The Himalayas

11 day escorted tour itinerary

Eastern Himalayas Adventure

Tea plantations and hill stations

Begin your tour in the former capital of British India, then head to the mountains for majestic Himalayan vistas, charming hill stations, lush tea plantations and Buddhist monasteries. A highlight of the tour is a ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway - a UNESCO World Heritage site and a taste of a wonderful bygone era.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • The former capital of British India.
  • Majestic Himalayan vistas.
  • Charming hill stations.
  • Lush tea plantations.
  • Buddhist monasteries.
  • A ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

Sample Itinerary Summary

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11 days
Guide Price
£1,969 per person
Price based on
Based on 15 October 19, meal basis as per itinerary.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
  • 2 nights Kolkata
  • 3 nights Darjeeling
  • 1 night Pelling
  • 2 nights Gangtok
  • 1 night Kalimpong
  • 1 night Kolkata
Private basis, Escorted
  • Domestic flights as detailed. Please be aware that the domestic flight luggage allowance may be less than your international flight allowance. Maximum allowance on a domestic flight is 15 kg of hold luggage.
  • Accommodation as detailed in double or twin room with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of the year).
  • Air-conditioned transportation (non-air-conditioned jeep in the hills).
  • Services of an English speaking local driver/guide.
  • All entrance fees during sightseeing as detailed.
  • Ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (subject to weather and operation of train).
  • Meals included as stated. Please note: Breakfast is usually a Western style buffet in your hotel. Most other meals are taken at local restaurants.
Not included
  • International flights from the UK
  • Visa fees
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Beverages during meals
  • Tips for the driver/guide
  • Optional excursions