Dream of North East India

Dream of North East India

07 Nights/ 08 Days

overview

Situated at an altitude of about 1250 metres (4100 ft) and cradled on a saddle between the hill features of Durpin and Deolo Hill, Kalimpong has a climate that is very mild unlike Darjeeling which becomes extreme cold during the winters. Kalimpong means the fort of the King’s minister. And the name got established when this area was under the Bhutanese, who occupied it in 1706. Before that Kalimpong was a part of Sikkim. Bhutan retained Kalimpong till 1865 after which it along with Dooars was ceded to British India under the Treaty of Sinchula.

In gorgeous costumes Bhutanese archers, Nepalese and Sikkimese dancers, perform as warriors, demons and kings, wild bulls, bracing deer and the shaggiest yaks combine to lend a feast to this quiet resort town. The richness of feature and costume cannot be rivalled elsewhere.

With rewarding walks, and trekking trails, coupled with the fishing in the Teesta and its tributaries, Kalimpong is the ideal place for a quiet holiday, but not without colour or excitement. All the fun of the fair but filled with exotica is the order of the day at the Kalimpong Mela held every December and the Pedong Agricultural Mela every February.

itinerary

  • Day 01

    ARRIVAL NJP RAILWAY / (IXB) BAGDOGRA AIRPORT – GANGTOK

    On arrival at NJP Railway Station / (IXB) Bagdogra Airport, (500Ft / 150Mts) you will be met by our office Executive who will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok (5500 Ft /1677 Mts, 130 Kms / 04 to 05 Hrs). Over night at Hotel.

  • Day 02

    GANGTOK

    After breakfast, in the morning, start for excursion to Tshangu Lake – situated at a height of 12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Back to Gangtok and Overnight at Hotel. (Incase of Land slide or any reason Tshangu Lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing).

  • Day 03

    GANGTOK – PELLING

    Morning Go for a half day sightseeing covering Jhakri Water Falls (04 hrs) along with Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday), Flower Show. Afternoon transfer to Pelling (6100 Ft / 1860 Mts, 116 Kms / 05 to 06 Hrs). Check in and Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 04

    PELLING

    After breakfast we drive to Yuksom (5840 Ft / 1780 Mts, 35 Kms / 02 Hrs) on way panoramic sightseeing of Darap Village, Rimbi Water fall & Hydro Project, Khecheopalri Lake (6000 Ft / 1829 Mts), it is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lake and it is believed that whatever is wished 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 & Kanchanjunga Water fall. A further drive takes you to Yuksom (the meeting place of three monks) – the first capital of Sikkim. This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim) was crowned. Evening Back to Pelling and Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 05

    PELLING – KALIMPONG

    Transfer for Kalimpong (3937 Ft / 1200 Mts, 115 Kms / 05 to 06 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 06

    KALIMPONG – DARJEELING

    Today after Breakfast visit Dello hills, Dr. Graham’s Home, Flower Nurseries, Jang-Dong-Palriffo Brang and Durbin Dara Hills. Transfer to Darjeeling (7380 Ft / 2250 Mts, 70 Kms / 03 to 04 Hrs), Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 07

    DARJEELING

    Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (8364 Ft / 2550 Mts at around 4 AM) to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. After breakfast go for a half-day sight seeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (Ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person) Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & panoramic view of Tea Estate. Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 08

    DARJEELING – NJP RAILWAY STATION / (IXB) BAGDOGRA AIRPORT

    Transfer to NJP Railway Station / (IXB) Bagdogra Airport, (100 Kms / 03 to 04 Hrs) for onwards connection.

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board
750 700 650 600 565 535 230 - -

include/exclude

cost include
  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Airport / NJP Station
  • Hotel Accommodation as per the name mentioned in the Category for duration as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All applicable Transfers & Sightseeing by NON AC vehicle which will not be at disposal and will be exclusively used for the guest as per the itinerary only (on point to point basis). This vehicle will also change sector wise.
  • Hotel Tax and Service Charges
cost exclude
  • Government Service Tax as applicable (as on date 01/04/2012 it is 3.09%)
  • Cost for supplementary service, optional Tours, Up-gradation Charges, Guide, Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums, Rafting Charges.
  • Cost for service provided on a personal request.
  • Cost for personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.
  • Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” head.
  • Difference in cost arising due to change in Taxes by the Government which will have to be collected directly ON ARRIVAL.
  • Difference in cost arising due to change in Fuel price (Calculation based on Petrol INR 75 per liter & Diesel INR 44 per liter)
  • Difference in cost arising due to extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Difference in 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.

