Eastern Himalayan Trails 11 Days / 10 Nights

Kolkata, Kalimpong, Gangtok, Pelling, Darjeeling

Starting from Kolkata, this journey to the captivating east is a revelation of the many splendored glories of India, through the states of West Bengal and Sikkim, unveiling their marvellous monuments and spectacular mountain vistas.

  • Day 1 – Kolkata Afternoon arrival and transfer to hotel for a 2-night stay.
  • Day 2 – Kolkata Morning visit to the flower market followed by a cruise on the Hooghly river. This afternoon, take a walking tour of Kolkata.
  • Day 3 – To Kalimpong Fly to Bagdogra and drive to the remote hill station of Kalimpong. Stay overnight at the hotel.
  • Day 4 – To Gangtok Drive to Gangtok and stay for 2 nights.
  • Day 5 – Gangtok Morning tour of the Enchey monastery and the Orchid sanctuary. This afternoon, visit the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and the Do-Drul Chorten.
  • Day 6 – To Pelling Drive to Pelling via the Rumtek monastery, the largest in Sikkim.
  • Day 7 – To Darjeeling Morning visit to Pemayangtse monastery. Continue to Darjeeling and stay for 3 nights.
  • Day 9 – Darjeeling Full-day guided walking tour of tea estates.
  • Day 10 – Darjeeling Morning at leisure. Afternoon guided walking tour of Darjeeling.
  • Day 11 – To Kolkata Drive to Bagdogra and fly to Kolkata for an overnight stay.