2009 Kolkata & Himalayan Kingdoms - 11 days

2009 Kolkata and Himalayan Kingdoms - 11 days

Experience the stunning mountain views and ethnic diversity of the eastern Himalayan state of Sikkim. On this 11-day journey you will discover a completely different side of India, from the vibrant streets of Kolkata, to the colourful Tibetan monasteries of Sikkim and the lush tea plantations and Raj-era charm of the former British hill station, Darjeeling. With the world’s third-highest peak Kanchenjunga as a backdrop, the beauty and contrasts of this region will surely take your breath away.

Kolkata, Kalimpong, Martam, Gangtok, Rumtek Monastery, Pelling  Darjeeling

Trip grading: MODERATE Suitable for travellers with an average level of fitness and independent mobility. Expect lots of walking and you may need to carry your bags from time to time. Some long road trips.

What's included:
10 nights hotel accommodation, all road transport by modern vehicles, all sightseeing as specified (excluding entrance fees), Western tour leader (7 or more travellers) and local English-speaking guides throughout, arrival and departure transfers, breakfast daily, 6 lunches and 8 dinners.

Tour Leader:
Travel Indochina tour leader based on a minimum of 7 people.

Maximum group size:
15

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Not Ready to go Home yet?
 Our 4-day Kaziranga Rhino Safari is the ideal add-on to this journey. Kaziranga features the world’s greatest population of the impressive Indian one-horned rhino, seen from jeep and elephant safaris. You can also spot tigers, leopards, elephants.
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Ask our Travellers:
"This was my first experience with group travel and it was very enjoyable, and with a great group of people. Nothing was too much trouble for our tour leader and guides. It’s been a wonderful experience".  H. Jackson - Australia

Responsible Travel:
We are committed to responsible travel and ensuring a sustainable future for the destinations we visit. We stay at an eco-friendly rural lodge in the mountain hamlet of Martam. The lodge works with the local farming community to provide visitors an insight into the Sikkimese rural lifestyle and the hosts are warm and hospitable – making for a truly memorable stay.

Did you know: Travel Indochina can organise your flights and any additional accommodation. Call us on 1300 138 755 to speak to one of our experts or click here to request a quote.

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Departure dates

Full list

 
  • 13/01/2009 | Available
  • 17/02/2009 | Available
  • 17/03/2009 | Available
  • 14/04/2009 | Available
  • 12/05/2009 | Available
  • 13/10/2009 | Available
  • 10/11/2009 | Available
 
 
 

Itinerary

  • Days 1 to 2   - Kolkata 
  • Days 3 to 4   - Kalimpong & Martam 
  • Days 5 to 6   - Gangtok
  • Days 7 to 8   - Pelling
  • Days 9 to 11 - Darjeeling