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Kolkata to Kathmandu Overland

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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Days
16
Our saving
$303
From
$1,305
US $ 1,002
Cost/day $63
+ $530 Kitty
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Starts
Kolkata (Calcutta)
+13 Destinations
Himalaya Mountains
Ends
Kathmandu
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Highlights

Start in Kolkata (Calcutta) and end in Kathmandu! With the overland truck tour Kolkata to Kathmandu Overland, you have a 16 day tour package taking you from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kathmandu and through Kolkata (Calcutta), India and 12 other destinations in Asia. Kolkata to Kathmandu Overland includes accommodation in a hotel, hostel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
22
Transportation
Train & Rail, Jeep & 4WD
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Overland truck, Christmas & New Year
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    4.0 - Good

    Our group bonded well and we enjoyed places we might otherwise not have seen We were disappointed in the shortened Toy Train ride to Shimla, necessitating a 20 minute climb up a rough track with all our bags and the allocation of berths in the overnight... Read more

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    4.5 - Excellent

    Awesome tour! Sab was great, very knowledgeable, best tour guide ever!

  • Jill's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Wow! What an amazing tour. Yadvendra Singh Rathore (YADDU) has so much knowledge and passion for his job and country. He remained calm at all times and nothing was an issue. If we needed anything he was able to arrange it really quickly. I felt safe at all... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Kolkata
  2. Day 2: Kolkata/Overnight Train to Siliguri
  3. Day 3-5: Darjeeling
  4. Day 6-8: Karmi Farm
  5. Day 9: Gangtok
  6. Day 11: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
  7. Day 13: Bhaktapur
  8. Day 14: Khatauti Khola
  9. Day 15: Kathmandu
  10. Day 16: Kathmandu

Travel guide

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  • Guide

  • Meals

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • What is the local payment?

    For Kolkata to Kathmandu, intrepid requires a Kitty, which is a cash contribution from all travellers into a central fund which is overseen by fellow travellers and the crew. The fund allows the crew to pay for local accomodations, camp meals and activities for the entire group.

    The local payment is not paid before the departure, but upon arrival at the tour.

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  • Elvio18th May 2018
    When our chosen tour date was full other dates were suggested. The staff was patient in guiding us with regards to our many questions related to dietary needs and other information related to the trip. The staff was friendly and respectful on every phone call.

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for India and Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for India and Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for India and Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for India and Nepal. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for India and Nepal. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for India and Nepal. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for India and Nepal. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 1 week before travel.

Policies

Location
Kolkata (Calcutta) is the starting point and Kathmandu is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 January 2019 the full payment of $1,002 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1002 for Kolkata to Kathmandu Overland, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,218 km.
  • Kolkata (Calcutta) (India)
  • 460 km
  • Siliguri (India)
  • 41 km
  • Darjeeling (India)
  • 1 km
  • Karmi Farm (India)
  • 48 km
  • Gangtok (India)
  • 16 km
  • Tsongmo Lake (India)
  • 81 km
  • Siliguri (India)
  • 225 km
  • Barhara (India)
  • 211 km
  • Chitwan National Park (Nepal)
  • 43 km
  • Royal Beach (Nepal)
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