Itinerary:WO 07 DR SK - CHATAKPUR (01N), KALIMPONG (02N) , GANGTOK (03N) – 07 NIGHTS & 08 DAYS
Duration:07 NIGHTS & 08 DAYS
Highlights:CHATAKPUR, KALIMPONG, GANGTOK
Day 01: Arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) and Transfer to Chatakpur (78 km , 2 ½ hr. drive)
On arrival meet & greet session at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB), after that our representative will brief the tour , then take the departure transfer To Chatakpur under senchal wildlife sanctuary ( 79 km , 2 – 2 ½ hr. drive).The drive through dense forest of oak , pine tree is treat for the sore eyes.Chatakpur is a hidden treasure nestled in the Lap of nature situated at an altitude of 7800 feet. It is the habitat of Wild pig , Himalayan black bear , barking dear , Leopard , jungle cat , spotted dear , rabbit on their to Chatakpur. Overnight stay at Chatakpur.
Day 02: Darjeeling half day sightseeing & Transfer to Kalimpong
Early morning enjoy the sunrise with a magnificent view of Mt. Kanchenjunga (15 min. uphill walk). Post breakfast proceed for Kalimpong via half day city tour of Darjeeling – ( Within this tour, you can visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre (closed on Sunday), Tea Garden (outer view) and Japanese Peace Pagoda. Evening stroll around the local market. Overnight stay at Kalimpong.
Day 03: Kalimpong city tour
Post breakfast proceed for full day Kalimpong city tour covering Visit Deolo view point , Durpindara , Mangaldham , Pine view cactus nursery , Dr. Grahams home , Army gold course (drive pass). Over night stay at Kalimpong.
Day 04: Transfer to Gangtok
After breakfast proceed for Gangtok (92 km, 2 ½ - 3hrs. of drive approx).Gangtok the capital of Sikkim. Situated at an altitude of (5500 Feet).With a spectacular view of the Khangchendzonga, the town provides the perfect base for travel through the state. Evening stroll around the local market.Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 05: Excursion to Tsangu Lake / Tsomgo Lake& Baba mandir: Excursion to Changu / Tsomgo Lake
Early morning breakfast – Permits are made one day prior to visit - This is nearly 48 kilometers drive and takes nearly 2 hours - Visit to Tsomgo / Changu Lake and Baba Mandir, cool, serene water and the picturesque beauty – Tsomgo lake is one of the holy lake of the region - A temple of Lord Shiva is built on the lakeside - Primula flowers and other alpine plantation provide an immaculate beauty to this place - Till April it is full of snow and lay frozen – (Nathu La Pass visit has to be arranged the previous Night when Voters ID card will be asked for – Nathu La Pass once booked the amount is not refunded even if the trip get cancelled. Nathula Pass supplement of Rs.4,000/- it is included in the final costing) lunch on the way – The rest of the day is free - Evening one is free to stroll around the Local Market.Over night stay at Gangtok.
Day 06: Gangtok Local Sightseeing
Post breakfast start for the city tour of Gangtok – 1.Ganesh Tok 2. Tashi Veiw Points 3. Hanuman Tok 4. Bangthang waterfalls & 5. Gunjan Monastery 6.Chorten Stupa 7. Tibet logy 8. Cable rope way 9. Handy craft 10. Flower Show.Over Night stay at Gangtok
Day 07: Departure to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB)
Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) or Bagdogra Airport (IXB) Nearly 120 kilometers 3 ½ - 4hours’ drive – Guest are advised to start early but not to rush - Forwarding Journey.
NB : NRI, OCI, PIO Card holder & Foreign National are not allowed to visit Baba Mandir&Nathula Pass. They are allowed to visit till Tsangu Lake, with a valid permit. They also have to be 02 & above in number to visit Tsangu Lake. For getting the valid permit these guest will have to bring with them their valid passport & visa / OCI / PIO Card. They will also be required to bring along with them 08 passport size photograph for processing their permits into Sikkim, Tsangu Lake, Lachen&Lachung. There will be an additional cost for processing the permit & making the tour applicable. Kindly write to us for additional cost.
For Indian Passport Holders to process the permit we would require the following:
We are not responsible for tour cancellation due to Force Majeure clause (Expenses / Cancellations incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc.) Additional expenses incurred due to Force Majeure Clause on the ongoing tour shall be borne by the guest on actual.