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The Indian Summer

DURATION
13 days
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£2875.00
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DURATION 13 days
FROM £2875.00
STYLELuxury, Culture
LOCATIONS Delhi  Shimla  Kolkatta  Darjeeling 

On this extraordinary tour you journey from the cool misty hills of Shimla to the summer of Kolkata and the hills of Darjeeling. No other location in India captures the whole spirit of the colonial era like Calcutta. Escaping the heat of Calcutta, make your way up to Darjeeling, a former summer retreat of the East India Company, which still retains its former charms. Your stay here is arranged at Glenburn Tea Estate. Cosy up in planter’s bungalows and enjoy cream teas by the fire and tea plantation walks!

You can take this luxury holiday to India as is or we can create a tailor-made holiday for you to best suit your preferences.

AVAILABLE FROM:

Throughout the year. Best season March till November.

ITINERARY DETAILS

DAY 1: In transit

Fly to Delhi.

DAY 2: Delhi - The Imperial Hotel

You will be met on arrival and transfer to your hotel in your private chauffeured car. Optional sightseeing of Delhi in the afternoon. First of two nights in Delhi.

DAY 3: Delhi - The Imperial Hotel

Sightseeing of Old and New Delhi including visit to Red Fort, Parliament House and Humayun Tomb. Evening for shopping in Connaught Place.

DAY 4: Shimla - Wildflower Hall

Drive to Shimla or add an optional train journey on the route. Check into Wildflower Hall. First of three nights in Shimla.

DAY 5: Shimla - Wildflower Hall

Sightseeing in Shimla town centre (45 minutes from your hotel). Optional guided forest walk.

DAY 6: Shimla - Wildflower Hall

Day at leisure.

DAY 7: Kolkatta - Oberoi Grand

Your private chauffeured car transfers you to Chandigarh airport for your flight to Kolkata (Calcutta). Met on arrival and transfer to your hotel. First of two nights here.

DAY 8: Kolkatta - Oberoi Grand

Private guided city tour of Kolkata. Afternoon at leisure.

DAY 9: Darjeeling - Glenburn Tea Estate

Fly to Bagdogra. Met on arrival and transfer to Darjeeling in your private chauffeured car. First of three nights at Glenburn Tea Estate.

DAY 10: Darjeeling - Glenburn Tea Estate

Early morning visit Tiger Hill viewpoint to witness the sunrise from behind Kanchenjunga. Later take train to Ghum to visit Buddhist monastery. Afternoon at leisure.

DAY 11: Darjeeling - Glenburn Tea Estate

Today, visit one of the town’s authentic tea plantations for a guided tour and a tea tasting session.

DAY 12: Delhi - Trident Gurgaon

Fly to Delhi. Met on arrival and transfer to your hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 13: Depart Delhi

Fly back home.

INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Accommodation on bed and breakfast basis in double room
  • All transfers and sightseeing in private chauffer driven car
  • All entrances to places of visit
  • Private guided sightseeing with authorised English speaking guide
  • Domestic economy flights
  • Porterage

WHATS EXCLUDED

  • International flights (starting from £450pp in economy)
  • Visa
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Travel and medical insurance

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