Cultural Tour of Sikkim

Cultural Tour of Sikkim

Cultural Tours of Sikkim - Itinerary

Day 01 ARRIVAL DELHI FLIES TO BAGDOGRA AIRPORT / BHADRAPUR AIRPORT.
Will be met by our office Executive who will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok (130 kms / 4hrs). Check in and over night at Hotel.

Day 02 GANGTOK
Go for a half day sightseeing covering Rumtek Monastery, Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibet logy, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom, Flower Show, Enchey Monastery & Nam Nam View Point. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03 GANGTOK
This is a day excursion to Tshangu Lake (departure in the morning)- situated at a height of 3,780 Mts. with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Return Back to Gangtok.  Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04 Gangtok - Pemayantse
After Breakfast transfer from Gangtok to Pemayangtse (116 kms / 05 hrs). via Sikkim Temi Tea Garden and on the way Rabangla arrive Pemayantse Check in hotel. Evening take a pleasant walk enjoying the sun set over Mt. Khangchendzonga. Stay Overnight hotel

Day 05 PELLING
Today you go for a Full day sightseeing covering Rimbi Waterfalls, Rimbi Hydel Project, Khecheopari Lake & Kanchenjunga Falls. Back to Hotel for Lunch. After lunch you cover Pemayangtse Monastery, Changay Falls, Singsor Bridge & Dentam Village (includes Alpine Cheese Factory). Overnight at Hotel.

Day 06  PELLING - YUKSOM
After breakfast we drive to Yuksom (35 Km / 02Hrs) on way visit Khecheopalri Lake, Khecheopalri Lake is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lake wherever it is believed that whatever is wished in front of the lake comes true. Myth has its that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface is picked by a bird. A further drive takes you to Yuksom (the meeting place of three monks)- the first capital of Sikkim. This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim) was crowned. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 07  YUKSOM
Early morning 35 minutes moderate walk to Dhubdi Monastery (built in 1700 AD, the oldest monastery of Sikkim) and Tashi Namgyal (the stone throne for the first king). Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08 YUKSOM - KALIMPONG
After breakfast today transfer to Kalimpong (85 Kms/ 4 Hrs). Check in at Hotel. Evening visit to Flower Nurseries, Durbin Dara Hills & Durbin Monastery. Over Night at Hotel.

Day 09  KALIMPONG
Here you do the sightseeing of Dello hills, Dr. Graham’s Home, Flower Nurseries, Nature Interpretation Center and Durbin Dara Hills & Jang-Dong-Palriffo Brang. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10 KALIMPONG - DARJEELING
Transfer to Darjeeling (70 kms / 3 hrs.). Overnight at Hotel. OPTIONAL RAFTING ON THE WAY.

Day 11 DARJEELING
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around 4 am) to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit to Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Tenzing & Gombu. Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & Tea Estate. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 12 DARJEELING - BHADRAPUR
Airport/IXB AIRPORT / Phuenstholing Bhutan Border. Drop for onwards connection.


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Note:After end of this trip, you can extend your great holiday to Nepal for trekking to the World’s highest peak Mt Everest (8848m) base camp, visit to Buddha’s birth place-Lumbini, and sightseeing tour in holiest Pasupatinath temple including a lot of historical and world heritage sites. You can also combine a trip Tibet through Nepal.

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