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Day 01: NJP RLY STATION / IXB AIRPORT – GANGTOK (120 KILOMETERS / 5 HOURS)

Morning/Afternoon pick you up from New Jalpaiguri Junction Railway Station/ Bagdogra Airport. From airport/railway station, and transfer for Gangtok, which is approximately 120 km away? Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, is amongst the beautiful hill stations of East India. Backed by beautiful mountains, this place has always been on the radar of every travelers. In the evening, you are free to explore Gangtok or can enjoy shopping too. Upon arrival at Gangtok, overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: EXCURSION TO TSOMGO LAKE & BABA MANDIR

Early morning post breakfast. Then, you will proceed for sightseeing to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 feet) & Baba Mandir (13,200 feet), approximately 50 km away from Gangtok. Located at an elevation of 12,400 feet, Tsomgo Lake is considered as the most sacred lake in the Sikkim region and an all-time favourite hub for birdies. Baba Mandir, another attraction of the day, is named after an army man; Baba Harbhajan Singh, who sacrificed his life for the nation. After the end of your sightseeing tour, head back to the hotel for dinner, followed by an overnight stay. P.S.:In the case of the landslide, you won't be able to reach Tsomgo Lake (12,400 Feet), thus, an alternative will be arranged for you.

Day 03: GANGTOK – LACHEN (107 KM / 6 HRS)

Morning post breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Lachen. To ease out your 107 km tenuous journey, you will enjoy a stopover at Naga Waterfall, Chungthang, and Bhim Nala Waterfall. Post sightseeing; continue your drive to Lachen. Upon arrival in Lachen, check in hotel and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04:LACHEN – CHOPTA VALLEY – GURUDONGMAR LAKE – LACHUNG

Early morning post breakfast you will proceed for Chopta Valley (13,200 ft.) & Gurudongmar Lake (17,100 ft.), which will take approximately four hours. During the journey, the view is exciting, and the view of sun rays highlighting the mountains is splendid. Chopta Valley will be the first stopover of the day. After the sightseeing tour, drive to Lachung, a major tourists hub in North India. Next stopover will be at Gurudongmar Lake, which is believed to be approached by Guru Padmasambhava. The water of lake never freezes in an extreme situation as locals believe that Guru Padmasambhava touched a portion of the lake, since then, that part of the lake does not freeze even in severe winter. From then, the water of the lake is regarded as sacred. Dinner and overnight stay at Lachung.

Day 05: LACHUNG – YUMTHANG VALLEY EXCURSION – GANGTOK

Early morning after breakfast and proceed for Yumthang Valley.. Yumthang Valley is home to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, which has over 24 species of the state flower rhododendron. Thereupon, you will visit the hot spring. After your visit is concluded, continue to drive to Gangtok via Singhik viewpoint. On arrival in Gangtok, check in the hotel and enjoy the overnight stay.

Day 06: GANGTOK – PELLING (150 KM / 5 HRS) VIA CHARDHAM

After a lavish breakfast at the hotel, en route to Pelling. During this 105 km long journey, you will enjoy a short stopover at Namchi and visit Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham). Following the sightseeing tour, continue your drive to Pelling. Upon arrival in Pelling, you will be transferred to a hotel for overnight stay and dinner.

Day 07:PELLING SIGHTSEEING

Early morning post breakfast ,. In the first half of the day, you will be visiting Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls. Then in the second half, you will visit Pemayangtse Monastery (one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim), Rabdentse Ruins, and New Helipad Ground. Dinner and overnight stay at Pelling hotel.

PELLING – DARJEELING (80 KMS / 4 HRS)

Morning After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.) via Singla Check post. On arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day free. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.

Day 08:DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING

Early morning, you will proceed for Tiger Hill (8,400 feet), from where you can watch the stunning sun rising above the horizon over the Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 feet), world's third largest peak. On your way back from Tiger Hill, you will be visiting other attractions of Darjeeling like Ghum Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast, visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre, Tea Garden, Ropeway, and Japanese Temple. The evening will be free for leisure. Also, you may go shopping and pick some tea and Tibetan artefacts. Dinner and overnight stay at Darjeeling hotel.

Day 09:DARJEELING – NJP RLY STATION / IXB AIRPORT (75 KM / 3 HRS)

Mornign after breakfast. After concluding your meal, pack your bags as your ride awaits. Get your ride back to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB). Return home with cherished memories of Darjeeling and North Sikkim tour.

