The Northeast of India is an area of improbable diversity, one of the last frontiers that have much to reward the intrepid traveller, reaching from the Himalayas heights down to the Bay of Bengal. Whether it’s magnificent views of Mt. Kanchenjunga from Pelling, tea gardens or monasteries in Gangtok, this expedition provides a perfect opportunity for those wanting to be in the harmony with the nature.
This tour introduces you to India’s least explored, most mysterious and arguably the most beautiful regions of India, Northeast India. Start with Kolkata, known as the City of Joy. Take time with nature when you cruise along the holy River Ganges as the sun sets. Darjeeling’s forest, valley and mountain landscapes never look better than from the iconic toy train. The natural world comes to life at Kanchenjunga Falls and Rimbi waterfalls. But we can’t forget the culture and bustle of India – a visit to the Gangtok market introduces you to daily life while the Buddhist scriptures and reveals its religious past.Hotels Included in package*
Welcome to India. Maximize your time with a flight to Kolkata. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred by chauffeur drive private vehicle to your hotel. This day is at leisure, so relax at the hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, leave your hotel as today is scheduled for full day Kolkata Sightseeing Tour. Today’s morning half-day tour of Kolkata will take you to the Jain Temple, Zoological Gardens and Victoria Memorial. In the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely trip along the River Ganges (Lunch on request). Later, return back to your hotel for dinner & overnight stay.
This morning, you’ll be transferred to the Kolkata Airport for flight to Bagdogra. So, have your breakfast on time. Upon Bagdogra arrival, meet your guide at the airport for two and a half hour private transfer to Darjeeling. Upon Darjeeling arrival, you’ll be transferred to local restaurant for lunch. Afterward, in the afternoon, visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park and Tea Garden. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early morning before dawn at 4:00 am proceed for Tiger Hill to watch the breathtaking sunrise, and then return back to your hotel for breakfast. Afterward, complete check-out formalities and leave to visit Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery. Upon Pelling arrival, visit Rimbi waterfall, Kanchendzonga waterfalls followed by a visit to the famous Pemayangtse Monastery. Stop for lunch. Afterward, you’ll be transferred to the hotel. Complete check-in formalities for dinner & overnight stay.
This morning is at leisure. After breakfast at the hotel, complete check-out formalities and get ready to drive for your next destination, Gangtok. This 132 km on-road journey is of 5 hours approximately. Irreverent, cheerful and pleasantly boisterous, Sikkim’s modern capital is layered along a precipitous mountain ridge, descending the hillside in steep tiers. On your way to Gangtok, stop en-route for lunch. On arrival in Gangtok, check-in at the hotel for dinner & overnight stay.
Today is scheduled for explore exciting Gangtok and its surrounding areas. Have breakfast at the hotel, and leave to explore this beautiful city. Your morning half-day tour here will introduce you the Government Cottage Industry, Deer Park, Tashiling, Enchey Monastery and the market. Meanwhile, stop at a local eatery for lunch, and then continue back to explore other attraction of this beautiful city, including Tashi Viewpoint for best glimpses of Mt. Khangchendzonga. In the evening, enjoy a walk on the MG Road. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for our next destination, Kalimpong. Three hours from Gangtok is Kalimpong. Upon arrival, rest for some time, and continue to explore the city in the afternoon. Enjoy a half-day tour, starting at Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Monastery. Visit the Tirpai monastery, then walk through its busy flower nursery and market to see varieties of flowers. From here head to the hotel for a luxurious evening. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at your leisure, you will be transferred to the Bagdogra Airport to board your flight to Kolkata. Upon arrival, you’ll be directly transferred to the local eatery for lunch, and then transferred to the hotel. This entire day is at leisure. So, relax and enjoy delicious dinner served at the hotel before going to bed.
This morning, you’ll be transferred to the Kolkata Airport to catch your next flight for onward journey. Come back soon…. Namaste!
Why is this tour for me?
Travel Style: Standard
The states in North East India are off-beat destinations and toured only by the thrill enthusiasts and nature lovers. So, if you are willing to witness India’s natural beauty with a cultural blend, this tour is perfect for you.
There’s nothing too challenging. You need a walk a bit to witness pristine beauty of India’s most precious environmental jewels covered through this 9-day excursion.
Both of my experiences on Visit Incredible India tours have been amazing. I have had very special opportunities to experience different places in ways that are not always available to travelle
Both of my experiences on Visit Incredible India tours have been amazing. I have had very special opportunities to experience different places in ways that are not always available to travellers.
Both of my experiences on Visit Incredible India tours have been amazing. I have had very special opportunities to experience different places in ways that are not always available to travelle..
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