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Darjeeling the Name derived from the local Tibetan name was “Dorjee-ling” Situated in northeast India provides the perfect ambiance of a hill resort with its mild climate. Its green hills and valley’s and its lush green tea gardens are a major attraction. Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586) looming over the northern horizon gives a magical beauty to the land which entices thousands of visitors. This unique 9 Night 10 days tour provides you everything that Sikkim has an offer. You can Travel to newly opened North Sikkim to Lachung and Yumthang valleys. We will take you through the deep green valleys and ethnic villages of Sikkim, past raging rivers, stop to admire breathtaking waterfalls, blooming rhododendron forests and play on snowfields at the bottom of snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Get ready for an unforgettable Himalayan adventure safari tour through beautiful Sikkim. Highlights of Best of Sikkim and Darjeeling Tour Duration: 10 Days Max. Altitude: Tour Grade: Easy Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done but visibility can be poor due to rain. Transportation: Private Car/Van, Plane. Activity: City tourChina Group Visa fees (US$ 58.00 per person)and For USA Nationality(US$142 per person) Flight Ticket (Kathmandu-Lhasa/Lhasa-Kathmandu) Departure Tax at Kathmandu airport (Rs. 1600) lunches & dinners; refreshments, bottled/alcoholic drinks any tips (hotels, restaurants, guide, driver, etc.) photography charges at monasteries/palaces/sites Nepal re-entry Visa (multiple entry visas are available) extras cost for up-grading rooms at hotels if/when applicable Any cost arising from political disturbances, strikes, cancellation of flights, deviation in program, delays due to landslides/ road blockage or otherwise Any services in Kathmandu/Nepal (hotels, transport, etc.).
Day 1 : Kathmandu to Darjeeling
Flight to Bhadrapur and drive to Darjeeling (140km, 4 hrs) overnight in the hotel.
Day 2 : Darjeeling Early Morning Tour to Tiger Hills
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around 4 am) to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak. The view is spectacular on a clear weather day. On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. Afternoon visit to Rock Garden & Ganga Maya Lake Overnight in Hotel.
Day 3 : Full Day in Darjeeling
Today, visit Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tenzing, Gumbu Rock site and Tibetan Refugee self-help (Closed on Sunday) Center Tea Estate. Overnight in hotel
Day 4 : Darjeelingto Martam
Transfer to Martam (115 km /04 hrs. Overnight in hotel
Day 5 : Martam to Gangtok
Early morning sightseeing of Rumtek Monastery and then proceed for sightseeing of Kanchejunga View Point, Drul-Chorten, Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology and Handicraft and Handloom Center. Check in hotel. Evening Free to explore Gangtok.
Day 6 : Full Day in Gangtok
Today you will take an excursion trip to Tshangu Lake (departure in the morning)- situated at a height of 3,780 m. with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. A small temple is constructed on the lakeside and beautiful flowers & Alpine vegetation grow around the lake.
Day 7 : Gangtok Tjo Pemayantse
Drive to Pemayangtse (135 km / 05 hrs). Check in hotel. Evening visit to Pemayangtse Monastery. Overnight in hotel
Day 8 : Pemayantse to Yuksom
Drive to Yuksom on way visit Khecheopari Lake, Khecheopalri Lake is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lakes. It is believed that your wish will come true if you make one in front of this lake. There is a myth that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, a bird immediately picks it up. A further drive takes you to Yuksom – the meeting place of three monks and the first capital of Sikkim. This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim ) was crowned. Overnight in hotel.
Day 9 : Yuksom to Kalimpong
Drive to Kalimpong. (115 km / 04 hrs). Check in hotel. Evening free to explore the small hilly town on your own. Overnight in hotel.
Day 10 : Kalimpong to Kathmandu
Drive to Bhadrapur and flight to Kathmandu
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* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
* Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
Cancellation & Refund Policy :
* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
* Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
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