Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Jaldapara/ Hollong in 2:35hrs.of 126kms.:
You will be received by our official at Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) – Drive to Madarihat. Lunch on the way in Dhaba or on reaching the Resort at Jaldapara near Jaldapara National Park. It ensures a pleasant climate round the year so it isn't a problem even if you've set your visit any time of the year. (The forest Safari closes on June 15 and reopens on September 15 each year hence Safari / Elephant ride not possible during the period).Totopara, Khayerbari, Chilapata, Phuentsholling are some of the tourist spots nearby. Evening free. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Jaldapara / Hollong.
Day 2: Safari and Elephant Ride & Visit to either Totopara:
Early morning drive to Hollong for thrilling Elephant Safari (your cost) is organized in the early morning from Hollong. It offers the exquisite beauty of the vast grassland of Jaldapara. One can sight Indian rhinos, bison, deer and Asiatic elephants. Back to resort for breakfast. Drive to Totapara; famous for the Dooars aboriginals Totos; Totoapara is 22 km away. Toto is an isolated tribal group residing only in a small enclave called Totopara which is located at the foot of the Himalayas just to the south of the border of Bhutan on the western bank of Torsa river. Back to resort. Evening stroll at the meadow near the resort or watch tower to spot wildlife. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Jaldapara / Hollong.
Day 3: Sightseeing to Chilapata and Phuentsholing:
Early morning one can proceed to Chilapata, nearly 26 km from Jaldapara or Alipurduar. The forest is used by the Elephants as a corridor to migrate. Chilapata Forest Reserve, Nal Rajar Garh, Barodabari/ Malangi and Kodal Basti are the places of interest. Interesting is Ram Guna Tree locally called is known as the tree that bleed. Back to Resort - Post Lunch one can visit Phuentsholling (Bhutan Border). The frontier town in southern Bhutan nearly. Phuntsholing or Phuentsholing is the administrative seat of the Chukha district; a thriving commercial centre, it is home to a potpourri of ethnic groups intermingling at the point where the countries Bhutan and India meet.Temple called Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang, Monastery KharbandiGoemba, Crocodile breeding centerand the local market is the places of interest. - Back to resort. Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Jaldapara / Hollong.
Day 4: Transfer to Lataguri ( Gorumara National Park) in 1:40hrs. of 81kms.:
Early morning breakfast - Check out from Jaldapara. Check into the Resort and have lunch or one can have lunch outside rich tropical forests, innumerable hill streams cutting across the green carpet, undulating plains makes this a tourist hotspot. Visit to some offbeat places in the lap of Himalaya with wildlife or afternoon (4 PM - 6 PM), go for jungle Jeep Safari and a few Watch Tower with Buffalo Cart ride (your cost) if tickets are available. In the late evening campfire & tribal dance at the resort can be arranged (Optional). Night stay in Hotel / Resort at Latagturi.
Day 5: Local sightseeing to Jhalong and Bindu:
Early morning Breakfast. Visit to Jhalong, Bindu in the lap of Himalaya. The area is known for its diversified flora and fauna.Jhalong is on the bank of the river Jaldhaka on the Indo-Bhutan border in the foothills of the Himalayas, on the way to Bindu. Major attraction are scenic beauty, birds and the Water body.Bindu is the last village of West Bengal before one enters Bhutan on the bank of river Jaladhaka a natural physical boundary separating West Bengal and Bhutan. The place is also known for Ginger & cardamom plantations. Lunch en-route or back to resort by 2 PM and have Lunch. Early evening (4 PM to 6 PM) Jungle Jeep Safari (your cost) subjected to availability of tickets. In the late evening one can stroll around the market area. Guest are advised not to stroll away from the crowd towards the forest. Back to resort. Cultural Show can be arranged at Supplement cost. Nightstay in Hotel / Resort at Lataguri.
