$2016


*per person on twin sharing

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Hotels & Pricing
  • Terms

Overview


Choose economical Gurkhas Travel’s North East India Holidays package for an unforgettable vacation with your family and friends. Visit the most enchanting region in the country. Visit some of the amazing places including Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tak, Hanuman Tak, Chortan (Stupa), Kalimpong City, Mangal Dham, Dello Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Golf Garden, and more. Plan you vacation to North East India and explore exciting destination with cheap vacation packages.

Highlights


  • Visit the amazing natural places
  • Enjoy your vacation by visiting Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong
  • Comfortable stay and delicious foods
  • See beautiful palaces, Mangal Dham, Dello Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Golf Garden and more

DETAILED ITINERARY


Day 01: Bagdogra – Gangtok (114km/4.5h)

On your arrival at Bagdogra Airport, our representative will transfer you to Gangtok, which is 114kms and it takes about 4.5hrs. The capital of the state, Gangtok, of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes, situated at an altitude of 5500ft. Check in to the hotel and have some rest then be ready for a walk around town to appreciate the new culture you are in. Stay overnight at Gangtok.


(Lunch and Dinner)


Day 02: Gangtok

After having the breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing in and around this capital city of Sikkim, covering Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tak, Hanuman Tak, Chortan (Stupa), Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Institute of Handicrafts & Handlooms (Closed on Sunday), Flower Show and Rumtek Monastery & Dharma Chakra Centre (24Kms/45Mins), the sect of the Kagyu order – one of the 4 major Tibetan Buddhist Sect. You will be free in the evening for individual activity and leisure. Stay overnight at Gangtok.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 03: Gangtok – Darjeeling (105km/4h)

After having your breakfast, you will drive to Darjeeling. It is the place of Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion was the origin of the name Darjeeling, which was first discovered by a British Captain Lloyd in the year 1829. It will cater you a mix-experience of the lively nature & charming Himalayan people. Surrounded by Tea gardens, this little town faces some of the Himalayas highest peaks. Check in at Hotel and the evening is for individual activity and leisure. Stay overnight at Darjeeling.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 04: Darjeeling

Wake up early in the morning and be ready to visit the Tiger Hill. See the spectacular sunrise and it’s amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (Worlds 3rd highest peak), Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. After having the breakfast at the Hotel followed by half day local Best Points sightseeing covering Padmaja N. Zoological Garden (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tibetian Refugee Self-help Centre (Closed on Sunday), Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda, Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tea Estate and walk around to the Mall & Local Market (Closed on Thursday). In the evening you are free for individual activity and leisure. Stay overnight at Darjeeling. Toy train Joy Ride (Subject to availability) – You can also enjoy the Toy train joy ride at Darjeeling. This unique Mountain Railway' project was first started in 1878 by the initiative of Sir. Ashley Eden and is now a World Heritage.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 05: Darjeeling–Kalimpong (Sightseeing)

After having your breakfast drive to Kalimpong, it is 54kms away and takes about 2hrs, a quiet hill resort in eastern Himalaya. Kalimpong is famous for its Orchids & Nurseries and some of the some of the rarest cacti & Orchids can be seen. Oak, Maple and chestnut stretch up the ridge as far as the eye can reach. Later proceed for a half day sightseeing in and around Kalimpong City, covering Mangal Dham, Dello Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Golf Garden, Durpin Dhara Zong Dog Parle Fo-Brong Monastery, Flower & Orchid Nurseries and Kalimpong Market. Evening free at Kalimpong for individual activity and leisure. Stay overnight at Kalimpong.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 06: Kalimpong–Bagdogra

After having the breakfast you will proceed to Bagdogra Airport for your onwards journey.


