On the day of arrival at Bagdogra airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the Gangtok. Upon arrival at Gangtok, check-in at your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Includes: Accommodation, Transfers
Stay - Gangtok
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Gangtok, visit Hanuman Talk, Ganesh Talk & Tashi View Point, later drive for Rumtek Monastery, Jhakri Water Falls, Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms (Closed on Sunday), Cable Car (Own Ticket), Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Do-Dul-Chorten (Stupar), Botanical Garden & Flower Show. After the sightseeing, drive back to the hotel for night stay.
Includes : Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing
Stay - Gangtok
After breakfast, proceed for a full day excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir situated at an altitude of 12400 ft/3780 Mts with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around (In case of land slide or any other reason, if Tsomgo Lake is closed we will provide your an alternate sightseeing). Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Pelling. On the way, halt at Namchi to visit Samdruptse Hill and Char Dham at Namchi. Later continue your drive to Pelling, upon arrival at Pelling check-in at the hotel. Relax at hotel or day free for own leisure activities. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for a full day guided tour of Pelling, visit Pemayangtse, covering Rimbi Falls, Sacred Khecheopalri Lake, Kanchendzonga Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Pemayangtse Monastery (the 2nd oldest monastery of Sikkim) and Darap Village. After sightseeing of Pelling, drive back to the hotel for night stay.
Today early in the morning around 4 Am, visit Tiger Hills elevated at an altitude of 8364 ft/2550 Mts, to view sunrise fetching over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). Later on the way back to the hotel, en-route Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day guided tour of Darjeeling, visit Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan refugee self-help Center (Closed on Sunday) & Tea Estate. After sightseeing of Darjeeling, drive back to the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the Bagdogra airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
Includes: Breakfast, Transfers
Personal assistance during arrival and departure
7 nights accommodation in 3 Star Deluxe hotels on double or twin sharing basis
Meals - Daily buffet breakfast at the hotel
Transportation - Entire Trip, Including Airport Transfers, Sightseeing by an Air Conditioner Car
1-2 persons - Air-conditioned sedan car such as Etios/Dezire or similar
3-4 persons - Air-conditioned MUV car such as Toyota Innova or similar
5-10 persons - Air-conditioned mini-van such as Tempo Traveler or similar
1 Mineral water bottles per person per day
All applicable taxes
It is advisable that you buy a comprehensive medical/travel insurance in advance from your country before traveling to India.
Visas Fee (if applicable)
Any International or Domestic Flight
Any personal expenses, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, alcoholic beverages etc.
Any Monument Entrance Fee, Camera Fee
Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Travel is one of those things that naturally gives rise to queries, concerns and doubts, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. Various "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" on your travel to India will be covered into the document. Kindly go through the same and if there are other unanswered questions and clarifications, it would be our pleasure to address the same too.
Many of our travelers join because they are traveling solo. So yes it is absolutely safe to travel solo on this tour. As a solo traveler, you have to pay single supplement charges. Please let us know at time of booking and we’ll arrange the rooming configuration accordingly.
Our tour cost usually includes hotel accommodations with breakfast, all transfers, sightseeing and excursions by private air-conditioned car/van/coach depending on a number of persons with as per itinerary, local English speaking guide, our assistance on arrival, on departure and during the tour and all applicable taxes including 5% GST. We can also include lunches & dinner, domestic flights, and other services on request at an additional cost.
The check-in and the check-out timings in a majority of the hotels are 1400 hours and the 1200 hours respectively. However, these timings are flexible and thus, can be made early or late as per the convenience of the guests, but the flexibility is highly dependent upon the number of rooms available when you will be arriving at the designated hotel. It is not guaranteed that the rooms for your complimentary late or early check-ins shall be kept on hold for you, thus we suggest that there must be the reservation of your rooms from the previous night itself.
We provide 3 star comfort hotels in our standard tour packages. However you can always upgrade your accommodations to 4 star hotels or 5 star luxury hotels or charming boutique hotels/heritage palaces or any special hotel of your choice at an additional cost.
Alkof Holidays is committed to making travel widely accessible, regardless of ability or disability. We ask that you carefully consider whether you are physically and mentally able to complete the itinerary. We will make reasonable adjustments to the operation of our trip to facilitate the requirements of disabled travelers – such as booking ground floor accommodation or having your tour manager communicate important directions in writing as well as verbally. Further please let us know at the time of booking and we’ll arrange your tour accordingly.
One must possess a passport which is valid for minimum 6 months from the date of entry into India. Many countries have been included in the list of countries whose citizens are provided E-Visa facility provided they apply 72 hours in advance. Other nationals need to obtain Indian visa in advance to enter India.
You will be greeted by our representative at airport on your arrival. He shall be holding a placard of your name for identification. We shall also provide you list of emergency 24 hours contact numbers for any emergency.
We provide truly 24 X 7 assistance. Our office is open 24 hours a day which means that you will always have someone to assist you even at any point of time. We shall also give you mobile nos. of executives who you may call in case of any need.
If you are interested in booking any of our brochure tours, you may simply send us an email giving us your details. We normally need an advance amount once we confirm the arrangements for the tour. The amount depends on the services you may require for the tour. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. We need balance payment before arrival.
We shall do our best to make changes as per your request and shall not charge you anything unless there is penalty charged by principal suppliers for making these changes.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Our team of travel experts are available 24/7 for you! If you have any questions about this amazing tour, then please feel free to contact us. We will get back to you latest within 2 hours!
Client only requires a deposit of 10% of the total amount of the tour to confirm their booking. The remaining balance is then payable 30 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing within 30 days the full payment of the tour is necessary. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. After receiving the payment, a receipt will be sent directly to client's registered email-id and the final tour documentation will be emailed out approximately 1-2 weeks prior to departure.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 15 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of you tour, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to your future bookings with Alkof Holidays.
Established in 2009, Alkof Holidays, is a leading tour operator based in New Delhi, India. We understand our customers and always deliver on our promises. We offer unique travel experiences, and well planned itineraries, conducted by the most experienced, and professional tour managers.