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
15 14 16 23 14 24 23 14 28 25

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 Adults Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 Adults Toyota Hiace 13 Seated with Roof for Baggage or similar
11-14 Adults Toyota or Nissan Jumbo Hiace – 16 Seated with Roof for Baggage
15-21 Adults Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22-30 Adults Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31-35 Adults Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

Premium Luxury Superior Luxury Luxury
Gangtok Gangtok Gangtok
Keepsa Residency Suit Keepsa Super Deluxe Yangthang Heritage
Norkhill Tamarind Super Deluxe Summit Golden Crescent Resort and Spa – Executive   Room
Denzong Regency Suite Tara Palace – Superior Summit Ttakshang Residency Hotel and Spa, Gangtok- Suit Room
Mt. Siniolchu Suit Yangthang Heritage Suit Summit Norling Hotel & Spa, Gangtok- Chalet
Summit Golden Crescent Resort and Spa- Suit Room Tamarind Deluxe
Summit Norling Hotel & Spa, Gangtok- Chalet
  Darjeeling Darjeeling
Cedar Inn Executive Suite Cedar Inn – Deluxe Summit Yashshree Hotel and Spa – Premium Room
The Elgin Darjeeling- SUIT Elgin Deluxe Little Tibet
Vice Roy Summit Grace Hotel and Spa- Chalet
 Pelling Hotel Anand Palace – Superior
Chumbi – Heritage Room Pelling Pelling
Norbu Gang Retreat & Spa- Suit Norbu Gang Retreat & Spa Super Deluxe Mt. Pandim Deluxe
Mt. Pandim Norbu Ghang Resort – Suit
 Kalimpong Kalimpong Kalimpong
Sinclairs- Primier SUIT Silver Oaks Anand Portico
Summit Barsana Resort & Spa
 Lachen Lachen Himalayan Hotel
Apple Orchad- Junior Suit Apple Orchad- Junior Suit Lachen
 Lachung Lachung Apple Orchad- Junior Suit
Yarlam – Junior Suit Yarlam- Valley View Lachung
 Namchi Namchi Yarlam- Valley View
Summit Sobralia Resort and Spa- Suit Summit Sobralia Resort and Spa – Suit Namchi
 Ravongla Ravongla Summit Sobralia Resort and Spa, Namchi – Executive
Bon Farm House, Kewzing- Family cottage Bon Farm House, Kewzing – Villa Suite Ravongla
Mount Nursing Village Resort-Hillside Cottage Rooms Mount Nursing Village Resort-Super Deluxe Cottage Rooms Bon Farm House, Kewzing- Farmhouse suite/Log house suite
Cherry Resort Temi Suite Cherry Resort Temi Deluxe Royal Mount Nursing Village Resort, Deluxe Cottage Rooms/Standard Bungalow Rooms
Cherry Resort Temi Super Deluxe
 Kaluk / Rinchenpong KALUK KALUK
Ghonday – Suit Ghonday – Kanchendzonga Ghonday
Mandarin cottage/Super Deluxe Mandarin cottage/Super Deluxe Mandarin cottage/Super Deluxe

Note

CHILD RATE

  • Children above 10+ years will be charged 100% as per Adult Rate (EPSR)
  • Children of 5+ to 10 sharing parent’s room will be charged as per CWB or CNB
  • Children below 5 years Complimentary
  • (Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked for)

The time schedule fixed by the local tour operator should be strictly adhered to. For any inconvenience, loss, or consequence suffered due to tourist’s failure to keep the local tour operators timings, the tourist alone would be responsible. The aforementioned description is just for informative purpose. Final package tour components shall be mentions on the voucher at the time of finalizing the tour package. The travel tour Components mentioned here are subject to change at last minute variation that may occur due to factors beyond control of the Royal Nepal Holidays.

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