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PEMAYANGSTE----THE SUBLIME LOTUS
Duration - 13 Days
Region Covered - Darjeeling, Sikkim and Kalimpong.

A monastic pilgrimage with the best of Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong. You will get an insight into Buddhism at its Sublime Lotus “ Pemayangste” Monastery along with a concise tour of this circuit.
 

 
Day  
01

BAGDOGRA -KALIMPONG

  Arrive Bagdogra Airport thereafter transfer to Kalimpong ( 51 kms altitude 1250 mts) 3 hrs drive.Check into hotel. At leisure. Optional visit Dr.Grahm’s Home, a self sustained residential institution for boys. Overnight at the hotel
   
02 KALIMPONG
  Tour of Kalimpong visiting Tharpa Choling Monasatery, Deolo Hill, Arts & Craft Centre, Orchid & flower Nursery. Overnight at the hotel
03 KALIMPONG-GANGTOK
 

Morning drive Kalimpong to Gangtok ( 73 Kms approx 3 hrs ), Check in hotel. At leisure. Optional visit the Ridge ,the main promenade of Gangtok & Main Bazar. Overnight at the hotel.

   
04 GANGTOK
  Morning tour of Gangtok visiting Institute Of Tibetology, Phurba Chorten, Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok.. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
   
05

 GANGTOK

  Day trip to Changu Lake situated at 12,400 ft . Return to Hotel for overnight
   
06

GANGTOK -RUMTEK -MARTAM

  Drive to Martan enroute visit Rumtek Monastery built by Gyalwa Karmapa in 1960 after he fled from Tibet with the Chinese invasion. This is an important monastery of the Kargyugpa sect of Buddhism. On arrival check into hotel for overnight.
   
07 MARTAM-TASHIDING- YUKSOM
  Drive to Yuksom enroute visit Tashidind Monastery of the Nyingmapa order built in 1717 by Ngadak Sempo Chembo during the reign of the 3rd Chogyal Chakdor Namgyal. On arrival Yuksom check into hotel
   
08 YUKSUM
  The first capital of Sikkim , the first Chogyal Phunstok Namgyal was consecrated here in 1642 by three holy Lamas. An hours uphill walk you can visit the Dubdi Monastery ( built in !700 ) is one of the oldest monastery in Sikkim. Yuksom serves as the base camp for treks to the western mountain ranges of Sikkim
Overnight in hotel.
   
09 YUKSUM- KECHEOPARI- PEMAYANGTSE
  Drive to Pemayangtse en-route visit Kechopari Monastery located just above the Holy Kechopari Lake.
Pemayangtse “ The Sublime Lotus” is the most important monastery of the Nyingmapa order of Buddhism. Built in the 17th Century by Latsun Chembo as a temple, the monastery was later enlarged to its present structure by the 3rd Chogyal Chakdor Namgyal. Later visit Sanga Chelling Monastery at Pelling. Overnight in hotel.
   
10 PEMAYANGTSE- KALUK
  Drive to Kaluk en-route visit Rhenock Monastery. Overnight in hotel
   
11 KALUK- DARJEELING
  Drive to Darjeeling (140 km 4hrs). Check in hotel at leisure. Optional visit the Chowrasta, the main promenade of Darjeeling.
   
12 DARJEELING
  Early morning drive to Tiger Hill to watch the sun rise over the Kanchendzong range. On a clear dawn you can see the Makalu range & Mount Everest in Nepal. On return to Darjeeling visit the Ghoom Yiga Choling Monastery, Batasia Loop Station & War Memorial. Later visit the Observatory Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Happy Valley Tea Estate. Overnight in hotel
   
13 DARJEELING - BAGDOGRA
  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

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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

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


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