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Eastern Himalayas Tour

Package Duration
13 Days / 12 Nights
Destination Covered
Kolkata - Bagdogra - Gangtok - Pelling - Kalimpong - Darjeeling

  • Day 1 : Arrive Kolkata

    • Botanical Gardens

    Description :

    Arrive in Calcutta where you will be greeted, transferred to your hotel and assisted with check-in. Calcutta was once said to be the intellectual capital of India, with a rich contemporary cultural life established by the British in 1690. Afternoon guided tour of the major sites of Calcutta including the Botanical Gardens, Victoria Memorial and India Museum. Overnight stay.

    Day 2 : Kolkata - Bagdogra by flight

    Description :

    This morning take a flight to Bagdogra. On arrival in Bagdogra, you will be transferred ( 130km/4hrs) to your hotel in Sikkim capital city, Gangtok for your two night stay. Gangtok capital of the 22nd State of India, Sikkim enjoys a mild, temperate climate all year round and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges. Gangtok is the perfect destination for tourist in search of enchantment, tranquility, trekking or any other adventure. It is a mystic land of Stupas, Monastery, Temples and endless intriguing rituals / festivals. It is situated at an elevation of 1,780 meters / 5,480 feet is the most often visited spot of India for its floristic composition, rare Orchids and Butterflies. A wide variety of rare orchids are often featured in flower shows around the city and it’s the center of activity for tourist throughout the year. Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 3 : Gangtok

    • Rumtek Monastery
    • Enchey Monastery

    Description :

    Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim is situated at a height of 5500 ft. You will be visiting Rumtek Monastery (Rumtek was at the centre of the Karmapa controversy with a lengthy battle being played out in the Indian courts. Two rival organisations, each supporting a different candidate for the 17th Karmapa, claimed stewardship of the monastery and its contents.), the Enchey Monastery an important seat of the Nyingmapa order. The monastery was first built in the 1840s by the eighth Chogyal and as a result, Gangtok then a small hamlet became a pilgrimage place. The monastery was built at the exact location where Lama Druptub Karbo had his hermitage. Overnight stay at hotel

    Day 4 : Gangtok - Pelling 116 Kilometers / 05 Hours

    • Tashiding Monastery

    Description :

    Morning visit Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday) & then transfer to Pelling Enroute, you will visit the 18th Tashiding Monastery. Pelling – Is an idyllic spot on top of a ridge, is surrounded by mist - shrouded mountains, with an elevation of 2073 meters / 6,800 feet, it offers the most spectacular views of Mount Kanchendzonga, Mount Makalu, Mount Pandim and its ranges. Its botanical and zoological richness is awe – inspiring. The scenic view from the top of the ruin scanning across deep valley to the mystic heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be cherished and etched in memory. Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 5 : Pelling

    Description :

    After breakfast we drive to Yuksom (5840 Ft / 1780 Mts, 35 Kms / 02 Hrs) on way visit Khecheopalri Lake (6000 Ft / 1829 Mts), it is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lake and it is believed that whatever is wished in front of the lake comes true. Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird & Kanchanjunga Water fall. A further drive takes you to Yuksom (the meeting place of three monks) - the first capital of Sikkim. This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim) was crowned. Evening Back to Pelling and Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 6 : Pelling - Kalimpong by road 05 Hrs

    • Pemayangtse Monastery

    Description :

    Today morning visit Pemayangtse Monastery & Rabdantse Palace. You will then driven to Kalimpong (5hrs). Kalimpong is a quieter destination, fabled for orchids, rarest cacti and nurseries. Situated on the foothills of the Himalayas at an elevation of 1243 meters / 4078 feet, it is a Hill Station buzzing with fun, frolic and offers spectacular views of the Mount Kanchendzonga and its range. Milder climate dense forest offset by the rich undergrowth of moss and lichen provide an ideal setting for calm walks on cushions of auburn leaves makes this a paradise for tourist. Your afternoon is then free to relax at the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 7 : Kalimpong

    Description :

    Begin your tour with a visit to Zang-dog-phalri-Fo-brang Monastery. The monastery is located atop Durpin Hill, one of the two hills of the town. It was consecrated in 1976 by the visiting Dalai Lama. The monastery houses many rare scriptures including 108 volumes of the Kangyur. You then visit Dr, Grahams Homes School. Also visit Tirpai Monastery, the flower nursery, and the market.

