Day 1 : New Mal Junction to LataguriUpon arrival at the New Mal junction railway station/airport, you are received and driven to your hotel/resort at Lataguri. This place is close to the Garumara National Park. Late in the afternoon, we take you to have a feel of the Forest. Depending upon the availability of tickets/entry passes, we would take you to any one of the following watchtowers at:Jatraprasad or Chukchuki or Jungle Safari which includes a visit to the Mahakal water reservoir.Overnight at Lataguri Hotel/resort .
Day 2 : Excursion to Jhalong, Bindu, Samsing, SunthalekholaAfter breakfast, we take you for an excursion to Murti, Jhalong, Bindu ,samsing and Sunthalekhola.Murti is a small village by the side of the Murti River. It is an ideal picnic spot where one can enjoy the scenic beauty.Jhalong is situated on the bank of the river Jaldhaka on the Indo-Bhutan border. Bird lovers can enjoy a varied collection of hill birds as well as migratory water fowls here.Bindu is the last village of West Bengal before one enters Bhutan. It is a beautiful valley on the bank of the river Jaladhaka. Bindu is also famous for its cardamom plantations. Samsing is a tea estate in the Dooars, a small locality of about 100 houses which has grown around the tea gardens. The silence of the place is disturbed only by the noise of the gurgling river Murti, which flows about half a kilometer below. Suntalekhola or Suntaley Khola is a small village and a tourist spot in the Darjeeling District of West Bengal. This place is nearly 5 km from Samsing. The green patch on the left side of the way to Suntalekhola is amazing and holds many rarities of birds and butterflies.Overnight at Lataguri Hotel/resort .
Day 3 : Elephant safari and Excursion to South Khayerbari and JaldaparaAfter breakfast, drive straight for an excursion to South Khayerbari animal rescue centre and Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary. A leopard safari (Optional), the only one of its kind in India, can also be availed in South Khayerbari Eco Park.Jaldapara is situated in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas. The sanctuary encompasses luxuriant vegetation and a rich variety of wildlife. Riding elephants is the only way to move inside this forest and Visiting time is 9A.M. to 4 p.m. The main attraction of the sanctuary is Asiatic one-horned rhinoceros. The other animals found are tigers, elephants, deers, sambhar, barking deer, spotted deer, hog deer, wild pig and bison. Jaldapara is a paradise for bird watchers. The other birds to be found here are the crested eagle, Pallas’s fishing eagle and shikra, besides jungle fowl, peafowl, patridges, and lesser pied hornbill. Python, monitor lizards, kraits, cobras, geckos and about 8 species of fresh water turtles have also been found in the sanctuary here.A thrilling elephant safari is organized in the early morning from Hollong to offer the exquisite beauty of the vast grassland of Jaldapara. You can also enjoy the jeep safari (Optional) inside the sanctuary which is another main attraction. Overnight at Lataguri Hotel/resort
Day 4 : Watch tower and transfer to Kalipur or Rhino Camp or Gorumara Elephant Camp.In the morning, we take you to have a feel of the Forest from a watchtower. Depending upon the availability of tickets/entry passes, we would take you to any one of the following watchtowers at:Jatraprasad or Chukchuki or Jungle Safari which includes a visit to the Mahakal water reservoir.In the afternoon, you would check-in either to the Kalipur Eco Village, The Gorumara Elephant Camp or the Rhino Camp. Enjoy the evening at leisure.If you are at Kalipur, in the evening, you will enjoy the bullock ride and visit the Medhla Watch. Watch wild animals from the watch tower and return at evening. Enjoy an evening of tribal dance. Overnight at Kalipur Eco Cottage/Rhino Camp/Gorumara Elephant Camp.
Day 5 : One Forest watch Tower in the morning and depart for onward journey.Early in the morning, enjoy an Elephant safari. Thereafter, rest of the day is free for leisure. Drop to airport/railway station for onward journey. Tour ends with sweet memories .
|Sharing Package/Fixed Departure/Min 8 person|
|Cost / Head||Standard||Delux / Resort|
|Peak Season (Apr & May & Oct ) 10% Surcharge|
Accomodation at all place as per the tour schedule.
Accomodation at designated hotel on twin sharing basis with bed rolls for extra persons in Room.
Assistance at all arrival & departure points.
Non Ac Vehicle for transfers & Sightseeing.Please note that Vehicle will not be at your disposal,but will be made available as per itinerary only.
All hotel related taxes & transport related taxes include State tax,Toll tax,Driver Bata,Fuel charge & Parking .
Meals – MAP plan
Cost of transfer to watchtowers ticket counter.
All inclusions no hidden cost.
Airfare / Train Ticket
All kind of personal expenses such as tips,laundry,telephone bills. Liquor,boating & Joy rides.
Any optional tour activity or not mention on inclusion.
Camera Fee (Still or Video)
Guide,Entrance Fees & all associated Forest charges like Watch tower entry fees,Vehicle entry fees,Forest Gypsy charges & individual entry fees to Watchtower.
Jeep Safari,Elephant ride ( If part of your package ) entry fees.
Peak Season Surcharge.
Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays,excess baggage, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations,riots, strikes, war, airline or hotel policies etc .
Any increase in taxes or fuel,leading to increase in surface transportation & land arrangements which may come into effect prior to departure.