Overview

Highlights

Package PriceINR 16,000 per person

Flight (Additional Fare): Round trip flight fare from Bangalore / Chennai / Hyderabad to Bagdogra costs about INR 9,000 - INR 14,000 per person, based on date of the tour.

Note:

  • Silk Route is one of the best holiday destinations in the country and October to December is peak season to visit. Also, there are only few resorts and homestays established in this region. Hence, organizing this tour in a short notice is not possible.
  • This region will not be permitted to the public after December 25, 2018 and reopens in June.

 

Inclusions

Packages

Food

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
5 Nights 6 Days Available on Request Siliguri, West Bengal
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Hotel (based on availability at the time of confirmation)  
  • Transfers on private basis, as mentioned in the package
  • Hotel taxes applicable as on today
  • Daily breakfast & dinner, except the mornings with early departure and late arrivals.
  • Driver allowances, fuel, toll, parking fee and taxes.
  • Permit charges
  • 5% GST

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Personal expenses
  • Entry tickets & recreation fee
  • Any optional tours
  • Tea & Snacks or any other meal not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Expenses occurred due to bad weather, flight or ferry cancellation, strike or political unrest to be paid by guest as per actual
  • Any dispute regarding child age to be settled directly with hotels
  • Room Services, Laundry, Telephone charges, etc.
  • Additional usage of vehicle
  • Cost of services which is not mentioned in the 'Inclusions'
Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Bagdogra, Bagdogra to Gaddi Gaon, Aritar Lake

 

On arrival at Bagdogra Airport, meet & greet by our team, transfer to Gaddi Gaon (110 km, 4 hours) and check-in at hotel / resort / homestay. Enroute Aritar Lake. Rest of the day is for leisure. Overnight at Sillery Gaon

Meals: Dinner

 

Day 02: Reshi KholaKu Khola WaterfallsRangpo Khola

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Rangpo Khola (55 km, 3 hours). Enroute Reshi Khola. On arrival at Rangpo Khola, check-in at the hotel, enjoy the lunch. Rest of the day is for leisure. Overnight at Rangpo Khola.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 03: Rangpo Khola to Zuluk, Zuluk Zigzag Road, Leisure Day

Early morning (sunrise), reach Lungthung Sunrise Point (on your cost; easily reachable) to witness the spectacular sunrise. After breakfast, check-out from hotel and drive to Zuluk (40 km, 2 hours). Enroute Ku Khola Waterfalls and all places of attractions on the way, through the Zuluk Zigzag Road. On arrival at Zuluk, check-in at the hotel and enjoy the lunch. The rest of the day is for leisure for you go explore Zuluk and its natural beauty, on your own. Overnight at Zuluk.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 04: Tsomgo Lake & Nathang Valley Tour

After breakfast, check-out from hotel and proceed for a full-day tour. Drive through Zuluk Zigzag Road, to reach Ganek View Point (10 km, 30 minutes), Thambi View Point (Panaromic View of Mt. Kanchenjungha) (5 km, 10 minutes) and Lungthung View Point (4 km, 10 minutes). Later, drive to Nathang Valley (6 km, 10 minutes), Tukla Valley (5 km, 10 minutes). Later, visit Kupuk Lake (Elephant Lake) (6 km, 10 minutes). By noon, Old Baba Temple (Temple of an Army Soldier, worshiped by both Indian and Chinese Army) (6 km, 10 minutes). Later, based on permits (own expense of INR 3,000) proceed to Nathula Pass (10 km, 30 minutes), via Nathula Lake. Later, proceed to Tsomgo Lake (Changu Lake) (20 km, 1 hour) and spend time till 3 PM. Later, drive to Gangtok (40 km, 2 hours). Enroute all places of attractions along the route and stop at photographic spots. Stop at Hanuman Tok. On arrival at Gangtok, check-in at hotel. Overnight at Gangtok.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

 

Day 05: Temi Tea Garden & Namchi Tour

After breakfast, proceed to Temi Tea Garden (60 km, 2 hours). By 2 PM, proceed to Namchi (20 km, 1 hour). Visit Namchi Rock GardenChar Dham Temples (9 AM - 7 PM). Return to Gangtok by evening. Enroute Rumtek MonasteryDo Drul Chorten Stupa and Tsuk La Khang Monastery (if time permits). Overnight at Gangtok.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 06: Gangtok to Bagdogra, Departure

Early morning (5 AM), check-out from hotel and proceed to Bagdogra Airport (130 km, 5 hours), to board flight (12.50 PM) to your hometown.

Meals: Nil

Note: Bagdogra Airport is a small airport with minimum facilities and infrastructure. Hence, it is always crowded and check-in processes consume a lot of time. The guest must plan their travel accordingly.

