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The Ancient Silk route which connects China with Europe was one of the important trading routes. People used this path to visit and explore new kingdoms and countries back in the days. As the areas on the silk route became significant, they started amalgamating the culture and traditions of the visitors. They started celebrating new festivals. In India, a portion of the silk route passed through the marvelous Sikkim and North Bengal. Even to this day if you visit these locations, you will see a glimpse of different cultures. Many tourists come to see this amalgamation of traditions in Sikkim and North Bengal. However, it also is known for its serene sight of the mighty Himalayas. So, if you wish to go on a silk route tour from Hooghly, then try out this package.
Some of the places to see in our silk route tour from Hooghly are:
- Gangtok: The Sikkim Capital with many trekking zones. Also provides breathtaking views of the mountains.
- Pelling: Small town popular for its Monasteries and view of the Kanchenjunga.
- Lachung: Known for its monasteries and Shinga Rhododendron Sanctuary.
- Zuluk: Scenic sight with lakes and birds.
There are many more destinations that you will visit in this silk route tour from Hooghly. The detailed itinerary is provided in the Trip outline. We have also tied up with some of the best hotels in Sikkim to make you stay comfortable. Moreover, we also make travel arrangements for our customers so that they don’t face any trouble.
Himalayan Destination in Uttarpara, Hooghly is known for its budget-friendly holiday packages. These tour packages are carefully designed to provide optimum satisfaction and enjoyment to the customers. We have already served a number of customers with our tour packages. With their help, we have become among the top tour and travel companies in Hooghly. So, you can trust us blindly. For booking this silk route tour from Hooghly, please call us on (+91) 7980464525.
SUGGESTED ITINERARY AS FOLLOWS
NJP / BAGDOGRA to ICHHEGAONAfter pick from NJP / Bagdogra, start your wonderful vacation to Old Silk Rout starting from Ichhegaon. Reach Ichhegaon and check into the Homestay. After Lunch take a Nature walk around Ichhegaon. Dinner & Overnight stay at Ichhegaon.
ICHHEGAON to ARITAR / MANGKHIMAfter leisure breakfast proceed toward Aritar / Mangkhim with sightseeing Siddhiswar Dham, Aritar Lake & Aritar Monastery. Reach Mangkhim and check into the Homestay. After lunch take a Nature walk around Mangkhim and explore the village. Visit Umbrella View Point, Mangkhim Top & Rai Temple by own. Dinner & Overnight stay at Aritar / Mangkhim.
ARITAR / MANGKHIM to GNATHANG VALLEYEarly morning enjoy the sunrise from Mt Kanchenjunga. After leisure breakfast proceed towards Gnathang. Make the permit at Rongli and explore the small market. Post issuing the permit cover sightseeing Kui-Khola Waterfalls, Phadamchen, Zuluk, Zig-Zag Road, Thambi View Point, Lungthung and reach Gnathang. After lunch visit Monastary & Memorial Garden / Temple by own. Dinner & Overnight stay at Gnathang.
GNATHANG VALLEY to PHADAMCHENEarly morning Sunrise trip to Eagle’s Nest Bunker or Lungthung (Optional). Back to Gnathang, after breakfast leave for you memorable journey to Phadamchen covering with sightseeing Tukla Valley, Old Baba Mandir, Elephant Lake or Kupup Lake (Kupup Village, World Highest Golf Course, New Baba Mandir & Changu Lake is optional) and back to same way Phadamchen. After lunch walk around Phadamchen. Dinner & Overnight stay at Phadamchen.
Time : 12:00 am
PHADAMCHEN to ROLEPAfter breakfast leave Phadamchen towards most ever virgin place in Silk Rout is Rolep. On the way cover Buddha Falls sightseeing. After lunch walk around the hamlet and enjoy in the forest trail, river side & enjoy the old hanging bridge by own. Dinner & Overnight stay at Rolep.
ROLEP to NJP / BAGDOGRAEarly morning enjoy the sunrise from mountain. After late breakfast leave Rolep around 10:00 am proceed towards NJP / Bagdogra. Drop at NJP / Bagdogra at afternoon.
Pick up & drop location is NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport by Individual Cab
5 Nights Accommodation in double or triple or quad shearing basis.
Transfers & sightseeing by 1 Non AC cab as per the itinerary
Taxes& Expenditures Included: Parking, Toll Tax, Luxury Tax, Green Tax Fuel Exp. and Driver Exp.
5 Breakfast, 5 Lunch, 5 Evening Snacks & 5 Dinner
Air Fare / Train Fare / Travelling or Accidental Insurance or Claim or settlement.
Monument Entrance Fee / Camera Fees.
Any Adventure Activity River Rafting, Yak ride, Boating, Paragliding Etc.
Any Personal Expenses – Laundry, Shopping, Tip, Extra Meals, Hard or Soft Drinks Etc.
Wild Life Sanctuary Fees.
Zuluk & Gnthang Valley is situated in high altitude area and the air has rarefied oxygen levels so you need to acclimatize yourself at lower altitude areas & gradually increase your night stay. Avoid long stretches of travel that involve drastic shifts in the oxygen levels in air. Avoid too much physical activity for long time & specially for your children and senior Citizen. You also need to travel in a sturdy vehicle like a Jeep as the roads are mostly rocky and full of sharp turns. It’s better to hire a good driver and vehicle from a reputed Tour & Travel agency for exploring Silk Route properly.
It can be fully customized as per customer's choice. Customer can choose any date as per there availability. But we have fixed departure options for this package with our specified date.
Yes, you can. The mention costing is calculated based on mentioned persons. If no of persons have changed then costing will be automatically revised.
No there is no hotel in Silk Route. Night stay arrangement at Homestay only.
Generally homestay operated by local people. You can feel the local culture and food in there. But now a days homestays are more professional and have basic facilities only.
• Maximum homestay did not provide television in the room. Television may available at dining place.
• Food will be provide at dining place only. No room service will be provided. Food cooked by local Sikkimese people. So
taste may different from your regular food.
• Geyser may not available then hot water will be provided on demand in the bucket.
• Attached toilet available with western style. Few homestay have Indian toilet with common areas.
Standard category homestay will be used for this package. But anyone can upgrade there package options as per availability.
Generally we used Non AC Sumo / Bolero / Similar for this route but 4 seater cab WagonR / Similar may use upto 4 persons. But we suggest High Ground clearance car for this route.
Inquire to us or reach us directly 7980464525 / 8697471273 and book your package with advance amount as directed to you & we will sent to you the confirmation detail within 7 working days from date of advance received.
More than 45 days advance amount is non refundable.
In between 44 to 30 days 50% of the total tour cost.
In between 29 to 15 days 75% of the total tour cost.
In between 14 to 07 days 85% of the total tour cost.
Less than 7 days / No show or after arrival in Bhutan 100% of the tour cost.
Yes you can. But it is fully depends on homestay / transportation availability. Cancellation policy may applicable as per homestay / transporter policy. Seasonal hike may applicable for this circumstances.
For all Indian citizen Voter Card / Passport (Adult only) & Birth Certificate / Passport (Child only) with photocopy of the said documents and passport size color photo for all traveler.
Foreigner can not allow into the restricted area.
Please note that without valid documents permit can not be issued. Better to ask before travelling for valid documents list.
Yes you can with prior information. Additional costing may applied for this up-gradation. Up-gradation is depends on availability.