Kolkata, Darjeeling / Sikkim & Orrisa

Day 01: Kolkata

Arrival Kolkata, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Kolkata

Day 02: Kolkata

Full day visit, overnight in Kolkata
The places of interest in the city include parks and gardens, memorials, architectural structures, engineering feats, museums and other places associated with the lives of great reformists of the city. The prime attractions in Kolkata as such are Maidan, Fort William, Eden Gardens, Victoria Memorial, Saint Paul’s Cathedral, Nakhoda Mosque, Marble Palace, Paresnath Jain Temple, Belur Math, Kali Temple, Botanical Gardens, Mother Teresa’s homes.

Day 03: Kolkata / New jalpaiguri / Darjeeling

Full day visit & later transfer to station for overnight train to Kolkata.Overnight in the Train.

Day 04: Arrival Darjeeling

Upon arrival in New Jalpaiguri Railway station in the morning, you will be transferred to Darjeeling by surface approx. 110 kms and a pleasant 3 hours drive away. Evening at leisure. Overnight in Darjeeling.

Day 05: Darjeeling

Early morning sunrise excursion to Tiger hill en-route visit to Batasia Loop & Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast Full day local tour covering HMI, Himalayan Zoological Park, overnight in Darjeeling.

Day 06: Darjeeling / Gangtok

Morning after breakfast you depart for Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Lunch will be enroute. Overnight in Gangtok.

Day 07: Gangtok: Half day Excursion to Tsnogo Lake

Excursion to Tsangu Lake at 12,400ft. Overnight in Gangtok.

Day 08: Gangtok local tour : Rumtek Monastery & local sights

On this tour we visit the Enchey Monastery, the Do Drul Chorten, the Research Institute of Tibetology, Purba Chorten, Government Institute of Cottage Industries (GICI) and a walk down Lal Bazar. In the afternoon, we drive to Rumtek Monastery, 24 kms from Gangtok .Overnight in Gangtok.

Day 09: Gangtok – Kalimpong 4 hrs.

A lovely drive during which the emerald coloured river Teesta serenades you on its tumultuous journey to the plains. River rafting option (at extra cost) is also possible. Overnight at Kalimpong.

Day 10: Kalimpong : Half day Local tour

Half day tour of Kalimpong covering a cactus nursery and the famous Zang Dog Palri monastery. Many may just want to relax or go shopping to the market. Overnight at Kalimpong.

Day 11: Kalimpong / New Jalpaiguri / Puri

Transfer to New Jalpaiguri railway station by surface approx. 2-1/2 hours. This is a wonderful drive and initially you follow the turbulent Teesta. A great way to end a wonderful holiday.Overnight train to Puri.

Day 12: Puri

Arrival at Puri in the morning. Get transfered to Hotel. After breakfast visit of the Jagannath Temple & later on visit to the Pottors village, Raghurajpur & Grand trunk market area &Gundicha temple area. Evening at the SAND ART demonstration area on the beach & Open air Beach Market. Overnight at Puri.

Day 13: Puri

Excursion to Satpada on Chilika Lake. Spot the Wild Dolphins on the confluance area of the Lake & Bay of Bengal. Boating of 02hrs is required to visit this area. Overnight at Puri.

Day 14: Puri / Bhubaneshwar

Drive to Bhubaneshwar on the way visiting Konark Sun temple, Pipli Applique work village, Dhauli Peace pagoda & 64 Yogini Temple at Heerappur village. Overnight at Bhubaneshwar.

Day 15: Bhubaneshwar

Visit of Temples & Caves. Overnight at Bhubaneshwar.

Day 16: Bhubhaneshwar / Dhenkanal

Visit to the Weavers at Nuapatna & Dokra Metal Workers at Sadeibarini.Visit of Joranda Ashram of Mahima Alekh Cult Sadhus. Overnight at Dhenkanal.

Day 17: Dhenakanal / Bhubaneshwar / Kolkata

Visit of Ratnagiri, Lalitgiri & Udagiri, Buddhist Corridor & drive to Bhubaneshwar. Board Evening train to Kolkata.

Day 18: Kolkata

Arrival Kolkata, transfer to hotel.

Day 19: Kolkata / Onward destination

Transfer to International airport for flight to onward destination.