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Gangtok, Darjeeling Honeymoon trip

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Gangtok, Darjeeling Honeymoon trip

Dear All,

I am planning for a honeymoon package trip to Gangtok + Darjeeling for 6 nights, starting from 1st July. How is the climate there in July? Any suggestion on reputed travel agents to book a package? Please advise how much it would cost for the above trip. Thanks.

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Hi Sriram R

Gangtok and Darjeeling will be a good choice for your honeymoon trip in this part. The itenary should be as follows

Day 1: Arrival at Bagdogra

Later drive to Gangtok (5500 Ft /1677 Mts, 130 Kms / 05 Hrs).

Upon arrival, proceed for check-in at your hotel.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 2: Gangtok

After breakfast, go for an excursion to Tshangu Lake. Situated at a height of 12400 feet/3780 metres, it takes 43 kilometres/3 hours to reach the place. The cool water of the lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around.

NOTE : High Mountains sightseeing like Tshangu Lake has to start early in the morning so that you can come back early.

Further 10kms from Tshangu Lake on lays the legendary Baba Mandir.

Baba Mandir: at an altitude of over 13,000 feet. It was built in memory of a soldier in the 23rd Punjab Regiment, who drowned in a stream near the spot. Legend says he later appeared in a dream to one of his colleagues where he requested that a temple be built in his memory.

Return back to hotel in the evening.Overnight at hotel

Day 3: Gangtok – Lachung(125 kilometres/ 6 hours)

After breakfast, check out of the hotel at Gangtok and proceed to Lachung. On the way, visit Tashi view point, Kabi Longtsok, Seven Sisters Waterfall and Singhik View Point. Stop for lunch in between, which will be on direct payment basis. Arrive in the evening at Lachung. Check-in to the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.

NOTE : In Lachung, tourists will get only basic facilities in hotels and we recommend not to expect any luxury as both are very remote areas. Power cuts, phone network problems are very frequent. Also, heater is available at hotel on direct payment basis only.

Day 4: Lachung – Yumthang – Lachung (25 kms/1 hour 30 minutes way ) Gangtok (125 km/6 hrs )

Early morning after breakfast, proceed for a half-day excursion to Yumthang Valley.On the way, visit the hot Spring and Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Return to the hotel. After lunch at the hotel, get transferred to Gangtok. On the way, see Bhim Nala waterfall and Twin waterfall. In the evening, arrive at Gangtok and check in to the hotel. Spend the evening at leisure. Enjoy a comfortable stay overnight at the hotel in Gangtok.

Note : High Mountains sightseeing like Yumthang Valley has to start early in the morning so that you can come back early.

Day 5: Gangtok – Darjeeling (125 kilometres/5 hours)

After breakfast, proceed for a half-day sightseeing tour to Jhakri Water Falls (4 hours,) Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology (Visiting hour: from 10 am – 4 pm; closed on Sunday), Directorate of Handicraft and Handloom (closed on Sunday) and Flower Show (closed on Sunday). In the afternoon, transfer to Darjeeling (7380 Ft / 2250 Mts, 125 Kms / 05 Hours). Upon arrival at Darjeeling, check into your hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 6: Darjeeling

Visit Tiger Hill early in the morning to see the sun rise over Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world. (Subject to clear weather). On your way back, stop at the Ghoom Monastery, the holiest monastery in Darjeeling and Batasia Loop. After your visit, return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, you will be driven to Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Himalayan Mountaineering Institue (closed on Thursdays) Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zooogical Park (closed on Thursdays). Later, visit the Tibetan refugee help centre (closed on Sundays). Evening return to your hotel or walk around the streets of the colonial city Darjeeling. Enjoy a comfortable stay at the hotel.

Day 7: Darjeeling – Bagdogra (90 kilometres/3 hours and 30 minutes)

Rgds

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2. Re: Gangtok, Darjeeling Honeymoon trip

sriram r

July would be rainy in Darjeeling as well as Sikkim. It's considered as off-season. If you are keen to engage any travel agent for the trip, may contact : Nature Beyond, , Pallav Bhattacharya 09733000591 pallab@naturebeyond.org

Yak & Yeti Travels Expedition Phone 03592280075, +919434117418, 09933008822 sikkim@live.in

Mr. Sangay Sherpa. Off Road Adventures, www.offroaddarjeeling.in +919832054944/+919832756130

Edited: 9:38 pm, May 12, 2013
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Dear Mr.Ashish & Mr.Sanchit,

Thanks a lot for your valuable inputs. You are right, with rainy season in July, i am checking options to go to Kullu Manali + Shimla or Ladakh. What do you suggest on this? I believe Manalo/Shimla will be ok in July 1st week. I am a little apprehensive to go to Ladakh though concerning safety issues.

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4. Re: Gangtok, Darjeeling Honeymoon trip

Ladakh will be the ideal destination in July. Shimla/Manali will be rainy. Well, you may do road travel from Manali to Leh.

Edited: 3:50 am, May 14, 2013
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NJP To Darjeeling Taxi fare?

1. Indica non ac-

2.sumo non ac-

3.tavera non ac-

Please tell me the tariff

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Hi Santudey

NJP To Darjeeling Taxi fare.

1. Indica non ac- 1400-1600

2.sumo non ac- 1800/-

3.tavera non ac- 2000/-

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Thanks sanchit

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8. Re: Gangtok, Darjeeling Honeymoon trip

Thanks sanchit.Is it ok to go 27th june in jst for Darjeeling tour? tell me about pashupati market?

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9. Re: Gangtok, Darjeeling Honeymoon trip

From My side i am always ready to go on for a holiday 365 days a year. if its rainy season or winter or summer. Holiday is holiday. Just go and enjoy.

As i answered you about pashupati market in another post you can check it out there.

cheers.

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