North East India Tour Packages – 18 Nights and 19 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
After a late-evening arrival, you’ll transfer to your hotel. Delhi is the capital of the modern India, though it is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Explore Delhi
After morning breakfast you will be taken to visit the famous Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb. Stay night at Delhi.
Day 03 — Delhi – Bhubaneshwar
Morning flight to Bhubaneswar. Upon arrival you will be transferred to hotel and check into hotel. In the afternoon take city tour covering PARASURAMESWARA TEMPLE: The state’s oldest surviving temple, built in 650 A.D. DHAULI — A complex which has Emperor Ashoka’s rock edicts, and dates back to 03rd sanctuary B. C. LINGRAJ TEMPLE — This temple, of the 11th century A.D. is also a fine exponent of the architecture of this region. Overnight to be spent at hotel.Afternoon, excursion to Lothal, one of the southernmost outposts of the Indus Valley civilization.
Day 04: Bhubaneswar — Puri (60 Kms, 1 hrs drive)
After breakfast, you we will drive to this pious Indian town. Arrive and check into hotel. Afternoon visit the Lord Jagannath Temple & Loknath Temple. Rest of the day Explore the Spiritual facts, Temples & ‘Maths’ (Monasteries) of this holy town on foot and free to relax at beach. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Puri — Konark – Bhubaneshwar (37 Kms, 1-2 hrs drive)
Drive towards Konark to see the beautiful Sun Temple built in the 13th century in honour of the Sun God. Its exquisite Carvings, the life-size statues of Lions and Elephants, Collosal figures of warriors on horses, Scenes of Battle and the Chase-all testify to the high standard of ancient Indian art and architectural skills. Reach Bhubaneshwar. Arrive & check in hotel. Rest of the day at your discretion or free to shop around. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Bhubaneswar — Kolkata
Early morning board the flight for Calcutta. You are received at Airport and transferred to your hotel. After lunch visit the Jain Temple, Zoological Gardens, Victoria Memorial, Dalhousie Square, Fort Williams, Secretariat Building ,Old Court House Street and drive past Howrah Bridge. Stay Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07: Explore Kolkata
After breakfast, you will be taken for city tour. Calcutta is a sea of humanity when the city’s work force descends upon it and leaves for their homes. But there is another Calcutta which one can find in the early mornings – a Calcutta of open spaces, traffic-less roads and groups of people enjoying the peace of a still, yet-to-fully-wake city. Make an excellent experience by a leisurely ride in an almost empty tram and enjoy the unique atmosphere of walk around – The Victoria Memorial, The Maidan, The Strand Road Promenade, The Dhakuria Lakes. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 08: Kolkata — Guwahati
Early morning take a flight for Guwahati. Arrive & Check in your hotel. For the day visit Kamakhya Temple (it is devoted to an incarnation of Goddess Parvati). Legend says that when Lord Shiva in his anger dismembered his consort and scattered parts of the body, the ‘Yony’ fell at the site of this Temple. It is an important centre of ‘Shakti’ worshiped by ‘tantrics’ Umananda Temple (it is located on the world’s smallest RiverIsle), Sukleswar Temple and Nabagraha Temple. Stay night at Hotel.
Day 09: Guwahati — Kaziranga
Morning transfer to airport for flight to Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon session you will be taken to visit Sarnath, where Buddha first preached his sermon. Stay Overnight At hotel.
Day 10: Explore Kaziranga
Early morning safari on Elephant back in the central area of the Park. After lunch again take Jeep safari to the central area of the Park. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 11: Explore Kaziranga
A visit to a Tribal village and Tea estate after break fast followed by Jeep safari in the eastern rage of Park with packed lunch.
Day 12: Kaziranga – Guwahati (217 Kms, 4-5 hrs drive)
After breakfast drive to Guwahati. Arrive & check in hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 13: Guwahati — Bagdogra – Darjeeling
Afternoon board the flight for Bagdogra. From Bagdogra, you will be transferred to Darjeeling by car. Darjeeling, one of the most beautiful Hill Stations in Eastern India has the highest racecourse in the world. Arrive and check in hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 14: Explore Darjeeling
Early morning excursion to Tiger Hill to view the Sunrise and its reflection over the Mount Kunchenjunga in its majestic glory. Later drive to the Tibetan Monastery at Ghoom, one of the oldest (1857) in the area whichenshrines an enormous gilded statue of Maitrey Buddha. The monastery belongs to the Yellow sect and has several valuable Tibetan manuscripts.
Day 15: Darjeeling — Pelling (74 Kms, 1-2 hrs drive)
After morning breakfast drive to Pelling, Arrive and Check in your hotel. Explore this beautiful town on your own. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 16: Darjeeling — Gangtok (94 Kms, 1-2 hrs drive)
After breakfast drive to Gangtok – the capital of Sikkim and a city of great scenic beauty,surrounded by green forests. Arrive and check in your hotel. For the day visit Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and the Chorten (memorial for the dead). Also visit the Enchey Monastery on the Nathula Road and later visit the Tashiling (the Secretariat) and the Tsuk-La Khang (Royal Chapel) within the Palace grounds and then the Palden Tondup cottage Industries Institute. Later visit Rhumtek patterned on Lamasaries in Tibet Gangtok.
Day 17: Gangtok — Kalimpong (90 Kms, 2 hrs drive)
After breakfast, drive to Kalimpong, another hill resort which is reached by a fascinating journey through Tea estates, winding roads and several view points from where the mighty Himalayan range can be viewed.
Day 18: Kalimpong — Bagdogra – Delhi
You will be transferred to Bagdogra airport to board the flight for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and Check in hotel. Rest of the day at your discretion.
You will be transferred to airport for departure.
Destination covered in this Tour:
Delhi The Capital of India. (2 nights)
Bhubaneswar Temple City of the East. (1 night)
Puri Famous for the Lord Jagannath Temple and the Car festival. (1 night)
Kolkata The capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. (1 night)
Guwahati The gateway of the Northeast India. (1 night)
Kaziranga Famous for National Park. (3 nights)
Darjeeling The Queen of the Himalayas. (2 nights)
Pelling Famous for magnificent view of the snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga. (1 night)
Gangtok Famous for its many important monasteries. (1 night)
Kalimpong Is a small hill station between Siliguri and Gangtok. (1 night)