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Eastern Himalayan Experience

Eastern Himalayan Experience

This tour through the Eastern India, takes you on a unique journey, where you get to marvel at the history, culture and natural attractions of this majestic nation. Visit the culture-rich city of Kolkata and spend time at the hill town of Darjeeling to explore its verdant and vibrant beauty. On this tour, you get an opportunity to explore the orchid nurseries and monasteries at Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim.

 

Tour Nights

  • Kolkata: 3 nights
  • Darjeeling: 3 nights
  • Pelling: 1 night
  • Gangtok: 2 nights
  • Kalimpong: 1 night

Tour At a Glance

  • Explore the cultural capital of India- Calcutta
  • Sample some delectable flavours of tea in Darjeeling
  • Discover the beauteous town of Pelling, nestled in the districts of West
  • See the magnificent Tibetan Buddhist monastery- Rumtek Monastery.
  • Enjoy a traditional boat in the serene waters of Hoogly River (Optional)
  • Explore the deep valleys of the Himalayas- Kalimpong.
  • Tour code: STI34
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Private Tour

12 Days / 10 Nights from fr £ 1739 pp

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 UK to Kolkata (Calcutta)
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    UK to Kolkata (Calcutta)

    Depart from UK an overnight flight to Kolkata.

  • Day 2 Kolkata
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    Kolkata

    Arrive Kolkata in the morning and transfer to your hotel for two nights. Kolkatta, the city of joy, is the largest metropolis in India. The city was the capital of British India until 1912 and still has a Victorian imprint on its architecture and streets.

  • Day 3 Kolkata
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    Kolkata

    Early in the morning visit the flower market on the banks of the river Hoogly in Howrah and take a boat cruise (optional). Afternoon tour of the city including the Victoria Memorial, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Marble Palace and the Indian Museum, with one of the best collections of Indian art.

  • Day 4 Kolkata to Darjeeling
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    Kolkata to Darjeeling

    A short flight to Bagdogra and drive to Darjeeling, often referred to as the Queen of Hill stations. Darjeeling is the centre of India’s most celebrated tea growing district with picturesque views of the snowy peaks of Kanchenjunga. Stay for three nights.

  • Day 5 Darjeeling
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    Darjeeling

    Early morning drive to Tiger Hill to see the sunrise over Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga peak, the third-highest mountain in the world (subject to weather conditions). On your return visit Ghoom Buddhist Monastery. Afternoon visit Observatory hill, the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and a local tea estate.

  • Day 6 Darjeeling
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    Darjeeling

    Day at leisure with an option to take a toy train ride to Ghoom or Kurseong (subject to train being in service).

  • Day 7 Darjeeling to Pelling
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    Darjeeling to Pelling

    Morning scenic drive from Darjeeling to Pelling, a pleasant little town with magnificent views. Afternoon visit Pemyangtse Monastery. One night stay.

  • Day 8 Pelling to Gangtok
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    Pelling to Gangtok

    Drive to Gangtok, capital of Sikkim, set amidst the clouds and mists of splendorous Himalayas, with colourful lamas, exotic monasteries and prayer flags. Two night stay.

  • Day 9 Gangtok
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    Gangtok

    Morning visit to Rumtek Monastery, the largest in Sikkim and noted for its carved and painted woodwork. Later visit the Enchey Monastery, Do-Drul Chorten, an imposing white stupa, and the Namgyalak Institute of Tibetology.

  • Day 10 Gangtok to Kalimpong
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    Gangtok to Kalimpong

    A pleasant drive to Kalimpong set among the rolling foothills and deep valleys of the Himalayas. The day is free to visit orchid nurseries, churches and monasteries, housing a number of rare Tibetan Buddhist scriptures. Stay for one night.

  • Day 11 Kalimpong to Kolkata
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    Kalimpong to Kolkata

    Transfer to Bagdogra airport for a short flight to Kolkata. One night stay.

  • Day 12 Kolkata to UK Departure
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    Kolkata to UK Departure

    Transfer to the International airport in Kolkata towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories.

Dates & Prices

01 Oct - 11 Dec

Superior (pp)

from
£1739

Single Room Supp (pp)

from
£1079

16 Jan - 15 Apr

Superior (pp)

from
£1769

Single Room Supp (pp)

from
£1079

01 Oct - 11 Dec

Deluxe (pp)

from
£1939

Single Room Supp (pp)

from
£1239

16 Jan - 15 Apr

Deluxe (pp)

from
£1969

Single Room Supp (pp)

from
£1239

Extension

  • The capital of the Indian state of Orissa, Bhubaneswar, is famous across the world as the "Temple City of India." Multiple temples constructed in different era’s dot the horizon of this city and attract tourists and pilgrims alike in hordes. Experience here the wonders of mysticism and religion in the tinkling of the temple bells, in the sound of devotional hymns and in the light of the prayer lamp.

