Lapchakha Trek : 2 Nights 3 Days

Lapchakha Trek

2 Nights 3 Days


On Request


Best season: 16 September–January & April

Over view:
Buxa Tiger Reserve is situated in Alipurduar District of West Bengal. It comprises of the entire erstwhile Buxa Forest Division (702.44 km2), and a part of Cooch- Behar Forest Division (58.43 km2). The Reserve lies between north latitudes 26°30′ - 26°55′ and east longitudes 89°20′ - 89°55′.

This is a very short trek in Buxa hills of Sinchula Range (Bhutan Himalaya). This is a moderate trek and for the beginners. Through the trek one will very close to the nature. Birding and study of butterfly is the main attraction of the trek. The warm hospitality of the Dukpas makes you happy.

Santrabari (a weekly market): NBSTC bus stand for only on Wednesday; Get down from
your Transport; have a guide; starts trek for Buxaduar 5 km (45 mins). May get porter
from here or hire a local vehicle up to Zero Point (2 km) from here.

Please note that you will be trekking through the Buxa Tiger Reserve Forest and Bhutan
border. There is no Medical Unit and no luxurious facilities are available in the Home

Duration: 2 nights 3 days (2.5 Hrs.)
Trek Grade: mid altitude (uphill)
Nearest Vehicle Transit:  Santrabari.
ATM: Damanpur, Alipurduar










900 ft



Bus stand, forest Office, Weekly market,
food stalls, BSNL, air cell


Steep uphill

Buxa Fort

2087 ft.

N 26.45.296


Mobile network, home stay, food stall, SSB Post, heritage Post Office, Museum and Historical Buxa fort. 

00 hr.

Up hill

Lal Bungla




Village & culture of Mangars & dukpas

15 min

Steep Up hill


2321 ft.



Village, Birds & butterfly

15 min

Down hill


2613 ft.

N 26.45.163


Panoramic view, Dukpa Gumpha, Home stay,
Dark sky photography

45 min.

Up hill

Accommodation: Forest Rest house, dormitory, Homestays
Restaurant: - all over the routes
Health service: Not available
Check Post: SSB. & Forest
Cellular network: Available
Best Season: Excluding rainy season

Received from Alipurduar Junction / New Alipurduar Station & move for Santrabari by Car. Leave your vehicle at Santrabari and start trek for Buxaduar (1 hr. 15 min). Visit the Historical Buxa Fort, Museum, and Heritage Baksha Post Office. Overnight stay in a Dukpa Home stay at Buxa Fort ground.
After breakfast visit Heritage Baksa Post Office and Museum and trek to Lapchakha via La bungla through the Orange Orchard (1 hr 15 min). Lapchakha is a the most beautiful village in the Dooars. One can enjoy the panoramic view of dooars from here only while staying in any Dukpa’s home stay.
After breakfast trek down to Santrabari, boarded on your vehicle and move to Jainti National Park. Transfer to Railway Station (if time permits visit Nature Interpretation Centre at Rajabhatkhawa) after lunch and tour ends.


  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Airport / NJP StationHotel Accommodation as per the name mentioned in the Category for duration as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All applicable Transfers & Sightseeing by NON AC vehicle which will not be at disposal and will be exclusively used for the group as per the itinerary only (on point to point basis).
  • This vehicle will also change sector wise.


  • Government GST as applicable (as on date 01/07/2017 it is 05%)
  • Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Cost for optional Tours, Up-gradation Charges, Guide, Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Cost for any other service not mentioned under the "Cost Includes" Head
  • Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance.
  • Cost for any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to change in package cost, which may come into effect prior to departure
  • Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like - landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.


  • Children above 10+ years will be charged 100% as per Adult Rate (EPSR)
  • Children of 5+ to 10 sharing parent’s room will be charged as per CWB or CNB
  • Children below 5 years Complimentary
(Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked for)


Please note as per the Government Rule, in 01 Tata Sumo / Hard Top Jeep only 08 heads are allowed that is including child. In 01 INNOVA only 06 heads are allowed that is including child. Incase the number of heads traveling increases above 08 in a Tata Sumo / Hard Top Jeep & 06 in an Innova than the guest will have to opt for the 2nd (second) vehicle for which the cost is mentioned above.

