Day 01 Arrival Guwahati–Shillong 110 Kms 03 Hrs Upon arrival at Guwahati Airport, our representative will welcome assist & Provide transfer to Shillong, called 'Scotland of the East" (100 kms 3 hrs). En-route visit “Umium Lake”, a majestic placid lake with its surrounding sylvan hills. On arrival at Shillong, check in at your hotel. Evening visit St. Catholic Cathedral, DonBosco museum, wards lake, Golf Course & followed by a visit to the Mall road. Overnight stay at the hotel. Day 02 Shillong- Cherapunjee 65 Kms 02 Hrs Morning after breakfast drive to Cherrapunjee enroute visit to Elephant Falls. Arrive Cherrepunjee & get ready for a half day trek with our expert guide to visit the Double Decker Living Root Bridge deep inside the jungle. All together it will take2-3hrs.(depending on the physical fitness of the person) one way to reach the site. This trek is partially by rocky steps, ramp & trails. Please take your picnic lunch from hotel & have it during the trek near the stream after trek return to your vehicle & drive back to hotel enroute visiting Arwah Cave. Day 03 Cherrapunji- Shillong 65kms -02 Hrs) Morning after breakfast visit to the Mawsmai Cave, Khasi Monoliths, Koh Ramhah, Seven sisters water fall (one of the longest in India). After visit drive to Shillong to your respective accommodation for overnight. Evening at leisure on your own. Day 04 Shillong-Guwahati Airport Drop 110 Kms -03hrs) Morning after breakfast depart for Guwhati LGBI airport in time for your flight at the airport & relax instead of rushing to airport to catch your flight. *****Kai Services Terminate***** ALL CHECK IN HOTELS IN INDIA ARE 1400 & CHECK OUT AT 1200 HRS YOUR ID IS MANDATORY AT THE TIME OF CHECK IN INTO HOTELS IMPORTANT NOTE:- It is mandatory in India for foreign nationals to carry passport & for Indians driving license Adhaar Card/Election Card/ Passport for identification for hotel & flights check-in. REF T&C/PAYMENT PAGE FOR FURTHER DETAILS
Day 01: International Flight-Delhi The room is duly reserved for Immediate Occupancy in Delhi Day 02: Arrival - Delhi Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, Kai Travels representative will welcome assist and provide transfer to the respective hotel. Afternoon combined sightseeing of Old & New Delhi visiting Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Parliament Building, President’s House, Jama Masjid (Mosque). After visit, return to the hotel for overnight. Day 03: Delhi – Bagdogra - Darjeeling Kai rep will provide transfer in time for your flight to Bagdogra upon arrival assistance & transfer to from Bagdogra Airport to Darjeeling 93 kms approximately 3 hrs. Overnight in hotel. Day 04: Darjeeling Early morning excursion to tiger hill & Ghoom monastery. After breakfast visit Tibetan refugee centre, Himalayan mountaineering institute and zoo. Afternoon walk to Bhutia busty monastery & observatory hill after visit return to hotel for overnight Day 05: Darjeeling After breakfast: take a train ride upto Ghoom (subject to the operation of this train & availability of the seats) Darjeeling Himalayan railway popularly known as toy train was established in 1881. And back by jeep/sumo. Afternoon visit a tea garden–since Darjeeling tea is world famous for it’s flavour and has gained the best reputation in the international tea trade, a visit to any one of the nearest tea garden will be worthwhile. Day 06: