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Highlights

  • Travel through one of the highest accessible passes - Nathula Pass at the borders of India and China.
  • Get the best views of misty Kanchenjunga - highest peak of India and 3rd highest in the world from Darjeeling..
  • Travel to the Famous Tsomgo Lake also known as Frozen Lake settled at a height of 12000 Ft.
  • Take a leisurely stroll amidst the lush tea plantations of Kalimpong covered with misty fog and green plantation.
  • Listen to the chanting of the Buddhist monk and tinkling of bells in the colorful monetary covered with prayer flags.

Overview

About the destination :

Gangtok, Sikkim's capital, is a lovely city nestled on a mountain ridge that exudes rural charm. It provides breathtaking views of the mighty Kangchenjunga, the world's 3rd highest peak. Kalimpong is a majestic hill town covered with the slope of a tea garden where an alpine tree plays peekaboo with sun rays. In the 4 Days, the Gangtok Kalimpong tour gets the blessing from the Buddhist monastery covered with positive vibes and prayer. Taste the local cuisine of the location and take an evening walk in the local market to buy souvenirs.


Quick Facts About Gangtok Kalimpong Tour

Start Point/ End Point: Bagdogra airport/ NJP railway station  

Pick-up Timing/ Drop Timing: As per Traveller's Convivence

Route :  Gangtok - Kalimpong

Duration : 4 Days & 3 Nights

Tour Type: Private Tour

Customization: As per the requirement


Note: Surcharges are applicable from 1st April - 30 June, 05th October - 25th October & 15th Dec - 5th January.

Inclusions of Gangtok Kalimpong Tour

  • Breakfast on All Days
  • Accommodation in Standard Hotel (Customization Possible on Request)
  • Vehicle: Hatchback/Innova (Depending upon group size) 
  • Toll Charges
  • Fuel Charges
  • Permits
  • Driver
  • Parking Charges


About the Tour

  • Start the beautiful journey from NJP Railway station /Bagdogra Airport toward Gangtok.
  • Get amazed with the view of a frozen lake - tsongmo lake changing its colour with sun rays.
  • The land also has some fun activities like paragliding which can be done.
  • Visit the Buddhist monastery covered with colourful prayer flags and the rhythm of prayers.
  • Take a tour in the lovely orchids, Gladiolus, rarest cacti and nurseries.
  • Walkthrough the narrow lane of the local market covered with surprises.
  • Get peace of mind with the mesmerizing view of valley cover in clouds.

Itinerary

Day 1
NJP Railway station /Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok ( 125 km | 4 Hours)
  • Meet our representative on arrival at NJP Railway station /Bagdogra Airport where you will be greeted well.
  • Enjoy the scenic views along the route toward the Gangtok.
  • Check in to the hotel.
  • Evening at leisure - one can take a walk in the local market.
  • Overnight stay at Gangtok.


Day 2
Gangtok - Tsomgo Lake | Baba Mandir | NathuLa (Optional)
  • Enjoy the morning with an amazing view and tasty breakfast.
  • Drive towards the Tsomgo Lake, a high-altitude (12000ft.) alpine lake close to the Indo-China border
  • Astound at the spectacular views of sprawling mountains on the way.
  • Enjoy in the snow or even try riding a Yak.
  • Proceed further to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir.
  • Drive back to the hotel and relax in the evening.
  • Overnight stay at Gangtok.


Day 3
Gangtok - Kalimpong (80 KM | 2.5 HRS)
  • Wake up early in the morning.
  • Post breakfast starts the journey toward Kalimpong.
  • On arrival, check in to the hotel.
  • Later head on a city tour covering Science Center, Army Golf Course, and Pine View Nursery.
  • Catch austere sights of nature from Deolo viewpoint and Durpin Dara viewpoint.
  • Visit the Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Monastery which was consecrated by the Dalai Lama in 1976.
  • Overnight stay at Kalimpong.


Day 4
Kalimpong - IXB/NJP (75 KM | 2.5 HRS)
  • After breakfast, move to IXB/NJP Railway station.
  • Depart with a lot of amazing memories.


Select Package Option

Visit the beautiful Kalimpong and Gangtok and see some amazing views of mountains and tea estates.

