Eastern India With Nepal is designed to cover the highlights of India’s Eastern Region Sikkim and Nepal. Especially perfect if you have only limited time but want to see the most of this area! Visit the bustling city of Delhi with the famous Raj Ghat – the cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi in Old Delhi. Then, we move on to the beautiful area of Sikkim, where you will see the famous place of Darjeeling and other stunning mountain villages. Further, moving on to Nepal, you will get an impression of the country by seeing its vast diversity: From the beautiful Kathmandu Valley, over Safari in Chitwan to the peaceful lakeside city Pokhara. Finally, another highlight is waiting for you: A scenic mountain flight to enjoy the snow-capped peaks!
01: Arrive Delhi
02: Sightseeing in Delhi
03: Flight to Bagdogra, drive to Darjeeling
04: Sightseeing in Darjeeling
05: Drive to Gangtok
06: Sightseeing in Gangtok
07: Drive to Kalimpong
08: Drive to Bhadrapur, flight to Kathmandu
09: Sightseeing around Kathmandu
10: Kathmandu to Chitwan – Rafting
11: Activities in Chitwan
12: Chitwan to Pokhara
13: Sightseeing in Pokhara
14: Pokhara to Kathmandu
15: Mountain flight & final departure
Arrival in Delhi
Sightseeing in Delhi
Flight to Bagdogra, drive to Darjeeling
Sightseeing in Darjeeling
Darjeeling to Gangtok
Sightseeing in Gangtok
Gangtok to Kalimpong
Afternoon half day sightseeing tour of Kalimpong. Visit: Durpin Dara, Tharpa choling Monastery, Zong Dog Palri Fo-brang Monastery, Nursery & Market. Overnight stay at hotel.
Drive to Bhadrapur, flight to Kathmandu
Sightseeing around Kathmandu
Kathmandu to Chitwan - Rafting
Later free time and afternoon Canoeing and Jungle Walk. Overnight at hotel.
Chitwan to Pokhara
Sightseeing in Pokhara
Pokhara to Kathmandu
Mountain Flight & Departure
Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is a city and a union territory of India. The area around Delhi was probably inhabited before the second millennium BC and there is evidence of continuous inhibition since at least the 6the century BC. The city is believed to be the site of Indraprastha, the legendary capital of the Pandavas in the indian epic Mahabharata.
Bagdogra is a census town in Darjeeling district in the Indian state of West bengal, which is surrounded by tea gardens. Different types of religious people live in Bagdogra with peace and harmony. There are many gumbas, temples, mosques, churches, gurudwaras. In short, Bagdogra is small replica of secular India.
Darjeeling is a town in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located in the Lesser Himalayas and famous for its tea industry.
Darjeeling has a temperate climate with wet summers caused by monsoon rains. The annual mean maximum temperature is 14.9 degree c, while the mean minimum temperature is 8.9 degree.Darjeeling is a part of the Eastern Himalayan zoo-geographic zone. Flora around Darjeeling comprises sal, oak, semi-evergreen, temperate and alpine forests.
Darjeeling is noted for its views of the Kangchenjunga, the world’s third-highest mountain, and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Gangtok is a city, municipality, the capital and the largest town of the Indian state of Sikkim. It is located in the eastern Himalayan range, at an elevation of 1,650 m. Gangtok is the main base for Sikkim tourism. Summer and spring seasons are the most popular tourist seasons.
A popular food in Gangtok is the momo, a steamed dumpling containing pork, beef and vegetables cooked in a doughy wrapping and served with watery soup.
the Nathula Pass, located about 50 km from Gangtok, used to be the primary route of the wool, fur and spice trade with Tibet.Gangtok features a monsoon-influenced subtropical highland climate. Because of its elevation and sheltered environment, Gangtok enjoys a mild, temperate climate all year round.
Kalimpong is a hill station in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located at an average elevation of 1,250 metres.
the town centre is on a ridge connecting two hills, Deolo Hill and Durpin Hill, at an elevation of 1,247 m. Deolo, the highest point in Kalimpong, has an altitude of 1,704 m, and Durpin Hill is at an elevation of 1,372 m.
Tourism is the most significant contributor to Kalimpong’s economy. The summer and spring seasons are the most popular with tourists. The are around Kalimpong lies in the Eastern Himalayas, which is classified as an ecological hotspot, one of only three among the ecoregions of India.
Kathmandu is the capital city of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. It is the largest metropolis in Nepal. Kathmandu is also the largest metropolis in the Himalayan hill region. It stands at an elevation of 1,400 metres above sea level.
Kathmandu valley is described as ‘an enormous treasure house of art and sculptures’, which are made of wood, stone, metal and terracotta, and found in profusion in temples, shrines, stupas, gompas, chaityas and palaces.
Chitwan is one of 77 districts of Nepal, and is located in the southwestern part of Province No 3. The district takes its name from the Chitwan Valley, one of Nepal’s Inner Terai valleys between the Mahabharat and Siwalik ranges both considered foothills of the Himalayas.
Chitwan is very popular for tasty Tass, a spicy fried goat meat dish served with bhuja or cheura available in many restaurants. Chitwan has a particularly rich flora and fauna. Nepal’s first national park, the Chitwan National Park together with the adjacent Parsa National Park.
Pokhara is a metropolis, and is the largest city of Nepal in terms of area, and the second largest city in terms of population.
Pokhara Lekhnath is home to many Gurkha soldiers. It is also considered as the tourism capital of Nepal. The city has a humid subtropical climate, however, the elevation keeps temperatures moderate.
Pokhara lies on an important old trading route between China and India.There are numerous temples and gumbas in and around pokhara valley. Many temples serve as combines places of worship for Hindus and Buddhists.
In recent decades, Pokhara has become a major tourist destination. It is considered the tourism capital of Nepal in South Asia mainly for adventure tourism and thee base for the famous Annapurna Circuit trek.