(Breakfast)


HOTELS & PRICING


  Validity : Till 13th Nov 2015



  Hotels Included In Package

Hotel Name

Location

Hotel Class

Sterling Delisso AbodeGangtok3 STAR
Summit Grace ResortDarjeeling 3 STAR
Soods Garden RetreatKalimpong3 STAR


  Price Details In Package

No of Person @ Price

Hotel Class

Transport

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Cost Includes

  • Round Trip Airfares in Economy Class from Melbourne, Australia – Bagdogra, India – Melbourne, Australia (including taxes).
  • Transportation as per the group Size (Air conditioned)
  • Hotels Class as mentioned in the program
  • English Speaking Guide
  • 01 Bottle Mineral water per day per person
  • All Applicable Taxes


Cost Excludes

  • Any insurance
  • Any items of personal nature, such as drinks (alcoholic/non-alcoholic), laundry, the telephone calls etcetera.
  • Any still camera, digital camera and video camera fees. (To be paid on the spot.)
  • Any tip, such as, at hotel/resort/restaurants, at restaurants outside, to the guides, to the Drivers/assistants, and to the mahouts.
  • Entrance tickets of the monuments


Terms



  • All Prices given are in Australian Dollar (AUD).
  • Your Australian departure tax is included in the cost of your ticket.
  • Return economy class airfare from ex Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia – Bagdogra, India – Melbourne, Australia including prepaid taxes.
  • Service Confirmation is subject to availability at the time of reservations.
  • Prices can vary depending on actual availability of the service and change in the number of passengers.
  • Any change in quotation will be communicated to you and only after your confirmation, we will proceed further.
  • Surcharges may be applicable over and above the tour price for the quoted period. At the time of booking or prior to confirmation, the same will be advised. Once you confirm the reservation, we will need advance payment for the reservation of your tour package and rest payment within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour.
  • All activities, sightseeing, and other optional tour/ services/rides, if left unutilized or partially utilized by choice or due to other uncontrollable situations /weather / time constraint, any other circumstances are not subject to any refund.
  • Prices or rates quoted to you in the itinerary are calculated at the prevailing prices and are subject to change without any prior notice in the case of the currency fluctuation increase in the cost of fuel charges, sudden change in any related hotel tariff, air/ rail/ bus/ entry ticket cost increase or transport cost increase due to change of route, change in any related government tax structure, alteration of itinerary program or change in the number of the tour members necessitated by factors beyond our control before the date of departure or even during the tour. Whatever applicable all such increases must be paid in full before departure.
  • We will require 10% and balance payment prior 45 days, before departure of the tour.

Child Policy

  • Children below 5 years are complimentary in parents’ room without extra bed.
  • Milk/Food for infant or Children below 5 years chargeable on direct payment at hotel


Baggage Allowances

Ensure to confirm your Baggage Allowance at the time of booking.

General Baggage Allowance on International Flights excluding low cost carrier.

  • First Class: 40 kg free baggage allowance per person.
  • Business Class: 30 kg free baggage allowance per person.
  • Economy Class: 20 kg free baggage allowance per person.


Cancellation Policy

  • For whatever reasons, if you want to cancel the booking, make sure to intimate us in writing. We are constrained to levy the following cancellation charges as per the company policy.


Cancellation Charges Per Person

  • 30 days or more prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour, taken non-refundable advance will be charged.
  • Tickets bought on promotion may be 100 % non changeable and non refundable. The validity of the ticket will be restrictive.
  • 30 to 15 days prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour, 50% of the package cost.
  • 14 to 07 days prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour 75% of the package cost.
  • 07 to 01 days prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour 100% of the package cost.
  • In case of no information 100% of the package cost.


Reconfirmations

  • We recommend you to confirm your flight with the local airline office at least 72 hours prior to departure. Failure to reconfirm may result in the cancellation of some reservations. For Special request (hotel confirmation, meal and seat preference, special assistance, wheel chair request) are subject to airline confirmation and need to reconfirm from agency at least 72 hours prior to the departure.


Travel Insurance

  • We strongly recommend Travel Insurance. The premium is calculated on the number of days you will be away, however it is important that the policy be taken out when the booking is made, to cover any cancellation penalties that may apply from that time. If the insurance is not with us, a charge of $50 will be applicable for any paperwork requested.


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