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Treasures of Eastern India

Treasures of Eastern India

Highlights

East India is home to stunning scenery, remarkable religious monuments and vibrant cultural centers. This journey travels from the colonial splendor of Calcutta to the tea plantations of Darjeeling and it explores some of India’s most stunning attractions.

ROUTE :

10 NIGHTS / 11 DAYS

Kolkata – Darjeeling – Pelling – Gangtok – Kalimpong – Kolkata

Days 1-2 Kolkata

Arrive Kolkata airport and included transfer to your hotel. You can arrive at any time on Day 1 as there are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting with your tour leader. Kolkata is the cultural and commercial capital of Eastern India. Kolkata served as the capital of India during the British Raj until 1911. Visit Victoria Memorial, Belur Math and Indian Museum.

Days 3-4 Darjeeling

Arrive Bagdogra by air, thereafter boarding your car for Darjeeling - "Queen of the Hills”. It provides a perfect gateway for those seeking to be in harmony with nature. Visit Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Ghoom Monastery, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugees Self-Help Centre, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. 2 nights hotel stay in Darjeeling.

Day 5 Pelling

Depart for Pelling in a private car and transfer to hotel.
Pelling is nestled at an altitude of 2,150 m (7,200 feet). Later visit Darap valley, Rimbi and Kanchanjunga Water falls.

Days 6-7-8 Gangtok

Post breakfast depart for Gangtok in private car and transfer to hotel. Visit Do-Drul Chorten(Stupa), Echey Monastery - is said to have been built on the site blessed by the legendary tantric master lame Druptab Karpn. Enjoy excursion to Changu Lake: One of the most beautiful lakes of India.

Day 9 Kalimpong

After breakfast depart for Kalimpong in Car. Kalimpong is a hill station in the Mahabahrat Range in the Indian state of West Bengal. Visit Durpin Dhara, Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brong Monastery, and Flower & Orchid Nurseries & Kalimpong Market.

Day 10 Kolkata

Depart for Kolkata by air, arrive and later day free to unwind and relax.

Day 11 Kolkata – Depart

In time transfer to Airport to board flight for your journey back home.

COST OF PACKAGES

COST OF PACKAGE: SILVER
Individual Tour Prices starting from £1,129 per person
Group Tour Prices (Min 8 to Max 35 persons) starting from £925 per person

HOTEL ENVISAGED

PLACE HOTEL
Kolkata Lytton / Diplomat / Similar
Darjeeling Fortune / Sinclairs / Similar
Pelling Tashi Gang / Similar
Gangtok Hotel Sidlon / TTakshang / Similar
Kalimpong Sood Garden Retreat / Similar
COST OF PACKAGE: GOLD
Individual Tour Prices starting from £1,521 per person
Group Tour Prices (Min 8 to Max 35 persons) starting from £1,303 per person

HOTEL ENVISAGED

PLACE HOTEL
Kolkata Hotel Hindustan International / Peerless Inn / Similar
Darjeeling New Elgin / Similar
Pelling Hotel Norbhu ghang / Similar
Gangtok Hotel Norkhill / Similar
Kalimpong Hotel Kalimpong Park / Similar
COST OF PACKAGE: PLATINUM
Individual Tour Prices starting from £2,403 per person
Group Tour Prices (Min 8 to Max 35 persons) starting from £2,198 per person

HOTEL ENVISAGED

PLACE HOTEL
Kolkata Taj Bengal / The Park / Similar
Darjeeling Windamere / Similar
Pelling Hotel Mt Pandim / Similar
Gangtok Hotel Mayfair / Similar
Kalimpong Hotel Silver Oaks / Similar


*Optional:Return International flight tickets from UK to Delhi/Mumbai can be included at an additional price



ABOVE QUOTATION INCLUDES:

- Accommodationbased on double occupancy for total of 10 nights.
- 10 Buffet Breakfast / 08 Lunches/ 07 Dinners (All meals can be included at extra cost).
- Services of Local English Speaking Guide at all the locations (Incase of a group there shall be accompanying English speaking guide provided).
- Domestic return flight between Kolkata and Bagdogra (in economy class).
- All arrival/ departure transfers & road transport services are in Air conditioned chauffer driven private car/ coach.
- Assistance on arrival and departure in India by Epic India representative.
- 01 bottle of mineral water per person each day (except when in National Park).
- Traditional welcome atKolkata Airport upon arrival.
- Monument Entrance Charges as per the itinerary (for single visit only).

ENTRANCE INCLUDED :

Kolkata:
Victoria Memorial Indian Museum    
Darjeeling:
Himlaya Zoological Park Pavillon fee at Tiger Hill

ABOVE COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:

- International Flights, Airport Tax, Travel insurance charges and Visa fees.
- Tips for Driver, Hotel Staff, Escorts & Guide etc.
- Personal expenses like drinks, laundry, telephone calls and porterage etc.
- Liabilities due to loss of baggage, accident, injury or medical needs.
- Liabilities due to flight cancellation, and any extra cost involved due to transhipment occurring due to road blocks etc.
- Other personal expenses.
- Any other services not mentioned above.
- Costs of camera tickets are not included in any of our tours.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

- The cost has been calculated on the basis of existing tariffs/conditions and any charge in cost or modification in tax structure will oblige us to revise the same.
- The cost has been calculated on the basis of base category of rooms andincase of non availability of same, supplement as applicable for higher category of room would be extra.
- Additional Lunch and Dinner (excluding drinks) if opted shall be provided in City Restaurants.
- Check-In, Check-out time in Hotels is 12 noon.
- All reservations will be subject to availability of accommodation / air seats.
- This document is a proposal of itinerary / quotation and not a confirmation of booking.

EPIC INDIA DIFFERNCE :

  • Comprehensive pre-departure kit for each destination visited containing detailed and up-to-date information on the local climate, suggested dress, tipping, cultural differences, visa requirements, shopping and a brief history of your destination.
  • Full documentation including copies of your final itinerary
  • Complimentary pass to selected Airport VIP lounges and complimentary to- fro car transfers to UK international airport (when you book international flights with our Platinum package)
  • 24 hour emergency assistance and access to emergency numbers.
  • The best guides, drivers and vehicles throughout touring.
  • Quality control across every aspect of the trip – nothing is left to chance.

TAILOR-MADE ALTERATIONS :

  • You are welcome to suggest changes or alterations such as a more relaxed tour with fewer activities or additional nights at places that may interest you.
  • Tell us about any special interests and we will incorporate them in to your tour schedule.
  • To design you own tour visit our tailor made section

Before booking please refer to our Terms and conditions, FAQ's and Before You Travel section for useful tips and advice

A reminder that you're travelling to India and that although we try to stick to the above itinerary it is subject to change at short notice. Remember to pack your patience and sense of humour!