Sikkim and Darjeeling is the perfect blend of the natural wonders, which would leave you awestruck with its amazing landscapes, Himalayan Mountain Ranges like Manaslu and Kenchendzonga, The Teesta River (origin form Tso Lhamo Lake), Waterfalls, Tibetan Monasteries, Rhododendron (State flower of Sikkim) and many more attractions on this tour. Gangtok is very famous for Tsomgo Lake and Nathu La pass which is a Indo- China Border and was the Silk route between Asia-Mediterranean in second century B.C. until the 14th Century A.D.(it is called Silk route because it had majorly been used as heavy Silk trading- East Asia to the Mediterranean, traversing China, India, Persia, Arabia, Greece, and Italy) Also serves as a starting point to all othe...read more >>
On your arrival, our representative will be there to receive you at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra (IXB) – You will be assisting for the transfer to Gangtok – Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim- Suits all from Mildness to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India. This Beautiful town consists different varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and Colorful butterflies – Nearly 120 kilometers 4 hours’ drive – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around MG Road (Mall) or local Shopping centre - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
Morning Breakfast - Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometres and 2 hours’ drive - Situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet - This Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep -Mostly covered in snow for most of the year – This lake is home to the Brahmin ducks many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all – Later Proceed to Visit Nathu La pass ( Permit charges can be directly payable by the Guest)Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping centre - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
This Morning after Breakfast and proceed to visit the attractions like - Bhanjakhari Water falls, Tashi View point, Gangtok city Ropeway, Orchid Flower Show, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Namgyal Research Institute of Tibetology- one of the world's most famous institutes on Tibetan language and culture with in- house Museum and Libarary. Do Drul Chorten - A Giant White Color Stupa; Enchey Monastery- around 200 years old, this monastery was founded in 1909 and belongs to the Nyingma order of Vajrayana Buddhism, White Hall- this 2-storied building in British architecture has historical value, was constructed in 1932 and Flower Show- an exhibition center with Blue Venda Orchids, Celosia, Chrysanthemum, Paps and other flower varieties on display, Research Institute of Tibetology & Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Ganesh Tok and Hanuman Tok. Back to hotel by the evening - Overnight stay at Gangtok.
After Breakfast, check out form hotel and transfer to Darjeeling– Nearly 110 Kilometres 4 hours’ drive- At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breath-taking beauty, Lush Green sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railways - Evening free to stroll around the Mall area or Chowk Bazaar - Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
This day Wake up early by 3 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial &Batasia Loop – Back to hotel -– In second half visit Ropeway of Darjeeling, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Thursday closed), Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre (Closed on Sunday), Happy Valley Tea Garden (Outer View), Ava Gallery of Art, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed)etc.- Back to hotel – Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
This morning after breakfast, Transfer to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra (IXB) - Nearly 80 Kilometres 3 hour drive- Guest is advised to start early to avoid last minute rush for the Forwarding Journey.
In order to book your tour, you need to pay the 50% amount of the tour package.
Then, you will receive payment acknowledgment and the hotel confirmation voucher within one week of payment.
Furthermore, when you head for your trip, you need to pay the remaining 50% of the amount after your check-in to the hotel.
In order to cancel your trip, you must submit notice with the booking lead name in-written at our office. You can also send a mail requesting to cancel your tour and we will refund your tour amount after deducting the cancellation charges. We charge you some cancellation amount based on some set scale in order to cover our unexpected loss and it should be paid by you or your traveling partner.
If you cancel your trip in between the booking date and 30 days prior to the departure date, 30% of the booked tour package cost is chargeable.
If you submit a notice regarding the cancellation of your tour from 30-15 days prior to the departure date, we charge you 50% of the desired tour package cost.
If you cancel your tour between 15 to 7 days of the tour departure date, you will be charged with 75% of the tour package cost.
And if you cancel your trip within 5 days of the departure date, we charge you the total tour package cost i.e. 100%.
White Stork Holidays accept written cancellation requests only on working days. No tour cancellation requests are accepted on Sundays. If you send the cancellation request on Sunday, then it would be considered with the date of the next working day i.e. Monday. If you have booked your tour during Christmas and New Year period i.e. 20th December to 5th January and requested to cancel it, then the amount is not refundable. Rather, you can postpone your tour with the same tour package and avail our services anytime within one year from the booking date.
If we face any unexpected situations, then White Stork Holidays reserve the right to do any changes in your holiday tour program. If you are not ready to accept particular changes made in your holiday trip which will be informed to you before the date of departure, we are ready to offer you similar and equivalent tour packages of the same price. Otherwise, we also allow you to choose the alternative tour package that is offered on sale and if there is any difference in the prices, the increase in amount compared to the tour package you have selected before will be paid by you or if there is any decrease in amount, it will be refunded by us. Else, if you wish, you can cancel your tour and get the refunded amount as per the above terms and conditions.
Circumstances Beyond Our Control: -
We are not responsible for any circumstances beyond our control like war, airport closures, the threat of war, epidemic, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, natural or nuclear disaster, civil unrest, bad weather, and might be any. If any such situations take place, we might change your holiday tour date or we cannot provide our holiday services and you have to suffer the loss or damage. Furthermore, White Stork Holidays does not pay any compensation, cover losses for any amount, and reimburse expenses, or take the responsibility under such conditions.
Your Responsibilities: -
We expect all our customers to enjoy their holiday trip to the fullest. At the same time, it is very important that you need to take care of your actions too. If any of our team members in authority believes that your actions might trouble, upset, disturb other travelers, and if you damage the property, then we have the right to terminate your contract and end your holiday tour. In addition, you and the other people traveling with you from your side are not allowed to use the booked accommodation, transport and other facilities that are part of the tour package. Also, white stork holidays will not refund you any amount or provide compensation for terminating your contract and the other costs for damaging the property need to be paid by you. Alternatively, you may be allowed to continue your holiday tour but with the penalty of the amount imposed on you.
In addition to the above actions and effects, you must keep in mind that you are responsible for your safety and the condition of the property you occupy. Also, when you head to the tourist places with a particular tour package, we are not responsible for the accidents caused due to your inappropriate behavior that can result in an injury.
We want you to experience a peaceful and happy journey with us. In addition, you can have or drink alcohol which would be a part of your enjoyment. But, you are solely responsible for your actions, and the injury, loss or damage that you cause to others after having alcohol.
We and other traveling people included in the journey will be there to hold you, but you individually or other people from your end will be liable for the damage caused to the furniture and any other materials located in the accommodation and will be charged for creating the loss. If you find any breakage defects or damage in the provided accommodation area, it is your responsibility to inform an appropriate person immediately. Thus, you are responsible for the damage caused due to your actions in your trip, and white stork holidays will not accept liability for the damage caused in the accommodation area due to your inappropriate behavior. Also, we have the right to withdraw any services or facilities as a result of your actions.