HIKING ACROSS DARJEELING-SIKKIM

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HIKING ACROSS DARJEELING-SIKKIM

HIKING
13 Nights / 14 Days
includes:
  • transports
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • hotels

EXTREME HIKE: • Interacting with Locals • Visit Organic Farming • Stay in Farms or Homestay • Some activity like Cooking Class • Visit to School • Joy Ride Toy Train • Walk /Hike as much as you can on the way while the car will on standby if needed.

DAY 1: Bagdogra Airport to Kurseong - Drive

On arrival, meet and greet our representative and drive to Kurseong. On arrival check in to the hotel and evening free. Overnight stay will be at Kurseong.

DAY 2: Kurseong to Chatakpur - Hike

After breakfast, hike from Kurseong to Chatakpur via Forest Route. Overnight stay will be at Chatakpur.

DAY 3: Chatakpur to Darjeeling - Hike

After breakfast, hike from Chatakpur to Darjeeling via Sinchal Forest Route. Overnight stay will be at Darjeeling.

DAY 4: Explore Darjeeling – Hike + Drive

Drive upto Tigerhill in the morning and the walk back to the city via Aloobari road visiting Aloobari monastery ( oldest monastery ).Approx 2 hrs minimum. Visit TRSHC walking and the hike to the ZOO & HMI through the LoveRoad. Approx 2/3 hrs. On this day, Take a joy ride in the famous Darjeeling "Toy Train", titled World Her-itage Site by UNESCO. (as per ticket availability). Overnight at Darjeeling.

DAY 5: Tumling Day Hike - Drive + Hike

Drive to Dhotry (Approx. 45 Kms / 1.5 hrs. Drive) and the hike proceeds to Tumling/Tonglu. Spend some time there and enjoy the Nature's Beauty. Then walk down towards Maneybhanjang.On arrival, board the car and drive back to Darjeeling. Rest. Overnight stay will be at Darjeeling.

DAY 6: Darjeeling to Pelling - Drive

Drive to Pelling (Approx. 75 Kms / 3.5 hrs Drive). On the way visit the Lamahatta lake hiking and then continue towards Melli.After permit formalities continue towards Pelling( lunch Jorethang).Other optional route is via Rungli/Rungliot and here one could enjoy walking around with nice views of the tea plantation. Overnight at Pelling.

DAY 7: Pelling to Yuksom - Hike + Drive

Drive to Yuksom (Approx. 40 Kms / 2 hrs Drive). Afternoon free to explore around Yuksom and it's surrounding areas. Overnight at Yuksom.

DAY 8: Yuksom to Tashiding - Hike

After breakfast start the hike from hotel to the Dubdi monastery and then further towards the old and the aban-doned monastery of Hungree,walk is mostly through the forest ,old jeepable road,villages and cardamom plan-tation.fullday hike. Then to Tashiding. Overnight at Tashiding.

DAY 9: Tashiding to Kewzing - Hike + Drive

Morning after breakfast, hike to Kewzing (5577 Ft). Evening time, Interaction with Locals (Bhutia People with their Cultures). Overnight at stay in Kewzing.

DAY 10: Kewzing to Martham - Hike + Drive

Morning after breakfast, drive or Hike from Kewzing to Martham. Overnight at stay in Martham.

DAY 11: Martham Village - Hike and to Gangtok - Drive

After breakfast full day hike through the lush paddy fields,local village and the to the Changay waterfalls. After lunch, drive to Gangtok. Overnight stay will be at Gangtok.

DAY 12: Explore Gangtok & Hike at Pangthang Forest

After breakfast, one can either walk for these sightseeing ot Drive throughout. Visit Enchey Monastery, Do-drul chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and orchidarium and Directorate of Handloom And Handicrafts. After lunch, drive to the Fambongla sanctuary/Pangthang forest walk 10/11kms both ways. Overnight at Gangtok.

DAY 13: Gangtok to Kalimpong & explore - Drive + Hike

Morning after breakfast, drive to Kalimpong (5591 ft.). (Approx. 85 Kms / 3 hrs. Drive). Explore Kalimpong – Hike to Lepcha Museum. (Approx 2 Km Hike) Afternoon hike to Durbin Monastery(Approx 6 Km Hike). From there, walk till hotel. (Approx 5 Km Hike) Overnight at stay in Kalimpong.

DAY 14: Departure

After breakfast transfer to Bagdogra Airport for your flight. (Approx. 80 Kms / 3 hrs Drive).

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Booking

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Payment Options

Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash payment to our office or by Demand Draft / Cheque. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.

Rights to amend the itinerary if required

Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

Refund

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Where as in case of Cancellation before the commencement, it will take atleast two weeks time to refund the said amount.

Our Liabilities & Limitations

Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.

Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels act only in the capacity of agent for the hotels, airlines, transporters, railways & contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us are issued subject to terms & conditions under which these services are provided by them.

All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general well being.

Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and checkout time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary.

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We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

Passports & Visas

To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.

Health

Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.