ESSENCE OF HIMLAYAS – DARJEELING AND SIKKIM

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Tour starts from Delhi – India’s Capital and political seat. Delhi has faced many upheaval from Moghuls and British. You will therefore find interesting mix of Moghul and British Architecture. Now a bustling Metropolis with 25 Million. The monuments like Red Fort, Jamma Masjid-Mosque, Qutub Minar is a testimony. A long flight from Delhi will take you to Bagdogra, the nearest Airport to Darjeeling. Darjeeling is a town in India's West Bengal state, in the Himalayan foothills. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or “Toy Train,” completed in 1881. It is famed for the distinctive black tea grown on plantations that dot its surrounding slopes. In the backdrop is Mt. Kanchenjunga, among the world’s highest peaks. Visit the Tiger Hills before dawn to see the Sun Rise over Mount Everest. Take a ride on toy train. Visit the Tibetan Bazaar and the Mountaineering Institute. A visit to Western Sikkim with Kanchanjunga in the backdrop will be a mesmerising. Pelling also has many treks besides the famous monastery of Pemyangtse. Continuing your visit, you will arrive Gangtok – the Capital of Sikkim. It is an important Buddhist Centre. You will visit the Royal Palace and also Rumtek Monastery.

Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights

MEMORABLE JOURNEY TO ASSAM & ARUNACHAL PRADESH

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Upon arrival in Guwahati (Assam) – Gateway to North-East, you will be driven to Shillong (Meghalaya – literally means Abode of Clouds). The State separates Assam Valley and Plains of Bangladesh. Between June and September when it rains, it creates very impressive water falls. Visit Cherrapunji, one of the wettest place on the Planet. Visit Nameri - located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in the Sonitpur District of Assam - India and is the third national park in Assam. Visit Tawang via Bomdila. Tawang - situated in western most part of Arunachal Pradesh. You will cross SELA PASS at a height of 14000ft, one of the highest motorable Roads. The area of this district is approximately 2,172 Sq.km, bounded by Tibet (China) to the north, Bhutan to the south-west and Sela ranges separated from West Kament district in the east. Visit Tawang Gompa overlooking part of Tibet. This was in the route selected by Dalai Lama to enter India. The Monastery is one of the largest in Asia with 1000 Monks. The Library has priceless collections of Books. Next Visit Kaziranga National Park to see One Horn Rhino. This Park boasts of wildlife particularly One hornd Rhino, which one can see leisurely from Central Ranges on Elephant. One can also visit the Woodland area in Eastern Ranges to spot the Migratory Birds.

Duration: 12 Days / 11 Nights

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE, ASSAM RHINOS/BENGAL/TIGER and KOLKATA

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Visit the famous monument of Delhi and continue to the exciting journey via Guwahati, the Gateway to North East and Capital. Upper Assam is famous for its Tea Gardens. Visit HAJO, where you will come across the pilgrimage centre for Hindus and Muslims with Temples and Mosques. Walk through the Old Guwahati . A Short walk will take you the River Bank of Brahmaputra along a well prepared promenade. Visit Kaziranga National Park to see One horn Rhino. The Park is divided into Western, Central and Eastern ranges. From Central ranges, one can take Elephant Safaris early morning to see the wild life. Eastern ranges mostly consist of woodland and it is here that you can see a wide variety of Birds. Bengal Tigers can be seen by visiting Sunderbans in South of Kolkata. You can see these famed Tigers in mangrove Forests and also swimming in various channels. You will cruise through the waterways to spot the wild life like spotted Deer, Long Water Monitor or Kingfisher. On the eastern side it borders with Bangladesh. There are about 300 Tigers. Proceed to Kolkata for your onward journey.

Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights