Kolkata to Kathmandu Overview

Travel from Kolkata to Kathmandu on this captivating journey through India and Nepal. Visit colorful 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
    • Kitty tool tip
      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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Trip Validity

  • 2012-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Visit India and Nepal on an adventure from Kolkata to Kathmandu.

Travel from India to Nepal on an Overland trip from Kolkata to Kathmandu. Beginning in the vibrant streets of Kolkata, this journey ascends into the legendary Himalayas before travelling overland across northern India and Nepal. Witness the contrast between bustling bazaars, lush forests and mountain plateaux as you take in all the sights and sounds of this incredible part of the world. From the craziness of modern India to the peaceful monasteries of the Himalayas, this unforgettable journey is a great way to experience India and Nepal.

  • Stay on a Himalayan farm
  • Search for Shangri-la in Gantok
  • Experience Kathmandu’s cultural delights
  • Spot Everest on the horizon
  • See Kolkata’s famous Howrah Bridge
  • Cross the holy Ganges
  • Visit the villages of Darjeeling

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Kolkata, India
  • Finish:

    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 21
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (1 nt), Camping (with facilities) (1 nt), Guesthouse (3 nts), Hotel (9 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    4x4, Overland vehicle, Overnight sleeper train
  • Carbon emissions offset:

    468kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights. 2. In order to confirm some reservations on this trip we need a good quality, scanned color copy of your passport before we can confirm your place on this trip. 3. Local Partner: Please note this Intrepid trip is operated by our experienced local partners Dragoman Overland. Your departure will be run in a Dragoman vehicle with a Dragoman crew.

  • Trip price from

    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
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  • Total price from

    USD $1,490*
    CAD $1,610*
    AUD $1,591*
    EUR €1,089*
    GBP £898*
    NZD $1,764*
    ZAR R15,795*
    CHF FR1,315*
    *
    Price information
  • ‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.
  • Per day from:

    USD $93
    CAD $100
    AUD $99
    EUR €68
    GBP £56
    NZD $110
    ZAR R987
    CHF FR82
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Kolkata to Kathmandu Summary

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Days 1-2 Kolkata

With its colonial architecture, mouth-watering cuisine and celebrated intellectual and arts scene, Kolkata confronts in so many ways but surprises in just as many.

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

Days 6-8 Karmi Farm

Looking out over misty, verdant mountains, Karmi Farm is a delightful family-run farmstay that offers trekking, birdwatching, yoga and pure relaxation.

Days 9-11 Gangtok

Built into the Shivalik Hills, Gangtok is home to a diverse number of religious groups and is a centre for Tibetan Buddhist culture.

Day 12 Barhara

With the Mahananda River running through, Siliguri sits at the base of the Himalayas and connects India to the various hill stations in the area.

Day 13 Chitwan

Leave India for Nepal, travelling through the awe-inspiring vistas of the Himalayan foothills before camping under Nepalese skies.

Day 14 Khatauti Khola

Khatauti Khola is home to the eco-adventure Royal Beach Camp, a water adventure paradise in the Nepalese mountains.

Days 15-16 Kathmandu

Kathmandu is like an alluring whirlwind of sights, sounds, smells and colors. Almost overwhelming, its charm and history peeks out from the most unexpected places rendering most visitors enamoured.
    • 16
    • HDOK
    • 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
    • Kitty tool tip
      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*
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Overland
    • Basix
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.