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 $1,110
      CAD $1,130
      AUD $1,155
      EUR €845
      GBP £690
      NZD $1,370
      ZAR R10,495
      CHF FR990
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $240
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,350*
      CAD $1,385*
      AUD $1,420*
      EUR €1,029*
      GBP £849*
      NZD $1,684*
      ZAR R12,909*
      CHF FR1,217*
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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, an artistic and cultural hub. Jump on a tram and admire colonial architecture, museums and the famous Howrah bridge.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Days 3-5 Darjeeling

Explore the picturesque streets of Darjeeling, a collection of mountain villages linked by steps and lanes. Surrounded by colourful terraces of rice, tea, quinine and fruit trees, this town offers some truly stunning views.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1, Hotel - 2

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 packed with monasteries and temples to explore. Visit a centre for Tibetan Buddhism or take a stroll through an orchid sanctuary.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Day 12 Siliguri

Return to Siliguri and camp overnight at the Ganga Ram Tea Plantation.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Day 13 Barhara

Cross the border into Nepal and spend a night camping in the shadow of snow-capped Himalaya mountains.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 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