Durga Puja – The Festival of Joy

Kolkata - DarjeelinG

Highlights of the Trip

- Kolkata ( Durga Puja Tour, Victoria Memorial Hall, Belur Math, Mishti Doi )
- Darjeeling ( Toy Train Ride, Tibetan Self Help Refugee Center )

Highlights of the Trip

Lodging
Hotel Stay
Nights
6 Nights
Price
500$ per Person
transport
SUV Car / Luxury Bus

Day-wise Itinerary

DAY-1 New Delhi to Kolkata

After an early breakfast you will leave for the Airport for your onward journey to Kolkata. After reaching Kolkata and checking in the hotel, you will start your tour of the city decorated and immersed in the Durga Puja atmosphere, which is one of the largest Hindu festivals celebrating Goddess Durga with elaborate temple and stage decorations.

Overnight stay at the hotel ( Kolkata )

DAY-2 Kolkata Sightseeing

After breakfast you will start your visit of the beautiful city of Kolkata, which has an old charm about it. You will start your trip with a visit to the Eden Gardens and Dalhousie Square (Colonial Buildings of British Era), drive on the Howrah Bridge to visit Belur Math, then proceed to Dakshineswar Temple. Post lunch you will visit the famous Victoria Memorial Hall (Closed on Mondays ), a large marble building dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria, which has now been converted into a museum and is an architectural spectacle. You will also visit St. Paul’s Cathedral.              

Kolkata is also famous for its culinary delights, which is famously known as the land of maach (fish) and bhaat (rice) and not to miss the famous Mishti Doi (fragmented sweet yogurt ). Our Guide will assist you to discover the artistic city, also known as the Intellectual Capital of India.

Overnight stay at the hotel ( Kolkata )

DAY-3 Kolkata to Bagdogra and drive to Darjeeling ( 1.15 Hour Flight and 2-3 Hour Drive )

After breakfast you will leave for the Airport for your onward journey to Darjeeling through Bagdogra. Upon arrival at the Bagdogra Airport, you will be escorted and driven along the beautiful hilly route with the lovely tea gardens on the way to Darjeeling, which is a 2-3 hour drive. Darjeeling is a beautiful town known for the famous Kanchenjunga mountain range, which houses the Tiger Hills. It is also known for its tea industry and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, a UNESCO World heritage site. Darjeeling was once the summer – capital for the Britishers in India and is very famous for tea cultivation. The region produces some of the best teas in the world. After reaching Darjeeling, you will be transferred to your hotel. Have a relaxed evening ahead at the hotel.  

Overnight stay at the hotel ( Darjeeling )

DAY-4 Darjeeling Sightseeing

You will start your day with an early morning visit to witness the heavenly sunrise view of the peak of Mount Kanchenjunga at the Tiger Hills. A visit to the Ghum Monastery will give you a spiritual Tibetan feel on your way back. Post breakfast at the hotel, you will start your day with a visit to Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ( closed on Thursday ) and the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. You shall also visit the Tibetan Self Help Refugee Center (closed on Sunday), a rehabilitation centre for Tibetan refugees engaged in activities including production of handicrafts, Tibetan carpets, wood carved items like folding tables, frames, wall hangings and much more. You will get an opportunity to experience the British structured houses, engage in some local shopping including the varieties of tea on offer. You will also have the option of visiting the Himalayan Tibet Museum giving you an insight into the Tibetan culture and its history or visit the Peace Pagoda or the Japanese Buddhist Temple.

Overnight stay at the hotel ( Darjeeling )

DAY-5 Darjeeling to Bagdogra & flight to New Delhi ( 2-3 Hour Drive & 2 Hour Flight )

After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for your journey back to Delhi, with a drive to Bagdogra, bringing an end to this fantastic trip immersed in festivities of the beautiful state of West Bengal.

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Price

On Request, calculated on the basis of two travellers

- Transfers and ground transports (private vehicle with an English speaking driver)
- Accommodation: twin/double sharing room in boutique Heritage Hotels
- Meals : Breakfast included (All Meals wherever Mentioned)
- Tour Guides and other activities wherever applicable

- Entrance fees for monuments, museums mentioned in the program or any other optional activity
- Repatriation fees and travel Insurance
- Meals (except if mentioned in detailed itinerary)
- Personal expenses or any meal over and above as mentioned
- Cost of Beverages, Liquor, items of personal use like cigarettes etc.
- Tipping and Visa services

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