Sikkim & Darjeeling Delight


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Overview

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable tour to North-East India. Witness its colorful ethnicity and spotless green expanse. Savor the sight of third highest peak of the world, Kanchenjunga. Spend some time around the beautiful Tsomgo Lake. Explore Tibetan culture and spirituality by visiting beautiful Tibetan monasteries and centers. Shop till you drop in some of the finest markets like MG Road and Pashupati Maket. All this, and much more awaits you on your Gangtok, Pelling and Darjeeling Tour, which spans for good six days. 

Destinations & Night Stays 

  • Pelling, Sikkim - 2 Nights
  • Darjeeling, West Bengal - 2 Nights
  • Gangtok, Sikkim - 2 Nights
Day 1 New Jalpaiguri Station / Bagdogra Airport –Gangtok

Welcome at New Jalpaiguri station or Bagdogra airport and proceed to Gangtok the capital city of Sikkim.Arrive at Gangtok and check into your hotel. Evening is at leisure. Overnight at Gangtok. 
Note: All guests are requested to carry documents (04 passport size snaps and copies of valid Indian Photo ID address proof like election card,driving license,passport ) 

Day 2 Gangtok –Tsogmo (Changu) Lake –Gangtok

After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) and Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight at Gangtok.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Note: Visit to Changu Lake is subject to weather and road conditions.

Day 3 Gangtok city sightseeing – Pelling (Approx120 kms,5 hrs drive)

After breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sundays), Cottage Industry (closed on Sundays) and Flower Show Complex. Afternoon drive from Gangtok to Pelling. This village is situated at an altitude of 2000 mts (approx) and commands a spectacular view of Mt.Kanchenjunga. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight at Pelling. 
Note: Local sightseeing in Gangtok will be done using Non AC Maruti Vans for all categories of hotels as per the regulation of the local transport associations .

Day 4 Pelling – sightseeing

After breakfast proceed for city tour visiting Pemayangste Monastery, Rabtense Ruins, Khechipalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Fall and Rambi Falls Ground. Overnight stay at Pelling. 
Note:Local sightseeing in Pelling will be done using Non AC Jeeps/Tata Sumos as per the regulation of the local transport associations .

Day 5 Pelling – Darjeeling (Approx 109 kms, drive 4hrs)

After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,710 ft.). On arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day free. Overnight at Darjeeling 

Day 6 Darjeeling -sightseeing

Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchandzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turn golden. It is truly a majestic sight and Ghoom Monastery which is oldest Monastery in the area which was built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height on the way back from Tiger Hill. After breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute(closed on Thursday) which was started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. Everest, Zoological Park(closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre(closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock and Happy Valley Tea Estate(from outside). Overnight at Darjeeling. 

Day 7 Darjeeling -New Jalpaiguri Station / Bagdogra Airport - Hometown

After breakfast at your hotel in Darjeeling proceed to Bagdogra Airport to board flight or proceed to New Jalpaiguri station to board your train for your hometown.Holiday Concludes.

Itinerary

Day 1 New Jalpaiguri Station / Bagdogra Airport –Gangtok

Welcome at New Jalpaiguri station or Bagdogra airport and proceed to Gangtok the capital city of Sikkim.Arrive at Gangtok and check into your hotel. Evening is at leisure. Overnight at Gangtok. 
Note: All guests are requested to carry documents (04 passport size snaps and copies of valid Indian Photo ID address proof like election card,driving license,passport ) 

Day 2 Gangtok –Tsogmo (Changu) Lake –Gangtok

After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) and Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight at Gangtok.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Note: Visit to Changu Lake is subject to weather and road conditions.

Day 3 Gangtok city sightseeing – Pelling (Approx120 kms,5 hrs drive)

After breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sundays), Cottage Industry (closed on Sundays) and Flower Show Complex. Afternoon drive from Gangtok to Pelling. This village is situated at an altitude of 2000 mts (approx) and commands a spectacular view of Mt.Kanchenjunga. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight at Pelling. 
Note: Local sightseeing in Gangtok will be done using Non AC Maruti Vans for all categories of hotels as per the regulation of the local transport associations .

