The joy of living seems to permeate the very atmosphere of West Bengal and that makes it a land with a distinct identity. Of the nine states of India with a coastline, West Bengal is the only one, which has all the three major tourist attractions - mountains, sea and forest. The state also boasts of an unmatched cultural heritage that adds to its prime attractions. Durga Puja in October is the most popular festival in the West Bengal. West Bengal has a rich heritage of handloom weaving, and produces some of the finest varieties of cotton and silk sarees in the country. Famous handloom sarees woven in the state include tant, jamdani, garad, korial, baluchari, tussar and muslin.
Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days Destinations : Darjeeling-Kalimpong-Gangtok
DAY 01: BAGDOGRA-SILIGURI-DARJEELING
Arrival at Bagdogra Airport/Railway Station, transfer to Darjeeling, a drive of 96 kms. On arrival check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02: DARJEELING
Early morning sightseeing of Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt.Kanchanendzonga(worlds 3rd highest peak). Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batsia loop war memorial while returning to the hotel. Breakfast at the hotel followed by full day s ightseeing covering Padmaja N.Zoological Garden, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetian refugee Self help center and visit to the mall and local market. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 03: DARJEELING
After breakfast, Leave for full day sightseeing to Llyods Botanical Garden, Rock Garden, Observatory Hill. Visit the mall & nearby places. Evening at leisusre. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04: DARJEELING-KALIMPONG
After breakfast, leave for Kalimpong, a drive for 51km,. Check in to hotel. Leave for half day sightseeing to Durpin Dara, Tibetan Monastery, Flower Nurseries, Evening at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 05: KALIMPONG - GANGTOK
After breakfast, leave for Gangtok. On arrival, check in to hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 06: GANGTOK
Morning Excursion tour to Tsangu Lake with its crystal clear water is one of the manyh jewel-like lakes that nestles amidst the high peaks in Sikkim. This is a high altitude lake close to the Indo-Tibet border. It is situated at a height of about 12,000 ft. Falls in the protected area and recently opened for tourism. This abound, is surrounded by peaks, that are reflected perfectly by the lake. Afternoon is free. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 07: GANGTOK
Morning sightseeing covers Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden, International Institute of Tibetology, Do-Drul Chorten, one of the most revered stupas in Sikkim. Afternnon, Check out of the hotel and transfer to Darjeeling (4hrs). Transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 08: GANGTOK-BAGDOGRA/SILIGURI
After breakfast, transfer to Bagdogra airport/Railway Station for you onward destination.
The land of temples, forests and seas, Orissa offers everything that can wish for. By embarking on tours and vacations in Orissa, you can go to popular tourist spots like Jagannath temple, Lingraja Temple, Konark, Simlipal National Park, Chandipur and so on. There are various travel packages like rustic tours, pilgrim Orissa tours, tribal village voyage tours and lots more. Places of natural beauty are abundant in Western Odisha. The Patala Ganga spot at Nuapada District is one popular destination for tourists. Ushakothi, Hirakud and Budrama in Sambalpur district also attract attention. Similarly, the Khandadhar Waterfall in Sundargarhdistrict is a popular tourist spot.
Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days Destinations : Bhubaneswar-Laltigiri-Raghurajour
Day 01 Arrival Bhubaneswar by Train & transfer to hotel. A.M: After breakfast visit the TEMPLES of the Temple City. Witness the Best of Orissan architecture of 7th to 10th century at RAJRANI/ MUKTESWAR/ LINGRAJ.
Early morning drive to LALTIGIRI - the earliest Buddhist complex of 1st. Century A.D. After
a picnic lunch proceed to "RATNAGIRI", the great centre for TANTRIC BUDDHISM or VAJRAYANA art
& philosophy since 8th -9th century A.D.
Day 03 Early morning departure Bhubaneswar for CHILIKA LAKE, the larges salt water logoon in Asia.
Cross the lake by boat & arriv SATAPADA, the other side of the lake & after
lunch break drive to puri (2hrs), the holy DHAM of load jagannath.
Evening free time for self by the beach.
Explore the old & traditional Hindu city Puri by Bi-cycle Rikshaw. Evening Visit the beach market & enjoy the sun set.
Free morning for the self (by the swimming pool). During afternoon an excursion to KONARK the world Heritage site and jem of Orissan temp1le. Withness the illumination of the temp1le and back to Puri.
During morning visite"RAGHURAJOUR" the artisan village for "PATTA PAINTINGS" A small walk through typical BRAHMIN village to see the Life in Rural Orissa. Lunch in a temp1le in the village.
During after noon enjoy the folk dance of the village nearby Drive down on puri to take a train for Calcutta. Over Night in the train.
The state of Jharkhand is no more than 8 years old, by reorganizing the southern regions of Bihar, which is mainly shrouded with forests and tribals. Jharkhand is strategically very important state as it has shared its border with Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Chattisgarh in the west, Orissa in the south and West Bengal in the east. Jharkhand is formed by the Chota Bagpur plateau and also the main source of many rivers such as Damodar, Koel and Subarnarekha. The place is well rich with minerals like iron, coal, uranium, graphite and magnite. The industrial city of Ranchi is its capital and Dumka its sub capital. Jamshedpur is the largest industrial city in the state.
