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Kolkata & Darjeeling travel package

Kolkata & Darjeeling travel package(I-09)

Duration: 11 Days

Destination Covered:Kolkata(Calcutta) - Darjeeling - Pemayangtse - Gangtok - Kolkata(Calcutta)

The Kolkata & Darjeeling travel package starts from the City of Joy - Kolkata earlier known as Calcutta. Kolkata was world known because of the Saint Mother Teresa loved by one and all. In this Kolkata, Darjeeling and Gangtok travel package a part of the journey is by train and a part by road. By travelling in a train, time is saved and also the package becomes competitive. The Darjeeling and Sikkim travel package from Kolkata gives you the possibility of viewing the magnificent Himalayas as well as traveling in the tea country. The East India travel specialist Services International Lufthansa City Center brings you this North East & Darjeeling travel itinerary.

Day 01 :- Arrive Kolkata (Calcutta).
Arrive Kolkata. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the Jain Temple, Zoological Gardens, Victoria Memorial & drive past Howrah Bridge, Dalhousie Square, Fort Williams, Secretariat Building and Old Court House Street. Overnight Kolkata.

Day 02 :- Kolkata arrow New Jalpaiguri
Day free. Check-out at 1200 hrs. Evening transfer to rail station for New Jalpaiguri night train. Overnight on board the train.

Day 03 :- New Jalpaiguri arrow Darjeeling
Morning arrive New Jalpaiguri and drive to Darjeeling. Rest of the day free. Darjeeling is one of the most beautiful Hill Stations in Eastern India and has the highest Race Course in the World. Place worth visiting are the Lablong village, the Mountaineering Institute and Tenzing Norgay House - The first Everest Hero. Overnight Darjeeling.

Day 04 :- Darjeeling
Day free in Darjeeling or early morning optional tour of Tiger Hill & Ghoom Monastery. At the Tiger Hill, the early morning Sun rise displays a panorama of colours and sunsets are purple and gold. Beyond in the distance are the Himalayan Peaks. Return via the famous Ghoom Monastery. You could spend the rest of the day walking in the bazzars of darjeeling or visiting one of the Tea gardens. Darjeeling tea is known world over for its fine flavor. Overnight Darjeeling.

Day 05 :- Darjeeling arrow Pemayangste
Morning drive to Pemayangste. Afternoon visit the onastery. Pemayangste is situated in Pelling, West Sikkim. It is perched at a height of 2085 mts and is the second oldest and perhaps the most important monastery in Sikkim. This monastery belongs to the Nyigma order & all ther Nyigma order monasteries in Sikkim are subordinate to it. Overnight Pemayangste.

Day 06 :- Pemayangste arrow Gangtok
Drive to Gangtok. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Gangtok.

Day 07 :- Gangtok
Morning city tour. Gangtok - The capital of Sikkim and a city of great scenic beauty, is surrounded by green forests. There are a number of monasteries in and around Sikkim, each a symbol of Himalayan Buddhism.Afternoon free. Overnight Gangtok.

Day 08 :- Gangtok
Morning visit Enchey Monastery, The Residency - for an excellent view of the mountains, the White Memorial Hall, Institute of Tibetology and Deer Park. Continue to visit the famous Rumtek Monastery belonging to the RED HAT sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Afternoon free. Overnight Gangtok.

Day 09 :- Gangtok arrow New Jalpaiguri arrow Kolkata
Drive to New Jalpaiguri for Kolkata night train. Overnight on board train.

Day 10 :- Kolkata
Morning arrive Kolkata. Transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Kolkata.

Day 11 :- Departure
Morning transfer to airport.