Day 4 Pelling – sightseeing

After breakfast proceed for city tour visiting Pemayangste Monastery, Rabtense Ruins, Khechipalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Fall and Rambi Falls Ground. Overnight stay at Pelling. 
Note:Local sightseeing in Pelling will be done using Non AC Jeeps/Tata Sumos as per the regulation of the local transport associations .

Day 5 Pelling – Darjeeling (Approx 109 kms, drive 4hrs)

After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,710 ft.). On arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day free. Overnight at Darjeeling 

Day 6 Darjeeling -sightseeing

Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchandzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turn golden. It is truly a majestic sight and Ghoom Monastery which is oldest Monastery in the area which was built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height on the way back from Tiger Hill. After breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute(closed on Thursday) which was started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. Everest, Zoological Park(closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre(closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock and Happy Valley Tea Estate(from outside). Overnight at Darjeeling. 

Day 7 Darjeeling -New Jalpaiguri Station / Bagdogra Airport - Hometown

After breakfast at your hotel in Darjeeling proceed to Bagdogra Airport to board flight or proceed to New Jalpaiguri station to board your train for your hometown.Holiday Concludes.

Inclusion

Inclusions

  • Transfers by comfortable Non Ac vehicle as per the tour itinerary
  • Local sightseeing in Gangtok will be done using Non AC Maruti Vans for all categories of hotels as per the regulation of the local transport associations
  • Local sightseeing in Pelling will be done using Non AC Jeeps/Tata Sumos as per the regulation of the local transport associations
  • Meals: Breakfast  as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in comfortable and convenient hotels on twin sharing basis

Exclusions

  • Porterage , laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, mineral water (unless specified), items of personal nature and food and drink which is not part of set group menu
  • Price of Insurance
  • Airfare Fare or Railway tickets
  • Any increase in Govt taxes, Fuel price and any applicability of new taxes from the govt
  • Any up gradation in hotel room category
  • Any other sightseeing apart from above mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expense such as Route change, Accommodation facilities etc incurred due to any unforeseen ,unavoidable forced majeure circumstances during the tour
  • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of any individual due to illness, accident , hospitalization or any personal emergency
  • Any services or activity charges other than those included in the itinerary.Supplement for using AC Innova/Tavera/Scorpio/Xylo throughout the holiday.
  • Anything specifically not mention in the tour price inclusions
  • Guide Charges / Entrance fees for any sightseeing
  • GST 5%.

Remarks

Vehicle will be not at disposal. If guest wish to go for additional sightseeing extra charges will be applicable
Local sightseeing in Gangtok will be done using Non AC Maruti Vans for all categories of hotels as per the regulation of the local transport associations
Local sightseeing in Pelling will be done using Non AC Jeeps/Tata Sumos as per the regulation of the local transport associations
Please not that AC will be switched off while travelling in hilly terrain
All guests are requested to carry documents (04 passport size snaps and copies of valid Indian Photo ID address proof)
Personal identification is mandatory to carry on tour for Air Travel, Hotels for security reason like: election card, Driving Licence, Passport
Driver is NOT A GUIDE, he will take you to the sightseeing’s mentioned in the itinerary. You will have to explore the place of visit on your own. Itinerary is subject to change.
If the above hotels are not available similar category hotels are used as hotel rooms are subject to availability
The above given prices are subject to change without prior notice
The quotation is based on Standard room of individual hotel, however if unavailable then the upgrading cost to be borne by the guest.

Date & Pricing

How to Book

We have a variety of Products suiting the requirements of everyone. You can select the tour as per your preference.

  • Select your preferred tour and date
  • Read the details of the tour & agree to the Terms & Conditions
  • Book at our Sales offices/Preferred Sales Partners' offices
  • Sign the booking form after checking the details of all relatives/friends travelling together.