Incase the guest is opting for INNOVA as per the unwritten syndicate rule; INNOVA will do the main transfer & sightseeing of Kalimpong & Darjeeling only. Lachung & Pelling sightseeing will be done by NON AC Tata Sumo / Mahindra Maxx / Hard Top vehicle which may have front / side facing seat. Gangtok sightseeing will be done by NON AC Maruti Van / Similar (one vehicle for every 04 paying Pax). Also while opting for INNOVA please inform the guest to travel light with minimum baggage of one piece per person. In case of excess baggage the guest will have to opt for an extra vehicle for carrying the excess baggage. The cost for this will be collected directly from the guest.


  • Per Person
  • Extra Person / Child With Bed (CWB) sharing the Room on mattress
  • All Transfer & Sightseeing by 01 NON AC Tata Sumo / Similar & Except Gangtok local sightseeing by NON AC Maruti Van / Similar (04 pax in a vehicle)
  • Meal Plan as per the details mentioned in the Hotel norms.


  • Children above 10+ years will be charged 100% as per Adult Rate (EPSR)
  • Children of 5+ to 10 sharing parent’s room will be charged as per CWB or CNB
  • Children below 5 years Complimentary

(Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked for)

Process Of Making Advance Payment

50 % of the total package cost must be deposited as an advance in our company's account to confirm the package. Remaining 50 % of the package cost will be collected on arrival (First day of the Tour).

Customers must carry the issued confirmation letter on their trip as it contains important information like confirmed hotel, Cab Details and Service contact Numbers.


Payments can be be done through our website by using Net banking/Credit Card/Debit Card and Wallets via EBS, CC-Avenue, , Paytm, Atom etc.


Cash Deposit option at AKK CRUSIER’s offices

Cash deposit in any of our Banks such as PNB, ICICI, SBI, BOI, UNION BANK OF INDIA etc.


There is no contract between AKK CRUSIER and the client until the company has received initial deposit amount of specified tour package.

In case, customer wishes to cancel his/her booking before 15 days of the travel date because of whatsoever reasons, including accident, sickness, or any other personal reasons, non-payment of the balance payment, the Company is liable to recover Cancellation charges from the Client. All the cancellations must be communicated in written.

Advance amount 50% is also non-refundable in case the cancellation is done within 15 days of the travel dates or No Show scenarios.

The Company deserves the right to change the package cost depending on the economical status of the market as per the Government policy.

Services will be provided to the customers as mentioned in the booking voucher only.

Any complimentary services (If not provided) cannot be claimed in form of cash or alternative service.AKK CRUSIER have the right to cancel your Invoice due to insufficient Advance Amount i.e. 50% of the total tour Package Cost.


In case client wishes to prepone /postpone his or her travel dates, we request you to kindly reach us 15 days prior to journey date via e-mail.

The customers can prepone /postpone their tour once without any additional charges (if intimated before 15 days of travel date in written). However postponing & preponing second time will attract additional charges.

Also note that few service providers (Hoteliers, Transporter etc.) may apply postpone/prepone charges even after meeting above requirement. In such cases postpone/prepone charges will deducted from the advance amount deposited.

In all prepone or postpone scenarios, the services and the costing will be subject to availability of Hotel/Tranasprotation and season/off season time.

We do not accept any changes in plan within 15 days of travel date. However in rare cases like adverse climatic conditions or strikes, package can be postponed which will be intimated to you beforehand.

The validity to utilize your Advance payment in prepone/postpone scenarios is 1 Year from the date of advance payment.

The advance payment and the invoice Number allotted to you, are transferable i.e. you can pass on your booking to any of your friends/ relatives. (Please Note: In order to transfer your booking you must meet the above terms and conditions first).


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