Duration : 2 Nights / 3 Days Destinations : Dassam Falls- Angrabadi- Betla National Park
DAY 01 : Dassam Falls
On arrival at Dassam Falls Visit the small river known as Kanchi flows through the village Taimara, which is located about 40 km away from Ranchi on Tata road. Dassam falls is scenci waterfalls hangs from a height of about 144 feet, also popularly known as Dassam Ghagh that surrounded with excellent scenery. overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 02 : Jagannathpur Temple And Hills
After breakfast, leave for Jagannathpur Temple And Hills. It is located 10 km from Ranchi General Post Office. It is quite an old temp1le built in 1691 in the same pattern of Puri Jagannath temp1le, seems like a fort on the top of the hills. The temp1le organizes chariot festivals every year. overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 03 : Angrabadi
Early morning sightseeing of temp1le complex, which afford to have plenty temp1les in a one compound. It accommodates the temp1le of Ram Sita, Hanuman, Shiva and Lord Ganpati. The surrounding place is also captivating.
DAY 04 : Betla National Park
Morning sightseeing covers Daltonganj, Palamau Sanctuary is spread over an area of 979sq.km. The park has wide range of biodiversity promotes a wide variety of flora and fauna. The vegetation of park consist of tropical evergreen forests, deciduous and alpine forests. various fauna includes elephant, panther, leopard, wild boar, tiger, gaur, sloth bear, sambhar, nilgai, langur, mongoose, jackals, porcupine and many others. It is one of the finest parks in eastern India and you can observe a diverse form of wildlife from close range. There are elephant rides and jeeps available with guides and spotlight for venturing inside the park. Move forward for you onward destination.
Bihar is a land blessed with beauty both metaphysical and physical. Its vast plains, fed by some of the country's well known rivers, have ensured prosperity. It has a rich culture and heritage and its people are hardworking and fun loving. Bihar is one of the oldest inhabited places in the world, with a history spanning 3,000 years. The historically rich culture and heritage of Bihar can be observed from the large number of ancient monuments spread throughout the state. In earlier days, tourism in the region was purely based on educational tourism, as Bihar was home of some prominent ancient universities like Nalanda University & Vikramaśīla University.
Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days Destinations : KOLKATA-PATNA-VAISHALI- VARANASI- GORAKHPUR- AYODHYA- LUCKNOW
DAY 01 : ORISSA – KOLKATA
On arrival at kolkata checkin hotel. Evening free for your own. over night at hotel.
DAY 02 : KOLKATA
Breakfast at Hotel. Later proceeds for full day city tour of Kolkatta . Full day city tour of Kolkata covering Victoria memorial Hall, Belur Math, Mother Teresa’s house, Flower Market, Kalighat & Dakhineswhar Temple Rest of the day free for self- Activities. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 03 : KOLKATA- PATNA
Breakfast at Hotel. In-time transfer to Railway station to connect the train for Patna. On arrival at Patna overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 4: PATNA
Breakfast at Hotel and proceed for the half day city tour of Patna, the capital of Bihar, is among the world's oldest capital cities. Set in a very fertile stretch of land along the banks of the Ganges,the area has seen such mighty rulers as Bimbisara, Ajatashatru, Chandragupta, Ashoka. As each ruler ascended in power and established dynastic glory, he gave his capital a new name. The Mahatma Gandhi Setu, one of the longest bridges in the world at 7.5 km, crosses the Ganges 5 km west of the city. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 5 : PATNA-VAISHALI-PATNA
Breakfast at Hotel and proceed for full day excursion to Vaishali.- Birth place of Mahavir, here you can see the Ashoka pillar, Musuem and Stupa. On the way to Vaishali you can cross Mahatma Gandhi Setu (Longest bridge on River Ganges in India) also visit Villages of Bihar. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 6 : PATNA-GAYA-BODHGAYA (100 KMS/ 3-4 HRS)
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning drive to Bodhgaya, enroute visiting Gaya- famous for Hindu pilgrimage, its said to be holy to do last ritual after death. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon visit Mahabodhi Tree and temp1le. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 7 : BODHGAYA- VARANASI (250 Kms / 6-7 hrs drive)
Breakfast at Hotel and drive to Varanasi. On arrival check-in at Hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 8 : VARANASI
Early morning proceed for a boat ride with Guide to visit the holy Ganges where Thousands of devotees come here daily to the Banks of the River Ganga to take a ritual dip and cleanse their souls and to worship at its many temp1les. Later back to Hotel For Breakfast and after some time proceeds for Afternoon is kept free to explore this religious town. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 9 : VARANASI-GORAKHPUR (201 Km./4-5 hrs.)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Gorakhpur. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 10 : GORAKHPUR-BASTI-GORAKHPUR (140 Kms/6 hrs.)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning full day excursion to BASTI. Evening return to Gorakhpur for overnight stay.
DAY 11 : GORAKHPUR-AYODHYA-LUCKNOW (250 Kms./7-8 Hrs)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Lucknow via Ayodhya – Ram Janam Bhumi, Saryu River. Continue drive to Lucknow. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 12 : LUCKNOW
Breakfast at hotel. Morning half day city tour of Lucknow visiting city's finest monument, Bara Imambara. Other places of interest are the Rumi Darwaza, Chota Imambara, and the remnants of the old British Residency including La Martinere, one of the Lucknow's first large European style buildings. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Lucknow - the capital of Uttar Pradesh - one of the biggest states in India, is situated on the banks of the river Gomati, tributary of the Ganges. It is an enchanting city with its mixture of down at heel elegance, fascinating charm and unique culture. Morning visit Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Parmarth Ashram and Triveni Ghat., transfer to KOLKATA airport/Railway Station for you onward destination.