FIREFOX & BIRDS SIGHTING Tour Package ,Darjeeling & Sikkim
FIREFOX & BIRDS SIGHTING

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FIREFOX & BIRDS SIGHTING

HIKING
08 Nights / 09 Days
includes:
  • transports
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • hotels

Best Time to visit: October to December & March to April. Explore the local forests for Panda Sightings. Red Panda (Firefox) is one of the most beautiful and wonderful creatures. This species of Panda is found in the Himalayan region of Nepal. The main location of their habitat is the Himalayan region of eastern Nepal.

DAY 1 : Arrival

Upon our arrival at the nearest airports Bagdogra where our assistant will meet you and drive to Darjeeling - about 3 hours. On arrival, check in to hotel.

DAY 2 : Darjeeling - Maneybhanjang – Kalpokhari

Meet our representative. Drive to Maneybhanjang by Luxury Car (1-1/2 hrs), the starting point of the trek. On arrival in Maneybhanjang, get driven to Kalpokhari by Land Rover jeep. Spend the night there.Overnight stay at Kalpokhari Homestay.

DAY 3 : Explore Local Forest

Early Morning breakfast, explore local forests for Panda / Birds sightings. Explore the local forests for Panda Sightings. Red Panda (Firefox) is one of the most beautiful and wonderful creatures. This species of Panda is found in the Himalayan region of Nepal. The main location of their habitat is the Himalayan region of eastern Nepal. The name “Red Panda” has been taken from Nepali word “Nigalya Ponya or Habre” which means Bamboo Eater. You will need to hike around the forest in search of Fire Fox otherwise known as Red Panda. Back to Kalpokhari. Overnight stay at Kalpokhari Homestay.

DAY 4 : Explore Local Forest

Early Morning breakfast, explore local forests for Panda / Birds sightings.Back to Kalpokhari. Overnight stay at Kalpokhari Homestay.

DAY 5 : Explore Local Forest

Early Morning breakfast, explore local forests for Panda / Birds sightings.Back to Kalpokhari. Overnight stay at Kalpokhari Homestay.

DAY 6 : Explore Local Forest

Early Morning breakfast, explore local forests for Panda / Birds sightings.Back to Kalpokhari. Overnight stay at Kalpokhari Homestay.

DAY 7 : Kalpokhari to Tumling

After breakfast, hike to Tumling. The days walk, is downhill and the trail passes through small villages and forests of Rhododendrons and Magnolias.Overnight stay at Tumling Lodge/Homestay.

DAY 8 : Tumling to Darjeeling

After breakfast, drive to Maneybhanjang by Land Rover jeep.On arrival at Maneybhanjang, get driven to Darjeeling by Luxury vehicle. Overnight stay at Hotel, Darjeeling.

DAY 9 : Departure

Get driven to nearest Bagdogra Airport.

INCLUSION

  • Hotel Accommodation in double sharing basis with MAP Plan.
  • Lunch will be provided in any local restaurants while on transfers/Sightseeing.
  • Basic Lodge accommodation & meals (all meals) with snacks during the Hike/Trek.
  • Sightseeing & Transfers according to the above Tour Itinerary Details.
  • All transfers by luxury vehicles & in Trekking, by Land Rover Jeep.
  • 01 English Speaking Guide
  • 1-2 Local Experts Assistants
  • Singhalila Entrance Fees
  • 01 Bottle Mineral Water will be provided to per person everyday
  • Government Taxes as applicable

EXCLUSION

Anything that is not mentioned in the INCLUSION

On Request.

Terms & Conditions


Booking

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Payments

For the services contracted, 40 % advance payment should be made to hold the booking on a confirmed basis and the balance amount should be paid before commencement of your tour. We hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as an advance payment, based on the nature of services and the time left for the commencement of the services.

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 Adventures 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.

We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

We shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting – directly or indirectly – from any act of GOD, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control.

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.