  • Accommodation in 1 triple sharing basis.
  • All transfer and sightseeing by Dzire.
  • A/C will switch off during hill drive.
  • Driver allowance
  • Toll taxes, permit, Interstate taxes, Parking etc.
  • All Applicable Taxes.
  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • GST 5%
  • Anything other than specified, drinks, table tips, laundry, telephone calls or other expenses of personal Nature.
  • Any type Pooja at Temple.
  • Any insurance, medical etc.
  • Camera/Video fee at Monuments or any other expenses not mentioned above

AC will not work in hill areas or stopped / parked vehicle.

Driver will not drive on No-entry zones and should not be forced to drive on narrow streets or roads which can create traffic jam.

In some hill area roads driving after sunset and music is not allowed due to risk of life. Kindly cooperate for the same.

In case of snowfall / road block on the road car will not go ahead. Additional / further transfer must be arranged at your own cost.

Pick up and drop point will be one only (If multiple pickups and drop please mentions email conversation before booking).

Parking will be paid one place one time at each day. In same day if guest want to visit the place again it should be paid by guest.

Total amount is valid only for places which is mention in tour itinerary.

Tour destination / route cannot change without prior notice (Amended route and tour Destination rates may be change).

We count 1 day from 6 am till 9 pm if you need vehicle before 6 am or after 09 pm in that case client will pay extra charges.

If the vehicle is not in the good condition, please contact company immediately.

The rates are subject to change, depending on the fluctuation of diesel/Petrol prices in India. If the prices increased more than 5 % than the time of booking we will increase the rate even if the rates are confirmed earlier.

Any abuse to our drivers or unacceptable behavior or driver feels in risk the driver has the right to ask the passengers to leave the vehicle.

ABD Holidays reserves the right to give you a similar car if the car you booked is unavailable.

To reach airport/railway transfers/some important meeting on time it is the customer's responsibility to inform driver or company at enough notice to reach at place on time. Any delay due to unavoidable circumstances like road block, strike, traffic jam, technical breakdowns, accidents, severe weather conditions, natural disasters or any other situation beyond our control ABD Holidays is not held responsible.

Please inform & Discuss with your driver about your tour schedule and Itinerary.

Don't force driver to drive beyond the safe speed limit.

At many of the tourist destination / hill station - some of the road / shopping market / mall road have "NO ENTRY" for all / some bigger tourist vehicles depends on destination along with time restrictions also. In this kind of situation guest have to manage another available mode of transport with an additional cost and on direct payment basis, this cost is not included in ideal package inclusion.

Some time vehicle parking area little far from the sightseeing spots. Guests need to reach the parking at their own cost.

Vehicle will be permitted to use for sightseeing points on the route and inside the city limits or which is mentioned in itinerary. For additional sightseeing, off route sightseeing, sightseeing not inside the city limits or substitute sightseeing kindly contact company. Refund is not possible if any particular sightseeing point is not covered. In case you want some excursions kindly inform company in advance or discuss these things with company rather than driver.

All nearby sightseeing points should be covered together. Vehicle will not come again on the same route for a sightseeing which has been left. However in case of sometime issues with some particular place we can adjust.

Any cost increased due to circumstances beyond our control resulting in forcefully extra days will be charged at nominal charges.

Advance payment must be paid for each booking as per the email conversation.

Driver will take full balance payment at pick up time at hotel / airport / railway station / Home If the payment on the credit card / Debit Card / Net Banking is declined / Failed for some reason, for alternate payment instructions you must call in ABD Holidays, 72 hours prior to the time of departure, else the order is liable to be cancelled.

Sometimes Online Payment takes 24 hours to 36 hours To Reflect Amount in Our Account and We Cannot Confirm or Provide any Services unless we received amount.

Full refund if canceled 48 hrs before the pickup time. Refund will be provided only if the cancelation is confirmed by us.

One day vehicle charges will be charged against the cancelation in last 48 hrs. Company reserves the rights to provide refund on case to case basis.

Our vehicles are well maintained and we regularly send them for check up. Due to any reason (beyond our control) if the vehicle breakdown anywhere ABD Holidays is not responsible. We will try our best to arrange another vehicle as soon as possible for the major problems. For minor problems which will not take much time vehicle will be repaired. Kindly cooperate. In case of flight delays or hotel cancelation we are not responsible if it is not our fault.

We shall not be responsible for any delays & alteration.