Sikkim & Darjeeling Tour
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Sikkim is one of the most scenic states of North East India located in the Himalayan Foothills. Sikkim is a wonderland of Himalayas having the lovely views, exotic orchids, and the forest trails. The Shangri-La, which is overlooked by the unparalleled Kanchenjunga Mountain - the third highest peaks in the world, makes this North Eastern State as paradise for the trekkers. Sikkim is very attractive state for the sightseer, the enthusiast in the adventure sports and the people who are interested in visiting the Buddhist religion.
Sikkim a Himalayan destination of India, offers spectacular views, colorful lifestyles, Buddhist monasteries & shrines, adventures activities, water sports, superb flora and fauna all are including the variance of butterflies. Among the splendor of the Himalayan mountain peaks, green valleys and rippling rivers, Himalayan State Sikkim offers its visitors an exceptional, unforgettable & unique experience.
In Gangtok which is the charmingly quaint capital of Sikkim, there are pagodas like roofs on most of the buildings and in the bazaars the attendance of monk’s crimson robed. The major sightseeing attractions include Research Institute of Tibetology in the capital city of Sikkim Gangtok, Dear Park, Tsangu Lake, very popular Rumtek Monastery and about 200 years old Enchey Monastery.
Day 01 - Kolkata-Arrival
On your arrival at Kolkata airport, you will be met by our representative and would be further assisted till your hotel. Rest of the time is kept free to recover from jetlag. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 - Kolkata
Visit the 18th Century Jain Temple of 23rd Jain Tirthankar Pareshnath, Zoological Gardens, Victoria Memorial – a beautiful building of colonial architecture & drive past Howrah Bridge – an engineering marvel & one of the busiest bridges in the world, Dalhousie Square – a colonial building constructed during Raj-era, 17th Century Fort Williams - it was made by Robert Clive & is the only fort in the world from there no shot was fired, Secretariat Building and Old Court House Street. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 - Kolkata-Bagdogra-Kalimpong
Morning, you will be transferred to the airport to embark a flight for Bagdogra. On arrival at Bagdogra airport, you will be received and transferred to Kalimpong. Arrive Kalimpong and check in at the hotel. Later take a guided tour to visit the flower nurseries, local market and Bhutanese monastery. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 - Kalimpong-Gangtok (68 KMS/ 03 HRS)
Morning, drive further to Gangtok the capital city of Sikkim and check in at the hotel. Later visit the local markets of Gangtok. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 - Gangtok-Rumtek Monastery-Gangtok
Take a guided tour including the Enchey Monastery, Cottage Industries along with Research Institute of Tibetology and the Do Drul Chorten. In the afternoon take a tour of Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centre and Kaygu Headquarters. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 - Gangtok-Phodong Monastery-Labrang Monastery-Gangtok
After breakfast visit Phodong Monastery located on the North Sikkim highway stopping on the way at Labrang Monastery. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 07 - Gangtok-Pelling (116 KMS/ 05 HRS)
In the morning you would be transferred to Pelling visiting Ravangla and famous Temi Tea Garden on the way. Finally arrive at Pelling and check in at the hotel.
Day 08 - Pelling-Yuksom-Pelling (35 KMS/ 02 HRS)
Today take a day return excursion to first capital of Sikkim – Yuksom. Yuksom is a meeting place of three monks. Stop on the way to visit Khechepari Lake,
which is one of the most sacred mountain Buddhist lakes. It is a belief that whatever we wish in front of this lake that will comes true. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 - Pelling-Pemayangtse-Darjeeling (125 KMS/ 05 HRS)
Morning, transfer to Darjeeling visiting Pemayangtse Monastery and Rabdangtse Ruins on the way. Arrive at Darjeeling and check in at the hotel.
Day 10 - Darjeeling
After having leisurely breakfast, take a tour of Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Everest Museum and Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park – which is quite known for Red Panda and Snow Leopard. After having lunch board a toy train (An UNESCO World Heritage Site) to Ghoom - it is one of the highest railway stations in the world. Take a tour of Goom Monastery which has the statue of Maitrya Buddha. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 - Darjeeling-Bagdogra-Kolkata (100 KMS/ 03 HRS)
Early morning drive to Tiger hill to see the beautiful sunrise. Here one can see the four 8000 meter peaks including the Mt. Everest and one of 3rd highest peaks of the world i.e. Mt. Kangchenzunga. Later transfer to Bagdogra airport to board a flight to Kolkata. Arrive Kolkata, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the time is kept free at your discretions or last minute shopping. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 12 - Kolkata-Departure
At appropriate time, you will be transferred to the international airport to embark the flight back to the onward destination. The tour will culminate here.