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$140 Tours & Sightseeing

Private Full Day Tour of Mayapur- An Major Pilgrimage Site, from Kolkata

Mayapur is one of the most beautiful towns in the Nadia district of West Bengal. Known for its ancient places and temples, Mayapur is also a major pilgrimage site in West Bengal , this is a place for spiritual tourism. A place for relaxation & rejuvenation of your mind & soul.  After Breakfast in the Morning at 8 AM,  Driver will received you and start your Full Day Tour of Mayapur accompanied with Guide. Upon Arrival at Mayapur, we will firstly take you to visit & Explore  ISKCON Temple , to the temples dating back hundreds of years. ISKCON Chandrodaya Temple is one place in Mayapur which should not be missed in any condition. Apart from the speechless beauty of this temple, there is a lot to learn about its history. It is an important pilgrimage site amongst Hindus who come here to pay respects to their lords and give them offerings. The major places to visit inside in the compound of this ISKCON Temple include the Samadhi of Srila Prabhupada, the founder of ISKCON, the main temple, lush green gardens and deities of Sri Radha Madhava. The presence of water fountains and trees all around the temple enhances its beauty and charm. Mayapur hosts everything to surprise its visitors as you can also visit its beautiful Jalangi river and explore its surroundings dipped in the world of retirement. Following are the major places of interest to visit inside the Compound of this ISKCON Temple. Antradvipa & Simantadvipa, Srila prabhupada pushpa Samadhi, Goshalla, Sri Sri Radha-Madhava-Pancha-Tattva temple followed by a Beautiful sunset boat ride on the River Ganga & Sandhya arthi.  After Visiting & Exploring the ISKCON Temple, Driver will take you Special Multi Cuisine Lunch, Offer by us. Post Lunch, driver will take you to visit the Yogapith Temple, is a must-visit destination in Mayapur as there is a lot to learn about the Vedas, meditation and yoga within its boundaries. It is the birthplace of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu as you can still find the neem tree under which Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was born. Afterwards will visit you  Sri Chaitanya Math  was formed by a guru named Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Maharaja who belonged to Gaudiya Math. It is one of the major attractions in Mayapur and is visited by hundreds of followers on a regular basis. Afterwards will take you to visit the Chand Kazi's Samadhi , is a must-visit place for you if you would love to hear about the stories of transformation in a human being.0 In the Evening , we will move you back to Kolkata and Drop off you at your Hotel.

$32 Tours & Sightseeing

Kolkata Heritage Walking Tour

At 7:00 AM our Tour Guide will meet you at your hotel / home. You will be driven by car to 'White Town' – colonial city that was developed by the East India Company. We will walk pass the colonial buildings made during the British reign, to name few are –  Raj Bhavan (Governor’s House): After the transfer of power from the East India Company to the British Crown in 1858, it became the official residence of the Viceroy of India. Calcutta High Court is one of the three High Courts in India established at the Presidency Towns by Letters patent granted by Her Majesty Queen Victoria, bearing date 26 June 1862, and is the oldest High Court in India.  Hotel Great Eastern is a colonial era hotel in the Indian city of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). The hotel was established in 1840. Kolkata Town Hall in Roman Doric style, was built in 1813 by the architect and engineer Maj.-Gen. John Garstin to provide the Europeans with a place for social gatherings. Life Assurance building is one of the most beautiful architecture of the British age in India was built in 1896.  The Writer's Building It is located in West Bengal's capital city of Kolkata. This originally served as the office for writers of the British East India Company, hence the name. Designed by Thomas Lyon in 1777. Lal Dighi (Red Tank) was there before the arrival of Job Charnock. Sabarna Roy Choudhury had a kutchery (court-house) and a temple of its family deity Shyam Rai. It was so named possibly because of the red colour the water acquired during dol (Holi), the festival of colours. The court-house was first taken on rent and later purchased by the British East India Company. General Post Office is the central post office of the city of Kolkata, India, and the chief post office of West Bengal. The site where the GPO is located was actually the site of the Old Fort William. The General Post Office was designed in 1864 by Walter B. Grenville. St. John's Church, originally a cathedral, was among the first public buildings erected by the East India Company after Calcutta became the effective capital of British India. Started in 1784 and was completed in 1787.  Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India established in 1864. Eden Gardens is often regarded informally as India's home of cricket. The ground is widely acknowledged to be one of the most iconic cricket stadiums in the world. We will finish the Kolkata Walking Tour on the bank of Ganges. you can see the Kolkata's landmark Howrah Bridge and modern vidyasagar setu (Hoogly Bridge).

