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Champagne of Teas Holiday Packages


Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days

Destination Covered : Darjeeling, Durgapur, Haldia

Price (Starting From) : INR 22000 Per Person


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  • Champagne of Teas Holiday Packages

* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.

Tour Detail

Places Covered: Goomtee T.E. - Kurseong - Darjeeling. The rate given below is just a number (value for understanding on per person basis) and they will vary with increase or decrease of persons or number of days of travel and as per client's Demand.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Goomtee T.E.

Upon arrival at the nearest Bagdogra Airport, transfer to Goomtee T.E. Goomtee Tea Estate is almost midway between Siliguri and Darjeeling hill town and near Kurseong. It's 40kms from Siliguri, 48kms from Darjeeling and only 8kms below Kurseong.

Day 2: Explore Goomtee T.E.

Visit the gardens, chat with the garden workers followed by a visit to the Goomtee tea factory where you will witness live tea processing through all the stages including the final packaging. Go through a tea tasting session where a staff will explain you how they grade the teas, the concept of flush, how the valuation of tea is done and many other interesting things. You can also buy tea of your choice from the factory outlet and get 15% discount on the market price. During summer (May to June) you can enjoy relishing bath under a nearby waterfalls and then follow it up with a picnic lunch Feast your eyes with Gorkha dance & music in the evening performed by the local villagers. Table Tennis and board games are also available. Overnight at Goomtee resort.

Day 3: Goomtee - Makaibari T.E. (Kurseong)

The Makaibari Tea Estate is probably the most talked about and fabled tea garden in Darjeeling area. And there are reasons for that. This is one of the oldest tea gardens in Darjeeling and was the first to establish a factory in the year 1859. Guided tour of the tea gardens that includes walking through the estate and tea bushes, watching the garden workers plucking teas (depending on the season) and talking to them, how tea is processed in the factory from drying to packaging, tea tasting session etc. Take a nature walk through the lovely mountain areas and valleys. Take a walking tour of the villages and know about the village life in the mountains. Overnight at hotel in Kurseong.

Day 4: Kurseong - Darjeeling

Take the UNESCO Heritage Toy Train Ride to Darjeeling after lunch. Darjeeling, one of the most beautiful hill station is generally called the “ Queens of the hills”. It has all attributes of a queen like glamour and beauty of evergreen hills around, green tea gardens at her feet and Mt. Kanchenjunga as her crown. In Sanskrit, Durjaya linga means “Shiva of invincible power who rules the Himalayas”. Darjeeling is northern district of West Bengal, which shares its border with Sikkim in the north, Nepal in the west, Bhutan in the east and Bangladesh and plains of Bengal in the south. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Explore Darjeeling

Early morning (@04:00AM), drive to the Tiger hill. Situated at an altitude of 8442 ft. Tiger hill has earned international fame for the magnificent view of the sunrise. The majestic peak Kanchenjunga (8596 mtrs) rears up flanked by Mt.Kabru and Mt Pandim to the far left are Everest, Makalu and Lhotse. Other peaks visible from here are Mt. Jano, Mt. Nar sing, Mt. Frey peak, Mt. Sinolchu etc. After Tiger Hill, visit Yiga Choling Monastery of Ghoom. After breakfast, visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, a high altitude wildlife Zoo with the most successful captive breeding center for Snow leopard and Red Panda. After this visit, you may proceed to Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center and Peace Pagoda (Japanese Temple. Evening free for market. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Drive/Hike to Happy Valley T.E./ Tukvar T.E.

Walking through a tea garden on the gentle hill slopes of Darjeeling and seeing the tea processing is always a special experience. And a great way to experience this is by visiting the Happy Valley Tea Estate which is located about 3km (1.8 miles) away from Chowk Bazaar area. The approach is through a narrow winding downhill road which is quite steep. So if you are walking, the walk on your way back is likely to be quite cumbersome. But the rewards on the way are enormous.

Day 7: Departure

Drive to the nearest airport of Bagdogra.


Inclusions

  • All transfer by Luxury Cars
  • Driver Allowance & Fuel Charges
  • Hotel Accommodation in basic or deluxe rooms
  • Meal plan as above mentioned.
  • Sightseeing & Transfers according to the above Tour Itinerary Details.
  • All sightseeing & transfers by independent & well-maintained Tour Itinerary Details only. Point to point basis not on disposal.

Exclusions

  • Anything that is not mentioned in the INCLUSION

Payments Terms

  • Any confirmation is subject to an advance deposit of 50% of the package cost and has to be paid immediately, after that we can process the booking.
  • Balance Payment has to be made in advance and must be paid & as per time limit given at the time of confirmation.
  • Full Payment needs to be done one day prior to the tour or on the day of arrival.
  • Payments can be remitted by depositing the amount through the mode of internet banking in the account (which will be provided while booking the package).
  • After depositing the payment, please e-mail us the Deposit slip

Price & Rates

No of pax Age Limit Price per pax (Rs)
Adult Above 12 years INR 22000 / Adult ( With Tax )
Custom pax type 4 INR 16000 / Custom pax type ( With Tax )

Accommodation

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OUR LIABILITIES & LIMITATIONS

  • Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.
  • Mountain Adventures Tours & Travels act only in the capacity of agent for the hotels, airlines, transporters, railways & contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us are issued subject to terms & conditions under which these services are provided by them.
  • All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general well being.
  • Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and checkout time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary.
  • We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.
  • We shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting – directly or indirectly – from any act of GOD, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control.
  • We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.
  • PASSPORTS & VISAS
  • To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.
  • HEALTH
  • Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • POLICY REGARDING CANCELLATION / NO SHOW / EARLY DEPARTURE
  • In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing.
  • Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:
  • Cancellation has to be sent to us by Email.
  • From Date of booking – 30 days only communication charges of Rs 2000.00 per person
  • 50% refund before 30 Days of the journey date.
  • 75% of the tour cost applicable within 30-15 days of the journey date.
  • 100% of the tour cost applicable within 15-0 days of the journey date / No Show.
  • Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.
  • REFUND
  • In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund. NO REFUND WILL BE MADE AGAINST ANY UNUTILIZED SERVICES, WHAT SO EVER MAY BE THE REASON.
  • Where as in case of Cancellation before the commencement, it will take at least two weeks time to refund the said amount.

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