Kolkata, the City of Joy, is a heaven in the eastern part of the country. With the best sightseeing tours in Kolkata, this metropolitan city is known for its historical monuments from the British days, and for its proximity to some of the best hill stations in India. What is the best thing you can do if you live a stone’s throw away from catching a bus to Darjeeling or driving up to Sandakphu? You do just that. The best way to spend your holidays when you live close to the mountains is to have plans geared up for the weekends and vacations alike. There are a dozen things you can do by just catching a train or booking a car from Kolkata to the hills here are some of them. You can go to a tour of Darjeeling-Gangtok-Kalimpong. These three places in the northeast of India are a bliss to be in and are teeming with activities.
You can go white water rafting in gangtok, hiking, trailing, nature walks, trekking etc in all of these places. You can also go for the Goecha La trek which is a camp and trek for ten days. If you are fond of cycling, the Silk Route cycling tour awaits you. It takes up to seven days to cover the Silk Route in Sikkim, covering the Himalayan ranges and the Kanchenjunga. If you are looking for a particularly long trek, spending a fortnight in the foothills of the Kanchenjunga is an option you should grab. The climb of Mount Thingchinkhang is an experience of a lifetime and should be experienced if you really love mountains and trekking. You can also go for trekking to the Singalila trek, Tholung trek, Neytham Holy Cave trek, Lhabha Tarum Tsachu trek, trek to Sandakphu, a trekking and sightseeing tour in Kolkata etc