 

Instructions, Terms & Conditions

  • All passengers have to report 03 hrs prior to the departure due to the crowd at the airports.
  • The passengers must ensure that the check-in baggage does not have storage elements such as power banks, laptops, batteries or any other electronic gadget. In case of issues at the airport relevant to the baggage or delay in departure or missing a flight or a baggage, the company is not responsible in any manner. However, the company attempts to provide the best assistance to the guests in such situations, but does not take the monetary responsibilities in any kind.
  • Any change in the itinerary (due to guest's request) at the destination will be subject to additional payment as per the market value.
  • In case of early check-out / early start (7.30 AM or earlier) or late check-in / later arrival at hotel, breakfast or dinner will be on your own expense. However, breakfast in hotel is complementary and is not eligible for any kind of refund. In case dinner confirmed during booking is missed due to late arrival, it will not be eligible for a refund.
  • The company is NOT responsible for loss of life or hospitalization or similar incidents due to any unanticipated incidents during the tour.
  • The company does not take responsibility in case the guest opts to try out self-driven vehicles, in particular, injuries to the guests or loss of life. Also, in case of any damage to the self-driven vehicle (on rental or own), the guests are solely responsible for compensating for the damage caused if any. The company has no obligation in participating in the process of negotiation or repairs if any. Any technical issue or damage to the vehicle will have to be solved on the own expense of the guest.
  • Some places in the capital city may not be permitted for public due to national holidays or local events.
  • Any dispute regarding child's age, extra bed, occupancy issues, etc. are to be settled directly with hotels.
  • Guests are requested to plan their day based on the time of pick-up and drop, which needs to be obtained from the driver or the tour manager (at the destination). In case any services are missed due to delay in departure, the operator will not be responsible for any refunds. Also, it may lead to skipping some of the places planned for the day and guests have to cooperate with the tour operator. During the tour, drivers will not wait more than 30 minutes for late passengers.
  • The guests are requested to be present at the waiting lounge of the hotel 5-10 minutes prior to the timings mentioned by the driver or tour operator. Also, the guests are requested to coordinate with the driver everyday instead of expecting the company to coordinate from its office.
  • Date or time of departure, pickup or drop-off or the content of a tour itinerary, are subject to change or cancellation should unforeseen circumstances occur, at the discretion of the tour operator (at the destination) changes to the itinerary.
  • Guests are requested to review travel warnings, announcements, advisories and prohibitions issued by the relevant authorities and governments at the destinations. By offering travel products for particular destinations, the company does not warrant that travel to such areas is advisable or without risk. The company is not liable for damages or losses that may result from travel to such destinations.
  • Tourists are obliged to stay with tour at all times.
  • Tour Operator accepts no liability for direct or consequential loss of personal belongings and recommends that valuable belongings be left at home.
  • The company attempts to provide the best experience at the hotel / resorts. However, in case of minor requirements and services during the stay, the guests needs to cooperate with the company by directly discussing about it with the hotel / resorts instead of expecting the same to be done from the company.
  • In case of SIC tours, the guests must cooperate with the other tourists and consider their comfort levels.
  • In case of accommodations in small towns (mostly less explored places), the hotels may not have the facilities the way it is available in the hotels located at urban areas. In such a case, the guests are requested to cooperate with the hotel management and adjust with the available resources and cooperate.
  • The company does not have further liability for the carriage any offensive or annoyance behavior to other tourists.
  • Operator reserves the right to implement alternate locations or make other significant changes to the itinerary, including cancellation, due to force majeure, weather conditions, operational considerations, or imposed security limitations.
  • Operator will, in case of changes, delay or cancellation in service provided by third parties such as airlines, border agencies, government bodies, or others, attempt to provide solutions to ensure the minimal impact to the schedule, experience, and cost.
  • During the tour, drivers or other members of our team might take pictures for marketing purposes. If passengers do not agree with this, please inform a member of our team.
  • Ensure all immigration documents are clear.
  • All guests must carry their original ID proof. Ensure your ID proof is valid atleast 6 months from the date of arrival at the destination. Also, carry 5 copies of the ID proof along with 5 passport sized photographs (recent).
  • There will be certain regulations of custom that you will receive on board flight.
  • We suggest you take the opportunity to change to the currency accepted at the destination, atleast 72 hours before your date of departure from your hometown.
  • The contact details of the person who will pick-up at the airports will be informed to the guests 12 hours before the departure from the hometown. The representative who is assigned to receive the guests will be waiting at the ‘Arrivals’ section of the airport with a placard of the name mentioned on this voucher.

Cancellation Policy

  • The company is not responsible in case the airline reschedules the flights or cancels a flight and re-books in an alternative flight by itself.
  • The company takes no responsibility, in case the flight fares rise after the confirmation of the package or partial booking of flights / package, 
  • If circumstances make you cancel your holiday, the cancellation must be intimated to us in writing.
  • In case of flight and train booking, the cancellation fee would be as per the airline or railway norms. Airline cancellation is generally a heavy loss, irrespective of the mentioning of the word 'Refundable' in the ticket. 
  • For the holiday package, we will be constrained to levy the following cancellation charges per person.
    • 45 to 30 days or more prior to the departure: 30% of the Holiday Cost.
    • 29 To 15 days prior to the departure: 40% of the Holiday Cost.
    • 14 To 07 days prior to the departure: 60% of the Holiday Cost.
    • 06 To 03 days prior to the departure: 80% of the Holiday Cost.
    • 02 To 01 day prior to the departure: 90% of the Holiday Cost.
    • In case of no show: 100% of the Holiday Cost.
  • The cancellation charges mentioned above are applicable only for the package. The cancellation charges for flights is a separate calculation, as per the flight cancellation (or rescheduling) policy of the airline, which is a percentage on the price mentioned on the tickets.
Pickup point
Package starts from here
Bagdogra Airport, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India View on Map