Kolkata to Kathmandu Itinerary

Travel from Kolkata to Kathmandu on this captivating journey through India and Nepal. Visit colourful Kolkata and modern Kathmandu on a tour into the foothills of the Himalayas.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,190
      CAD $1,285
      AUD $1,260
      EUR €870
      GBP £700
      NZD $1,410
      ZAR R12,605
      CHF FR1,050
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      USD $290
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,490*
      CAD $1,610*
      AUD $1,591*
      EUR €1,089*
      GBP £898*
      NZD $1,764*
      ZAR R15,795*
      CHF FR1,315*
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Friendly locals interacting with tourists in Kathmandu

Sadhu man with intricate cane, waving for photo

Locals praying at the waters edge during Chhath Festival

Crowds gather to celebrate the Kolkota festival of colours

Smiling local woman hard at work picking tea

Colourful Himalayan prayer flags up close

View of Durbar Square from top of temple steps

Days 1-2 Kolkata

Begin your Overland journey in Kolkata, the artistic and cultural hub of India. Why not jump on a tram and explore the city; admire colonial architecture, intriguing museums and the famous Howrah bridge.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Take the narrow winding roads out to tranquil Darjeeling. Enjoy some time relaxing amongst tea terraces and exploring the picturesque surrounds.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Days 6-8 Karmi Farm

Gain a fascinating insight into the lives of Indian hill farmers by staying at the Karmi Farm tea plantation. This atmospheric and scenic spot is the ideal place for a bit of rest and relaxation. For those feeling energetic, take a trek to the surrounding foothills and spot local birdlife.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 3

Days 9-11 Gangtok

Considered to be one of the last Himalayan Shangri-las, Gangtok is a place of pilgrimage for many Buddhists. Visit the renowned Rumtek Dharma Monastery and maybe take a trip out to Tsomgo Lake.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Day 12 Barhara

Cross the border into Nepal and camp in the foothills of the wild Himalaya. Tonight, enjoy the spectacle of sunset framed by this phenomenal mountain range.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Day 13 Chitwan

Venture out on a nature walk through Chitwan; keep your eyes and ears open for all sorts of wildlife. Later, be entranced by a magical Tharu culture show.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 14 Khatauti Khola

Pass rice terraces, deep gorges, pounding rivers and the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas en route to Khatauti Khola. Those feeling adventurous might want to try their hand at whitewater rafting.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 15-16 Kathmandu

Complete your India to Nepal adventure in cultured Kathmandu. Search hole-in-the-wall shops for souvenirs or trek to a nearby lookout for spectacular views of the Himalayas.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1