Best of the East

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NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport 01-Jul-2013 30-Sep-2013 6 Nights /
7 Days
Rs. 17,500.00

Highlights of the tour

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Sikkim: the call of this little Himalayan State, a modern day Shangri-La which is still uncorrupted by the onrush of civilization is irresistible. Unwind in settings that are truly spectacular. Here the snow capped peaks of the mighty Himalayas look down on quaint hilltop monasteries nestled in lush vegetation and silvery-blue rivers that slice through the valleys below. And while in the north-eastern reaches of the country, you can take in the magical hill station of Kalimpong and Darjeeling in neighbouring West Bengal.

 

 

Day 01: NJP Rly Stn / IXB Airport – Kalimpong (About 85 kms / 3 hrs)

njprlystMeet & Greet on arrival at NJP station / IXB airport & transfer to Kalimpong. Kalimpong is a pretty hill station, with majestic Himalayas in the background and gently rolling hills around. It has a relaxed and unhurried air about it. On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Kalimpong.

 

 

 

Day 02: Kalimpong – Gangtok (About 80 kms / 3 hrs)

kalimpongAfter early breakfast, visit Mangal Dham, Deolo Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Durbin Dhara Hills & Flower Nurseries and back to hotel. After lunch drive to Gangtok – “The Capital City of Sikkim”. On arrival check-in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

 

Day 03: Gangtok (Trip to Tsomgo Lake)

ghangtokStart for a half-day excursion trip of Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial (13200 ft) 52 kms from Gangtok city. Tsomgo Lake freezes completely during the winter and is much revered by the locals. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

 

 

 

Day 04: Gangtok

gangtok2Start for a half-day city tour covering Rumtek Monastery, Dro-Dul Chorten, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom, and Flower Show. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

 

 

 

 

Day 5: Gangtok to Darjeeling

gangtoktodarjeelingThis morning proceed to Darjeeling. On arrival check-in to the hotel, rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.

 

 

 

 

Day 06: Darjeeling (Local sight seeing)

darjeelingEarly morning at 4.00 am drive to Tiger hill to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzonga (28,208 ft. worlds third highest peak), on your way back, visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast, visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (closed on Thursday) Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre (closed on Sunday), Tea Garden (outer view) and Japanese Temple. Evening free (walking tour of mall -suggested). Overnight stay at Darjeeling.

 

 

Day 07: Darjeeling – NJP Rly station / IXB airport (100 kms / 3 hrs)

darjeelingnjpMorning free for packing & personal activities. Check-out from the hotel on time and take the departure transfer to NJP station / IXB airport for your onward journey.

 

 

 

 

Type of Hotels

Destination

No. of Nights

Standard Hotels

Deluxe Hotels

Superior Hotels

Kalimpong

01

Garden Reach (Old Wing)

Garden Reach (New Wing) / Hotel Tres

Kalimpong Park / Sood Garden Retreat

Gangtok

03

Iris Inn

The Sikkim Retreat

Ttakshang Residency

Darjeeling

02

Marvel International / North Star

Gymkhana Resort (Veg) / Seven Seventeen

Villa Everest / Anand Palace

Package Prices Per Person (for Indian Nationals)

