Rhododendron Tour Sikkim

Departure Date

Customisable

Duration

4N/ 5D

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About the Tour

Sikkim Rhododendron Tour is one of the most exiting trip which offers hiking and short trek to some of the most beautiful Rhododendron region of sikkim. In Spring, from late April to mid May, the forests of sikkim are ablaze with brilliant Rhododendron blossoms both in Low and High Altitude region. Barsey (Varsey) is a Wildlife Sanctuary in West Sikkim. You have a myriad of flora and fauna available here . including the elusive Red Panda. The place is more famous for Rhododendrons and is aptly named the Valley of Flowers. The sanctuary is home to several species of Rhododendron, Primula, Magnolia, Oaks and Pine.

Highlights:
– Panoramic views of Mt. Khangchenjunga at relatively low altitude, 2500-3600 m above sea level
– Partly the route resembles a level mountain path – with horizontal stages.
– Sunrise at a 360 ° – vantage point overlooking Mt. Everest and the Himalayas of Nepal in the west, Mt. Khangchenjunga in the north, and the snow-capped mountain peaks of northern Sikkim, Tibet and Bhutan.
– Little-known trekking route, partly through a rhododendron reserve, which is rich in species, with a wide variety of of rhododendrons (bloom time in April / May).

PREMIUM PACKAGES

₹ 11,500 PER PAX (Group of 4)

  • Good verified accommodation

  • Chartered vehicle throughout the tour

  • Permits and Taxes included





Places Covered

  • Ravangla
  • Okharey
  • Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary
  • Darap
  • Bagdogra

TOUR ITINERARY AND POLICIES

Package Overview

Day 1

Bagdogra to Ravangla

Arrive into Ravangla by late evening after your pick up from the airport/train station.
Driving time approx.4.5 hours.
Meal Plan: Dinner at the property.
Day 2

Rabongla Explorations – overnight at Okharey

Post breakfast depart for some explorations of the area and onward later journey to Okharey in western Sikkim.
Places covered:
• Buddha Park
• Ralang Monastery
Proceed post late lunch onwards to Okharey in western Sikkim. Overnight at a Homestay in Okharey. Travel time: 4 hours
Meal Plan:Breakfast at Ravangla and Dinner at Okharey.
Day 3

Okharery to Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary

Morning post breakfast depart for a short drive to ‘Hilley’ the startpoint of the trek into the Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary. The sanctuary spread over 104 sq kms and reaching upto 4000 mtrs with highland meadows is a picturesque landscape in itself!
Places Covered/Activities:
• Hike starts from Hilley. Total hiking time approx. 3 hrs.
• Overnight at Camp/Forest Lodge in Barsey.
• Lush birdlife including at least 3 internationally regarded critically endangered species.
Meal Plan: All meals covered
Day 4

Barsey to Darap

Morning post breakfast explore the area as there are many spots one can find a good view and some quiet time. Recommend to wake up for sunrise views
Driving time approx 2.5 hours.
Places covered /Activities:
• Return hike to Hilley and post lunch at Okharey proceed for drive to Darap!
• Evening interactions and those keen can involve themselves in learning some local cuisines with the homestay owners.
Meal Plan: All meals
Day 5

Darap to Bagdogra

Post breakfast depart for onward journey to the airport or train station. Driving time approx. 5 hrs.
Driving time approx. 5 hrs.
Meal Plan: Breakfast at the property
  • Accommodation in handpicked properties during the entire tour duration

  • Transportation on AC Toyota Innova/Mahindra Xylo

  • Complimentary breakfast on all days. Other meals as specified in the itinerary (Veg/Non Veg preferences to be specified while booking)

  • All parking fees and entry fees included.

  • All permit fees and taxes included.

  • You will receive a confirmation email/sms within 48 hours of booking inquiry

  • You will receive a payment link along with the confirmation mail. 50% advance payment needs to be made to book the tour package

  • You will receive a booking confirmation email/sms within 24 hours of successful payment

  • Full payment for the tour package needs to made 7 days prior to the scheduled start date

  • If cancellations are made 30 days or more prior to scheduled trip start date, you will get full refund minus Rs 500 service fee

  • If cancellations are made between 15 and 30 days prior to trip departure, 30% of total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee

  • If cancellations are made between 14 and 7 days prior to trip departure, 50% of total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee

  • If cancellations are made less than 7 days prior to trip departure, 100% of total booking amount will be charged. No refund

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 21 business days

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