Eastern India Tour

Leisure tour to Eastern India

13 nights & 14 days


Calcutta - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Bhubaneswar – Konark Sun Temple - Puri - Raghurajpur Heritage Village - Mangalazodi Eco Village - Barkul Chilika Lake - Gopalpur – Araku Valley - Vishakhapatanam


Day 01: Calcutta Arrival
Arrival at Calcutta airport, meet & greet, transfer to Hotel, refresh & half day local sightseeing . Over night at Calcutta.

Day 02: Calcutta Local Sightseeing full day
Full day local sightseeing in around city, visiting Victoria Hall, Howrah Bridge, Kali Mandir, Marble Palace and other historical places. Over night Train Journey to Jalpaiguri.

Day 03: Arrival at NJP Railway Station - Darjeeling
Meet & greet at NJP, road transfer to Darjeeling via Mirik. Check in to Hotel, rest of the day free for own activities at the hill stations. Over night at Darjeeling.

Day 04: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early morning watch Sunrise over Mt Kanchenjunga from Tiger Hill, followed by visit to Ghoom Monastery & Famous Batasia Loop, come back to hotel and have breakfast. Later visit to Mall (the Iconic market Place). Sit on a bench and relax here for a while, then complete around along Mall road.

After launch, walk up the Mahakal Temple From the mall road. Rest of the day free for own activities. Over night at Darjeeling.


Day 05: Darjeeling to Gangtok
Morning transfer to Gangtok on road, arrival at Gangtok, check in to hotel. Second half free for local sightseeing.


Day 06: Gangtok
Full day local sightseeing
  • Ranka Monastery
  • BanJhakri  Waterfall
  • RamtekMonastery
  • NehruBotanical Garden
  • Shanti ViewPoint
  • EncheyMonastery
  • Ganesh Tok
  • Ropeway
  • Tibetology
  • Tashi ViewPoint

      Overnight at Gangtok.


Day 07: Gangtok - Bagdogra airport - Calcutta - Bhubaneswar
Morning transfer to Bagdogra Airport, take air journey to Calcutta & then fly to Bhubaneswar. 
Arrival at Bhubaneswar airport, meet & greet, transfer to hotel. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.

Day 08: Bhubaneswar sightseeing
After early breakfast visit of temples of Bhubaneswar: Lingaraja, Parsurameswara, Mukteswara and Raja-Rani temple. After lunch, visit Khandagiri & Udayagiri Caves, State Museum & tribal museum (Monday Closed). Overnight at Bhubaneswar. 

Day 09: Bhubaneswar - Pipili – Konark Sun Temple - Puri
After breakfast drive Puri en route: Pipili (Appliqué work village) local market & Konark Sun Temple, have lunch here, then visit Chandrabhaga Sea Beach and then Puri. Overnight at Puri.

Day 10: Puri – Raghurajpur Heritage Village - Puri
Morning visit to Jagannath Temple, after lunch visit Raghurajpur (Painting village). The village has two streets with over 120 houses, most decorated with mural paintings, where the painters reside and practice their Pattachitra craft, besides many others that practices throughout the village, including traditional masks, stone idols, paper Mache, sculptures, and wooden toys. Overnight at Puri.

Day 11: Puri– Mangalajodi Eco-Village – Gopalpur
After breakfast transfer to Mangalajodi, The villagers of Mangalajodi will welcome you into their village; on the banks of the Chilika Lake, hosts more than 800000 birds which jostle in its marshy water, especially in winters. Then proceed for Gopalpur at Sea. Overnight at Gopalpur At sea. few hours of boating at Eco village)

Day 12: Gopalpur at Sea – Vishakhapatnam
Morning transfer to Vishakhapatnam, on arrival chk in to hotel, visit Rishikonda Beach, rest of day at leisure. Overnight at Vishakhapatnam.

DAY 13: Vishakhapatnam - Araku Valley
Morning visit to Simhachalam Temple, Kailashgiri Hill Park, toy train, INS Kurusura Submarine Museum, after lunch transfer to Aruku Valley, Overnight at Aruku Valley.

Day 14: Araku Valley - Vishakhapatnam
After breakfast visit Borra Caves and other natural beauties of Aruku valley like tea and coffee garden, water fall, Tribal Museum at Araku, evening transfer to Airport for onward journey.

Tour Includes:
  • Kolkata - 1 night
  • Darjeeling - 2 nights
  • Gangtok - 2 nights
  • Bhubaneswar- 2 nights
  • Puri – 2 nights
  • Gopalpur at Sea- 1 night
  • Vishakhapatnam -1 night
  • Aruku – 1 night
  • Overnight Train Journey - 1 night
  • Hotel / Cottage plan - CPAI
  • Hotel/Cottage – Twin sharing basis
  • All ground services by A/C vehicle.
  • Water boat at Mangalazodi
  • Local Village leader
  • Rope way & toy train at Kailashgiri Hill Park.
  • Entry fees at different sites Tour Escort (Govt Recognized Escort) Service tax.

Excludes:
  • Any personal expenses which is not mention in itinerary will carry additional cost
  • Gotipua Dance at Raghurajpur will attract additional cost.
  • Any air ticket or train ticket is not included in this itinerary.
  • Any additional stay or Cultural workshop attracts additional cost.

Note:
  • We can also have 2 nights stay at Vizak and a day tour to Aruku valley.
  • We are open to all cultural and craft workshop; kindly intimate us early to organize it efficiently.
  • Cycle rickshaw tour also available at Puri local market; Intimate us early to organize it nicely.
  • We also arrange all Local Folk Dance form at Bhubaneswar including classical dance.


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