North East Highlights

8 nights / 9 Days

    Start your journey with the tea estates of Darjeeling and then dive into the divine beauty of Gangtok and Kalimpong as we take you to the most stunning natural retreats of the North East. Sit with a lama to learn about their way of life and the profound ways in which meditation and Buddhist discipline shapes their philosophy. This journey is perfect to reconnect with nature after those long hours spent indoors!

    Browse through this page for a selection of some of the finest experiences we offer on this journey. Book a private consultation with us to customize your trip.

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      Join the Joyride

      Ride on the heritage toy train on a slow journey through the hillside, one of the most iconic train rides in the world.

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      Private Tea Tasting

      Learn about the delicate art of brewing the perfect cuppa at one of the oldest gardens in Darjeeling, started in 1860 by a Scottish Tea Company with a visit to the tea factory.

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      Explore Darjeeling

      Guided explorations of popular local attractions including Ghoom Monastery, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Zoo

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      A Spiritual Tryst

      Take some time off and sit with a qualified instructor, teacher, lama or nun to learn more about Buddhism and meditation.

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      Artisans of Gangtok

      Watch the craftsmen at work as they make local handicrafts, including the popular choktse wooden table which can be folded into a portable pack.

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      Explore Kalimpong

      Including the renowned flower nurseries and local monasteries.

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    • Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling: One of the oldest mountaineering institutes in India, HMI plays a vital role in training mountaineers.
    • Padmaja Naidu Zoo: Home to the only Siberian Tigers in India and other exotic animal species, such as Red Pandas, Snow Leopards, Himalayan Black Bears etc.

    Our team is experienced in curating activities and experiences for children. If you are travelling with family, ask us how we can customize your trip for various age groups.

    Visit the Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Centre in Darjeeling where you can buy local handicrafts to support
    the community, including leather work, knitting, paintings, wood carvings and much more.

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