – OVERNIGHT STAY

On arrival at Bagdogra Airport, Our representative will be there to receive the Guest and will be assisting for the transfer to Darjeeling - Nearly 105 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive – At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills. It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR). On arrival, check into hotel. Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center Over Night stay at Darjeeling

DAY 02: DARJEELING – SIGHT SEEING – OVERNIGHT STAY

Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) , On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast - After breakfast rest for half an hour and proceed for a half  Day city  tour includes  Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday),  Ropeway, Tensing   Gumpo  Rock, Tibetan  Refugee Self  Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday  Closed), Peace Pagoda , Later drive back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area . Overnight stay at Darjeeling

DAY 03: DARJEELING – KALIMPONG – SIGHT SEEING – OVERNIGHT STAY

After an early morning Breakfast ( 65 kilometers 1 ½ - 2 hours) transfer to the  Kalimpong - Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet - It is a historical destinations with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range . On arrival , Check into hotel and proceed for sight seeing tour through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) . Later drive back to Kalimpong Hotel. Evening free to roam around, the nurseries or the Local market area Overnight stay at Kalimpong

DAY 04: KALIMPONG – PELLING - SIGHT SEEING – OVERNIGHT STAY

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to  Pelling (90 kilometers – 2 ½ - 3 hours )  Pelling is at an altitude of 6800 feet / 2072 meters – On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range with snow capped mount Pandim, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Kanchendzonga, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Sinolchu etc - Places of visit are Rimbi  water  Falls, Rimbi  Rock  Garden, Kechopalri   Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true - Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri  Monastery, Kanchenjunga  water  Falls Later drive back to hotel . Evening free to roam around the helipad or Shopping center Over Night stay at Pelling

DAY 05: PELLING – GANGTOK – SIGHT SEEING – OVERNIGHT STAY

After breakfast at hotel , drive to Gangtok (135 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 Hours )  Capital of the 22nd State of India, Sikkim is one of the most beautiful hill station with varied options for tourist -  It is known for the monastery, Orchids, High altitude Lake and butterflies. On arrival, check into Hotel. Later proceed to visit the Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, etc - Rumtek Monastery, View Point, and Botanical Garden. Later drive back to hotel. Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok

DAY 06: EXCURSION TO TSOMGO LAKE & BABA MANDIR – OVERNIGHT STAY

Morning breakfast at hotel proceed for an Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours drive) along the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, the home to the red panda and the blood pheasant with Rhododendron and other alpine trees along the road - Situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet - The Lake is oval shaped lake  nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year  – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all. Later drive back to Gangtok. Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok

DAY 07: GANGTOK – BAGDOGRA – DEPARTURE TRANSFER

Morning after breakfast, transfer to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to board flight for the onward journey.

Hotel Envisaged 3*
City Hotel
Darjeeling Hotel Krishna Regency
Pelling De Regency
Kalimpong The Park
Gangtok
Singalila Minghyur
Hotel Envisaged 4*
City Hotel
Darjeeling Little Tibbet
Pelling Norbu Gang Resort
Kalimpong Silver Oks
Gangtok
Keepsa Residency

Pick Up: Bagdogra Airport
Drop at: Bagdogra Airport

* COST INCLUDES

  • Meet and Greet upon arrival at airport
  • Accommodation in Twin sharing basis at the above mentioned hotels in 05 Double Rooms
  • All transportation charges & all sightseeing by using 02 Non A/c Innova cars as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation on bed, breakfast and dinner basis in all hotels.
  • Guide Service
  • All applicable Transfers & Sightseeing by NON AC vehicle which will not be at disposal and will be exclusively used for the group as per the itinerary only (on point to point basis).
  • All applicable taxes.

PACKAGE EXCLUDES

  • Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Cost for optional tours, Up – Gradation Charges,
  • Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Cost of Meal charges not mentioned. (lunch)
  • Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” Head.
  • Cost for Airfare, Train fare.
  • Cost for any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to change in package cost, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.
  • Payment for service provided on a personal request.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips, etc.

Validity

  • The cost of the package is valid till Sep 30 2013
  • Booking is Subject to availability of rooms at the hotels
  • Above rates are valid only when 10 pax traveling together

CANCELLATION POLICY: 

Within 3 weeks from the date of journey   Cancellation Charge will be 50 % of the package cost.
Within 15 days from the date of journey Cancellation Charge will be 75 % of the package cost.
Within 10 Days & Less from the date of journey Full Cancellation or No Refund.

RULES FOR VISIT TO TSOMGO LAKE & NEW BABA MANDIR 

The permit for Tsomgo Lake & New Baba Mandir is issued on the day of visit within 08.00 AM – 09.00 AM. Sometime due to huge tourist inflow the issuance of permit might take extra time. Because of the transport restrictions guests are required to leave the hotel by 7:30AM & might have to wait at Tsomgo stand for some time. Otherwise they have to come of their own to the Tsomgo stand latest by 8:30 AM. While returning from Tsomgo Lake guests will be dropped at Tsomgo stand from where return journey by local taxies has to be arranged by the guests. If the permit is not issued due to weather problems as well as military restrictions, then alternate trip to Namchi & Temi Tea Garden will be offered. However, if the journey starts but is interrupted by some problem & sufficient time is there in hand, and then the following points will be covered .

  • Hanuman Tok
  • Ganesh Tok
  • Tashi View Point
  • Banjhakri Falls

RULES FOR VISIT TO NATHULA  

Nathula visit is subject to road condition. Only limited permits are issued for which necessary papers are required 48 hour prior to the schedule tour. It is suggested on direct payment basis. Nathula remains open for the visitors on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sundays.
Nathula is NOT ADVISABLE for guest having problem with blood pressure, knee & heart. Since Nathula is a restricted area, any time army can seal for security reasons. In such case tour will only be till Tsomgo Lake & New Baba Mandir and no refund will be allowed for unutilized services.

Extra charges for Nathula will be Approx Rs.4000/- per vehicle (Innova). Payment direct to the transporter. But need the soft copy of following documents at least 48 hours before the journey.
- Id card original & photo copy
- Passport size photo
Darjeeling TOY TRAIN Rs.350/- per pax extra

  • Hanuman Tok
  • Ganesh Tok
  • Tashi View Point
  • Banjhakri Falls

MONUMENT INFORMATION –  

  • HMI and Zoo remain closed on Thursdays & national holidays at Darjeeling.
  • Gangtok local city tour should not be undertaken on Sundays & National Holidays as most of the places remain closed.

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