Darjeeling - Pemyangtse Transfer from Darjeeling to Pemayangtse 75 kms/4 hrs, Afternoon visit Pemayangtse monastery one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim. Originally established by Lhatsun Chempo. Overnight at hotel. Day 07: Pemayangtse Full day excursion to Khecheopalri lake is considered as one of the sacred lakes for Buddhist & Hindus. / Yuksum was the first capital of Sikkim, where according to the historical records, the 1st Chogyal of the kingdom of Sikkim was consecrated in 1641 AD. Day 08: Pemayangtse - Gangtok Transfer from Pemayangtse to Gangtok 127 kms / 5 hrs, rest of the day free. overnight at hotel. Day 09: Gangtok Morning visit Rumtek monastery. This monastery was built by his holiness Gyalwa Karmapa(the 14th). When he migrated from Tibet in the year 1962 and the monastery was completed by 1968. Tibetology & DoDrul Chorten built by the venerable Trushi Rimpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism. Afternoon visit 200–year-old Enchey monastery & cottage industry. Overnight at hotel. Day 10: Gangtok After breakfast visit Tashi viewpoint and Phudong monastery one of the six major monasteries in Sikkim. Overnight at hotel Day 11: Gangtok - Kalimpong After breakfast transfer from Gangtok to Kalimpong 80 kms/3 hrs. Afternoon half day visit half-day city tour of Kalimpong visiting Zang dog Palri fo-brang monastery, Tharpa Choling Monastery , Flower nurseries worthwhile if it is in right season and visit Kalimpong market after visit return to the hotel for overnight. Day 12: Kalimpong – Bagdogra - Delhi After breakfast: transfer from Kalimpong to Bagdogra airport 83 kms/3 hrs. to connect flight to Delhi Day 13: Delhi Day at leisure in Delhi just to keep a buffer or in case one wishes can do (optional) sightseeing of Old Delhi or Lotus temple & Aakshay Dham Day 14: Delhi-Back home On international flight. *****Kai Services Terminate***** ALL CHECK IN HOTELS IN INDIA ARE 1400 & CHECK OUT AT 1200 HRS YOUR ID IS MANDATORY AT THE TIME OF CHECK IN INTO HOTELS IMPORTANT NOTE:- It is mandatory in India for foreign nationals to carry passport & for Indians driving license Adhaar Card/Election Card/ Passport for identification for hotel & flights check-in. REF T&C/PAYMENT PAGE FOR FURTHER DETAILS REGARDING SIKKIM INNER LINE PERMIT For entering Sikkim a normal Inner Line permit is required. This permit can be obtained on any one of the following procedures: At the time of applying for the Indian Visa itself, the clients need to mention that they will visit Sikkim and accordingly a 15 days inner line permit is stamped on the visa. On arrival in Darjeeling we need to produce the original passport with valid Indian Visa at the District Magistrates office and a 15 days inner line permit can be granted. It takes half day. While entering Sikkim the permits can be issued on the spot at Rongpoo Check Post (while going to Gangtok) or Melli Check Post (while going to Pelling). It takes 20 minutes to 1 hour depending on group size. A serial numbered form at the check post needs to be filled and submitted along with photocopies of passport and Indian visa and 02 passport size snaps. DIPLOMATS The following can be granted Inner Line permits to visit Sikkim only by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi or the Indian High Commissions abroad. Foreigners travelling with Diplomat Passports/Official Passport like Red Cross etc.
