Eastern Galore

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Escape to the North-Eastern India for an Unrivalled Travel Experience

Though secluded from the main stream India north east India comprising states of seven sisters, Orissa and Bengal is blessed with unmatched natural beauty and charm. It is a mesmerizing rural stretch extending from Sikkim in the Himalayan South to the coast of Bay of Bengal. Kolkata the former capital of colonial India is the largest city of the eastern Indian. Center of learning and home to intellectual city by the Bay and Bengal and thriving on the waves of river Hooghly, the city also has some of the best architectural marvels of in Victorian style.

Another attraction of the east is temple cities of Puri of Lord Jagannath and Bhubaneswar both located in the state of Orissa. However, the mention of north-east is incomplete without speaking of seven states which are collectively known as to be the states of ‘the seven sisters’. The region is a great bless for nature lovers and adventure seekers. The entire area is geographically is made of mountains, hills, rainforests, river, jungles. Amazingly, the region has the maximum number and the highest of biodiversity to be found anywhere in the world. The seven states of north east include Assam, Arunanchal Pradesh, Sikkim, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram.

Detailed itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Fly Bagdogra to Darjeeling

Upon arrival in Delhi or Kolkata take a connecting flight to Bagdogra. Upon arrival at Bagdogra, we drive to Darjeeling. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at your hotel

Day 02 Darjeeling

Proceed for sightseeing tour of Darjeeling visit Tiger Hill - A strategic point to watch the spectacular sunrise. It offers a magnificent view of the rising sun over the snow - capped Mt. Kanchenjunga and other great Eastern Himalayan peaks. Also visit Himalayan mountaineering Institute and Ghoom Monastery at an altitude of 2407 meters.

Day 03 Darjeeling to Kalimpong

Today we drive to Kalimpong. Later visit Durpin Dara the highest point in Kalimpong where you can see the meandering Teesta River and the plains. Visit Thongsha Gumpha Bhutanese monastery built in 1630 A.D and is the oldest of the region. Also visit the Kalimpong Market where you can see the villagers in their local costumes selling their farm products. Overnight at Kalimpong

Day 04 Kalimpong to Pemyangtse

After breakfast we drive down to Pemyangtse. This second oldest monastery in the state built in 1705 is the main center of the Nyingamapa sect, a tantrik sect of Buddhism. The sect is also known as ‘Red Hat’ because its followers wear red hats rather than the yellow hat worn by the monks in other monasteries.

Day 05 Pemyangtse to Gangtok

Drive down to Gangtok enroute visit Rumtek monastery. The ancient Rumtek Monastery was built in1717 A.D. but did not survive for long and it was rebuilt in again in the year in 1960 by Gyalwa Karmapa and followed the architectural designs in Tibet from where the Karmapa had come. Overnight at Gangtok

Day 06 Gangtok

Today enjoy sightseeing of Gangtok visit Do Drul Chorten one of the most important Stupa of Sikkim built in 1945. Enchey monastery is another place which is to be visited. Later visit Tashi Ling to have an outstanding view of Kanchenjunga.

Day 07 Gangtok to Bagdogra

Today after breakfast we will transfer to Bagdogra airport for your flight to Delhi /Kolkata to connect your flight to onward destination.

What’s Included

Airport Services

Private air conditioned car with driver Company staff for airport assistance

Accommodation

06 nights in handpicked hotels

Meals

06 Breakfasts,

Transport

All ground transport for sightseeing trips

Guides / Escorts

Expert local tour guides for sightseeing tours

Activities

Toy train ride, Flower show

Other inclusions

Govt of India taxes and Company service charges

What’s not included

Flights

International or domestic flights are not included

Travel insurance

Please carry a valid travel insurance

Visa

Visa fee and charges

Entry Tickets

Monument and museum tickets

Meals

Meals not specified

Personal expenses

Any kind of personal expenses/bills

Accommodation Style Max Holidays

Accommodation style

Stay for 06 nights in some charming hotels in the lap of Himalayas. The hotels have been selected for their comfort and good remarks by the travellers who stayed there. Hotels offer minimum three star standard services and all modern facilities of basic accommodation.

Single room stay supplement is not included the price. If you are a single traveller or travelling with friends and looking for single room accommodation, please ask our office for the extra cost for single room stay.

Remark : This tour covers prominent tourist sites of Himalayas in Sikkim and is widely liked by families and honeymoon couples.