Day 1- Arrive Delhi
Arrive Indira Gandhi International airport, and meet the TCI representative at the arrival hall and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon proceed on a tour of Delhi. In Old Delhi visit the majestic Red Fort, the historical Chandni Chowk, besides Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana. In New Delhi visit the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; the Laxminarayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India’s leading industrial families; Qutab Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; and the lotus-shaped Baha’i Temple.
Day 2- To Bhubaneshwar
Intime transfer to airport to board flight for Bhubaneswar. Arrive Bhubaneshwar and transfer to hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Bhubaneshwar including Rajarani Temple which is noted for its fascinating female figures portrayed in a stunning variety of amorous poses. Mukteshwara Temple where you come across a captivating array of voluptuous female figures and famished ascetics, dwarfs and animals. The Parashumeshwara Temple is one of the earliest extant temples of Orissa, acknowledged to be a symbol of all that is chaste and elegant in sculpture. Besides, there are the Brahmeswara Temple and the Ashokan rock edicts on the Dhauli Hills.
Day 3- To Puri
Morning drive to Puri visiting Konark enroute which houses the renowned Sun Temple which is in a class of its own. Arrive Puri and check – in at hotel.
Day 4- In Puri
Morning sightseeing of Puri includes, the 65m high Jagannath Temple is the focal point for this festival celebrated annually; Gundicha Ghar is a small shrine here, Indradyumna Tank is famous for the temple of the child Krishna. Also visit the beaches and Atharnala Bridge.
Day 5- To Kolkata
Morning drive to Bhunaneshwar airport to board flight for Kolkata. Arrive Kolkata and transfer to hotel. Later sightseeing tour of Kolkata visiting Indian Museum, which is India’s first and oldest museum. Also visit Academy Of Fine Arts, Victoria Memorial For Art Of The Raj Period; Center of International Modern Art.
Day 6- To Darjeeling
In time transfer to airport to board flight for Bagdogra. Arrive Bagdogra and transfer to Darjeeling. Arrive Darjeeling and check – in at hotel. Darjeeling is perched literally on the roof of the world
Day 7- In Darjeeling
Early morning visit to Tiger Hill to see sun rise over Mount Everest. On the way back to your hotel visit Ghoom Monastery built in 1934 by Yellow Sect. It is the repository for valuable Tibetan texts. Later visit Observatory Hill, which is an excellent place for a view of Kanchenjunga and Himalayas. Happy Valley Tea Estate offers an opportunity to watch tea being processed.
Day 8- To Gangtok
Morning drive to Gangtok. Arrive Gangtok and check – in at hotel. Gangtok still has the knack of taking one back in time at the turn in the road. It has a rare mystique.
Day 9- In Gangtok
Morning sightseeing tour of Gangtok including Research Institute Of Tibetology, Orchid Sanctuary at Deorali having 200 varieties of orchids; Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, one of the state’s most sacred stupas having 108 prayer wheels.
Day 10- To Kalimpong
Morning drive to Kalimpong. Arrive Kalimpong and check – in at hotel. . Afternoon sightseeing tour of Kalimpong visiting Dr Graham’s Homes, a vast educational complex spreading over 500 acres of hillside; Thapa Choling a monastery lying enroute; Lepcha Museum having a rare collection of Lepcha manuscripts and effects.
Day 11- To Delhi
Morning drive to Bagdogra airport to board flight for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi you will be assisted by a representative to board flight for onward destination. End of our services…………… Hotel Options
Fortune Hotel Central
Accommodation in all the hotels on single/twin/triple sharing basis, as per the list above.
Breakfast in Delhi, Bhubaneshwar, Puri and Calcutta, Half Board (MAP) basis in Darjeeling & full board (AP) basis in Gangtok & Kalimpong.
All prevailing taxes like Luxury tax in all hotels and Expenditure tax wherever applicable.
All transfers to or from hotels, city tours, excursions, drives by air-conditioned transport.
Services of an English speaking local guide.
Non air conditioned transport in Sikkim
Inter state road tax, toll tax, driver’s allowance, parking etc.
Any lunch, dinner, snacks, mineral water etc. unless mentioned in the itinerary.
Entrance fee to any monuments or camera fee.
Any airfare or airport tax
Portage, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks or any other expenses of personal nature.