Day 08 : Calcutta / Darjeeling
Early morning visit the flower market on the riverbanks in Howrah. This is followed by a boat-ride on the Hooghly. The afternoon sightseeing of the metropolis includes the imposing Victoria Memorial, St Paul's Cathedral and the Indian Museum that houses one of the best collections of Indian art. In the evening transfer to Sealdah Railway station to board Train # 2343 Darjeeling Mail and spend the night in the comfort of air-conditioned sleeper.
Day 09 : Darjeeling
Arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station at 08:40 hrs. Later connect "toy train", (Train # 1D - dep. 09:00 hrs arrive Darjeeling at 15:30 hrs) for a romantic journey up the hills to Darjeeling. A favourite hill-station of the British to escape from the heat of Calcutta, Darjeeling is surrounded by tea gardens and has magnificent views of the snowy peaks of Kanchenjunga. Overnight in hotel.
Day 10 : Darjeeling
Early in the morning drive up to Tiger Hill (9000 ft) to see the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Everest and Kanchenjunga, visiting the Ghoom Monastery on return. Later visit the Himalayan mountaineering Institute and a local tea garden.. Day 11 : Darjeeling - Kalimpong
Morning depart for Kalimpong (51 kms / 1 ½ hrs). On arrival check in the hotel. Afternoon, visit local monasteries and flower nurseries. Overnight in hotel.
Day 12 : Kalimpong - Gangtok
In the morning after breakfast visit Dello Hills and Dr. Graham`s Home and a Flower Nursery. In the afternoon drive from Kalimpong to Gangtok (85 kms / 3 hrs). Overnight in Hotel.
Day 13 : Gangtok
This morning take sightseeing tour that will cover Rumtek Monastery, Deer Park, Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom and Enchey Monastery. The afternoon is free for you to explore Gangtok on your own. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 14 : Gangtok
In Gangtok.For a truly unforgettable experience, visit the sacred and serence Tshangu Lake (3780 m, 12400 ft). The lake remains frozen for the greater part of the year and comes alive during May to August when rhododendrons, iris, primulas, and poppies burst into bloom on its banks. Overnight in hotel.
Day 15 : Gangtok- Bagdogra - Calcutta
Morning depart by surface for Bagdogra (115 kms / 4 ½ hrs) and connect flight for Calcutta. On arrival transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 16 : Depart Calcutta
Transfer to the airport for departure for onward destination (hotel check out 12:00 hrs)