5 Days 4 Nights
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Embarking on the 4 Nights 5 Days Sikkim – Darjeeling Tour organized by Bhutan Travel Gate is a journey woven with enchantment, blending the cultural richness of Sikkim with the breathtaking vistas of Darjeeling. From the moment you set foot on this adventure, you’re embraced by a tapestry of experiences that showcase the vibrant essence of these Himalayan regions. The tour commences with an immersive exploration of Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim, adorned with monasteries like Rumtek and Enchey that exude tranquility and spiritual serenity. The scent of incense wafts through the air as prayer flags flutter against the backdrop of majestic peaks, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience.
Traversing through the winding roads flanked by emerald terraced fields and cascading waterfalls, the journey takes you to Tsomgo Lake, a serene gem nestled at a breathtaking altitude, glistening with pristine waters mirroring the azure skies above. The trip then unfolds into a voyage to Nathula Pass, a gateway to Tibet, where you can stand at the crossroads of history and witness the stunning vistas of the Himalayas.
Moving on, the tour directs its course toward Darjeeling, a name that resonates with the aroma of freshly brewed tea. The hill town welcomes you with open arms, offering a glimpse into its colonial past with a visit to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and the Darjeeling Zoo, home to rare Himalayan fauna like the red panda and snow leopard. And as the sun stretches its rays across the horizon, the ascent to Tiger Hill awaits, unveiling a breathtaking sunrise casting hues of orange and gold upon the snow-capped Kanchenjunga, the world’s third-highest peak, an ethereal moment etched forever in memory.
The journey, meticulously crafted by Bhutan Travel Gate, isn’t merely about sightseeing; it’s an odyssey that immerses you in the local culture, flavors, and traditions. Whether savoring momos in a local eatery, witnessing the intricate art of thangka painting, or engaging in conversations with the warm-hearted locals, every moment offers a deeper understanding of the region’s soul.
Each day of the tour paints a unique stroke on the canvas of memories, leaving you spellbound by the harmonious blend of nature’s grandeur and cultural heritage. Bhutan Travel Gate curates an experience that transcends the ordinary, ensuring that every traveler becomes part of an unforgettable narrative woven by the essence of Sikkim and Darjeeling.
After Breakfast visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugee camp, Japanese Temple,Tea Garden, Roopway, and free for personal activity over night at hotel
1.1. Yes, all visitors will need a visa to visit Bhutan, except for visitors from India, who will require a permit. 1.2. Nationals of Bangladesh and the Maldives shall be eligible for a visa on arrival at the port of entry. 1.3. Nationals of Switzerland and Thailand holding diplomatic and official passports shall be eligible for a visa on arrival at the port of entry. 1.4. Visitors from India will need a permit to visit Bhutan. This applies to anyone holding an Indian passport, or an Indian voter ID card. For Indian nationals aged under 18 years, a passport or a birth certificate will suffice, and they must be accompanied by legal guardians.
2.1. Visitors can process a visa or permit online from the website of the Department of Immigration. Visitors can also engage tourism service providers (see www.bhutan.travel for more details) to process the travel documents and plan a trip. The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) will also offer customer service to help answer questions regarding visa applications and to answer questions about travel within the country. 2.2. Although visitors from Bangladesh and Maldives can process visas on arrival and visitors from India can process permits on arrival at the port of entry, it is recommended that these be applied online to reduce wait time and for faster clearance at the port of entry.
3.1. A passport copy is required. The passport must be valid for six months from the intended date of departure from the Kingdom; 3.2. Travel insurance valid for the duration of the trip; and 3.3. A recent passport size photograph.
4.1. The visa fee is USD 40 per person and it is non-refundable. While the process to issue the visa is usually quick, the visa can take up to five working days to process.
5.1. Visitors from India can use a passport or voter ID card. Children under 18 years of age can use a birth certificate or passport, and must be accompanied by a legal guardian. 5.2. Passport size photograph is also required. 5.3. Travel insurance is required and should be valid for the whole duration of the trip.
6.1 There is also an option to purchase domestic travel insurance from Bhutanese insurance providers at the port of entry during arrivals. There are also tourism information officers stationed at all ports of entry who can assist travellers. Click here to get details on the insurance from Bhutan Insurance Limited.
Please Visit Tourism Council of Bhutan