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The North Eastern Sojourn

Bhutan
  • Duration : 12 Days
  • Destination : Kolkata - Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Kalimpong - Kolkata

Erco Travels Presents an exclusive north eastern sojourn tour which covers the Kolkata, Bagdogra, Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong.

This tour starts from the Bagdogra,it is a small hill station in Darjeeling . It is very small place but full with scenic beauty. There are some limited but wonderful tourist places to visit like Kali Mandir, Iskcon temple and The Mahananda Wildlife sanctuary then you will move to Darjeeling. Darjeeling is also known as the "Queen of hill stations”. It is located in the lap of Himalayas. It is also renowned for the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways and the best tea production. Darjeeling Himalayan Railways is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The next stop is Gangtok. Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim.It is full with scenic beauty. Palace of the Chogyal is the main attraction of Gangtok.

Kalimpong is a graceful hill town in the West Bengal. It is a secluded place in the mountainous ranges. Pedong Monastery, Thongsha Gumpha Monastery and Gauripur House are the major attraction of Kalimpong. So be ready for a wonderful drive of the ravishing tour of north eastern part of India.


Day 01 : Arrive Kolkata

On arrival a warm welcome by our representatives at the airport and transfer to hotel. Overnighiiiit stay at the hotel.

Day 02 : Kolkata / Bagdogra / Darjeeling
Darjeeling
Tea Estate - Darjeeling

After breakfast transfer to airport and connect the flight to Bagdogra. Upon arrival, assistance at the airport and drive to Darjeeling. The grandeur and beauty of towering snow-capped mountains; with the mighty Kanchenjunga (King of the Mountains) dominating the somber, snowy sentinels, lies a jewel of a town -- elegant, sophisticated and incredibly beautiful; the name of Tibetan origin means where Indra's thunderbolt or scepter rested, (Dodi-thunder bolt, Ling-place). In Sanskrit, the name, derived from the world 'Durjay Ling', means 'Siva of invincible prowess, who rules the Himalayas'. The official name of the town is Darjeeling. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03 : Darjeeling

After breakfast depart for city tour visiting Kanchanjunga Views, Observatory Hill and Ghoom. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 04 : Darjeeling

After breakfast, day free for independent activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05 : Darjeeling / Gangtok

After breakfast, morning is free at leisure followed by drive to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim with a population of approximately 50,000. It has emerged into the mainstream of the Tourism Industry, with more and more tourist visiting this little Himalayan state every year. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06 : Gangtok

After breakfast depart for full day city tour of Darjeeling visiting Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Ropeway, Tensing - Gumbo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center , Tea Estate, Lebong Race Course , Peace Pagoda. & Rock Garden - Gangamaya Park. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07 : Gangtok

After breakfast, day is free for independent activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 08 : Gangtok / Kalimpong
Darjeeling
Kalimpong

After breakfast, morning at leisure. Afternoon depart for Kalimpong. Nestling in the lush green mid ranges of the Himalayas, this hill station of "the Raj", has an incredible stunning backdrop of towering snow capped peaks. This exotic town of beautiful people, mystical and enchanting, with a rare ethnic blend of hill people, has a tradition of hospitality from the days of the mule caravans of olde.Arrive at Kalimpong and check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 09 : Kalimpong

After breakfast depart for full day sightseeing. Visit Durpin Dara, Tharpa choling Monastery, Zong Dog Palri Fo-brang Monastery, Nursery & Market. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10 : Kalimpong / Bagdogra / Kolkata

After breakfast depart for Bagdogra followed by flight to Kolkata. Upon arrival, assistance at the airport, transfer and check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 11 : Kolkata

After breakfast full day city tour of Kolkata with Guide visiting Victoria Memorial and National Museum. Afternoon free for independent activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 12 : Kolkata

Depart After breakfast, full day free for your independent activities. Do your last minute shopping. In the evening, transfer to the airport in time to connect the flight for onward destination.