North East India, Bhutan and Nepal tour

“A 22 day, small group cultural tour of India, Bhutan and Nepal, traveling by train, coach and internal flights, with an expert guide throughout. ”


India: Kolkata | Sundarbans | Wildlife watching | Darjeeling | Toy Train | Gangtok | Bhutan: Thimphu | Tashichho Dzong | Punakha Dzong | Tiger's Nest Monastery | Nepal: Kathmandu

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29 Oct 2021
US $5260
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27 Mar 2022
US $5880
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19 Sep 2022
US $6400
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07 Oct 2022
US $5430
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28 Oct 2022
US $5430
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Small group tour:
Small group travel is not large group travel scaled down. It is modelled on independent travel – but with the advantage of a group leader to take care of the itinerary, accommodation and tickets, and dealing with the language. It’s easy to tick off the big sights independently – but finding those one-off experiences, local festivals, traveling markets and secret viewpoints is almost impossible for someone without the insider knowledge gained from years in the field. Those with a two-week vacation, a small group tour will save valuable planning time.

Responsible tourism

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we screen every trip so you can travel knowing your vacation will help support conservation and local people.

This amazing journey starts in the Kolkata, the original capital city of the British Raj and considered India’s cultural capital today. The nearby Sundarbans are one of the largest mangrove forests on the planet and a Biosphere Reserve.

We travel through the jungles here mainly by small boat, gently cruising through the waterways in a way that doesn’t disturb the wildlife. In India’s north-eastern state of Sikkim, and in nearby Bhutan, we travel in the company of local guides chosen for their excellent indigenous knowledge of the area and training. Their understanding of the country's flora, fauna and local culture will guarantee an accurate insight to traditional Sikkimese and Bhutanese life.

In addition to the above, we are continually looking for ways to improve and are proud to be ‘Responsible in everything we do’. Education is key and so all staff, Tour Leaders and partnering suppliers are trained in responsible and sustainable tourism. At our Head Office, we continually strive towards a sustainable and planet-friendly working environment, including having solar panels installed and a company commitment to reducing our plastic usage. As well as this, we have valuable and longstanding partnerships with UK charities Toilet Twinning and Send a Cow, plus many smaller initiatives and projects around the world. We’re members of UK travel industry bodies Tourism Concern and AITO because we believe it’s important to share our knowledge and experience, as well as learn from other operators.

As a company we support Cool Earth. Protecting rainforest is one of the most effective actions to tackle climate breakdown. CoolEarth work with indigenous communities empowering them to conserve their forest; keeping CO2 locked in.

The Impacts of this Trip

All travelers to Bhutan contribute (through the cost of their trip) to a compulsory Royalty levy part of which goes into education and health projects. All of the services we use in both Sikkim and Bhutan such as hotels, restaurants, guides and transport are provided by locally owned and operated businesses, thus ensuring the financial impact of our visit is a direct (and much needed) contribution to the economy.


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