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Jewels of the East
 

Jewels of the East! (14 Nights - 15 Days)

 
 

Kolkata - Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Pemyangtse - Gangtok - Kalimpong - Bhubneshwar - Puri - Kolkata

 
Overview
Experience the jewels of east and explore the best Eastern Himalayas including Sikkim. The region that constitutes the Eastern Himalayas is sheer natural paradise. You can witness the fabulous sunrise over the Kanchenjunga range in Darjeeling, soak in the culture and breathtaking views in Sikkim or visit the famous Sun temple in Konark and Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri.
 
Day 1 : Arrive Kolkata
You will be met on arrival and transferred to hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
 
Day 2 : Kolkata - Bagdogra - Darjeeling
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning transfer to airport to board flight to Bagdogra. Arrive Bagdogra and drive to Darjeeling. Darjeeling is one of the most magnificent hill resorts in the world. This heavenly retreat is bathed in hues of every shade. The flaming red rhododendrons, the sparkling white magnolias, the miles of undulating hillsides covered with emerald green tea bushes, the exotic forests of silver fir - all under the blanket of a brilliant azure sky dappled with specks of clouds, compellingly confounds Darjeeling as the QUEEN OF HILL STATIONS. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 3 : Darjeeling
Breakfast at Hotel. Early morning excursion to Tiger Hill. Situated at an altitude of 2590 metres (8482 ft.) and 13 kms from the town, this spot has earned international fame for the magnificent view of the sunrise over "Kanchenjunga" and the great Eastern Himalayan Mountains. Even Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, is visible from here. On your way back visit Ghoom Monastry More correctly known as Yogachoeling Gompa, this is probably the most famous monastery in Darjeeling, just below Hill Cart road and the train station near Ghoom. It enshrines an image of the Maitreya Buddha. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 4 : Darjeeling
Breakfast at Hotel. Day free to explore the town on your own. Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 5 : Darjeeling to Pemyangtse
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning drive to Pemyangtse. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 6 : Pemyangtse
Breakfast at hotel. Morning city tour visiting Pemyangtse monastry etc. Rest of the day free to explore the area. Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 7 : Pemyangtse - Gangtok
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning drive to Gangtok. the capital of Sikkim is situated at a height of 5,500ft. The present capital was shifted from Tumlong in 1894 by Chogyal Thutob Namgyal and is today the centre for political, commercial, religious and cultural activities of the Sikkimese people. Gangtok offers the tourists all modern amenities for pleasure and comfort. Lunch and Dinner at Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 8 : Gangtok
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at Hotel Morning excursion to Changu Lake. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 9 : Gangtok - Kalimpong
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning drive to Kalimpong. Situated at an altitude of 1250 metres, it enjoys temperate climate throughout the year. Somewhat secluded and tucked away in the corner under big Darjeeling umbrella, Kalimpong offers a quiet and relaxed holiday, against the backdrop of the Kanchenjunga. Lunch and Dinner at Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
 
Day 10 : Kalimpong - Bagdogra to Kolkata
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning drive to Bagdogra airport to board flight (Jet Airways ) for Kolkata. Arrive Kolkata and transfer to hotel. Ovenright at hotel.
 
Day 11 : Kolkata to Bhubaneshwar (Flight)
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning transfer to airport to board flight ( KingFisher ) to Bhubaneshwar. Upon arrival in Bhubeneshwar drive to Puri enroute visiting Konark Temple. Puri being a coastal district of Orissa is famous for its Historic antiquities, Religious sanctuaries, Architectural Grandeur, beautiful sea and moderate climate. It holds a wealth of attraction for the visitors. It boasts of a continuous history from the 3rd Century B.C. to the present day and its unique monuments like those of Lord Jagannath at Puri, the Sun God at Konark are the famous in the world Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 12 : Puri
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning visit Jagannath Temple. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 13 : Puri
Breakfast at Hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 14 : Puri - Bhubaneshwar - Kolkata (Flight)
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning drive to Bhubaneshwar airport to board flight for kolkata. Arrive Kolkata and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
 
Day 15 : Kolkata - Home Country
Transfer to International airport to board flight to back home.
 
Includes :
  • Accommodation in well appointed rooms.
  • Daily buffet breakfast at the Hotel.
  • Transfers & tours by a Air-conditioned Medium vehicle.
  • Local English speaking guide for tours only as per the itinerary.
  • Entry to monuments as mentioned above.
 
Excludes :
  • International / Domestic airfares / airport tax.
  • Any items of personal nature viz laundry charges, telephone bills, drinks, shopping etc.
  • Optional Tours wherever mentioned in the itinerary above.
  • Any item that is not mentioned under "Includes" header.
  • Entry Visa.
 
 
     
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