Natural and Wildlife Adventure Trip to Himalayas
The enigmatic natural wealth of the Himalayas has always been an attractive destination for wildlife lovers. To take you under the dense canopy of the great Himalayan natural parks and wildlife sanctuaries, eLand Holidays offer Himalayan wildlife tour to satisfy your crave to discover the unique!
Day 01: Arrival in Delhi
[Arrive Delhi] On your arrival in Delhi, you will be greeted by eLand Holidays representative at the airport. Transfer to your pre booked hotel. Relax for the overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Old Delhi
[Sightseeing in Old Delhi] After a relaxed morning, you will proceed for the sightseeing excursion of the capital of India. Starting from the old lanes of Delhi, you will visit Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi - Father of the Nation. Driving past the majestic Red Fort, you will continue toward Jama masjid, one of the Asia's largest and beautiful mosques. Surrounded by a colorful bazaar this place seldom witnesses quietness.
Post lunch enjoy shopping at the glittering bazaars of Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Janpath etc. Savor the delicious street food of old Delhi.
Overnight will be spent at the hotel.
Day 03: Visit to Imperial Streets of Delhi
[Visit to Imperial Streets of Delhi] The excitement continues the third day as you will witness altogether a different world in the high streets of New Delhi. The grand Delhi tour includes a visit to the heritage site of Qutub Minar, the tallest stone monument in India. Later visit Humayun's tomb. It is a marvelous monument designed in the Indo-Persian fashion. Drive past India Gate, the Parliament building and the Rashtrapati Bhawan - the President's residence.
Come back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04, 05: From Delhi to Kaziranga National Park (Guwahati)
[From Delhi to Kaziranga National Park (Guwahati)] You will be transferred to the airport by our representative to catch flight for Guwahati in the morning. On arrival, you will be transferred to Kaziranga National Park. Located on the banks of the grand Brahmaputra River, this national park sets a great example as a significant natural habitat for in situ preservation of biodiversity. Check in at your pre booked resort. Later in the evening have your dinner beside the bon fire under bamboo wood marveling at the tribal Bihu dance performance.
Overnight will be at the resort.
Day 06: Kaziranga National Park: Elephant Safari
[Kaziranga National Park: Elephant Safari] After early morning breakfast, you will be taken to the Kaziranga National Park on the back of an elephant. The ideals and criterion made Kaziranga National Park to get emblazoned in the List of World Heritage Site in the year 1985. Spread over an area of 429.93 Sq. Km. with an added region of 429.40 Sq. Km. this natural park is home to the Indian one horned Rhinoceros, the survivor from the primeval times. Several native as well as migratory birds can be found in the park, chirping and adding to its beauty. Witnessing the splendor of the nature on a safari makes it a remarkable experience. The excursion will proceed towards the tea garden and factory later that afternoon.
Later, that afternoon visit the tea garden and tea factory. Overnight stay will be at the resort.
Day 07: Guwahati - Bagdogra - Kalimpong
[Guwahati - Bagdogra - Kalimpong] Early in the morning you will drive to Guwahati for flight to Bagdogra at afternoon. On your arrival in Bagdogra you will be driven to Kalimpong which is situated on the Bhutan-Tibet-Sikkim border on the eastern part of Darjeeling Himalayas at an elevation of 1800m. The sub-division town Kalimpong was once a small Leptcha village that has turned into a perfect pl
ace for tourists to spend their vacations. Check in at your pre booked hotel and spend your overnight relaxing in the comfortable rooms.
Day 08: Kalimpong
[Kalimpong] Wake up fresh in the morning and relax till noon's time. In the afternoon, you will be taken on a guided tour of the exquisite Kalimpong. It was an important trading center in the former days. The ancient churches, the Morgan House, the Graham's home, golf course still embrace the reminiscence of the British Raj. The everlasting shinning but chilling weather beautifies the beckoning Himalayas, dense forests, enormous valleys and pastures. The land produces orchids and gladiolus which are exported to various countries. Famous worldwide for its wood curving, metal crafts, thanka paintings, Leptcha and Tibetian jewelries, wooden mask, travelers enjoy shopping in its colorful markets. Durpin Dara, observatory point that offers breathtaking view of the Himalayas, is the highest point in the region that can be accessed by a car. Other places of interest are Kalibari, Pedong Monstery, Flower Nurseries and Mangal Dham.
Come back to the hotel for overnight.
Day 09: Kalimpong to Kolkata via Siliguri
[Kalimpong to Kolkata via Siliguri] Early in the morning, enjoy rafting adventure on the thrilling Teesta River that will bring you a step closer to nature. From here you will take on a drive to Siliguri - The gateway of North East India. This significant town of north Bengal is situated on the banks of the river Mahananda and speared in the foot hill of Eastern Himalaya.
At night, you will board the overnight train for Kolkata.
Day 10: Kolkata
[Kolkata] On arrival, you will be transferred to your pre booked hotel by our representative. Formerly known as Calcutta, this city of joy is located on the banks of Hooghly River. During the British Raj Kolkata served as the capital of India until 1911. It has added many chapters to the book of Indian history from its strong role in Indian fight back for freedom to the leftist and trade union activities.
Till time, the city oozes out the feel of colonial days through its architecture and infrastructure. Gothic, Baroque, Roman, Oriental and Indo-Islamic designs festooned over its many buildings. It is the only metropolitan with trams running on its roads. As a part of your sightseeing tour you will visit Indian museum, the oldest museum of Asia that was built in the year 1814. This museum exhibits collections of Indian art and Indian natural history.
The Victoria Memorial documents the history of this amazing city and attracts the attention of many visitors. The other famous spots of the city are one Birla Planetarium, St Paul's cathedral and the Botanical gardens.
Overnight will be spent at the hotel.
Day 11: Kolkata - Sunderbans National Park
[Kolkata - Sunderbans National Park] After an early morning breakfast, you will depart from Kolkata to Basanti Port for Sundarbans National Park - A UNESCO World Heritage Site. The forest is located in the huge delta on the Bay of Bengal shaped by the super convergence of three powerful rivers- Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna. On arrival, enjoy a cruise to Sajnekhali by a committed motorized launch.
Overnight will be spent in the launch.
Day 12: The Exotic Sunderbans National Park
[The Exotic Sunderbans National Park] With a beautiful dawn, your day will get started. Enjoy breakfast and have a relaxed morning on the boat. Later explore the abundant wildlife cruising over the mangrove lake. Home to more than 250 tigers, the Sunderbans forest forms the largest Tiger Reserve and National Park of the country. As you penetrate through the audacious wild land you'll be excited to see the rhesus monkey and chital deer. The reptiles constituting the wildlife are king cobra, rock python and water monitor. Ridley Sea Turtle is also conserved in the natural habitat of Sunderbans. In evening, you get an option to watch a documentary on wildlife at the Mangrove Interpretation Centre along with tea and snacks.
Overnight stay will be on the boat.
Day 13: Sunderbans National Park to Kolkata
[Sunderbans National Park to Kolkata] In the morning, you will visit Rangabelia Tagore Society in a cycle rickshaw to watch the rural development project. This society is based on the philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore and invests its efforts for the uplifting of the villagers. By afternoon, you will return back to the Basanti Port from where you will be transferred to Kolkata by car.
On arrival check in at your pre booked hotel and relax for the overnight.
Day 14: Back to Delhi
[Back to Delhi] After delicious morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport by our representative to catch the flight for Delhi. Enjoy a day at leisure in the capital of India. Later you will be transferred to the airport by our representative to catch the connecting flight for onward destination.