East India Tour

East India Tour

Tourism in India

Destination Covered:

Kolkata - Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Gangtok - bagdogra - Kolkata - Bhubaneswar - Konark - Puri

Duration:
10 Nights / 11 Days
Tour Category:
Day 01 - Arrive Kolkata
Parshwanath Jain Temple Kolkata
Arrive in Kolkata. After completing formalities with customs and immigration, you will be received by our representative with Traditional Indian Welcome (with garlands).

Afterwards transfer to your hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 02 - In Kolkata
Breakfast at hotel. Afterwards embark on the sightseeing of Kolkata City which would include your visit to-

Victoria Memorial: Modeled on the Taj Mahal, this is a splendid architectural structure in white marble, which was built in the early 20th century in memory of Queen Victoria.

Indian Museum: Established in 1878, this museum is built in Italian architectural style and is considered as the largest museum in the country and one of the best in Asia.

Eden Garden: Created in 1840 and named after the sister of Lord Auckland, situated in the North-West corner of the Maidan are small & pleasantly laid out Eden Gardens.

Ochterlony Monument: Now officially renamed the Shahid Minar, this 48m column tower over the northern end of the Maidan the Monument was set up in 1828 and named after Sir David Ochterlony.

St Paul's Cathedral: Built between 1839 and 1847, St Paul's Cathedral is one of India's most important churches. Return to the hotel after the sightseeing. Overnight in Kolkata
Day 03 - Kolkata - Bagdogra (Flight), Bagdogra – Darjeeling By Road (Approx 100 Kms /03 Hours)
After breakfast at hotel, you are assisted in your departure to Domestic airport to connect your flight for Bagdogra your entry point to Darjeeling. Upon arrival at Bagdogra received at the airport and drive to Darjeeling.

Darjeeling the dream land of the East, it has been a popular hill station since the British period. The tourist flow to this place has been increasing day by day. Due to the proximity with three international borders, this place is strategically very important. Darjeeling is surrounded by lofty mountains. Outside of the monsoon season (June to September), the views over the mountains to the snowy peaks of Kanchenjunga and down to the swollen rivers in the valleys are magnificent. Darjeeling is a fascinating place where you can see Buddhist monasteries, visit a tea plantation and see how the tea is processed, go for a ride on the chairlift, spend days hunting for bargains in colorful markets and handicraft shops, or go trekking to high-altitude spots for closer views of Kanchenjunga.

On arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 - In Darjeeling
St Andrews Church Darjeeling
Breakfast at hotel. Afterwards embark on your sightseeing trip of the city which would include your visit to Tiger Hill to see sunrise over the spectacular East Himalayan ranges and visit Ghoom, oldest Buddhist monastery in the region, and a Tibetan settlement.
Return to the hotel after the sightseeing. Evening free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 - Darjeeling – Gangtok By Road (Approx 115 Kms / 04 Hours)
After breakfast this morning drive to Gangtok. Perched atop a ridge at a height of 1520 mts. lies Gangtok, a tantalizing town touched by a panorama of colours. Gangtok the capital of Sikkim, is today a busy town bustling with hectic activity. Its captivating architectural beauty radiates with pagoda-like wooden houses, painted turquoise roofs and gay bazaars. Undoubtedly modern times have wound their way into this picturesque town, but the gently swaying and elegant costumes of the Sikkimese people, their smiling faces, the unhurried pace of their life-style.

Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 - In Gangtok
After breakfast embark on your sightseeing trip of the Town which would include your visit Rumtek said to be the only monastery outside Tibet built in true Tibetan style, the bazaar and the Tibetan Institute.
Return to the hotel after the sightseeing. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 - Gangtok – Bagdogra By Road, Bagdogra – Kolkata (Flight)
Gangtok
After breakfast drive to Bagdogra to connect the flight for Kolkata. On arrival in Kolkata received at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08 - Kolkata – Bhubaneswar (Flight)
After breakfast you are escorted to the airport to connect the flight for Bhubaneswar. On arrival in Bhubaneswar received at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09 - Full Day Excursion to Konark and Puri
After breakfast embark on the full day excursion to the fabulous Sun Temple at Konark built in 13th century A.D. on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. Standing in lonely grandeur on a deserted stretch of coast, and designed as a chariot to the sun god Surya, the temple stands on twenty four enormous intricately carved wheels pulled by seven horses. Sculpture and carving cover the entire structure, ranging from tiny, cameo like figures to groups of colossal proportions. After sightseeing, continue to the bustling pilgrim town of Puri famous for its vast Jagannath Temple and its never ending beach, crowd free and peopled only by local fishermen with their boats. Stop en route at the village of Pipli where applique in vivid colors is the local handicraft.

Return early in the evening to Bhubaneswar. Overnight will be in Bhubaneswar.
Day 10 - Bhubaneswar – Delhi (Flight)
Lotus Temple Delhi
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast free till departure. You are escorted to the airport to connect your flight for Delhi. Upon arrival at the domestic airport you are received aand transferred to the hotel.

Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight will be in Delhi.
Day 11 - Delhi - Overseas (Flight)
After breakfast you embark on your sightseeing trip of Delhi City which would include the visit to Old Delhi and New Delhi.

Old Delhi: An ancient walled city. Here you would see the Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire, Rajghat the Samadhi of our Father of Nation, Jama Masjid the largest mosque in India and Chandni Chowk the bustling and colourful market of the old city.

New Delhi: The city designed and built by the British in the 1920’s- a city of wide boulevards impressive Government Buildings, green parks and gardens. First you will visit the two monuments from the Delhi’s past Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar. Then your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, past the Imposing India Gate and Parliament House.

After the sightseeing you are escorted and transferred to the airport to connect your flight back home.
 
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