eastern-india-tour

Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days

Destinations: Delhi – Bhubaneswar – Puri – Konark – Chilka – Bhubaneswar – Kolkata – Sunderbans – Darjeeling- Pelling – Delhi

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi International Airport. Meet our executive & transfer to hotel. Relax till afternoon. In the afternoon go for a city tour – Lakshmi Narayan Temple, President’s Palace, India Gate & Humayun Tomb. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Delhi – Bhubaneswar by flight

In the morning after breakfast, transfer to Airport (domestic wing) to board flight to Bhubaneshwar. Upon arrival, pickup & transfer to hotel. In the post lunch session go for a half day city tour. Visit Raja Rain Temple / Mukteshwar Temple / Linga Raja Temple / Parsu Rameswar Temple. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Bhubaneswar – Puri

In the morning after breakfast, visit Khanda Giri & Udai Giri Cave. In the afternoon drive to Puri ( 60 kms/ 2 hrs). Upon arrival, check into the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 04: Puri – Konark – Puri

After breakfast, visit the famous Jagannath Temple, Gundicha Temple. Afernoon excursion to In the afternoon leave for an excursion to Konark Sun Temple. Return back to Puri for overnight stay.

Day 05: Excursion to Chilka

Drive to Chilka Lake ( Satapada Shore ) famouse for Dolphine. Take boat ride in the Later, drive back to Puri Chilika is the largest lagoon along the east coast of India. The lagoon is a unique assemblage of marine, brackish and fresh water eco-system with estuarine characters.Overnight at Puri hotel.

Day 06: Puri – Bhubaneswar – Kolkata

After breakfast drive to Bhubneswar. Enroute visit Pipli famous of appliqué works. On arrival at Bhubnesar, transfer to airport to board flight for departure to Kolkata. On arrival, pickup by our car and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 07: Kolkata city tour

In the morning after breakfast, proceed for a Heritage tour of Dalhausie Square followed by city tour covering museum, Victoria memorial, Kali Temple, Mother Teressa’s house, St. John’s Church, Job Charnok’s Tomb, Marble Palace, Kumartuli potters’ village. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Kolkata – Sundarbans

Morning after breakfast, transfer to Sonakhali by car ( about 2 hrs drive through beautiful country side, fisherman’s village ). On arrival, get into the motorized boat & cruise upto Bali for about 2.5 Hrs. Check into the Jungle camp. In the post lunch session, guided jungle cruise to Sudhanyakhali watch tower through creeks and canals. In the evening infotainment over tea & snacks followed by optional local cultural show ( Bonobibi Yatra). Overnight stay.

Day 09: Sundarbans

After breakfast full day guided cruise, birding etc to Netidhobani and Dobanki watch tower. Overnight stay.

Day 10: Sunadarbans – Kolkata

Morning after breakfast, guided village tour & cruise by country boat. In the post lunch session cruise back to Sobakhali. From Sonakhali, drive back to Kolkata. On arrival at Kolkata, transfer hotel for overnight stay.

Day 11: Kolkata – Bagdogra (by flight) – Darjeeling (by road)

In the morning after breakfast, transfer to Airport to board flight for departure to Bagdogra. On arrival, pickup by our car and transfer to hotel for overnight stay. In 1835, Darjeeling was gifted to the British East India Company in 1817 by the King of Sikkim. This has been called the queen of hill-stations. Ovrrnight stay at hotel.

Day 12: Darjeeling

Early in the morning visit the Tiger Hill & Batasia Loop and Ghum Monestry. Later visit the Local 7 points, Rock Garden & an excursion to Ganga Maya Lake Tiger hills is the highest point in the area which provides the most exotic view of the Kanchenjunga peaks. From this place the other peaks of the Eastern Himalayas can be seen. On a clear day the sight of Mt.Everest is just enthralling. Overnight stay.

Day 13: Darjeeling – Pelling

In the morning after breakfast, check out and go for a Joy Ride by the toy trains have immense heritage value. It still uses steam engines, some of which are original. It’s 0.6096 meter gauge line. After the Joy Ride, drive to Pilling. On arrival, check into the hotel

Day 14: Pelling

Pelling is the nearest motorable point to Mt. Kanchan Jangha in the Himalayas. It offers whispering forests, elusive falls, green valleys, holly lakes.

Day 15: Pelling – Bagdogra (by road) – Delhi (by flight)

In the morning, transfer to Bagdogra to board flight for departure to Delhi. On arrival, pickup by our car and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 16: Delhi departure

Take a relaxed breakfast in the morning at the hotel. The day at leisure at the hotel. In the evening, transfer to International Airport to board flight for departure to your own destination.