East India is home to stunning scenery, beautiful religious monuments and vibrant culture. Start this himalayan journey in Kolkata, the cultural capital of India, to reveal the finest of the region. Venture into the hills, visit the beautiful Buddhist monasteries that adds dashes of color to the landscape, enjoy your evenings with a cup of Darjeeling tea.
Duration : 14 Days
Route : Kolkata → Kalimpong → Gangtok → Pelling → Yuksom → Khecheopalri Lake → Darjeeling → Kolkata
Kolkata Begin your journey in Kolkata, an artistic and cultural hub. Admire the beautiful colonial architecture, museums and the famous Howrah bridge; walk through the Old Town, and enjoy the famous Bengali cuisine.
Visit orchid and gladioli nurseries, see handmade paper production, hike up to the monasteries, shop in the well stocked handicraft center and end your day with a hot cup of tea.
Considered to be one of the last Himalayan Shangri-las, Gangtok is packed with monasteries and temples to explore.
Trek to one of Sikkim’s oldest monasteries, take in the views of the majestic Kanchejunga, walk through Lepcha tribal villages, spend time with the monks of Sangachoeling Gompa and take off on a day trip to
Khecheopalri Lake and Yuksom.
Explore the picturesque streets of Darjeeling, a collection of mountain villages linked by steps and lanes. Surrounded by colorful terraces of rice, tea, quinine and fruit trees, this town offers some truly stunning views.
End this journey in Kolkata.