Kolkata to Kathmandu

Kolkata to Kathmandu information and booking

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Schedule Details

Departs from
Bush camp (no facilities), Camping (with facilities), Guesthouse, Hotel, Overnight sleeper train
Group Size
Maximum of 21 travellers per group
4x4, Overland vehicle, Overnight sleeper train
Important Notes
1. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights. 2. In order to confirm some reservations on this trip we need a good quality, scanned colour copy of your passport before we can confirm your place on this trip. 3. Local Partner: Please note this Intrepid trip is operated by our experienced local partners Dragoman Overland. Your departure will be run in a Dragoman vehicle with a Dragoman crew.


Stay on a Himalayan farm, Search for Shangri-la in Gantok, Experience Kathmandu’s cultural delights, Spot Everest on the horizon , See Kolkata’s famous Howrah Bridge, Cross the holy Ganges, Visit the villages of Darjeeling

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Travel from India to Nepal on an Overland trip from Kolkata to Kathmandu. Beginning in the vibrant streets of Kolkata, this journey ascends into the legendary Himalayas before travelling overland across northern India and Nepal. Witness the contrast between bustling bazaars, lush forests and mountain plateaux as you take in all the sights and sounds of this incredible part of the world. From the craziness of modern India to the peaceful monasteries of the Himalayas, this unforgettable journey is a great way to experience India and Nepal.


Days 1-2 Kolkata
With its colonial architecture, mouth-watering cuisine and celebrated intellectual and arts scene, Kolkata confronts in so many ways but surprises in just as many.
Days 6-8 Karmi Farm
Looking out over misty, verdant mountains, Karmi Farm is a delightful family-run farmstay that offers trekking, birdwatching, yoga and pure relaxation.
Days 9-11 Gangtok
Built into the Shivalik Hills, Gangtok is home to a diverse number of religious groups and is a centre for Tibetan Buddhist culture.
Day 12 Siliguri
With the Mahananda River running through, Siliguri sits at the base of the Himalayas and connects India to the various hill stations in the area.
Day 13 Chitwan
Leave India for Nepal, travelling through the awe-inspiring vistas of the Himalayan foothills before camping under Nepalese skies.
Day 14 Khatauti Khola
Khatauti Khola is home to the eco-adventure Royal Beach Camp, a water adventure paradise in the Nepalese mountains.
Days 15-16 Kathmandu
Kathmandu is like an alluring whirlwind of sights, sounds, smells and colours. Almost overwhelming, its charm and history peeks out from the most unexpected places rendering most visitors enamoured.