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Sublime Lotus
Shangrila Tour
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Himalayan Splendour
Formidable Dzongs
On The Kanchendzonga Trail
The Roof Of The World
The Dragon Land
Pemayangste--The Sublime Lotus
A Journey Along The Teesta River
Monasteries & Chortens
Of Mist & Clouds
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Monasteries Of Sikkim
Monastics & Ascetics
The Buddhist Lamas
The Kazi Bhutias
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A Pilgrimage To Pemayangtse

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White Magic Trek
Dzongri Trek
Sangelila Trek

Green Lake Trek

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                                                WELCOME TO SIKKIM
                                      ... the Land of Mystical Splendor !

 

MONASTERIES OF SIKKIM
Duration: 15 days

 
Day  
01

Bagdogra- Darjeeling

  Arrive Bagdogra Airport meet & transfer to Darjeeling. Check into hotel
   
02 Darjeeling
  Pre-dawn drive to Tiger Hill to watch the magnificent view of sun rise over the Kanchendzonga Range. Return to Darjeeling en-route visit Yiga Choling Monastery at Ghoom, Batasia Loop Station, War Memorial. Rest of the day at leisure. Optional visit the Chowrasta the main promenade of Darjeeling
Overnight in hotel
03 Darjeeling
 

City tour visiting Observatory Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Himalayan Zoo, Lloyd Botanical Garden, Overnight in hotel .

   
04 Darjeeling - Pemayangtse
  Drive to Pemayangste en route visit Sanga Chelling Monastery and the ruins of Rabdanste Palace, the 2nd capital of Sikkim. Check into hotel
Pemayangste is the most important monastery of the Nyingmapa sect of Buddhism, built in 17th century by Latsun Chembo. Overnight in hotel
   
05

Pemayangtes- Kechopari Lake-Yuksom

  Drive to Yukson en-route visit Kechopari Lake ( Wishing Lake ) located at an altitude of 6,000 feet.Yuksom was the first capital of Sikkim where the first Chogyal ( king) was consecrated in 1642 AD
   
06

Yuksom-Rabongla

  Drive to Rabongla en-route visit Tashiding Monastery of the Nyingma sect built in 1717 by Ngadak Sempo Chembo Afternoon visit Ralong Monastery. Over night in hotel
   
07 Rabongla to Gangtok
  Drive to Gangtok en-route visit Temi Tea Gardens. Check into hotel Evening visit the Ridge ,the main promenade of Gangtok with the bustling bazar, Tsuk La Khang Monastery.
   
08 Gangtok
  City tour visiting Institute of Tibetology, Phurba Chorten, Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok Evening visit Tashi View Point for a spectacular view of sunset over the Kanchendzonga Range. Overnight in hotel
   
09 Gangtok - Lachung
  Drive to Lachung inhabited by Bhutias who migrated to Sikkim from Bhutan in the 15th century. Check into hotel. Afternoon visit Lachung monastery built in 1880 & Lachen Monastery built in 1806. Both these monasteries are of the Nyingma sect. Overnight in hotel
   
10 Lachung - Yumthang - Lachung
  Day trip to Yumthang situated at an altitude of 12,000feet. The drive is extremely beautiful through rhododendrone forests of various colours unlike other rhododendrone flowers which are usually red in colour. Visit the Yumey Samdong Hot Springs on Sebu-chu River . Return to Lachung. Overnight in hotel
   
11 Lachung - Gangtok
  Drive to Gangtok check into hotel. At leisure
   
12 Gangtok - Kalimpong
  Drive to Kalimpong. Check into hotel for overnight. At leisure
   
13 Kalimpong
  City tour visiting Deolo Hill, Tharpa Choling Monastery, Dr.Graham’s Home, a self sustained residential institute for boys, one of the various Orchid & flower nurseries. Overnight in hotel
   
14 Kalimpong - Darjeeling
  Drive to Darjeeling. Check into hotel. Afternoon visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Observatory Hill, Himalayan Zoo, Chowrasta. Overnight in hotel
   
15 Darjeeling - Bagdogra / Out
  Pre- dawn drive to Tiger Hill to watch the sun rise over the Kanchendzonga range, return to Darjeeling en-route visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop Station & War Memorial. Later transfer to Bagdogra Airport for onward flight connection

Special Interest Tours
The Last Shangri La | Butterfly Tour | Angling Tour | Meditation Tour | Flower Lovers Tour | Rhododendron Tour | Photo Tour

Cultural Tours
Discover Sikkim | Sublime Lotus | Shangrila Tour | Pilgrimage Sikkim | Himalayan Splendour | Formidable Dzongs | On The Kanchendzonga Trail | The Roof Of The World | The Dragon Land | Pemayangste--The Sublime Lotus | A Journey Along The Teesta River
| Monasteries & Chortens | Of Mist & Clouds | Ride On The Historic World Heritage Train | Monasteries Of Sikkim | Monastics & Ascetics | The Buddhist Lamas | The Kazi Bhutias | The Lachenpas & Lachungpas | A Pilgrimage To Pemayangtse

Sikkim Treks
White Magic Trek | Dzongri Trek | Sangelila Trek | Green Lake Trek | Goecha-la Trek


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