View of Darjeeling and Kangchenjunga

Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

Buddha Park of Ravangla

Duration: 13 Days/ 12 Nights

The Eastern Galore

Duration: 13 Days/ 12 Nights

This 13-day tour starts with a visit to Kolkata, before heading to Darjeeling, known for the tea of the same name, which is situated near Mt. Kanchenjunga and the great eastern Himalayas. The tour also visits Pelling and Gangtok in the state of Sikkim, known for its colonial mansions, its churches and a variety of Buddhist and Hindu Temple.

Tour Highlights

  • Tour to Tshangu Lake in Gangtok.
  • Walking tour to Monasteries and Ruins Visit Tiger hill.
  • Ride in the Toy Train of Darjeeling.

Destinations:

Kolkata Gangtok Pelling Kalimpong Darjeeling


Itinerary

On your arrival at the airport you will meet your Tour Executive who will assist you with transfer to the hotel in Kolkata.
Accommodation
  • Overnight at your hotel.
Meals Included
  • No Meals
This morning you will enjoy a walking tour of Kolkata visiting the St. John’s Church, Victoria memorial- one of the India’s largest and oldest museum libraries and Colonial Buildings. Conclude your day with the famous Jain Temple and Kali Temple, build on a small canal- Adi Ganga. Afternoon is free to relax.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Kolkata.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
This morning catch a flight to Bagdogra, a town in the Darjeeling district. You will be assisted on arrival and then driven on to Gangtok, which offers excellent views of the entire Kanchenjunga Range located at the height of 8586 mtrs.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Gangtok.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
After breakfast you will visit the Rumtek and Enchey Monasteries and the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Gangtok.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Early morning excursion to Tshangu Lake - situated at a height of 12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3hrs one-way, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly assimilated with the scenic beauty around. Return to the hotel.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Gangtok.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Today you will be driven to Pelling (6100ft/1860 mtrs) via Ravang La while enjoying the most scenic landscapes on the way.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Pelling.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Today you will go for leisure walking tour to three famous landmarks the Pemayangtse Monastery and the Rabdentse Ruins and Tashiding Monastery.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Pelling.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Today you will be driven to Kalimpong for a city tour of the flower nurseries, the Zang Dog Palri Fo-Brang and Tharpa Choling Monasteries. Finish the day at the Thongsa Gumpa, a Bhutanese monastery.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Kalimpong.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
After breakfast you will be driven to Darjeeling.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Darjeeling.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Early morning visit to Tiger Hill – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will witness the beautiful sunrise which illuminates the mountains of Kanchenjunga. Later, visit to Tibetan Refugee Centre and the Mountaineering Institute. Afternoon is free to relax in the leisure hours.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Darjeeling.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Morning is free to relax. You will be taken to a short joy ride on the world-famous Toy Train of Darjeeling which is recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. The journey will offer breathtaking views of the mountains, tea gardens, and local villages in the way.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Darjeeling.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Today you will be transferred to airport for a short flight to Kolkata. On arrival you will be transferred directly to the hotel.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Transfer to Kolkata International airport for your flight to the next destination.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast

HOTEL COST

CityLuxuryComfort
Winter US$ 2,823US$ 2,516
SummerUS$ 2,915US$ 2,608
Kolkata The LalitLytton Hotel
Gangtok MayfairThe Elgin Nor-Khil
Pelling The Elgin Mount Pandim
Kallimpong The Elgin Silver Oaks
Darjeeling WindermereThe Elgin
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Inclusions

  • Share twin accommodation with breakfast
  • Transfers & sightseeing by Air Conditioned vehicle
  • Services of English speaking local guides
  • Kolkata & Accompanied English speaking escort in West Bengal and Sikkim local guides
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Toy Train tide in Darjeeling
  • Entrance ticket to the monuments
  • Present applicable taxes as on 1st May 2019

Exclusions

  • International Airfare
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Visa fee & Insurance
  • Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, telephone, camera fee, drinks & tips etc.