WHY RICKSHAW?

The Rickshaw Travel Group ("Rickshaw Travels") was founded in May 1988. From our humble beginnings as a small travel agency, we have grown and expanded into several countries and today have 28 years of experience in the travel business, both corporate and leisure... read more .

EAST INDIA TOUR
Resident Special EA Citizen Special


From USD   740* | from £ 0 540.2*

per person sharing

Cost of 2 pax starting from USD 740*
Cost of 4 pax starting from USD 565*
Cost of 6 pax starting from USD 560*

Day 1: Bagdogra - Gangtok
Arrive Bagdogra & Drive to Gangtok, Gangtok (meaning ‘High Hill’) is the capital of Sikkim state and sits on a ridge overlooking the Ranipul river. The scenery is spectacular, with fine views of the Kanchenjunga range. Overnight in Gangtok.

Day 2: Gangtok City Tour
After breakfast visit Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Tibetology and Cottage Industry. Post city tour drive back to hotelfor dinner. Overnight in Gangtok. 

Day 3: Gangtok - Darjeeling
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Darjeeling, it has been a popular hill station since the British established it in the mid-1800s.With its idyllic setting, exhilarating climate and stunning views of the Kanchenjunga peaks it also attracts trekkers. Arrive and check in to the hotel. Overnight in Darjeeling. 

Day 4: Darjeeling
Morning after breakfast proceed to enjoy Toy train ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom this Toy train operate from Darjeeling railway station which is around 02 hr round trip. Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugee Centre, Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock. Overnight in Darjeeling.

Day 5: Darjeeling
The Sourenee Tea Estate is located in the Mirik Valley of Darjeeling in West Bengal, India.This , over a hundred year old estate is spread across an overall area of 137 hectares at altitudes ranging between 2,500 ft upto 5,000 ft. later enjoy the lunch enjoy lunch at the Tea Managers Bungalow. Overnight in Darjeeling. 

Day 6: Departure
After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to Bagdogra airport to board flight to onward destination

Includes:

  • Accommodation in well-appointed room.
  • Buffet breakfast and dinner at the hotels coffee shop/fixed restaurant
  • Transfers and tours by Non Air-conditioned vehicle as per itinerary 
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Entry fees at monuments as per itinerary including Toy Train Tickets
  • Lunch at Tea Estate
  • All applicable taxes 

Excludes:

  • Any Air fare/ Rail fare 
  • Travel insurance
  • Any camera fees
  • Any expenses of personal nature like tip, laundry, table drinks, Phone etc.
  • Any other expense not mentioned in includes Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors

REGARDING SIKKIM INNER LINE PERMIT ALSO KNOWN AS RESTRICTED AREA PERMIT:
For entering Sikkim a normal Inner Line permit/Restricted Area Permit is required.  This permit can be obtained on any one of the following procedures

  • At the time of applying for the Indian Visa itself, the clients need to mention that they will visit Sikkim and accordingly a 15 days inner line permit/restricted area permit is stamped on the visa.
  • On arrival in Darjeeling we need to produce the original passport with valid Indian Visa at the District Magistrates office and a 15 days inner line permit/restricted area permit can be granted.   It takes half day.
  • While entering Sikkim the permits can be issued on the spot at Rangpoo Check Post (while going to Gangtok) or Melli Check Post (while going to Pelling). It takes 20 minutes to 1 hour depending on group size.  A serial numbered form at the check post needs to be filled and submitted along with photocopies of passport and Indian visa and 02 passport size snaps.
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