History : Sikkim , once the independent Kingdom, was ruled by Namgyal dynasty, Chogyal, for more than three hundreds years. The last ruler of the Sikkim was Palden Thundop Namgyal and the monarchy was ended in 1975. The Kingdom became 22 Nd state of republic of India on 26 th April 1975.
Natural : The state is heavily forested and abounds with the wildlife, rhododendrons and greater verities of orchids and wild flowers. About one third of the total area is covered with forest and is traversed by the main range of the Himalaya . The bio-diversity of the area ranges 250m above sea level to 8586m, summit of Mt Kanchenjunga, third highest mountain in the world.
Geography: Sikkim is located in the north-eastern part of the India . The area of this land is 7096 sq. Km and is bounded by Tibet Autonomous region of China in the north and north-east, Bhutan in the north-south, West Bangal in South and Nepal in the west.
People: The total population of state is approx 420000 and main inhabitants are Nepalese, Bhutia and Lepcha. Sikkimis and Nepali are principal local language where English is thenational language. Buddhisum and Hinduism are the principal religion. Agriculture is the main source of income for Sikkimis people where Tourism is also a growing industry.
Entry procedure: Indian Visa is required to enter Sikkim , and it can be obtained from the any Indian Embassy and consulate office around the world. A two copies passport sized photograph is required to proceed the application form and visa is normally valid for 6 months.
Access: Indian airline has a greater linkage to reach Sikkim , Baghdora airport is the only nearest airport and is 124 KM far from Gangtok. Domestic airport in Bhadrapur , Nepal is second nearest airport to reach Sikkim and is 146 KM far from Gangtok. Well road connection made easier to reach Sikkim.
ITINERARY: Nepal/Darjeeling/ Sikkim Tour - 10 Nights 11 days.
|Day 01|| Arrive Kathmandu- Welcome Meeting, Assistance &
transfer to Hotel - evening walk to old Kathmandu Durbar Square
|Day 02||Full day sightseeing to Pashupatinath & Boudhanath & Patan city
|Day 03||Fly Kathmandu to Biratnagar. 50minutes. - Scenic drive to Kakarvitta(Border of Nepal-India) Darjeeling (3-4 HRS.) - Hotel New El-gin|
|Day 04||Visit Tea Garden & Tibetan Refugee center with a pony tour to Himalayan Mountain institute
|Day 05||Sightseeing tour to Ghoom Monastery and on way back to hotel enjoy a short train rid on the famous darjeeling toy-train|
|Day 06||Scenic drive to Pemayangtse - Hotel Mt. Pandim|
After sightseeing including Pemayangtse Monastery, picturesque drive to Gantok Hotel Tibet
|Day 08||Visit Sikkim Orchid Sanctuary, Institute of Tibetology & Rumtek Monastery|
|Day 09||Scenic drive back to Biratnagar and fly to Kathmandu & transfer to hotel|
|Day 10||AM visit Old City Bhaktapur. PMfree for independent activities.|
|Day 11||Free until departure time for airport to fly to onward destination.|
Costs, Standard package
01 Person US$ 1790.00 Net Per person
02 Person US$ 1190.00 Net Per person
03 - 08 Person US$ 1070.00 Net Per person
09 - 11 Person US$ 895.00 Net Per person
12 Above Person US$ 810.00 Net Per person
Cost includes: 2/3 star hotel in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast and sightseeing. 10 nights 11 days Sikkim/Darjeeling package on the Twin sharing in the standard hotels all on full board basis, all sightseeing with a good English speaking guide as per itinerary, all transportation by car/van/coaches depending upon the size of the group. Two way air fair Kathmandu to Kathmandu. Necessary hotel/airport/ transfers.
Cost does not include: Airport taxes, Sikkim/India visa fees, all insurance, all expenses of natural as drink laundry, trips etc.
|ITINERARY: Sikkim & Darjeeling Highlights ( 6 night / 7 day Himalayan tour)|
|Day 01||Fly Kathmandu / Bhadrapur (1 hr) - scenic drive to Gantok (3-4 hr.) - hotel
|Day 02||Full day sightseeing in Gantok with Rumtek monastery - hotel
|Day 03||Excursion tour to Phoning monastery (38 km in north Sikkim )|
|Day 04||Scenic drive to Pemayangtse monastery via beautiful temi tea estate (west Sikkim ) - hotel|
|Day 05||Scenic drive to Darjeeling . PM: sightseeing in Darjeeling - hotel|
|Day 06||Visit Ghoom monastery, on the way back enjoy a short ride on the famous Darjeeling toy train-hotel|
|Day 07||Picturesque drive to Bagdogra to fly to onward destination or to Bhadrapur to Fly back to Kathmandu-transfer to your hotel.|
|No. of person||Standard||Deluxe|
|02|| US$ 625.00
|03 - 08||US$ 499.00||US$ 675.00|
|US$ 435.00||US$ 585.00|
|12 above||US$ 399.00||US$ 515.00|
Twin sharing room in hotels for deluxe tour: we Provide hotel Windamere or hotel Elgin in Darjeeling &hotel Nor-kill in Gangtok. For standard tour: hotel central or hotel seven seventeen in Darjeeling & hotel Tibet or mayur in Gantok) on full board basis, all Sightseeing with a good English speaking guide as itinerary, All transportation by car/van/coach, all necessary transfers.
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