Price Includes
  • Sightseeing
  • Driver
  • Permits
  • Transfers
  • Meals
  • Stay

More Details about

Know Before You Go

  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival. PAN card and aadhar card will not be considered as valid address proof.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitization and use of masks recommended.
  • Thrillophilia reserves the right to rearrange or change the itinerary for reasons that are beyond control like Natural calamity, weather conditions, road block etc.
  • Pick up from the airport should be mandatorily between 5 am to 7 pm. Beyond these timings, it is recommended to stay in Siliguri & Traveller is advised to let Thrillophilia know before booking if they are arriving after 7 PM in Siliguri so that Thrillophilia can rearrange their Itinerary.
  • By default, We arrange a standard room in the category that the traveler decides to book. In case a traveller prefers an upper category room or a suite, they are requested to inform before booking the package.
  • As per North East guidelines, Vehicles are not on disposal & may not deviate from the itinerary unless any issue occurs such as bad weather, Political/social disturbances, roadblocks, VVIP movements & state transport rule prohibition. Transport services are from point to point only. Also, Sumo/Bolero is not allowed in the main market area between 8:00 – 20:00 thus these vehicles are not allowed to drop/pick up the travellers directly to/from hotels in Sikkim, Darjeeling, Gangtok & Pelling.
  • Nathula Pass is Indo-China Border which is operated by the Indian Army. There are some limitations to the entry of civilians therefore this place is optional in the itinerary. Travellers can opt for visiting this place at an additional charge directly to the tour operator. However, whether the travellers will be permitted to Nathula pass still depends on the instructions of Sikkim Tourism on the particular day of visit morning at 09:30 AM. Also, Nathula Check Post closes at 10:30 am & is closed on Monday & Tuesday every week.
  • Nathula Pass can be added at an extra cost 4000 INR/car, payable on the spot and is subjected to availability. (Applicable if Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir are included in the package.
  • The services in Tata Sumo/bolero/ non-luxury car (Allotted from Govt. local union) cannot be guaranteed in a good condition as the vehicles are usually very old and are already driven for more than 1 lakh kilometre in hilly terrains. We avoid arranging these cars for travellers.
  • Thrillophilia may do their best to provide an accommodation out of the accommodation list shared with the guest however a *similar hotel in the category booked by the traveller may also be assigned pertaining to various reasons like unavailability, Maintenance, Security, feedback from multiple guests & extenuating circumstances like an accident at a hotel or intervention of local authorities, bad weather, Political/social disturbances, roadblocks, VVIP movements & state transport rule prohibition. We will inform you about the change & reasons behind it in advance.
  • Heavy rainfalls are observed between June – September which means that real time itinerary changes are possible. Thrillophilia will arrange alternate sightseeing for the travellers however cost of alternative accommodation needs to be borne by the customer as the hotels prebooked execute their cancellation policies & are nonrefundable. This is generally what happens when you book the hotels yourself as well.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities or sightseeing may be cancelled and in such cases, the operator will try to provide an alternate feasible activity when it’s possible. A refund may not be applicable & we may not be responsible for any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc
  • Foreigners are not allowed to visit the Baba Mandir.
  • Any sightseeing point which is not completed due to time constraints, traffic jam, natural calamity, travelers starting late, permits issued late or any other reason beyond control, Thrillophilia does not take the liability for a refund or a discount.
  • Real time cancellation is not entertained due to any reasons whatsoever. There will be no refund applicable. Rescheduling date of travel is treated as cancellation. 100% of the tour cost will be charged as cancellation fee due to charges levied in pre-planning & pre-bookings.
  • Cancellation as per cancellation policies on the website.
  • GST is applicable to the package and not mentioned in the above cost.
  • Air Fare / Train fare /Bus fare are not included in the package.
  • The traveler will have to take care of their international airfare, visa fees, airport tax or any kind of insurance cover.
  • Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the tour.
  • The tour takes place through an Eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.

Things To Carry

  • Warm clothes
  • Caps
  • Day pack (20-30l)
  • Water bottle
  • Fleece jackets and thermals
  • Hiking shoes
  • Woollen cap, socks, mittens & scarf

Map

Starting Point
Siliguri
Siliguri, West Bengal, India