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    Day 1

    To Bhubaneswar

    Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Bhubaneswar and upon arrival, transfer to hotel for 1 night stay in Bhubaneswar. Read More

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    Day 2

    To Puri

    Begin your early morning journey for Puri. Visit Dhauli, Pipli and Raghurajpur en route. Upon arrival, check & in at hotel and proceed for a half & day sightseeing tour of the city. Visit Jagannath Temple and then relax at the golden beach of Puri in the evening. Read More

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    Day 3

    To Bhubaneswar

    After breakfast, drive back to Bhubaneswar and visit Yogini Temple on the way. Upon arrival at Bhubaneswar, check in at the hotel and proceed for the half day sightseeing tour of the city. Visit Tribal Museum and Khandagiri. Spend your evening at Ekamra Haat. Read More

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    Day 4

    To Bhubaneswar, Kolkata

    Post breakfast transfer to airport in Bhubaneswar to fly back to Kolkata. Read More

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    Day 5

    To UK

    Post breakfast, transfer to the International airport in Kolkata towards your onward journey to London with sweet memories. Read More

       
  • Assam - the very mention of this word brings to one’s mind the delightful blend of culture, heritage, faiths and beliefs of the innumerous ethnic tribes and sub-tribes residing in this region. In fact, a mention of the rich tradition of the state, without referring to the diverse lifestyle, arts-crafts, fairs and festival of the people residing therein, would be as good as incomplete. Assam is gifted with lush green meadows, fertile plains, the enormous Brahmaputra River, the beautiful hills, the Blue Mountains, the wonderful looking tea plantations, the rich flora and fauna.

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    Day 1

    To Guwahati

    Arrive at the Guwahati airport and drive to Sualkuchi village (45 kilometers / 1.5 hours approx.) Sualkuchi village is one of the world’s largest weaving villages and silk from all over the state is woven here in exquisite silk fabrics. Drive to Guwahati city. Check-in the hotel upon arrival and spend a comfortable overnight stay. Read More

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    Day 2

    Goalpara

    After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Goalpara. En-route visit Turkeshwari Temple, where it is believed that a portion of Goddess Sati’s body fell. Visit Hulukundar Pahar and enjoy the spectacular view of the village and river Brahmaputra. Check-in at the hotel and visit Naranaryan Setu and Paglatek Siv Mandir near Karbala after lunch. Spend a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel. Read More

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    Day 3

    Guwahati

    Post breakfast at the hotel; visit Surya Pahar where one can see the cultural influence of Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism. Later visit Dubapara village famous for Sheetal Pati (cane mat). After early lunch drive to Guwahati via Kukurmara. If time permit, visit Kulsi River by country boat and spot river dolphins. Check-in at the hotel and spend a comfortable overnight stay. Read More

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    Day 4

    To UK

    Post breakfast, transfer to the airport in Guwahati via Kolkata towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More

       

Hotels

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Room Type

Star rating

Location

3,4,5, Kolkata,Darjeeling,Peymagatse,Gangtok,Kalimpong,
The Pride Hotel
Superior

The Pride Hotel Kolkata

Situated in business core of the Kolkata city, The Pride is located in close

Mayfair Hill Resort
Superior

Mayfair Hill Resort Darjeeling

Mayfair Hill Resort located opposite the Governor House in the Mall, was once a

The Elgin Mount Pandim, Pemayangtse, Pelling
Superior

The Elgin Mount Pandim, Pemayangtse, Pelling Peymagatse

The Elgin Mount Pandim offers a unique and personal tryst with the

The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok
Superior

The Elgin Nor-Khill, Gangtok Gangtok

Located in Gangtok, Elgin Nor-Khill Gangtok is convenient to Enchey

The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong
Superior

The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong Kalimpong

The Silver Oaks is a 4 star accommodation, located on the

The Oberoi Grand
Deluxe

The Oberoi Grand Kolkata

The Oberoi Grand hotel is centrally located in the commercial heart of the

Mayfair Hill Resort
Deluxe

Mayfair Hill Resort Darjeeling

Mayfair Hill Resort located opposite the Governor House in the Mall, was once a

The Elgin Mount Pandim, Pemayangtse, Pelling
Deluxe

The Elgin Mount Pandim, Pemayangtse, Pelling Peymagatse

The Elgin Mount Pandim offers a unique and personal tryst with the

Mayfair Spa Resort And Casino
Deluxe

Mayfair Spa Resort And Casino Gangtok

Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino, located at Sikkim’s capital of

The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong
Deluxe

The Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong Kalimpong

The Silver Oaks is a 4 star accommodation, located on the

What's Included?

  • International Flights: Return economy class International flights from UK. Supplement may apply from regional airports.
  • Domestic Flights: Economy class domestic flights within India.
  • Assisted Transfers: All Airport and train transfers as specified by a chauffeur driven Air-conditioned car inclusive of representative assistance. Where courtesy transfers are provided by the hotel representative assistance may not be available in some places.
  • Accommodation: Room with attached private facilities.
  • Meal Plan: Half Board ( Breakfast and Dinner ) at Darjeeling , Pelling, Gangtok , Kalimpong and Puri & other places with Bed and Breakfast.
  • Services of Local Agent & Tour Guide: Services of a local agent in all major cities and an English speaking guide during sightseeing as specified inclusive of entry fee to the monuments.
  • Add-ons: 01 Dinner with a local family in Kolkata and Joy ride of toy train in Darjeeling.
  • Taxes:All applicable taxes and service charges.

What's not Included?

  • Travel insurance: We recommend you take a comprehensive travel insurance to cover your holiday at the time of booking the tour.
  • Visa: UK citizens require entry visas for India.
  • Personal Expenses: Such as laundry, telephones calls, hard & soft drinks, meals other then specified, beverages and mineral water etc
  • Camera fee: Still and video camera fee at monuments and game parks.
  • Tips anywhere: To drivers, porters, bellboys, guides & waiters etc.
  • Free Days: Any car arrangements on free days / days at leisure.
  • Any items not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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