About the tour

The North East India highlights the Victorian –Era architectured Kolkata revolving around key highlights of the British Reign while the Monasteries of Sikkim preach about prosperity and peace. The stargazing mountainous peaks and some of the most amusing festivals, the tour promises to be an amazing learning and travelling experience.

TOUR SCHEDULE

  • Day 1 : Flight to Kolkata
    Arrive Kolkata. Meet staff of Aura Voyages at airport. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 2 : In Kolkata
    Full tour of Kolkata with visit to Jain Temple, Kumartuli (Potters colony), Flower Market, Victoria Memorial (Closed On Mondays & National holidays), St. Paul’s Cathedral Church and Mother House (Closed On Thursdays & National holidays).
    Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 3 : Kolkata – Bagodgra (by flight) – Darjeeing (drive 3 hours 30 minutes)
    Transfer to airport to connect flight to Bagdogra.
    Arrive Bagdogra and drive to Darjeeling.
    Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 4 : In Darjeeling
    Early morning: Tiger hill & Ghoom Monastery. Return back to hotel for breakfast.
    Morning enjoy Toy Train Ride upto Ghoom & back (Subject to operation of this train & availability of the seats). Afternoon visit Tibetan Refugee Centre (Closed on Sunday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute & Zoo (both Closed on Thursday)
    Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 5 : Darjeeling – Pelling (drive – 6 hours)
    Morning drive to Pelling.
    Afternoon visit Pemayangtse Monastery & Rabdantse Ruins.
    Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 6 : In Pelling
    Excursion to Khecheopalri Lake/Yuksum/Tashiding & back (Tashiding Bazar to Tashiding Monastery one way approx. 20 minute walk)
    Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 7 : Pelling – Gangtok (drive 6 hours).
    Drive to Gangtok.
    Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 8 : In Gangtok
    Morning visit Rumtek Monastery, Tibetology (Closed on Sunday) & Do Drul Chorten.
    Afternoon visit Enchey Monastery & Cottage Industry (Both Closed on Sunday)
    Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 9 : Gangtok – Kalimpong (drive – 3 hours)
    Morning excursion to Phudong Monastery & back.
    Afternoon drive to Kalimpong.
    Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 10 : Kalimpong – Darjeeling (drive – 2 hours)
    Morning visit Zang Dog Palri Fo-Brang Monastery at Durpin Hills, Tharpa Choling Monastery, Thongsa Gompa, Nursery & Market.
    Afternoon drive to Darjeeling.
    Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 11 : Darjeeling – Bagdogra (drive 3 hours 30 minutes) – Bagdogra – Kolkata (flight)
    Morning transfer to Bagdogra airport to connect flight to Kolata

Possible extension :

You can extend this tour to Bhutan ….

(Above program is subject to change based on arrival and departure flight timings and weather conditions).

Trust you find above in order.

TOUR MAP

Kolkata – Bagdogra - Darjeeling – Pelling – Gangtok - Kalimpong – Bagdogra – Bagdogra – Kolkata