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Trip to Darjeeling, Peling and Gangtok - 1st week of Dec'13

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Trip to Darjeeling, Peling and Gangtok - 1st week of Dec'13

Hi, I and my wife are planning for a 6-7 day trip from Mumbai to Darjeeling during 1st week of Dec.'13.I have following queries :

1. Is it safe to travel to Darjeeling and nearby places during this period ?

2. I am planning to visit Darjeeling, Peling and Gangtok.Can you suggest a proper iternary for the same?

3. Can you also help me with suggestions on hotels (Veg food), transport and places to visit? The budget is around 25-30k.

Thanks in advance !

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Darjeeling District, India
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11. Re: Trip to Darjeeling, Peling and Gangtok - 1st week of Dec'13

Thanks Asish da,

We will spend that day in Gangtok.

Can you please let me know the approx fare of the cars for following destination? We are 8 people.

NJP - Gangtok

Gangtok - Tsongmo lake and back

Gangtok - Local s/s

Gangtok - pelling

Pelling sightseeing

Pelling to Darjeeling

Darjeeling local s/s

Darjeeling to NJP

Also, what will be standard hotel cost during this time? Is it necessary to book hotels now? OR it can be possile on spot.

Thanks,

Saikat

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12. Re: Trip to Darjeeling, Peling and Gangtok - 1st week of Dec'13

Saikat

Transport (Sumo) charge for the entire itinerary would be Rs.25000 approx.

May try Aonla, Nirvana Residency, Donkheala, Soyang, Golden Pagoda, Doma Residency, Rendezvous in Gangtok.

Himalayan Hideaway, Norbu Ghang Resort, Rabdentse Residency, Phamrong Hotel, Newa Regency, Pemaling Hotel, De Regency in Pelling.

Hotel Dekeling, Sunflower, Sangrila Regency, Bellevue Hotel, Allice Villa in Darjeeling.

Edited: 25 November 2013, 07:13
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13. Re: Trip to Darjeeling, Peling and Gangtok - 1st week of Dec'13

Hello Ashish da,

Sorry for my late response. For the car, would you suggest to book it from NJP-NJP or it will be better to take it separately for each program?

Which is advisable and cheaper? Since we are 8, shared car or exclusive car will not make any difference.

Thanks

Saikat

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14. Re: Trip to Darjeeling, Peling and Gangtok - 1st week of Dec'13

saikat1986

Hire the cab as and when needed. Because, Gangtok local s/s, Pelling s/s and Darjeeling s/s to be done by local vehicles of the respective places.

Edited: 27 November 2013, 03:04
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15. Re: Trip to Darjeeling, Peling and Gangtok - 1st week of Dec'13

Thanks Mr. Ashis. We went as per our guidance and trip turnout to be very pleasant and memorable.

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16. Re: Trip to Darjeeling, Peling and Gangtok - 1st week of Dec'13

Thanks Navneet for the feedback.

Edited: 07 December 2013, 16:04
17. Re: Trip to Darjeeling, Peling and Gangtok - 1st week of Dec'13

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