Kolkata, Sundarbans Mangrove Forest & Eastern Himalaya
Package price 1600 per person sharing twin
Product Code : AGORA49
Discover the diversity of India by visiting Kolkata, Sundarbans Mangrove Forest & Eastern Himalaya. Begin with colonial, historical and former capital of India dotted with British era monuments. Explore the Sundarbans world's largest coastal mangrove forest and a listed UNESCO World Heritage site by cruising in buffer zone. Explore the grandeur of Eastern Himalaya dotted with Buddhist Monasteries, serene lakes, tea gardens, beautiful view points and ancient shrines. Experience the breathtaking view of sunrise at Tiger Hill & go for a ride in Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Toy Train).
Day 01; Arrive Kolkata
On arrival at Kolkata airport meet with our office representative, assistance and transfer to hotel (hotel check in / out time is 1200hrs afternoon early check in subject to rooms availability). Later city tour of Kolkata visiting historical landmarks the magnificent Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge & Zoological Gardens. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02; Kolkata – Sunderban National Park
Breakfast at hotel drive to Sunderban National Park, the natural abode of the famous Royal Bengal Tigers and numerous crocodiles, snakes and deer. This forest with entwining rivers is one of the last strongholds of the wild world. Boat cruise in the park. Overnight at hotel/ resort or in a Boat anchored in middle of the river.
Day 03; Sunderban National Park
After breakfast, cruise with the vessel along the creeks and take a village tour. Meet the fishermen, the Honey Collectors as well as the woodcutters and share their experiences of the Jungle. Next, visit the Sudhanyakhali watch tower, most of the Royal Bengal Tigers are sighted from this tower. Overnight at hotel/ resort or in a Boat anchored in middle of the river.
Day 04; Sunderban NP – Kolkata (Drive) / Kolkata – Bagdogra (Flight) – Darjeeling (62kms/ 2hrs Approx)
Breakfast at hotel motor boat transfer to Sonakhali/ Godhkhali jetty. From here drive to Kolkata, direct transfer to airport to board flight for Bagdogra. At Bagdogra airport meet your driver and proceed to Darjeeling check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Darjeeling
Early Morning 4AM pick up for visiting Tiger Hill for spectacular view of colour full sunrise over Mt. Kanchendzonga, on way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop and back to hotel. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, PN. Zoological Park (closed on Thursday) Tenzing Rock, Ropeway view point, Tibetans Refuge Centre (closed on Sunday), Happy valley Tea Garden (outer view) and Lioyed botanical garden. Afternoon Toy Train Joyride. Evening free to explore the market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Darjeeling – Pelling (75kms/ 3hrs Approx)
Breakfast at hotel drive to Pelling check in at hotel. Later visit Pemayangtse Monastery & Rabdentse Ruin. Rest time to explore the sight of you interest. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Pelling – Gangtok (120kms/ 4hrs Approx)
Breakfast at hotel drive to Gangtok via NH 31A passing thru Temi, Taraku, Singtam, Rangpo, Ranipool. The journey is surrounded by lush green forests and Tea Gardens with eye catching picturesque view. On the way stop and have a sip of local Sikkimese tea. Arrive and check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Gangtok
Breakfast at hotel visit Rumtek Monastery, Insitute of Tibetology, Enchey Monastery & Hanuman Tok is a Hindu temple. Rest time to explore the sites of your interest and visiting the local market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Gangtok – Kalimpong (75kms/ 2hrs Approx)
Breakfast at hotel drive to Kalimpong check in at hotel. Later sightseeing visiting Durpin Monastery, Dr Graham's Homes, Sherpa View Point, Durga Mandir & Mangal Dham. Rest time to relax and visit the local market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Kalimpong – Bagdogra (75kms/ 2hrs Approx)
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Bagdogra airport to board flight for Kolkata. From Kolkata board connecting flight for your onward destination.
We recommend to book international departure flight departing after 2000hrs or later. Vehicle will be provide in Kolkata if require during transit period for visiting any place of your interest.
End of our services
Garland welcome and assistance on arrival at airport
09-nights / 10-days accommodation in below offered hotels or similar (standard room)
Daily breakfast at hotel in each package price
Full board (all meals included) accommodation in Sunderban
Half board (dinner included) accommodation in Pelling & Kalimpong.
Private Chauffer driven air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfers, sightseeing & excursion as per program.
01 Time monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary. (almost all places of tourist interest are included in our itinerary)
Permit to visit Sunderban National Park
Ferry transfer and boat safari in Sunderban National Park as per program with naturalist.
Government licensed English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days
Applicable GST (government taxes).
Hotels used or similar
Kolkata x 1 night
3* - Regenta Orko's/ The Fern Residency
4* - The Peerless Inn/ The Fern Residency
5* - ITC Sonar, a Luxury Collection/ The Lalit Great Eastern
Sunderban x 2 nights
3* - Sundarban Residency/ Solitary Nook Resort
4* - Sajnekhali Tourist Lodge/ V Resorts Mangrove Retreat Sundarbans
5* - Sunderban Tiger Camp- Wildlife Resort
There are no 3* /4* / 5* certified hotels/ resort in Sundarban. We have given the star standard based on guest service.
Darjeeling x 2 nights
3* - Central Heritage Resort & Spa/ Omega Residency
4* - Elgin Hotel/ The Royal Plaza
5* - Mayfair/ Windamere Hotel
Pelling x 1 night
3* - Green Leaf Resort/ The Pelling Resort
4* & 5* - Elgin Mt. Pandim/ Chumbi Mountain Retreat & Spa
Gangtok x 2 nights
3* - Tamarind Hotels/ Hotel New Orchid
4* - Elgin NorKhill/ Saramsa Resort
5* - Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino/ WelcomHeritage Denzong Regency
Kalimpong x 1 night
3* - Kalimpong Village Retreat/ Summit Barsana Resort & Spa
4* - Elgin Silver Oaks/ Sinclairs Retreat
5* - Mayfair Himalayan Spa Resort/ Morgan House Tourist Lodge
Any air fare
Main Meals, Lunch or dinner unless mentioned
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Or anything not mentioned above.