It is believed that the word ‘DOOARS’ has been originated from the Assamese word ‘DUAR’ which literally means ‘DOOR’. Long before Dooars was spread with a vast region across Bengal, Assam & Bihar. But today Dooars signifies only Bengal Dooars which comprises of Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling & Coochbehar district of West Bengal. In this Dooars Tours, you will cover most of the places of these three districts of West Bengal.
Arrival at NJP/Bagdogra, transferred to Lataguri
You will be greeted and assisted by our official at Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP). He will assist you for the forwarding journey to Lataguri (100 Kilometers, 2½ - 3 hours) via Sevoke Kalimandir, Coronation Bridge for your Dooars Package Tour . Lunch on the way in Dhaba / Resort. Evening free for leisure. Night stay at Resort in Lataguri.
Ex Lataguri local sightseeing
Breakfast in early morning. Later visit picturesque Samsing, Suntalekhola, Jhalong, Bindu in the lap of Himalaya. The places are very beautiful and journey through the serpentine hilly road is enjoyable. The freshness of air and greenery around you will refresh your soul. After returning from the trip, proceed for (4 PM to 6 PM) Gorumara Jeep safari (subjected to availability of ticket). In the late evening Campfire and Tribal Dance at the resort can be arranged (Optional). Night stay at Resort in Lataguri.
Excursion to South Khayerbari
After early morning breakfast, drive to South khayerbari, which is an animal rescue centre of Dooars situated just 15km away form Jaldapara Wild Life Santuary. Many Royal Bengal Tigers, leopards has been brought to this rehabilitation centre after the ban of these animals in various circuses. Here the visitors get an opportunity to have a closer view of these animals. Very recently Elephant Safari has been started in South Khayerbari. Travellers can try to book one during their Dooars Tours, Drive back Lataguri and night stay at Resort.
Departure from Dooars
Have your early morning breakfast. drive to Siliguri, on the way to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) (100 kilometers, 2½ hours). Forwarding journey.
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Rights to amend the itinerary if required
Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.
Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure
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:
- 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
- 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
- 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
- 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
- 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.
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.
Inclusion & Exclusion
- Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
- Meals : breakfast at all places
- Transfers from one place to another
- Sightseeing in private cars
- Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
- All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes
- Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
- Meals not mentioned in inclusions
- Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
- Any kind of insurance
- Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
- Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.