East India Eco Tour - 06 Nights / 07 Days

Kolkata – Kalimpong – Gangtok – Darjeeling – Kolkata

Beaming like a rising sun, East India Eco Tour shines magnificently with the undulated heritage and natural bliss of the eastern India. Beginning from the city of joys, Kolkata, the tour moves towards the isolated regions of Bagdogra and Kalimpong. The tour then furthers towards the extreme east in serene Sikkim, which is a Shangri-La dotted with natural bounties, lakes and monasteries. Darjeeling on the other hand is another eco tourism hotspot where tea gardens and natural bliss enchants a tourist at every step.

Day 01 : Arrive Kolkata

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Upon arrival in Kolkata by schedule International Flight, meet Incredible India tour for an assisted transfer to the hotel for overnight stay. This forms the base point for beginning the enchanting East India Eco Tour based in a discovery of natural gems resting in West Bengal and Sikkim.

Day 02 : Kolkata - Bagdogra - Kalimpong (B/L/D)

After breakfast, check out Kolkata and transfer to the Airport where you will board the flight for Bagdogra airport in Darjeeling district. From Bagdogra Airport, proceed for Kalimpong, the horticultural capital of the northeast famed for quiet walks, orchid nurseries, and Buddhist markets. This is the first eco-friendly destination offering great views of Kanchenjunga, local monasteries and eco walks in the surrounding orchid nurseries. A traveller is free to explore the natural bounties of Kalimpong on his own. Overnight in Kalimpong.

Day 03 : Kalimpong – Gangtok (B/L/D)

East India Eco TourLeave the hotel early morning by 7.00 AM for a half day sightseeing of Kalimpong featuring Durpin Dara Hill. Here, tourists can cherish the veritable mountainous scenery. Here, tourists can also pay a visit to Durpin Gompa. Next in the series is Jelepla View Point offering the views of Sikkim. Pine View Nursery forms another lucrative highlight of eco tour here as it is the home to thousands of cactus plants belonging to more than a hundred of variety collected from North, South and Central America. The Nursery has several Indian as well as International accolades to its credit. Delo Hill, the next excursion here is the highest point in Kalimpong. Dr Graham's Homes is another landmark of the hill station. It is nothing but a 500 acre school set up by a Scottish missionary. A small museum inside the complex gives a traveller the information about JA Graham and his wife Katherine. Delo Hill located at the height of 5556 ft) forms the highest point in Kalimpong. Post the exploration of Kalimpong, proceed for Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. On arrival, check into hotel for overnight.

Day 04 : Gangtok – Tshangu / Tsongmo Lake – Gangtok (B/L/D)

After breakfast, begin discovering Gangtok with its popular Buddhist roots from Enchey Monastery and Do Drul Chorten / Do Drul Stupa and Centers for Tibetology. Many tourists visit the state for its elaborate Tibetan Buddhist culture and learning. After the visit to monasteries, proceed towards Tshangu / Tsongmo Lake, located at 12,210 ft (40 km / 2.5 hrs). This lake is located very close to Nathula Pass, one of the highest motorable of the Nyingmapa order and forms the entry point to China. Most of the year, the lake remains frozen. On return, visit Gangtok Ropeway. Back to the hotel by evening. Overnight in Gangtok.

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Day 05 : Gangtok - Darjeeling (B/L/D)

After breakfast, check out Gangtok in Sikkim and proceed for Darjeeling, the bejewelled paradise of West Bengal. On arrival here, check into hotel. Begin the eco friendly discovery of Darjeeling with a visit to Lebong village. Followed by this is a visit to the Mountaineering Institute, House of Tenzing Norgay and the Botanical Gardens. In the evening, visit the famous attraction of Darjeeling through its lush and aromatic tea gardens. Overnight in Darjeeling.

Day 06 : Darjeeling - New Jalpaiguri - Kolkata (B/L/D)

In the morning, drive to Tiger Hill (accessible by jeep only). From here the great Mount Everest is visible on clear days. At sunrise, the snow-clad mountain peaks constitute a glorious feast of colour. Return to your hotel via the Ghoom Monastery, which has a 15 - foot high statue of Maitreya Buddha, and is the most famous monastery in town Proceed for New Jalpaiguri and on arrival transfer to Railway Station to Board Train for Howrah. Overnight on Board

Day 07 : Kolkata - Depart (B/L/D)

In the morning, arrive Howrah and transfer to Hotel for breakfast. Next is the full day tour devoted to Kolkata visiting Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge. Later transfer to Airport to connect Flight for onward destination.

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