Darjeeling Sikkim Biking in 12 Days

Duration: 12 days
Difficulty: Medium (Recommended for bikers with good fitness)
Tour Code - ASC01

Bagdogra - Siliguri (1n) - Kurseong (1n) - Darjeeling (1n) - Jorethang (1n) - Pelling (2n) - Yuksom (1n) - Ravangla (1n) - Gangtok (1n) - Kalimpong (1n) - Siliguri (1n).

This tour covers all the major destinations of Sikkim Darjeeling except for the North Sikkim area.

Day 1 – Arrival at Bagdogra airport and transfer to hotel in Siliguri. Check your gear, and meet other team members of the tour. Overnight at Siliguri Hotel.

Day 2 – Morning start biking to Kurseong. The total distance covered about 40 km in 4 hours. You will be travelling mostly through the plains of Terai till reaching the foothills at Rohini. The last 15 km is an ascent where you will be climbing about 4000 feet. Overnight at Kurseong.

Day 3 – Today you will cycle about Cycle to Darjeeling. The distance is about 36 km and the time required is 3 hours. You will be climbing about 4000 feet today but the climb is gradual. Overnight at Darjeeling.

Day 4 – Cycle to Jorethan in Sikkim. The total distance covered would be about 80 km. The first phase till Ghoom is a gradual uphill, from Ghoom to Teesta downhill, then from Teesta, the rest of the route is almost horizontal, Overnight stay near Jorethang.

Day 5 - Cycle to Pelling from Jorethang, the total distance is about 45 km. The route to Legship does not have much incline, the last few kilometres between Legship Pelling require uphill biking.

Day 6 – The day is spent visiting Pelling and its surrounding area.

Day 7 – Today you will Cycle to Yuksom via Khechiopalri Lake (About 40 km). The route is mostly a downhill drive. Overnight at Yuksom.

Day 8 – Bike to Ravangla via Legship. Ravangla is a small hamlet with an excellent view of mountains. Overnight at a resort at Ravangla.

Day 9 – Today you will cycle to Gangtok via Singtam. Till Singtam the road would be downhill and then mostly uphill till it reaches Gangtok. The total distance is about 70 km. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Day 10- Cycle to Kalimpong. Stay overnight at Kalimpong.

Day 11- Cycle to Siliguri. Overnight at Siliguri at Siliguri.

Day 12- Drive back to Bagdogra Airport for the onward return journey.

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Comments :
This is a suggested itinerary, almost all our biking programs are customised to guest requirements. You can ask us for your preferences to our executive.

HUMRO TOURS owns its mountain bikes which are Imported Trek Bikes. Guests may bring their own bikes if wished.

Our guide will be on tour throughout the program taking care of guest needs.

Support vehicle
Support vehicles (4-wheelers) will accompany groups of mountain bikers. In steeper climbs, the bikers may use the vehicle.

Accommodation and Food
Accommodation will be arranged in the places as per guest specifications and budget. Some of the places travelled may not have much choice of accommodations. Most of the lunches will be prepacked and the other meals will be arranged at the place of stay.

Medical facilities
The team will carry a first aid kit, HUMRO TOURS guide is well aware of the first aid procedures. In case of emergency, the support vehicle may be used for the transfer to the nearest medical facility. Significant medical infrastructure is available only in major towns such as Darjeeling, Gangtok, Siliguri, and Kalimpong.

Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance is the responsibility of the guest.

HUMRO TOURS will arrange for all the necessary permits for the tour, guests are required to provide the information and documents as and when required by HUMRO TOURS.

• Accommodation in all the hotels on a single/twin/triple sharing basis.
• Breakfast, Lunch, evening tea and Dinner on all days.
• All prevailing taxes like Service Tax and Luxury tax in all hotels wherever applicable.
• Services of a guide.
• Inter state road tax, toll tax, driver’s allowance, parking etc.

Expenditure incurred on tips, telephone, beverages, travel insurance, laundry, other expenses of personal nature, and any other expense not mentioned in 'cost includes' above. Any lunch, dinner, snacks, mineral water etc. unless mentioned in the itinerary.

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