Duration: 11 Nights / 10 Days
Location: North East Indian Himalayas.
Best season: March to November.
Category:Cultural, Heritage and Nature tour.
Covering:Kolkata > Kalimpong > Sikkim > Gangtok> Pelling > Darjeeling > Delhi.
You can take it:As a private, personalised tour (tour dates would be of your choice).
Special about the tour:
This tour offers the chance to explore the far North East part of India – The Buddhist kingdom of the state of Sikkim and Darjeeling a popular summer holiday destination famous for UNESCO Heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Mountain Railways of India, with the views of the Kanchenjunga Himalayas – the world’s third highest peak.8, 598 metres / 28,209 feet.
Today there are 86 tea estates in Darjeeling Hills which produce Darjeeling tea and has received the UNSECO status, it cannot be produced anywhere else in the world just like the champagne of France. Hence it is limited and valuable.
The tour starts from the fascinating city of Kolkata, also popular as Calcutta the former capital of India during the British Raj Period. Further we will explore Buddhist monasteries and will enjoy exceptional mountain scenery in Sikkim and Darjeeling which is inhabited predominantly by gentle Buddhists and small settlements of tribal people.
Visit to the important Buddhist monasteries, bodering Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan , clear water lakes, lush green forests, gentle water streams, rivers, a vast array of orchids, flora and fauna, tea estates and the Darjeeling Himalayan Mountain Railways Of India, all set against the spectacular snow capped peaks of the world highest Himalayan mountains, offers a great insight into Himalayan, Buddhist and city life in the North East India..!
Kolkata > Bagdora > Kalimpong > Gangtok > Pelling > Darjeeling > Bagdora & fly to New Delhi.