Day 01: Arrival- Delhi Upon arrival in Delhi Kai rep will welcome assist and provide transfer from airport to Hotel immediate occupancy. Day 02: Delhi- Kolkata Morning flight to Kolkata upon arrival assistance & transfer to respective hotel Afternoon depart for Sightseeing of Kalighat Temple, Birla temple, Tagore house after visit return to the hotel for overnight Day 03: Kolkata 08:00 depart for sightseeing of Howrah Bridge, flower Market, Princept ghat, Howrah bridge & Mother Teresa House, drive past Government Buildings Dalhousie square, Victoria Memorial & St. John Cathedral Church, and Indian museum if time permits overnight in Hotel. Day 04: Kolkata - Bhubneshwar Kai rep will provide transfer on time for the flight to Bhubaneswar upon arrival assistance and transfer to respective accommodation check into hotel, Afternoon depart for sightseeing of Udayagiri & Khandagiri Caves lies 10 Km west of Bhubaneswar. The hills houses number of caves most of them have been carved out by Jain Monks and artisans dates back to First century B.C. during the rule of King Karavela of Mahameghavhana dynasty after visit return to hotel for overnight Day 05: Bhubaneswar 09:00 hrs depart for sightseeing of famous city temples visiting Rajarani ( it was constructed in the 10th and 11th century from reddish gold sandstone which is locally known as Rajarani and this is what gives the temple its name of ‘Raja Rani’), Parsurameswar ( built in 650 AD, is one of the oldest temples existing in Bhubaneswar & typical example of the Orissan style of temple architecture ) , Mukteswar ( Gem of Orissan architecture ), Brahmeswar ( built in 11th century AD, is a milestone in the temple architecture of Orissa) & Lingaraj ( it was built in 1114 AD to the glory of Shiva & is the biggest temple in Bhubaneswar), after visit return to hotel. Afternoon relax or in case one wish to go to the market to see the life of locals can be organized. Overnight in Bhubaneswar. Day 06: Bhubaneswar - Dhauli - Pipli - Raghurajpur - Puri Kms 70 08:00 after breakfast depart for Puri en route visit Dhauli peace pagoda, It is said Ashoka the great fought the war of Kalinga in this place after seeing river of blood & suffering he made up his mind to convert himself into Buddhism. Pipli applique village & Raghurajpur heritage village. On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon at leisure incase one wish can spend time on the beach. Day 07: Puri Kms 31 09:00 Morning visit to Jagannath temple (non Hindus are not allowed). Then drive to Konark to visit the Sun temple (one of the world famous heritage site & famously known as Black Pagoda). Enroute visit to Ramchandi temple & Chandrabhaga beach (one of the finest beaches with a long stretch of clean sands & the beach has its own lovely serenity). Return to Puri. Evening visit to beach market. Overnight at Puri. Day 08: Puri - Chilika -Gopalpur On Sea- - Kms 175 08:00 Morning drive to Gopalpur on Sea en route visit Chilka lake (the largest brackish water lake) at Barkul. At Barkul take the boat cruise to visit the Birds island (it is heaven for the resident & migratory birds) & Nalabana island ( it is a forest of reeds & is famous for long-range migratory birds in winter ) . Then proceed to Gopalpur and check in to the hotel for overnight. Day 09: Gopalpur On Sea 08:00 depart to visit Taratarini temple (the legendary temple on the Kumari hills).The Temple has dedicated to Sati Maa it is a breast temple of one of the Shakti peeths in India After visit continue to drive to Chandragiri (situated in between the lush green forest - a unique destination for the Buddhist & it is the largest Buddhist monastery in Asia) to visit the Tibetan settlement. After visit return to hotel evening at leisure on the beach. Overnight in Hotel Day 10: Gopalpur On Sea Day at leisure on the beach. Day 11: Gopalpur On Sea-Bhubaneshwar Kms 180 1300 depart for Bhubaneswar upon arrival check into hotel for overnight Day 12: Bhubaneswar-Delhi (Flight) After breakfast, our rep will provide you transfer in time for your flight to Delhi upon arrival transfer to respective hotel rest of the day at leisure. Day 13: Delhi 08:00 Morning depart for sightseeing of Old Delhi & New Delhi visiting Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Gandhi Samadhi, followed by, India Gate, President House, Parliament Building, Government buildings, Humayun Tomb, & Qutab Minar, after visit return to the hotel for overnight. Late evening kai rep will provide transfer in time for your flight to International airport T3 Day 14: Delhi Out -Back Home On International flight. *****Kai Services Terminate***** ALL CHECK IN HOTELS IN INDIA ARE 1400 & CHECK OUT AT 1200 HRS YOUR ID IS MANDATORY AT THE TIME OF CHECK IN INTO HOTELS IMPORTANT NOTE:- It is mandatory in India for foreign nationals to carry passport & for Indians driving license Adhaar Card/Election Card/ Passport for identification for hotel & flights check-in. REF T&C/PAYMENT PAGE FOR FURTHER DETAILS