13 Day Northeast India & Darjeeling by Rail

G Adventures Small Group Tour starting in Kolkata and finishing in Delhi

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on G Adventures's 13 Day Northeast India & Darjeeling by Rail. Anybody can view the sights of India by foot or bus - but you're not just anybody. Instead, get off the beaten path and see India in a very untypical way - by train. Over two weeks, you'll head north into Sikkim and Darjeeling...read more
Overview
Operator: G Adventures
Type: Small Group Tour (Affordable)
Style: Rail
Max Group Size: 16
Duration: 13 Days
From: Kolkata to Delhi
Tour Code: AHDR
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: India
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Day By Day
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1
Calcutta
Arrive at any time.
2
Calcutta - Jalpāiguri
Visit the Victoria Memorial, New Market and explore Mother Teresa's House. In the evening, board an overnight New Jalpaiguri Kamrup Express train to New Jalpaiguri.
3
Jalpāiguri - Darjeeling
Famous for the black tea grown amongst the tea plantations, enjoy the scenic views of Darjeeling. Set upon the foothills of the Himalayas, expect the climate to be much different from the plains. Stay: Mountain View
4
Darjeeling
Watch the sunrise at Tiger Hill, visit a tea estate and explore the Mahakal Temple. Later, travel the World Heritage-listed Darjeeling Himalayan Railway on a vintage steam engine train. Continue with a visit to the Peace Pagoda and a cooking demonstration at a local, family-run restaurant. Stay: Maple Wood Resort (L)
5
Darjeeling - Gangtok
Continue by private van to Gangtok and take an orientation tour of the town. Take in the stunning scenery of the Himalayas surrounding this quaint town. Stay: Maple Wood Resort
6
Gangtok
Enjoy a day trip to Rumtek Monastery and take the rest of the day to explore this scenic town. Stay: Krishna Residency
7
Gangtok - Kalimpong
Continue by private vehicle to Kalimpong and embark on an orientation walk of the town. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore at leisure. Stay: Krishna Residency
8
Darjeeling to Varanasi
Drive to New Jalpaiguri Station with a stop en route at Deolo Hills to take in views of the mountainous scenery. Catch the overnight train to Varanasi.
9
Mughal Sarāi - Varanasi
Arrive to Mughal Sarai in the morning and continue by van to Varanasi. Enjoy an evening visit to the ghats. Stay: Hotel Vaibhav
10
Varanasi
Take a sunrise boat trip on the Ganges. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore Sarnath and the city of Varanasi. Stay: Hotel Vaibhav
11
Varanasi - Lucknow
Take a morning Varanasi-Lucknow Intercity train. In the afternoon, visit the Bara Imambara. Stay: Pallava Residency
12
Lucknow - Delhi
Spend most of the day exploring Lucknow. In the afternoon, board the Swarna Shatabdi Express train to Delhi, with dinner provided on board. Enjoy the night in the bustle of Delhi. Stay: Hotel Mehar Castle (D)
13
Delhi
With extra time, you can book our 'Agra Independent Adventure' including accommodation, transport, and a guided visit to India's most famous sight, the Taj Mahal.
G Adventures Inclusions
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Sightseeing Highlights
  • Savour a local lunch in Darjeeling.
  • Ride a World Heritage-listed toy train.
  • Watch the sunrise on the Ganges.
  • Experience the bustle of Delhi.
Trip Inclusions
  • Victoria Memorial visit
  • Ganges ferry ride
  • Deolo Hill visit (Kalimpong)
  • Local lunch (Darjeeling)
  • Gangtok orientation tour
  • Rumtek Monastery day trip
  • Darjeeling orientation tour
  • Tiger Hill sunrise visit
  • Tea estate visit
  • Mahakal Temple visit
  • Peace Pagoda visit
  • Toy train to Kurseong
  • Evening ghats visit (Varanasi)
  • Sunrise boat trip on the Ganges
  • Lucknow orientation tour
  • Bara Imambara visit
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Accommodation
  • Hotels/guesthouses (10 nts), sleeper train (2 nts)
  • A variety of styles of hotels/guest houses are used in India. These can vary in terms of service, efficiency and cleanliness. In many instances they might not be like what you are used to back home. Power cuts are a regular occurrence in many places, especially throughout North and Central India. Although a number of hotels have generators there may be times when these won’t work. It is also recommended when you are in your room to lock the door, as staff will sometimes enter without reason.
Your Tour Guides
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
Included Meals
  • 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Transport
  • Train (seats), train (beds), toy train, private van, walking
Trip Notes
Trip Notes outline what's included, visa information, important notes, how to get to your hotel, packing checklist, optional activities, travel insurance requirements - pretty much everything you need to know about this adventure and more. Please take time to have a read through, and contact us if you have any questions.
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