Sikkim Unplugged | February 2019

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Sikkim Unplugged | February 2019

Departure Date

17 Feb

Duration

6N/ 7D

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1540

Maximum Seats

8

About the Tour

Drop your sorrows, leave your worries, seek new pastures: flowers, fruits and cherries. Come away with us to the mystical land called Sikkim as we take you on the “SIKKIM UNPLUGGED” tour to find that innate part of you which may have gotten lost in the busy schedule of your working city life.

Monastery Hikes, Riverside Picnic, Guided Walks, Dinner with locals, bonfire, Chaang (local millet beverage) sessions ~ all bringing you one step closer to an AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE!

FIXED DEPARTURE TOUR PACKAGE COST

₹ 22,000 PER PAX (Group of 4-8)

*inclusive of GST
  • Accomodation and Transport(Chartered Vehicle) Included for the entire tour. If the group size is 7-8, two vehicles will be provided.

  • Complimentary Breakfast on all days. Other meals as specified in the itinerary.

  • Verified, clean accommodation. Two people per room

  • All parking fees, permit fees and 5% GST also included.

  • River-side Picnic

  • Gangtok Guided Walk

  • Dinner with the locals

  • Kalimpong Heritage Walk

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Places Covered

  • Gangtok
  • Dzongu
  • Dzongu Explorations & Riverside Picnic
  • Tsomgo Lake
  • Kalimpong
  • Drop to Airport/NJP Station

TOUR ITINERARY AND POLICIES

Package Overview

Day 1

Bagdogra Airport/NJP Station - Gangtok

Arrive into Gangtok by late evening after your pick up from the airport/train station.
Driving time: approx. 4.5 hours depending on traffic.
Meal Plan: Dinner Included
Accommodation: Homestay/Hotel in Gangtok
Day 2

Gangtok - Dzongu

Post breakfast at Gangtok, proceed to Dzongu, North Sikkim.
Dzongu, the special Lepcha reserve, lies in the North District of Sikkim amidst deep valleys and lush forests of the himalayas. An almost virgin territory with a scanty population of Sikkim’s native inhabitants, it is a beautiful land of dense jungle groves and pristine glacial streams. There are numerous waterfalls cascading down steep cliffs and natural hot springs bubbling at the various creeks and caves.
Lunch at the resort/ homestay and then explore Dzongu through the villages.
Drive Time: approx. 3 hrs.
Accommodation:Hidden Paradise
Meal Plan:Breakfast in Gangtok. Lunch & Dinner at Dzongu
Day 3

Exploring Dzongu & Riverside Picnic

After breakfast, you take a drive-walk-drive to one of the many fresh water rivers that dot this area. We suggest getting off the vehicle whenever possible and walk as it is the best way to explore this region. Arrive at ‘Reeng Kyong’, a hotspot for butterflies and some wonderful swimming! We arrange for a picnic Lunch cooked at the riverside by the staff. Locals often come here for some bait fishing so chances of landing something are quite good! A full days outing as we cover some interesting spots en route that are closely linked to the culture and history of the region and all tours in Dzongu are guided! Evening interaction and stories to learn about the beliefs and traditions of the “Rong-Kup”. Rong-Kup is how the Lepchas refer to themselves and translates to “children of the forest”; people so peaceful they do not have a word for war in their language.
Accommodation: Hidden Paradise
Meal Plan: All meals at the accommodation.
Day 4

Dzongu - Gangtok (Half-day Sightseeing)

Post breakfast, depart for Gangtok. Once you reach Gangtok, you have lunch at hotel or at a restaurant in Gangtok. Then take a Walk/ Drive as preferred, up to the Palace Ridge Road via the Cottage Industries School where one can view traditional wood carving, carpet and textile weaving and even find items of interest to take away as souvenirs. Moving onto the Flower Exhibit Centre renowned for its cymbidium orchids after this. Our team member will be taking you on this leg of the walk. If time permits, visit National institute of Tibetology at Deorali to understand Buddhism in depth.
In the evening, settle in for a round of drinks and a small cultural program organized by the local community!
Drive Time: approx. 3 hrs.
Accommodation: Homestay/Hotel in Gangtok
Meal Plan: Breakfast in Dzongu.
Day 5

Day trip to Tsomgo Lake

This is a full day starting out from Gangtok in the morning and returning to the homestay/hotel by late afternoon.
Tsangu Lake (a sacred high altitude lake, and most popular tourist site for its scenic splendour)
In the evening we have planned a group dinner with some locals joining in for a fun night with some local drink – Chaang!!
Drive Time: approx. 3 hrs.
Accommodation: Homestay/Hotel in Gangtok
Meal Plan: Breakfast and 'Dinner with the locals.'
Day 6

Gangtok - Kalimpong

After breakfast, we depart for the quiet town in Kalimpong, West Bengal. Have lunch at one of the many restaurants in Kalimpong. Post lunch, there will be a guide who will take you to the different heritage places in Kalimpong. Come to the homestay for Dinner.
Drive Time: approx. 3 hrs.
Accommodation: The Hanging Garden
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Dinner Included
Day 7

Drop at Bagdogra Airport/NJP Station

After breakfast at the homestay, depart for Bagdogra Airport.
Drive time: approx. 3 hrs. depending on traffic.
Meal Plan: Breakfast
  • Transport : Vehicle in good condition with a reliable and experienced driver

  • Meals as specified in the itineraries (Veg/Non Veg preferences to be specified while booking)

  • All parking fees and entry fees included.

  • Permit Fees included. GST @5% is not included in the cost.

  • 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 between 3 and 6 days prior to trip departure, 75% of total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee

  • If cancellations are made less than 3 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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