Hotel Category

Adult in Twin

Extra Adult

Child No Bed

Standard Hotels

Rs. 17,500

Rs. 3,750

Rs. 1,250

Deluxe Hotels

Rs. 20,100

Rs. 4,950

Rs. 1,600

Superior Hotels

Rs. 24,500

Rs. 9,400

Rs. 4,350

Important Notes

  • Authorized Travel Agent Commission will be 10% on couple rate.
  • The above tariffs are not applicable during public holidays, festivals & long weekends involving weekdays.
  • Christmas & New Year gala dinner charges will be payable directly at hotel. (In case hotel arranges gala dinner)
  • Check-in time is 13:00 hrs. / Check-out time is 11:00 hrs.
  • If arrival of guest is by train at NJP Railway Station, please be informed that our executive will be there to receive the guest at the old exit gate (near enquiry counter) or on arrival at Bagdogra Airport our executive will be there with the PLA – CARD at Exit Gate on the Airport.
  • The tourism infrastructure in Sikkim & Darjeeling is not very developed and one should not expect or compare it with the standards of plains & other developed destinations, there is always scarcity of water and power in the region and so you would come across situation like water (hot) being supplied on time – basis morning & evening.
  • In north Sikkim & Dooars, hotels are available with basic amenities.
  • The guest should always keep their cool with the drivers as they are not tourism educated and come from different remote villages.
  • As there is shortage of space for car parking in the entire Sikkim & Darjeeling region – guest will have to wait at the Lobby on time for the vehicle to start their sightseeing / transfers.
  • We would appreciate, if the guest does not lend their ears to the drivers as most of the time they misguide the passengers. In such instances we would request them to contact our executive.
  • On arrival of guests we will provide them with local contact numbers of our executive, who will handle the entire operation.
  • As most of the services are on point to point basis, it is obvious that the drivers would also keep changing. Keeping this in mind please ensure that you do not leave your belongings in the vehicle as there is very little possibility of getting them back.
  • In this sector, the same vehicles will not be provided for the whole tour, it will be changed sector-wise. So we request you to inform the same to your guest. Always check your baggage before you leave the vehicle.
  • If any tourist spot which falls on closing day is not completed & if they want to do the same on next day then they have to pay the extra cost for the vehicle.
  • If guests want any changes in their sightseeing schedule they should be informed to our executive the previous day of the scheduled program before 06:00 pm, after that no changes are allowed. If the guest informs after 05:00 pm, it will be considered as a cancellation with no refund or guest will have to pay an extra cost for the re-scheduled sightseeing.
  • Please inform your guest to maintain the timing for the sightseeing / transfers which will be informed by our executive. Mainly in Gangtok, vehicle will not be allowed to be parked at the hotel but at the parking stand. Once our vehicle leaves the hotel area without picking up the guests & come back at parking stand then guest must have to arrange their own to reach the parking stand.
  • Room heater available with an extra cost have to be bourne by the guest directly (Except at Premium & Luxury Packages).
  • Due to shortage of power, the guest sometimes may have to bear it with candle light.

What is included in this price?

Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation for 06 nights / 07 days on twin / double sharing basis.
  • Daily fixed menu / buffet breakfast.
  • Daily fixed menu / buffet breakfast and dinner at superior hotels.
  • Exclusive Non AC vehicle for transfers & sightseeing. Vehicle will not be at disposal, it will be available to guest as per the itinerary only (point to point basis).
  • All applicable hotel taxes.

Cost Excludes:

  • Airfare / train fare.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, liquor, boating & joy rides.
  • Any other item not mentioned in “Cost Includes”.
  • Additional sightseeing or usage of vehicle not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Guide or entrance fees to monuments, museum, etc.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, road blocks, etc. (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel leading to an increase in surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Government Service Tax @ 3.09%

Terms & Conditions : (Show General Terms & Conditions)

  • Prices are based on a minimum of 2 adults traveling together.
  • Prices are based on Standard Rooms.
  • Surcharge is applicable for a passenger traveling alone.
  • ‘Child Rate’ applies to children, between the ages of 2 to 12 years.
  • Prices for Non Indian Nationals are available on request.
  • These rates are not applicable during any Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Trade-fairs and High Season.
  • All bookings and confirmations are subject to availability.
  • Amendment charges, cancellation charges will be applicable as per our terms & conditions.
  • Any increase in the hotel tariffs, fuel charges or taxes, which may come into effect prior to the departure, will lead to an increase in the Tour Price. Any difference in the price will be payable by the client.
  • There will be no Refund on unused service.
  • The hotel names are given for guideline purpose. The confirmation could be in the same or an alternate hotel in a similar category, subject to availability.
  • Rates are subject to change, without prior notice.
  • All booking terms & conditions of Majesticholidays.in will apply.

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