14 Nights Buddha and North East Packages

Delhi-Varanasi-Bodhgaya-Patna-Calcutta-Darjeeling-Kalimpong-Gangtok-Bagdogra

Day 01 : Delhi

On Arrival at Delhi Airport,you will meet our representative who will take you to Hotel. Rest day free for Leisure. Night Stay and Dinner at Hotel.

Day 02 : Delhi-Varanasi

After breakfast you will start your Full day sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi visiting the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Parliament House, Birla Mandir, Memorials to Nehru and Gandhi. Later visit the Qutab Minar, Humayuns Tomb, etc. In the night you will be transfer to Railway Station to take your Train to Varanasi.

Day :3  Varanasi

On arrival at Railway station you will be transfer to the hotel. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Return to the hotel for overnight stay. Night Stay and Dinner at hotel

Day 04 : Varanasi

Morning early depart for a boat ride on the Holy River Ganges viewing the sunrise and the religions rites being performed on the River bank. After breakfast leave for full day sightseeing visiting Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas and the Banaras Hindu University. Night stay and dinner at Hotel.

Day 05 : Varanasi – Bodhgaya

After Breakfast you will  by surface for Bodhgaya (243 kms / 7 hrs drive) the place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon Visit Bodhgaya Temple. Overnight in hotel.

Day 06 : Bodhgaya – Patna

After Breakfast start your onward jorney to Rajgir ( 70 kms / 2 hrs. ) Visit the Vulture Hill, World Peace Stupa and Bamboo’s Garden. Later drive to Nalanda ( 14 kms ) and visit one of the oldest Universities of the world & International Centre of Buddhist Studies. Continue drive to Patna (145 kms / 4 hrs). Check into hotel. Night Stay and Dinner at Hotel.

Day 07 : Patna – Calcutta(Kolkata)

Morning Patna Sahib & Patna Museum. Later transfer to airport to connect flight for Kolkata. Rest day free for leisure. Night Stay and Dinner at Hotel or you can take night train from Patna to Calcutta.

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 Darjeeling and spend the night in the comfort of air-conditioned sleeper.

Day 09 : Darjeeling

On Arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station. Later connect “toy train”, for a romantic journey up the hills to Darjeeling. A favourite hill-station of the British to escape from the heat of Kolkata, Darjeeling is surrounded by tea gardens and has magnificent views of the snowy peaks of Kanchenjunga. Overnight stay and dinner at 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.Night stay and dinner at Hotel

Day 11 : Darjeeling – Kalimpong

After Breakfast 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

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.Dinner at Hotel.

Day 13 : Gangtok

After Breakfast, 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. Night Stay and Dinner at Hotel

Day 14 : Gangtok

After Breakfast start your tour to 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. Night Stay and Dinner at Hotel

Day 15 : Gangtok- Bagdogra

After Breakfast you will be transfer to Bagdogra (115 Kms / 4 ½ hrs) and connect flight for your Home or your next Destination.