The Eastern Odyssey
The eastern Odyssey will bury you in
a region with a rich and ancient heritage. You will have the opportunity
to visit some of the oldest cities in the world, famous both for
their architectural marvels, and for their religious places. You
could experience the life of a pilgrim in a place which saw the
waning of Buddhism and the revival of Hinduism.
Day 1: Receive at New Delhi.
Help and assist. Check in at hotel. Evening sound and light show
at Red Fort.
2: Daylong sightseeing of Old Delhi and New Delhi.Evening free
to shop around busy Connaught Place.
Day 3: Fly to Bagdogra to be transferred
further to Darjeeling. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 4: Option of waking up early and
catching spectacular glimpses of Kanchenjunga peak along with several
others at sunrise. During the day, visit a tea garden, Ghoom Monastery,
Mall Road, Botanical gardens and Tibetan refugee center.
5: Darjeeling, whole day at leisure. Take a fascinating
mountain toy train ride that passes through several loops and bridges.
Day to be enjoyed relaxing in cool and peaceful atmosphere of the
place or walking through the scenic Mall road.
Day 6: Drive to West Sikkim
town of Pelling, a beautiful town peaceful perched on a high ridge.
Sight of snow capped mountains.
Day 7: Pelling, visit Pemayangtse
Monastery which is one of the oldest and most important gompas of
Sikkim. Also explore the ruins of Rabdentse.
8: Reach Gangtok. After some leisure, visit the Namgyal
Institute of Tibetology, Chorten Gompa (Monastry) and Tsu La Khang.
Day 9: Gangtok, visit the Rumtek
Gompa, one of the largest, wealthiest and liveliest Buddhist monastries.
Later, visit the famous Orchid Sanctuaries of Sikkim. Evening completely
Day 10: At Kalimpong, check
in at hotel and after some leisure, visit notable attractions of
this extremely beautiful.
Day 11: Drive down to Bagdogra airport
and take flight to Guwahati. Day at leisure with options
to visit the Kamakhya and Umananda temples.
12: Drive to the unique wildlife reserve known as Kaziranaga National Park. Also check in at your resort
13: Early morning expedition to the grasslands of the park on
elephant backs to closely watch the one horned rhinoceros in the
wild. At noon visit the western part of the park in jeeps, this
part is more famous for birds.
14: Kaziranga National Park, the day to be used to twice explore
the park and its diverse wildlife in a combination of tours on elephants
15: Drive to Guwahati and fly to Kolkata. At Kolkata,
check in at hotel and have leisure. Later in the evening, visit
its buzzing bazaars or its many famous art centers.
16: Early in the morning, take a walking tour of Maidan area
to watch Kolkata waking up. Take a sightseeing tour of the city.
Evening free for shopping.
Day 17: Day at leisure till the time
of departure. Your package end on this day.
5 Star Hotel
Hill Hotel / Tashi Delek