$65 Cultural & Theme Tours

Darjeeling Private Day tour

Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial &Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for break fast - After breakfast next round of sight seeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tenzing & Gombo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Evening free to stroll around the area

$60 Tours & Sightseeing

Darjeeling full Day tour

Very early in the morning (at around 0300 hrs), we take you to Tiger Hill to catch a glimpse of sunrise over Kanchandzonga (Subject to clear weather conditions). On the way back you can see Batasia Loop-the point where the rail tracks spiral around over itself through a tunnel and over a hilltop to reduce the gradient of ascent and Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast, we will take you for a full day excursion trip of Darjeeling including HMI (Himalayan Mountaineering Institute), Zoological Gardens, Tea Garden, Tenzing and Gombu Rock, Peace Pagoda and Japanese temple. Dinner and overnight stay is at hotel in Darjeeling.

$80 Outdoor Activities

Darjeeling private Day hike

Drive to Maneybhanjang .The road to Manebhanjang follows the Hill Cart Road connecting Darjeeling with the plains. At Ghoom (The highest rail station in India) you leave the Hill Cart Road and it takes another hour from Ghoom to reach Manybhanjang. Trek Starts from Maneybhanjang in the morning. Trek to Tonglu through dense forests (3070 mt, 11 km). Reach Tonglu in the afternoon. Tonglu (3036 m ) is the one of the higher peaks of the Singalila Ridge and a small settlement inside the Singalila National Park in the Darjeeling subdivision, Darjeeling district in the state of West Bengal in India near the India - Nepal border. It is a roadside halt along the trekking route to Sandakphu.The trek ends at Tonglu or Tumling.Same way back and drive to Darjeeling from Maneybhanjyang(35 km).

$300 Classes & Workshops

Himalayas Retreat

Kalyana Retreat.Kalyana is the Nepali word for wellness, in simple words this a wellness retreat where our focus is your mental and physical health and wellbeing. Our aim is to make you feel energised, strong, rejuvenated and healthy both mentally and physically though yoga and ayurveda. Everyone is given one on one video consultation with our ayurvedic doctors and therapists from Rishkesh. Lets detox our body and mind through Shat Karma (yogic ways of cleansing the body) and PanchaKarma (ayurvedic detox and cleansing massages) and detoxifying meals of Satvic food and herbal tea. This retreat gives you the opportunity to learn some yogic and ayurvedic self care techniques as well. You will definitely get the time to disconnect from the world and reconnect with yourself  as you do your daily outdoor yoga and mediation practise in the laps of the Himalayas in Darjeeling. This retreat is the perfect retreat to help you to get going deeper into a healthier and mindful lifestyle.Morning detoxifying yoga, evening relaxing yin/groovy/slow hatha yoga, pranayam, meditation, aroma therapy yoga, sound meditation, shatkarma (various yogic ways of detoxing the body), panchkarma, abhiyangam,  walking mediation, trataka, nature walks,  satvic food cooking sessions, yoga and ayurvedic philosophies discussions and talks on how they affect the body and mind ,  ayurvedic and yogic methods of balancing our doshas to help balance our body and mind, yoga workshop on the basic asanas, arm balances and inversions, ayurvedic self massage workshops,one on one consultation with our ayurvedic doctors from Rishikesh, journaling, gardening, nature walks. 6:00am: Wake up6:15am: A cup of morning herbal tea6:45am–8:00am: Morning yogasana flow8:00am–8:30am: Pranayama8:45 am: Breakfast9:30am-10:30am- Free hour10:45am–11:15am: Journaling with Juice11:30am-12:30pm: Community Lunch Preparation with the Chef1:00pm–1:30pm: Lunch2:00pm-3:30pm- Self care though Ayurveda (workshop.)3:30pm-4:30pm: break / free time4:30pm-5:30pm: Evening mandala meditation followed by evening tea.6:00pm-8:00pm: Bonfire evenings with music, songs, dance, talks followed by dinner at 8pm.8:45pm-9:00pm: Guided silent conversation before bed.9pm: Bedtime.9:00pm : no bed time curfews, its your vacation so you are free to do as you please, as long as you feel relaxed and get to unwind in any way you want to.