Kolkata to Darjeeling starts in Kolkata a city of rich colonial history, it was the 2nd city of the commonwealth and the capital of the Raj India until 1911. Conglomeration of different architectural grandeur, the city Kolkata famed as London of the east gradually became the metropolis of cultural potboiler of India with multidimensional characteristics. Though losing its glory after the shifting of the capital to Delhi and due to continuous political turmoil still the city attracts lots of people from around the globe because of its vibrant warmth. The city has developed along the banks of the holy river Ganges over the years.
After the city tour and cruise relax and enjoy the peace and unparalleled beauty of Sikkim & darjeeling hills. The mighty Himalayas hold many untold secrets within which can only be unravelled by travelling through the region. Plenty of packages to choose from simply ask for options not listed here
Kolkata to Darjeeling: DAY 01: KOLKATA – BAGDOGRA – GANGTOK
Welcome on arrival at Bagdogra and drive to Gangtok (114Km/4.5Hrs). At an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Take a rest and then a walk around town to appreciate the new culture you are in. overnight at hotel.
Kolkata to Darjeeling: DAY 02: GANGTOK SIGHTSEEING
Morning starts the half day sightseeing in and around this capital city of Sikkim, covering Enchey Monastery, Chortan (Stupa), Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms (Closed on Sunday) and, after Roomtek Monastery & Dharma Chakra Centre (24Kms/45Mins), the sect of the Kagyu order – one of the 4 major Tibetan Buddhist Sect. Evening free at Gangtok for leisure and individual activity.
Kolkata to Darjeeling: DAY 03: EXCURSION TRIP TO TSOMGO LAKE
AM start for a half day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), which is only 32kms from Gangtok City, the lake is almost about 1Km long, oval in shape and 15Mt deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people, Evening free at Gangtok for leisure and individual activity.
Kolkata to Darjeeling: DAY 04: GANGTOK TO PEMAYANGTSE
Morning transfer to Pemayangtse (123kms/6.5hrs). Evening free for individual activity and leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Kolkata to Darjeeling: DAY 05: PEMAYANGTSE SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast start for half day sightseeing in an around Pemayangtse, covering Rimbi Falls, Sacred Khechodpalri Lake, Kanchendzonga Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery – the 2nd oldest monastery of Sikkim, return to hotel for lunch, evening free for individual activity and leisure.
Kolkata to Darjeeling: DAY 06: PEMAYANGTSE TO DARJEELING
Morning transfer to Darjeeling (128kms/5hrs). Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion was the origin of the name Darjeeling, which was first discovered by British in the year 1829 by Captain Lloyd.Surrounded by tea gardens Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm which will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature & charming Himalayan people. This little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. Overnight at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Kolkata to Darjeeling: DAY 07: DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING
Early morning a start for Tiger Hill Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. Breakfast at the Hotel followed by half day local sightseeing covering Padmaja N. Zoological Garden (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center (Closed on Sunday) and visit to the Mall and Local Market (Closed on Thursday). Evening Free for shopping & individual activity, overnight at hotel.
Kolkata to Darjeeling: DAY- 08: DARJEELING – BAGDOGRA/NJP
Morning Transfer to Bagdogra Airport / NJP (95kms / 3Hrs), Tour ENDS.
Kolkata to Darjeeling: Pricing due to currency fluctuations and seasonal changes please inquire for the best possible price.
Kolkata to Darjeeling: What’s Included:
Breakfast and dinner daily
7 nights in hand picked accommodation based on twin share
All transfers, sightseeing in air conditioned vehicle where available
Assistance on arrival at the airport, mineral water daily, parking, toll fees, assistance of English speaking guide at all times
Kolkata to Darjeeling accommodation used where available:
Kurseong: Cochrane Place standard room
Gangtok: Orange Village Resort
Pelling: Norbughang Resort
Darjeeling: Viceroy little Tibet
Kurseong: Cochrane Place deluxe room
Gangtok: Dengzong Regency regency suite room
Pelling: Chumbi Mountain Retreat
Darjeeling: Mayfair Hill Resort
Note: Where accommodation above is not available an alternative will be used of similar standard