Day 6: Local sightseeing of Samsing and Suntaleykhola:
Early morning Breakfast.Next one has to leave for Excursion. Visit Samsing, Suntaleykhola in the lap of Himalaya. The area is known for its diversified flora and fauna. Samsing is a village at around 3000 feet known for its landscape, tea gardens and the forest. It is also a gateway to Neora Valley National Park. Rolling Tea Estatesare a treat to watch & Suntaley Khola is named from a stream named Suntaley. One can spot exotic species of birds and butterflies. Visitors can cherish the natural natures beauty of this hamlet. Lunch en-route or back to resort by 2 PM. Night Stay in Hotel / Resort at Lataguri.
Day 7: Departure transfer to Bagdogra Airport (IXB)/ New Jalpaiguri Railway station (NJP) in 1:44hrs. of 65km.:
Early morning breakfast. Check Out Time 11 AM. Next one has to drive to Siliguri (or any local Railway Station of your choice), on the way to Bagdogra Airport / NJP. One can stop at Coronation Bridge at Sevoke for photography and scenic beauty, visit Kali temple if time permits. One can also have some refreshment if time permits. The traffic will be more hence one has to start early. Reach Bagdogra Airport / NJP. Tour ends with sweet memories.
Package Cost Includes :
Hotel, Accommodation & meal as per plan.
Transfer & Sight seeing in exclusive vehicle. The vehicle would be availbale as per itinerary only on drop basis & not on disposal basis. Using the vehicle for any activity outside the itinerary is not permissible.
Tariff is per head on twin sharing basis.
Each rrom can accommodate maximum of one extra bed.
Upto 3 heads will be accommodated in one Non AC Indica/ Wagon R or Similar, 4 to 8 heads in Non AC Sumo/ Victa/ Bolero/ Max etc., coach will accommodate 9 to 16 heads.
Children upto the age of 5 years are complimentary.
Children 6 to 12 years will be charged "Extra Bed" or "Child without Bed" depending on service taken.
Above 12 years will be considered as an adult for costing purposes.
The guests must carry proof of age of the child in absence of which, the hotel my put additional charges.
Package Cost Excludes:
Air Fare or Train Fare.
Expenses of personal nature such as Laundry, Telephone calls, tips, Liquor, Mineral water, Airport tax, Insurance, Meal outside Hotel, Refreshment on arrival.
Entry to Park, Monuments, Camera Charges, Guide or escort charges.
Additional car usage beyond suggested itinerary.
Any supplementary service not mentioned in itinerary or mentioned in itinerary as a suggested addition such as Ropeway ride, Boating, Yak Ride, Rafting, Toy Train Ride, Helicopter ride or any similar activity.
Any other item not specified in “Cost Includes”.
Additional or incremental expenses arising out of acts of god, political disturbance, strike etc.
Any change in government tax structure and amount becoming due thereto.
Booking Proucedure :
50% Payment has to be made in advance and the balance amount must be paid & as per time limit given at the time of confirmation.
Payments can be remitted through any of the following mode and is subject to realization.
Demand Draft: In favor of Cart Your Trip payable at Siliguri.
At Par Cheque: Issue in the name of Cart Your Trip.
Bank Details for Cash / Cheque Deposit:
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For Cash deposits, please add Rs. 200/- bank transaction charge.
3 % transaction fee will be charged for credit card payment.
* 20% cancellation charge for cancelling more than 15 days in advance.
* 30% cancellation charge if cancelled between 15 to 8 days before arrival
* 50% cancellation charge if cancelled between 7 to 4 days before arrival
* 75% cancellation charge if cancelled between 3 to 1 days before arrival
* No refund is possible if cancelled on the day of arrival or later
1. Cancellation charge is applicable on the total package cost.
2. No refund is possible if the tour is cancelled due to bad weather, civil/political disturbance, or anything beyond human control. But there will be full cooperation from the entire team to make an alternate arrangement in such cases.
3. In case your tour booking involves any government accommodation or services, such as tourism department lodges etc. The Cancellation policy will applicable on the package amount excluding government booking. For government booking, the cancellation rules of the concerned authority will be applicable.
4. In case of very high season or special situations, we may communicate a different cancellation rule to you. If Our team members communicated a cancellation rule different from the one mentioned above, then the above rule will not be applicable. Rather the rules communicated by our sales team member will take precedence.
Madarihat(3N),Lataguri(3N)-Dooars is the best place for wildlife & woods at the foothill of Himalaya