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Kalimpong 01N - Gangtok 03N - Lachen 01N - Lachung 02N - Pelling 01N - Darjeeling 02N

10 Nights - 11 Days

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Day 01: NJP Rly Stn/IXB Airport - Kalimpong (72.5 Kms - 2H 29Min)

On arrival at NJP Railway station/IXB airport welcome to our representative & transfer to Kalimpong.On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Kalimpong.

Day 02: Kalimpong - Gangtok (74.8 Kms - 2H 32Min)

After breakfast visit Delo Hill,Dr.Graham’s Home,Mangal Dham & Flower Nurseries back to hotel.Afternoon drive to Gangtok.On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Gangtok.

Day 03: Gangtok

This morning start for a half day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft),which is only 32kms from Gangtok City,the lake is almost about 1Km long,oval in shape and 15 mtrs deep.The lake is considered sacred by the local people,Further 12Kms visit the Baba Harvajan Singh Mandir.Evening free at leisure or you can enjoy shopping by own.

Overnight: Gangtok.

Day 04: Gangtok - Lachen (121 Kms - 4H 25Min)

After breakfast pick up from hotel at Gangtok & drive to Lachen.Enroute visit Singhik View point (depends on weather condition),Seven Sisters Water Falls,Naga Water Falls.

Overnight: Lachen.

Day 05: Lachen - Lachung via Thangu & chopta (125 Kms - 5H 38Min)

Early morning visit Thangu & Chhopta Valley & Later after lunch drive to Lachung.On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Lachung.

Note: Gurudongmar optional Sightseeing Cost Pay extra.

Day 06: Lachung - Yumthang (25.8 Kms - 50Min)

Early morning drive to Yumthang-valley (known as Valley of Flowers).On the way back visit Sulpher Hot Spring.Back to resort for lunch.Afternoon visit local Lachung village & villegers for there day-to-day lifestyle & Lachung Monestry.

Overnight: Lachung.

Day 07: Lachung- Gangtok (116 Kms - 4H 15Min)

After breakfast drive to Gangtok on the way visit Bheema & Twin Falls.On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure or you can enjoy shopping by own.

Overnight: Gangtok.

Day 08: Gangtok - Pelling (117 Kms - 4H 26Min)

After breakfast half day local city tour of Gangtok covering BonJhakri Falls,Flower show,Dro-Dul Chorten,Institute of Tibetology,Flower show and Handicraft Centre.Afternoon proceed to Pelling (6800 ft.).On arrival check-in to your hotel.

Overnight: Pelling.

Day 09: Pelling - Darjeeling (72.5 Kms - 3H 56Min)

After breakfast start for half day local city tour covering Rimbi Falls,Rock Garden,Khangchendzonga falls,Khachoedpalri Wish Lake.Afternoon drive to Darjeeling (7,100 ft.).Check-in to your hotel.

Overnight: Darjeeling.

Day 10: Darjeeling

Early morning at 4.00 am visit Tiger hill (sunrise point over Mt. Khanchendzongna),on the way back visit Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop.After breakfast half day city tour covering Himalayan Mountaineering Institute,P.N. Zoological Park (closed on Thursday) Tenzing Rock,Tibetan Refugee Centre (closed on Sunday), Tea Garden (outer view),and Japanese Temple & Rope Way( Ticket Guest Own).Afternoon free at leisure or you can enjoy shopping by own.

Overnight: Darjeeling.

Day 11: Darjeeling - NJP Rly.Stn./IXB Airport (72.4 Kms - 2H 40Min)

Morning free for packing & personal activities.After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to NJP railway station/IXB airport for your onward journey.

End of the tour with unforgotten memories.


India to Hand Out Free SIM Cards With Tourist Visas

Don't spend your money on SIM cards if you're heading to India this fall. Distribution is expected to begin September 27 here's what you need to know. If you're visiting India and planning on buying a SIM card to use in your own phone for the duration of the trip, you might want to consider postponing your travels until late September. For years, it's been notoriously difficult to procure a SIM in the subcontinent from sourcing a retailer who's even willing to sell to a non-resident to endless paperwork, passport photos, documentation, and a complicated activation protocol. That's why the government has decided that, starting at the end of September, anyone arriving in India on an e-tourist visa- visa that's available to residents of over 113 countries, including the United States will be automatically be issued a SIM card, along with a welcome packet that includes a dos and don'ts list, maps, and emergency contact information. The government will issue the SIM cards through BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited), a state-owned telecommunications company that's the sixth-largest mobile service provider in the country. 'We had a number of meetings with the Home Ministry with regard to providing SIM cards to foreigner tourists when they land in India,' Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma told Indian news agency PTI. 'The ministry has finally agreed to our proposal. Now, it will take some time to start the facility.' The initiative is expected to launch on September 27, the United Nations's World Tourism Day. According to a recent report issued by the World Travel & Tourism Council, tourism comprised more than 6 percent of India's total GDP in 2015. The unprecedented move to provide tourists with SIM cards 'comes as India attempts to attract more tourists,' Mashable reports. 'It will make things hassle-free for international tourists as it is not easy to procure a SIM for foreigners in the country,' a government official told the Daily Mail when the scheme was first proposed early this year. Having access to a working cell phone while traveling in a foreign country 'can also be helpful from the security point of view,' said the source.

Shatabadi Express Jaipur - Agra - Jaipur

We are delighted to inform you that finally the SHATABADI EXPRESS between Jaipur / Agra / Jaipur via Bharatpur has started wef 28th November, 2012 and shall operate six days a week EXCEPT Thursday as per train route enclosed with timings. It has Ac Executive Class ( 41 seats ) and Ac Chair Car ( 345 seats ) . The train will be operating on all the days of the week. Departure from Jaipur is at 0705hrs and arrival at 1035hrs at Agra Fort. And departure from Agra Fort is at 1620hrs arrival at Jaipur at 1950hrs. The trains will be running via Bharatpur halt.

Thailand VISA

Indian tourists travelling to Thailand after September 27, 2016 will be charged 2000THB for Visa on Arrival (VoA), according to the Royal Thai Embassy, New Delhi.. The reason for the doubling of the Visa on Arrival fee, which earlier stood at 1000THB, is to encourage tourists to apply for visas at Thai embassies or consular offices .

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