Kalimpong Holidays

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Day 1: Delhi - Udaipur

Arriving into Delhi you will connect to your Udaipur bound domestic flight. Arrival there and our guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.

Maharaja City Palace

Day 2: Udaipur

Enjoy touring the imposing City Palace, a vision in soft yellow stone on the northeast promontory with breathtaking views of the lake. We then take you to visit Jagdish Temple and Sahelion ki bari followed by rickshaw ride around town. This evening we drive half hour to the Monsoon Palace to witness sunset and experience the magic atmosphere at twilight.

Lake Pichola sunset

Day 3: Udaipur

Today we drive to Ranakpur, a small town tucked away in a remote valley and famed for its beautiful 14th century Jain temples. You will enjoy some free time for exploration here the driver will point you in the right direction to see the best parts of the site. Return transfer to your hotel.

Jagdish Temple

Day 4: Udaipur - Varanasi

Morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Varanasi (via Delhi) 9w 2528 - 0805 / 0945 connecting to SG 114 1420 / 1545. Ariving into Varanasi we will transfer you to your hotel. This evening your guide will take you for a guided walk along the river front to see the evening ritual worship of the holy river Ganga.

Varanasi Ghats

Day 5: Varanasi - New Jalpaiguri

This morning, we enjoy a sunrise boat ride on the holy Ganges where we’ll view the ancient religious tradition of ritual cleansing. After breakfast at the hotel enjoy leisurely city tour to take in the key places of importance. Tonight travel by sleeper train to New Jalpaiguri.

Day 6: New Jalpaiguri - Kalimpong

On arrival this morning, we’ll be met to commence the 3 hour drive to Kalimpong. Kalimpong, a remote hill station, once part of Sikkim and one-time meeting point on the trade route to Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal, sits amid beautiful mountain scenery where orchids and other flowers grow in profusion. Great views can be had of Kanchenjunga and the town possesses several important monasteries you’ll have the day to enjoy the town your way.

Day 7: Kalimpong - Pelling

Today we drive to Pelling. We first visit Durpindara hill top for a great panoramic view of the Kanchenjunga and Kalimpong town. The road then passes through some of the best scenery in the region. Arrive Pelling and check into your hotel. Enjoy an afternoon here and an included visit to Sanga Choling Monastery, situated on a ridge above Pelling and considered to be one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim.

Darjeeling tea plantation

Day 8: Pelling - New Jalpaiguri

Enjoy a day to go for a walk in the surrounding village / hills to enjoy the scenery - We then drive you to Siliguri (New Jalpaiguri) and check into your hotel.

Durga idol

Day 9: New Jalpaiguri - Goa

Today we transfer you to the airport for your flight to Goa via Delhi (DEP:-10:30 ARR:17:30) Arrival there we transfer you to your beach location hotel.

Jain Temple

Days 10-15: Goa

Sit back and relax here in this laid back coastal area of India, walk along palm fringed beaches looking for shells and watching the fishermen at work, or simply kick back and enjoy some fresh fruit cocktails served on a silver platter.

Day 16: Goa

Farwell Incredible India! We will transfer you to the airport for your flight home.

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last updated - 19 Sep 2014 2:00 PM