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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 $1,110CAD $1,130AUD $1,155EUR €845GBP £690NZD $1,370ZAR R10,495CHF FR990
Kitty tool tipUSD $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**
‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.
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
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