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IndiaTour - North East Tour - Kolkata and Eastern Himalayas Tour

Kolkata and Eastern Himalayas Tour

7 Nights / 8 Days

Places Covered : Kolkata - Gangtok - Darjeeling - Kalimpong - Kolkata

Itinerary


Day-01 : Arrive Kolkata
You will be met on your arrival at Kolkata International Airport and transferred to the hotel The Park. Kolkata, Eastern India’s largest city, will be the first stop of your Kolkata and Eastern Himalayas tour. Overnight in Kolkata.

Day-02 : In Kolkata

Breakfast at the hotel followed by a sight-seeing tour of Kolkata visiting the imposing Victoria Memorial, the Birla Planetarium, St Paul's Cathedral and the Indian Museum. Overnight in Kolkata..

Day-03 : Kolkata - Bagdogra - Gangtok
After breakfast, transfer to airport intime to board flight for Bagdogra, the gateway to the eastern Himalayas. Met on your arrival at Bagdogra airport and transfer to Gangtok (Capital of the Hill state of Sikkim) by road (120 kms/04 hrs). On your arrival in Gangtok check into the hotel Norkhill. Overnight in Gangtok.

Day-04 : In Gangtok
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a sight-seeing tour of Gangtok visiting the Rumtek Monastery, the Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten, the Institute of cottage industries and the 200 year old Enchey monastery. Overnight in Gangtok.

Day-05 : Gangtok- Darjeeling
After breakfast, depart for Darjeeling by road (98 kms /03 hrs). On your arrival in Darjeeling check into the hotel The Elgin. Overnight in Darjeeling.

Day-06 : In Darjeeling

Early morning visit to Tiger Hill and Ghoom Monastery. The early morning visit to Tiger Hill will always be remembered by you as the highlight of your Darjeeling and Sikkim tour, because of the magnificent views of some of the highest peaks in the world. Later visit the Himalayan Zoological Park, the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Gumbu Rock site and Tibetan Refugee self-help centre as well as an evening visit to the tea gardens. Overnight in Darjeeling.

Day-07 : Darjeeling - Kalimpong
After breakfast, depart for Kalimpong by road (55 kms /1 ½ hrs). On your arrival in Kalimpong check into the hotel Silver Oak. Later sight-seeing tour of Kalimpong visiting 'Gompas' (Tibetian-Buddhist Monasteries) and flower nurseries - Kalimpong produces 80% of India's gladioli and is an important orchid growing area. Overnight in Kalimpong.

Day-08 Kalimpong - Bagdogra - Kolkata and Deaprt
After breakfast, transfer to Bagdogra airport (100 kms/3 hrs) intime to board flight for Kolkata. Arrive Kolkata and connect further flight for onward destination.