Darjeeling, Odisha & the Eastern Horizons

Chennai - Kathmandu

29 days through India, Nepal
FROM: $2690 USD + 1,240 USD Kitty
Transport:
Overland Expedition Vehicle, Train, Jeep, Canoe, Overnight Boat
Crew:
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary
Accom:
Comfortable Hotel 5 nights
Basic Hotel 10 nights
Guesthouse 7 nights
Overnight Train 1 night
Camping 3 nights
Meals:
Breakfasts x 19, Lunches x 9, Dinners x 10
Physical:
Lifestyle:
Code:
WCK
Deposit:
$290 USD per person
Foreign Travel Advice
This 29 day overland tour journeys from Chennai to Kathmandu through India, Nepal
Visit the many historic temples, mosques, and churches of Chennai
Travel off the beaten track through rural Andhra Pradesh
6 day guided tour through the rarely-visited Odisha Tribal Regions
Visit the Monday market in the indigenous melting pot of Goudaguda
Visit the New Hope Community Centre in the rural village of Muniguda
Bathe in the natural hot springs with local villagers at Taptapani
3 nights to relax in the lovely coastal town of Puri
Explore the religious sites of Puri by cycle-rickshaw
Experience a local train ride from Puri to Kolkata
Take some extra time to explore the myriad attractions of Kolkata

Visit the Monday market in the indigenous melting pot of Goudaguda soaking up the incredible atmosphere as the locals barter and trade their produce

Head out for a full day hike around the Goudaguda region visiting nearby villages of the Kondha Mahali and Paroja tribal people

Explore the rarely-visited Wednesday Market in Chakitona the main weekly market for the Desia and Dongria villagers from the area

See a fascinating local cooking demonstration and learn about the incredible work of the New Hope Community Centre in the rural village of Muniguda

Explore the religious sites of Puri by cycle-rickshaw including the Jagannath Temple one of the four most sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites in India

Day 1 - Chennai (12th November 2020)

Border Information: If you are joining in Chennai, you will most likely enter India in Chennai International Airport (IATA code: MAA).

Today is a free day to explore the sights, sounds and flavours of Chennai. There will be an important group meeting at 6:00pm - please look for a note from your tour leader when you arrive at the hotel giving more details about this meeting.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Chennai before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Chennai.

*Important note* - if you are joining the trip in Chennai, please make sure that you send us a scan of your Indian visa as soon as you have obtained it. If you plan to take the e-visa option, please make sure you arrange this well in advance and send us a copy of your receipt as soon as possible. If we do not receive this in advance, then we will not have enough time to get your permits for the Odisha Region and you will not be able to visit this area.We will also need these to purchase your train tickets.


Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Comfortable Hotel


Daily Activities

Optional Activities

Visit the Fort St. George, the site of the East India Company's first trading station in 1640, and the first British fort in India

Entrance: 100 INR

Visit the Chennai Government Museum, and its incredible selection of antiquities including Roman artefacts and coins from all eras of India's past

Entrance: 250 INR

Visit the many historic temples mosques and churches of Chennai

Entrance: Free

Day 2 - Tirupati (13th November 2020)
Day 3 - Vijayawada (14th November 2020)
Day 4 - Visakhapatnam (15th November 2020)
Day 5 - Odisha Tribal Area (16th November 2020)
Day 6 - Odisha Tribal Area (17th November 2020)
Day 7 - Odisha Tribal Area (18th November 2020)
Day 8 - Odisha Tribal Area (19th November 2020)
Day 9 - Odisha Tribal Area (20th November 2020)
Day 10 - Puri (21st November 2020)
Day 11 - Puri (22nd November 2020)
Day 12 - Puri (23rd November 2020)
Day 13 - Kolkata (24th November 2020)
Day 14 - Kolkata (25th November 2020)
Day 15 - Overnight train to Siliguri (26th November 2020)
Day 16 - Darjeeling (27th November 2020)
Day 17 - Darjeeling (28th November 2020)
Day 18 - Darjeeling (29th November 2020)
Day 19 - Karmi Farm (30th November 2020)
Day 20 - Karmi Farm (1st December 2020)
Day 21 - Karmi Farm (2nd December 2020)
Day 22 - Gangtok (3rd December 2020)
Day 23 - Gangtok (4th December 2020)
Day 24 - Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (5th December 2020)
Day 25 - Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (6th December 2020)
Day 26 - Chitwan NP (7th December 2020)
Day 27 - Khatauti Khola (8th December 2020)
Day 28 - Kathmandu (9th December 2020)
Day 29 - Kathmandu (10th December 2020)

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10 Dec 20 Kathmandu

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31 Dec 20 Kathmandu

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