    Day 8 : Kalimpong - Darjeeling 75 Kms 03 Hrs

    Description :

    Transfer to Darjeeling. On the way visit Gandhi Ashram. Darjeeling known as the Queen of the Hills is the jewel in the crown of the Eastern Himalayas and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges including Mount Everest and Mount Kanchendzonga. It is famous for tea gardens, breathtaking valleys and scenery. Situated on the foothills of the Himalayas at an elevation of 2134 meters / 7001 feet, it has a rich legacy of invaluable worth. Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 9 : Darjeeling

    Description :

    Early morning trip to Tiger Hill to see the sunrise over Kanchenjunga and if the weather is clear you may see the Peak of Mount Everest, Lotshe and Makalu. Later enjoy a toy train ride up to Ghoom Monastery. Ghoom Monastery is the popular name of the Sampten Choling Monastery or Yiga Choeling Monastery located at Ghoom at an elevation of 8,000 feet, 8 km from Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal, India. The monastery follows the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. There is a 15-feet high statue of "Maitreya Buddha" (Coming Buddha) in the monastery. It contains images of Buddha’s disciples, Chenrezi and Chongapa. It was built in 1875 by Lama Sherab Gyatso and is the largest of the three monasteries in Ghoom. Amongst the Buddhist texts available are the Kangyur, the Tibetan Buddhist canon, running into 108 volumes. The monks fly prayer flags in the Tibetan tradition. After breakfast, enjoy an orientation tour of Darjeeling. Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. It has a small museum which houses a collection of all mountain equipment including that was used by Tenzing Norgay during his first conquest on Mt. Everest. Now it is one of the premiere institutions in the country which provides training for mountaineering activities. Also visit the Himalayan Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Centre and local market.

    Day 10 : Darjeeling

    Description :

    Today your guided tour will include a visit to Tukvar Tea Estate, the very first tea estate of Darjeeling established in 1852 followed by a walking tour of Observatory Hill and Bhutia Basti Monastery.

    Day 11 : Darjeeling - Bagdogra by road 90 Kms 30 Hrs Bagdogra - Calcutta by FLT

    Description :

    Bagdogra – Calcutta by flight 6E 504 1645/1750 Hrs This morning drive to Bagdogra airport to board your flight to Calcutta.

    Day 12 : Kolkata

    Description :

    Full day at leisure in Calcutta. Overnight stay.

    Day 13 : Depart Kolkata

    Description :

    Transfer to Kolkata airport for your return flight to home.

    End of our services.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Package Excludes :
    • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, telephone, fax, internet, beverages, camera / video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
    • Local payments in domestic currency, such as entry fees to monuments, tips and gratuities
    • Any ride, monument entry fees
    • Domestic / International air fare
    • Indian Visa Fees
    • Any other services not mentioned in Price Inclusions above

  • Package Terms & Conditions :
    • Rates mentioned are per person on twin sharing basis.
    • Extra Adult sharing the same room will be charged 50% of the package rates (per person rates)
    • Extra child 5-12 years will be charged 40% of the package rates Entry & exit points will be nearest to the destinations
    • All confirmations are subject to availability at the time of booking. Should the no. of passengers, inclusions, hotel category or type of transport change at any given point the cost is liable to change and payable as advised by us.
    • Rates/itineraries/payment terms are subject to change without any prior notice. For Ac Vehicle A/c will work only in the plains and will be switched-off during hill drives.
    • Children below 5 years accommodation will be on complimentary basis sharing parents room and breakfast charges as applicable.
    • The given cost is inclusive of all services mentioned in the quotation and no refund will be processed for any service which is not avail by guest once in tour.
    • Hotel Check In / out time is 14:00, early Check in and Late Checkout depends on Availability of Rooms, also with supplement charges.
    • Please inform us the arrival departure timing of our guest in advance for confirms services and supplement charges occur. National Park will Be close from 01 JULY to 30 SEPT Every Year

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