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Monastery Tour in Darjeeling-Gangtok-Kalimpong

Duration : 10 day(s)

Day 01: Arrival – Gangtok:
Pick up from Bhudrapur airport/Badogra / NJP Station. Meet the guide at the airport. Meet the guide at the airport and drive to Gangtok. (126 km / 05 hrs.). Overnight hotel.

Day 02: Gangtok:
Early morning sightseeing of Rumtek Monastery-the principal seat of Karma pa out of Tibet and the largest one in Sikkim, and go to Kanchejunga View Point, Drul-Chorten , Sikkim Research Institute of Tibet logy, handicraft centers and check in hotel at Gangtok.. Evening Free to explore Gangtok.

DAY 03 : 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 04 : 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 05 : 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 06 : 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 07 : KALIMPONG:
Here you do the sightseeing of Dello hills, Dr. Graham Home, Flower Nurseries, Nature Interpretation Center and Durbin Dara Hills & Jang-Dong-Palriffo Brang. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 08 : KALIMPONG – DARJEELING:
Transfer to Darjeeling (70 kms / 3 hrs.). Overnight at Hotel. OPTIONAL RAFTING ON THE WAY.

DAY 09: 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 10: Darjeeling:
Departure: Early morning, drive to your destination either Bhudrapur Airport Bagdogra Airport/ NJP Station Trips ends!
    

 

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