ABOUT US

We at Marcopolo World Travels aim to make the experience of trekking, tours, mountain biking and white water rafting real and worth while for every single moment. Over the years we have achieved a great deal of experience of operating trekking and white water rafting, right from the gusty-flowing rivers of the lofty Khangchendzonga. We provide the best arrangement for trekking backed up by the team of highly trained and experienced Sherpa guides and kitchen crew, "who all have led many trekking groups to their credit of the successful operations". All the equipments we use on the trek are imported from the European countries and of best available quality. Our high quality and reliable services has reached its height, even up to the base of Mt. Khangchendzonga, the third highest peak in the world. Marcopolo World Travels is professionally managed by a team of esteemed personnels who have good knowledge and experience in organizing treks and white water rafting.

Marcopolo World Travel was established in the year 1994 with running Hotels and Resorts in Lachung, North Sikkim. We have today grown to, thanks to our kind clientele, providing full-fledged facilities including Conferences, Package Tours, Trekking, and Rafting. Our Services today extend to covering the neighbouring States of Darjeeling, Nepal and  Bhutan.

Through actual field experiences, Workshops, Trainings and Orientation Programmes, our courteous staffs are capable of turning your Programmes into a memorable experience.

Since our inception days, we have been concerned about the protection, preservation and conservation of our fragile eco-system and our cultural heritage. To this end we have adopted a code of conduct to make your travel both a pleasure and eco friendly. 

Our motto: "service ad infinitum", a service that endures forever. 
Come; let us take you on a journey through " OUR LAND, OUR PEOPLE, OUR HERITAGE".


Karma Tashi Bhutia ( M.D.)


His cherished opinion runs somewhat like this - "you yourself need to be a traveller first to know what makes a holiday the most memorable ", and he definitely is. That's why he has been ardently involved in tourism for more than a decade.  Also vociferous about promoting responsible travel in Sikkim, Darjeeling, Bhutan and Nepal . His contribution to Sikkim tourism particularly is indeed laudable , be it as executive member of the "Travel Agents Association of Sikkim " , or simply as resource person in various tourism orientation programmes.

A well known figure in Travel Trade circle,  he is known not to miss any of the major travel trade fairs in India and abroad promoting Sikkim and the Himalayas around extensively. (Source : 'Industry Sparklers'  Himalayan Travel Mate Vol II Issue I Pg. 84 )
 

Karma Tashi Bhutia:
 
  • Advisor State Promotion to The Travel Agents Asso. of Sikkim (TAAS)
  • Awarded as "Best International Tour Operator 2010" by Department of Tourism, Govtt. of Sikkim.
  • Winner "Young Entrepreneur Award 2010" from Indian Achiever's forum, New Delhi.(INDIA)
  • Winner of Best Resort of Sikkim in 3 star Category in 2010 by Deptt. Of Tourism,Govt. of Sikkim
  • Winner of 31st International Award for "Tourism & Hospitality 2005" from Trade Leaders Club of Madrid.( SPAIN)
 
Passang Doma Lachungpa:
 

General Manager (Hospitality) wife of Karma Tashi Bhutia has been very actively involved in the Tourism & Hospitality sector along with her husband since inception of Marcopolo World Travels. She looks after the operation of Marcopolo World Travels along with Snowlion Mt. Resort in Lachung.

She has single handed managed Marcopolo from 1996- 1998 when her husband was away establishing Regional office & handling marketing.

Her hard work and contribution has been phenomenal in the making of The Royal Demazong (3 star Mountain Resort)

 
 


          T.D. Lachenpa/Tega General Manager (Specilised Treks/Expeditions)

           Born in Lachen, North Sikkim and a graduate of Delhi University. He is known for his knowledge in the Geography of Sikkim and Buddhism. He was in Switzerland for high altitude hospitality business. He has successfully accented Brungkhangtse East and Chombu in North Sikkim. He has received an A grade certificate from Himalayan Mountain Institute in the field of mountaineering and Adventure.

 
 


G.Sharma, Manager, Head Office, Gangtok

He is a manager with a difference. Since the day Marcopolo was established, he has been the backbone of this company. He is a specialist in trekking and has covered almost most parts of West and North Sikkim. Flavio a tour leader of Italy has once said" I have trekked almost whole of Nepal with numerous guides but I find G.Sharma the Best for his practical knowledge of the area and management of the Campsite. He is a unique combination of Management and Adventure.


REGIONAL OFFICE IN KOLKATA

Kolkata or Calcutta office was established in 2001 in order to receive international clients as well as give our domestic clients genuine information regarding Sikkim first hand. and making all tailor made itineraries possible and confirming it there itself.

Marcopolo World Travels,
41 Chowrangee Road,
Kanak Building Annexe,
Ground Floor, Calcutta 700071.

Phone: 033- 22883294
 

Marcopolo World Travels:
 
- Approved by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
- Certified Grade 'A' Tour Operator by Department of Tourism, Govtt.of Sikkim.

- Member of:Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) Travel Agents Association of Sikkim (TAAS), Ecotourism & Conservation Society of   Sikkim (ECOSS),Sikkim Hotel & Restaurant Association (SHRA) Sikkim Ornithologist Society of Sikkim (SOS)

 

 

 

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MARCOPOLO WORLD TRAVELS, Tibet Road, Gangtok -737101, Sikkim, India.
Phone : 91-3592-204116/ 229407/ 221723 ; Fax : 91 - 3592 - 205078 ; Email : sikkiminfo@yahoo.com