Kolkata to Kathmandu Overland

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Kolkata to Kathmandu Overland - Intrepid Travel
Kolkata to Kathmandu Overland - Intrepid Travel
Kolkata (Calcutta)


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 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
15 to 70 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Jeep & 4WD
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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Kolkata
  • Day 2: Kolkata/Overnight Train to Siliguri
  • Day 3-5: Darjeeling
  • Day 6-8: Karmi Farm
  • Day 9: Gangtok
  • Day 11: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
  • Day 13: Bhaktapur
  • Day 14: Khatauti Khola
  • Day 15: Kathmandu
  • Day 16: Kathmandu

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

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  • April 23, 2015

    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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    Kolkata to Kathmandu Overland

    • Upcoming departures
    • November 2017
    • December 2017
    • January 2018
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    • January 2019
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    About the countries

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    India and Nepal

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    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.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Recommended for India and Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for India and Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Recommended for India and Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    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.


    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.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 December 2017 the full payment of $1,240 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1240 for Kolkata to Kathmandu Overland, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


    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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