Decide:

  • 2 prime seats per coach are available by paying an additional price
  • Upgrade to premium economy or business class by paying the difference in the airfare
  • Inform us of any amendment in the tour program, pre or post tour and pay the additional charges for the add-on programs. Ask us for the best airfares

Documents to be submitted:

  • Booking form with details filled
  • Photo ID proof.

Pay & Collect:

Pay the registration amount / full tour price & collect:

  • Photocopy of your duly filled & signed booking form
  • Statement of account & receipt of payment

Receive by email:

  • Copy of your duly filled booking form
  • Tour itinerary, travel and hotel details
  • Statement of accounts
  • Pre-departure tour information

Bank details for Payment:

Payments can be made through local ‘Account payee’ cheques, Demand Drafts or by Cash at any of our Branch offices / Preferred Sales Partners.

Overwriting on Cheques is not allowed as per RBI rule.

PAN details will be required in case of cash payment in accordance with prevailing Income Tax rules.

Kindly note that Outstation Cheque is not acceptable.

Guests who are unable to visit our offices for Booking, can deposit local clearing cheques in any of the below Bank Accounts or can make payment Online through Net Banking.

Also, after making the transfer, intimate the same to us by sending scanned copy/screenshot of bank slip and personal details.

Note: Cash deposit is not allowed in any of the accounts.

Cheque in favour of: Top World Holidays

Current Account

Currency Beneficiary Name Bank Name Branch Address Account No. IFSC/NEFT Code

INR                                         

Top World Holidays ICICI Bank Ltd                 ICICI BANK LTD
0000                 
 ICIC000

Changes in decided holiday programme:

Kindly intimate the booking person in advance for any amendment in holiday programme so that the necessary arrangements can be made. As per the amendments, additional charges would be applicable.

Cancellation Policy

If Guest decides to cancel the holiday for any reason whatsoever then s/he shall give a written application to the Company within specified time limit along with original receipt issued by the Company. Such cancellation will attract cancellation charges stated hereunder.

  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross holiday cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation.
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
Percentage of cancellation charges per person.
No of days prior to departure Charges
More than 60 days 5% or Actual cancellation whichever is more
60 to 31 days 50% or Actual cancellation whichever is more
30 to 15 days 65% or Actual cancellation whichever is more
14 to 4 days 80% or Actual cancellation whichever is more
On the day/on tour 100%

Note : Charges are levied on the gross holiday price and not the discounted price, if any. Please read terms and condition before booking.

Tour Info

  • Extra adult in the room will provide an extra bed or rollaway bed. Children share parents room stay without an extra bed (unless booked with extra bed).
  • We reserve the right to re-arrange the itinerary without changing the total number of days in each destination and without compromising any services.
  • Hotel check in is at 1400 hours and checkout is at 1200 hours. Early check in and late check out is subject to availability and consent of the hotel.
  • At the time of check in the hotel may ask for refundable cash deposit or a credit card guarantee to cover any extras during your stay.
  • The default vehicle provided in North East is non air-conditioned Tata Sumo. You have a choice to upgrade your vehicle.
  • Vehicle is available for point to point services only and is not at your disposal.
  • Local sightseeing in Gangtok can either be done by small car or by Toyota Innoa only.
  • We will not be liable for any claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries, delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature. Client will have to bear the charges of cancellation (if charged by the hotel & other suppliers) arising due to delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature.
  • There are no refunds on any unutilized or partly utilized services of the package.
  • Kindly note that the drivers are not guides.
  • Please check all the documents & vouchers for various services that are provided to you on arrival. Please spare a few minutes and go through all the documents thoroughly. In case you find any discrepancies in any services related to Hotels, sightseeing, transfers, meals, service dates & timings, please call the local numbers mentioned on the vouchers for rectification. In case we do not receive any call we will assume that all documents provided to you are correct and as per your program.