Highlights of the trip: East India is home to stunning scenery, remarkable religious monuments and vibrant cultural centres. This journey travels from the colonial splendour of Calcutta to the tea plantations of Darjeeling and it explores some of India’s most stunning attractions.
Days 1-2 Kolkata -
Namaste! Welcome to India.
You can arrive at any time on Day 1 as there are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting at as per your itinerary. Your tour leader (incase of group) / Glorious India Tours representative (for FIT) would have a meeting with you and discuss the itinerary in detail.
Kolkata is the cultural capital of India and the commercial capital of Eastern India. It is located in eastern india on the east bank of the Hooghlyu River The Kolkata metropolitan area including suburbs has a population exceeding. Kolkata served as the capital of India during the British Raj until 1911. Once the centre of modern education, science, culture and politics in India. Visit Victoria Memorial, Belur Math and Indian Museum
Day 3-4 Darjeeling -
Arrive Bogdora by air, thereafter boarding you car for Darjeeling - Nestled among the rolling mountains with the glistening Mt Kanchenjunga towering over the azure sky, Darjeeling fondly called "Queen of the Hills” provides a perfect gateway for those seeking to be in harmony with nature.
Visit Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Ghoom Monastery, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugees Self-Help Centre, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Day 5 Pelling -
Depart for Pelling in a private car,
Pelling is nestled at an altitude of 2,150 m (7,200 feet). The town is located at a distance of 10 km from the district headquarters of Geyzing. Later visit Darap valley, Rimbi and Kanchanjunga Water falls
Day 6-7-8 Gangtok -
Post breakfast depart for Gangtok in private car.
Gangtok is the capital and largest town of the Indian state of Sikkim. Gangtok is located in the Shivalik Hills of the eastern Himalayan range, at an altitude of 1,437 metres (4,715 ft). The town, with a population of thirty thousand belonging to different ethnicities such as Nepalis, Lepchas and Bhutia, is administered by various departments of the Govt. of Sikkim.
Visit Do-Drul Chorten(Stupa), Echey Monastery - is said to have been built on the site blessed by the legendary tantric master lame Druptab Karpn. Visit Changu Lake: One of most beautiful lakes of India
Day 9 Kalimpong -
After breakfast depart for Kalimpong in Car,
Kalimpong is a hill station in the Mahabahrat Range in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located at an average elevation of 1,250 metres (4,101 ft). The town is the headquarters of the Kalimpong subdivision, a part of the district of Darjeeling. The Indian Army’s's 27 Mountain Division is located on the outskirts of the town. Kalimpong is known for its educational institutions many of which were established during the British colonial period.
Visiting Durpin Dhara, Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brong Monastery, and Flower & Orchid Nurseries & Kalimpong Market.
Day 10 Kolkata -
Depart for Kolkata by air, arrive and later day free to unwind and relax.
Day 11 Kolkata – Depart -
In time transfer to Airport to board flight for your journey back home.
Note : Tour Cost on request.
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Included Activities: Sight Seeing Kolkata- Visit Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, Belur Math. Sight Seeing Darjeeling - Visit of Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Visit of Ghoom Monastery, Sight Seeing of Peiling - Darap valley, Rimbi Water fall
Sight Seeing of Gangtok - Visit Do-Drul Chorten(Stupa), Echey Monastery - is said to have been built on the site blessed by the legendary tantric master lame Druptab Karpn. Visit Changu Lake: One of most beautiful lakes of India
Sight seeing of Kalimpong – Visiting Durpin Dhara, Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brong Monastery, and Flower & Orchid Nurseries & Kalimpong Market.
Route: Kolkata - Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Pelling - Gangtok - Kalipong - Bagdogra - Kolkata