Beauty of East India: Day 01. Flight to India (Delhi)
Around Midnight arrival in Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travelers. You are met by a Virtual Tours representative and transferred to your Hotel.
Beauty of East India: Day 02. Delhi – Bhuneshwar (by air)
Late morning flight to Bhubaneshwar. Bhubaneshwar (The Lord of the universe) is now the modern capital city of the Indian State Orissa. Bhubaheshwar had once 7000 temples which were built between 8th and 13th centuries. In the afternoon we visit some of the finest examples of the classical temple architecture including Lingraj, Rajrani and Mukteshhwar temples.
Beauty of East India: Day 03. Bhuneshwar – Konark – Puri (about 70 km)
Today we drive through the tropical coastal area to the famous Temples of Konarak. Konarak was once the centre of Buddhism in India is today famous for the Hindu temples. The world famous Surya Temple which was dedicated to God Surya (sun) was build in the 13th century. Surya temple of Konarak represents the complete development of orissan style and architecture which is only one time example in India being the most beautiful without any counterpiece. In the afternoon we drive to Puri.Puri is considered the most sacred city in Orissa. Rest of the day at leisure.
Beauty of East India: Day 04. Puri
Puri is one of the four most important pilgrimage centres for Hindus.The temple of Jagannath (God Vishnu), who is considered the preserver of the world in Hinduism, attracts thousands on feast every day, particularly at the time of ‘Rath Yatra’ (the car festival). The Jagannath temple is also referred as the white Pagoda and it accommodates 5000 priests in its premises. It’s an experience to observe the activities of the pilgrims visiting this unique temple. In the afternoon we drive to Puri where we have a break and relax.The beaches of Puri are considered among the best in India.
Beauty of East India: Day 05. Puri – Bhuneshwar (about 70 km) – Kolkata (by air)
In the early morning drive from Puri to Bhubaneshwar. We fly from Bhubaneshwar to Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). Transfer to the hotel in kolkata. The rest of the day at leisure.
Beauty of East India: Day 06. Kolkata
Kolkata is India’s largest city and one of the biggest city in south Asia. This city was one of the earliest colonial city of British in India. Today we explore this vibrant and lively city during the whole day tour. We visit the Victoria Memorial and magnificent buildings in the area of Chowringhee and Dalhousie Square. We also visit the Jain-Temple and the Fort Williams. In the area Joransanko we have the opportunity to visit the family house of the famous Indian writer Rabindrnath Tagore.
Beauty of East India: Day 07. Kolkata – Bagdogra (by air) – Darjeeling (about 100 km)
Late morning flight from Kolkata to Bagdogra. After the arrival in Bagdogra we proceed north of the state through the coniferous forests and terraced tea gardens and arrive in Darjeeling (Darjiling). Darjeeling (place of the thunderbolt) have spectacular scenery. Due to its altitude of 2134m and soothing temperature in Summer Darjeeling has become a famous hill resort in India.By clear weather we can enjoy the impressive/ unforgettable views of Himalayas.
Beauty of East India: Day 08. Darjeeling Excursion: Tiger Hill
Very early in the morning we drive to Tiger Hill (around 11 km.,1 hour) to enjoy the sunrise at the Tiger hill. Tiger hill (2590 m.) is the highest point in this area. There is a breathtaking view of the sunrise on Kangchendzonga.
Mount Everest (8842) is also visible on a clear day. The moments of sunrise from Tiger Hill are described by most of the visitors as unforgettable.In the afternoon we explore Darjeeling and its surroundings. We visit the village Lablong and the institute of mountaineering where we get the detailed information about the natural surrounding and its habitants of this area.
Beauty of East India: Day 09. Darjeeling – Bagdogra (about 100 km) – Delhi (by air)
Through the wild Tista valley we drive back to Bagdogra. In the afternoon we fly from Bagdogra to Delhi. The rest of the day at leisure. (opportunity for the last shopping or enjoy a massage in the Hotel) After Dinner we leave the hotel for the Airport.
Beauty of East India: Day 10. Flight to Home
Around Midnight flight to home destination.