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THE KAZI BHUTIAS
Duration:16 days
 

 
Day  
01

Bagdogra- Darjeeling

  Arrive Bagdogra Airport Meet & transfer to hotel for overnight
   
02 Darjeeling
  Pre-dawn drive to Tiger Hill to watch the sun rise over the Kanchendzonga Range. Reteurn to Darjeeling en-route visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop Station & War Memorial. Later visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Observatory Hill, Himalayan Zoo. Evening at leisure at the Chowrasta with its bustling bazars, restaurants. Overnight at the hotel
03 Darjeling – Gangtok
 

Drive to Gangtok . Check into hotel. Evening visit Tashi View Point to watch the sun set over the Kanchendzonga Range. Overnight in hotel.

   
04 Gangtok
  City tour visiting Institute of Tibetology, Enchey Monastery, Phurba Chorten, Hanuman Tok. Afternoon visit Rumtek Monastery. Evening at leisure at the Ridge, the main promenade of Gangtok. Overnight in hotel
   
05

Gangtok - Lachung

  Drive to Lachung at an altitude of 8,800 feet in North Sikkim en-route visit Phodong Monastery, built by Chogyal Gyurmed Namgyal in 18th century, Labrang Monastery & the ruins of the 3rd capital city of Sikkim Tumlong. The Palace is in ruins, however the memorial Chortens have with stood the vagaries of natural hazards. Lachung is inhabited by Bhutias who migrated to Sikkim in 15th century from Bhutan
   
06

Lachung – Yumthang- Lachung

  Morning drive to Yumthang Valley at an altitude of 12,000 feet en-route visit Singba Forest Reserve and Rhododendron Sanctuary which has the most unusual flowering of multi- coloured rhododendrons, which otherwise are of red colour only. Return to Lachung and walk around the village square. You can watch the local “legal court” proceedings of the” Dzamsa” ( public meeting place ) with chosen senator “ Pipon” who takes all decisions for the welfare of the village. Overnight at the hotel
   
07 Lachung - Gangtok
  Drive to Gangtok .Check into hotel for overnight.
   
08 Gangtok – Rabongla
  Drive to Rabongla in South Sikkim en-route visit Temi Tea Gardens .Check into hotel. Afternoon visit Ralong Monastery. Overnight at the hotel.
   
09 Rabongla- Yuksom
  Drive to Yuksom en-rout visit Kwezing Monastery. Check into hotel. Afternoon visit Tashiding Monastery. Overnight in hotel.
   
10 Yuksum
  Yuksom was the first capital of Sikkim and the first Chogyal was consecrated here in 1642.If you feel energetic an easy half hour walk takes you to Dubdi Monastery ( The Retreat) , Norbugang Chorten & Kathok Lake. Yuksom serves as the base camp for trek to western Sikkim. Over night in hotel.
   
11 Yuksom – Pemayangtse
  Drive to Pemayangtse en-route visit the Kechopari Lake ( Wishing lake) .Check into hotel. Afternoon visit Pemayangtse Monastery , the ruins of the second capital city of Rabdanste and the Palace built in 17th century. Overnight in hotel
   
12 Pemayangste
  Morning proceed on an easy walk of a kilometer to the village of Pelling from where we walk up to Sanga Chelling Monastery, the effort is worth while as this monastery is considered the oldest in Sikkim. This monastery is used as a Retreat & Meditation Center by the Buddhist Lamas (monks) Overnight in hotel
   
13 Pemayangste- Kalimpong
  Drive to Kalimpong, enroute visit the holy cave Kadosang Phu ( Cave Of the occult fairy ) and Phur- Cha Chu Reshi Hot Springs near the village of Reshi on the River Rangit. The waters of these springs contain sulphur and have medicinal value. Over night in hotel
   
14 Kalimpong
  City tour visiting Deolo Hill, Tharpa Cholling Monastery, Thongsa Monastery and one of the various Orchid & flower nurseries . Overnight in hotel.
   
15 Kalimpong- Bagdogra Airport
  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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