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The East of India Revisited

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Mayurbhanj Kolkata Darjeeling
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9 nights
You'll cover Bhubaneshwar – Mayurbhanj – Rajbari – Calcutta – Darjeeling. The eastern part of India is fertile, mysterious and still untouched by the impact of over tourism. And with RARE’s destination hotels, it is an opportunity to visit and exper show more

Trip Itinerary

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Bhubaneshwar – Mayurbhanj (257 km/5 hr)

The Belgadia Palace ,Mayurbhanj

Day 1

Arrive Bhubaneshwar airport and transfer to the Belgadia palace, Mayurbhanj The Belgadia Palace, Mayurbhanj: A palace hotel in Odisha run by two dynamic young princesses’ rings in a new route in the east. Perfectly placed between Bhubaneshwar and Kolkata, within half an hour’s drive from Simlipal National Park (designated for inclusion in the world network of biosphere reserves by UNESCO), The Belgadia Palace is personal and genuine, and a work in progress.
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Explore The Area

The Belgadia Palace ,Mayurbhanj

Day 2

Spend the day visiting a tribal village, to learn about the different art forms such as black stone carving, Dhokra and dying arts such as chhau (martial arts dance form). Visits to famous temples to understand the intricate architecture native to Odisha (Khiching).
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Mayurbhanj to Bawali (300 km/ 7 hr)

Rajbari ,Kolkata

Day 3

Breakfast, depart for The Rajbari, Bawali. Be at the Rajbari in time for Lunch followed by a brief rest. Early evening orientation of the estate, amenities and architecture. Evening watch the ‘Sandhya Arti’ prayers at sunset. Cultural performance with some dinner and your overnight stay. 
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Explore Your Stay

Rajbari ,Kolkata

Day 4

The Rajbari gives you a peek into quintessential rural west Bengal and allows you to discover colours, traditions, cuisines and crafts that are undiscovered and untold in the usual tourism stories. A village ramble with a local teacher is a highlight allowing you to walk through the simple life and functional art of a village, market, sweet shops, hawkers, women working around their homes.
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Bawali to Kolkata (60 km/ 2 hr)

The Glenburn Penthouse ,Kolkata

Day 5

Breakfast at The Rajbari and drive into the city where The Glenburn Penthouse stands at a busy cross section of the city – a business address through well-known shopping lanes of the city, yet overlooking some of the city’s iconic sites. Arrive here for a leisurely lunch and enjoy the Penthouse today. You can have a sundowner by the Roof-Top Pool, followed by dinner and an overnight stay.
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Explore The Glenburn Penthouse

The Glenburn Penthouse ,Kolkata

Day 6

Breakfast on the Terrace with the sight of the sun coming up over the Victoria Memorial. Take time to enjoy the high-tea at the Penthouse with the early evening sun streaming into the lounge. The fragrant tea from the Glenburn estates and the little cakes and savories will be one of your highlights at the Penthouse.
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Kolkata to Bagdogra (Flight) to Glenburn (4 hr)

Glenburn Tea Estate ,Darjeeling

Day 7

Early Breakfast and departure to the airport for your flight to Bagdogra. On arrival in Bagdogra a welcome reception awaits with cold towels and snacks and you are driven to the dreamy Glenburn Tea Estate. Intimate and a very English plantation story, Tea and great views is your experience here. 
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Day With Tranquility

Glenburn Tea Estate ,Darjeeling

Day 8

Wake up to crisp and cool mornings and if you are lucky to beautiful views of the Kanchenjunga. Typically, you do the Tea tour on this day, understanding the history of Tea in India and the ergonomics of plantations. The Tea Tour ends with a session of tea tasting of the Glenburn Tea with the plantation manager. All this is followed by Lunch and Dinner at Glenburn with an overnight stay.
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End of Tour

Glenburn Tea Estate ,Darjeeling

Day 9

Breakfast at Glenburn. You may like to take the opportunity to travel to Darjeeling for a day excursion or trek down to the Rangeet river with a picnic lunch. Or there are many opportunities to explore around as per your interests – birding, a trek or some of the many excursions that are organized by the estate. This shall be your last day for the planned itinerary. 
What's included

Stays included

No meals included

No activities included

No transfers included