Cost : INR 7800 (AP)
Places Covered : Mirik, Dhotrey, Lepchajagat, Lamahatta, Encheygaon, Sillerygaon.
Best Time to Go : Mid September-Mid June.
Duration : 6 Days.
A homestay in Darjeeling is typically an extension of the house of a local. The landlord and his family would stay in one part of the property while there will be separate rooms for guests. Most time the dining room and even the living room would be common so that you can interact with the owner's family when you stay there. In several such homestays, you can also join a family member in the kitchen and lend your hand in cooking if you so want. Or learn from the family how to prepare local Nepali food which is often delicious. In the evening when you are back after sightseeing or shopping, you can sit with the family members in the living room, chat and watch TV. So a homestay in Darjeeling is all about staying in a local home, experiencing and enjoying Darjeeling using the ways and eyes of the locals. You can dine with the local family, even participate in their day to day life to get insight into their lives and culture, and of course have delicious homemade food in a homely environment. This is an experience which is completely different from a hotel. Do not expect professional service like of a hotel, instead you will get lots of love and caring from the family. By allowing tourists in their houses, such local families have decided on a different way of living life where they need to spend a lot of time with outsiders as part of their day-to-day life.
"Meet & greet" on arrival at NJP / IXB / Siliguri & Pick-up from there & drive to Dhotrey via Gopaldhara, Simana, Jorpokhari. After arrival at Dhotrey check-in & get fresh. Then enjoy the sunset from the nearest viewpoint. Overnight stay at Dhotrey.
Early morning enjoy the sunrise from the nearest viewpoint. Then get fresh & take your breakfast. Then drive to Lamahatta via Lepchajagat. After arrival at Lamahatta check-in & get fresh. Then enjoy your leisure time at Lamahatta Park. Overnight stay at Lamahatta.
Early morning enjoy the sunrise. After breakfast drive to Sillerygaon via Peshok, Pedong, Encheygaon. Arrival at Sillerygaon check-in & get fresh. Then spend your leisure time by walk at your own. Overnight stay at Sillerygaon.
After breakfast drive to Kolakham via Algarah, Rikisum. Arrival at Kolakham check-in & get fresh. Then spend your leisure time by walk at your own. Overnight stay at Kolakham.
After breakfast drive to NJP / IXB / Siliguri ( 102 km., 3-4 hrs. ) for your onward journey by Train/Flight.
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:
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.
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.
In regard to refund of unused / unutilized services (which are paid for and cancelled in advance) the refund amount would be worked out on the basis of cancellation policy as described above and the money would be accordingly refunded to the person who has made the payment to us. Please note that the refund process may take 2 – 4 weeks due to banking procedures. If the refund is made to the credit card account OR to Bank account, the bank charges would be debited from the refund amount.
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Rangbhang, Gopaldhara, Jorpokhari, Chitrey, Khopidara, lepchajagat, Rangaroon, Dawaipani, Mongpu, Takdah, Tinchuley, Bada Mangwa, Pedong, Encheygaon, Lava, Loleygaon.