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Alluring Darjeeling Tour Package
Due to its special geographical position, almost all the territory of Sikkim is a paradise for connoisseurs of nature: reeds and bamboo, oak and birch, pine and rhododendron, about 400 varieties of orchids, the famous red panda, snow leopard, Tibetan wolf. A picturesque picture of the local nature is complemented by breathtaking views of snow tops and the pride of Sikkim, his most sacred mountain, the eight-thousand-strong Kanchenjunga. Numerous Buddhist monasteries located in the vicinity of Gangtok are not only interesting and colorful landmarks of the region, but primarily important for their history and thanks to their abbots are very revered among Buddhists around the world.
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Arrival in Delhi, transfer to the hotel for accommodation. After breakfast, check-out for a day excursion around Delhi. You will walk along the streets of old and New Delhi. Our tour includes sightseeing tours such as: Jama Masjid-i-Jahan-Numa, better known as Jama Masjid - the main mosque of Old Delhi, India Gate, Presidential Palace, India Gate, Akshardham Sami Temple, the grandiose Hindu temple in the world, the Lotus Temple, Minaret Qutub Minar, which became the symbol of Delhi and the Red Fort. Overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board a flight to Bagdogra. Upon arrival, a meeting with the representative of Sushant Travels and then departure to Darjeeling. On the way, there are beautiful small waterfalls, small villages, and railways, tea plantations. Upon arrival in Darjeeling, meeting with the representative of Sushant Travels, accommodation at a hotel that is at an altitude of more than 2100 m. From here you can enjoy beautiful views of the snow-capped Himalayas. Free time. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Located at an altitude of more than 1234 m., A mountain resort, has always been a favorite vacation spot for the English. The city, located among the highest snowy mountain peaks, among which Kanchenjunga is the highest (8598 m). In the north of it is Sikkim, to the south-Bangladesh, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north-west. The main attraction of Darjeeling is the view of the mountain peaks covered with snow, the Himalayas, and the pearl of Darjeeling is Mount Kanchenjunga. This is the third highest mountain peak in the world. Early in the morning, visit the Tigra Hill (8500 m), located 13 km from Darjeeling. They come here even before the calculation, to meet the sunrise. Return to the hotel, on the way visiting the most famous monastery in the local area - Ghum, built in 1875. Breakfast at the hotel, visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, the Tibetan refugee camp, and the local market. Free time. Overnight in Darjeeling.
In the morning after breakfast transfer to Pelling. Pelling is the western region of Sikkim, located just 26 km from Kanchenjunga. In the afternoon, visit the monastery of Pmayangtse and the second capital of Sikkim - Rabdentse. The monastery of Pmayangtse (its name translates as "Pure Lotus") is located in the upper part of the city, at an altitude of 2,085 m. It is one of the oldest and most significant monasteries of Sikkim. The monastery was founded in 1705 by the monks of the Nyingma Order, whose founder was Guru Padmasambhava. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast transfer to Yuksom. Yuksom was the first capital of Sikkim. On the way, we see Lake Khecheopalari, Dubdi Monastery, Narbughang Stupa. In the evening free time. Overnight at the hotel. Lake Khecheopalari is a sacred lake for Buddhists, fulfilling all desires. Yuxom - in the past the first capital of the independent kingdom of Sikkim, now - a village in western Sikkim. The height of 1780 m. From here trekking routes start on the pass of Goce La, from where you can see the mountain of Kanchenjunga. In the afternoon we will visit the Dubdi Monastery and Norgbughang Chorten, founded by Guru Rinpoche, one of the teachers of Buddhism.
Early breakfast in the hotel. Moving to Gangtok ("high hill") - the capital of Sikkim, stretched along the western bank of the Ranipul River. You will be met by snowy mountain Himalayan peaks, Rhododendron flowers, Orchids, rare species of butterflies, Red Panda, traditional ethnic culture and excellent local cuisine. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. In the evening visit to the Enche monastery, built in 1909. Currently, about 100 monks of Nyingmap live in it. Overnight at the hotel.
In the morning, transfer 24 km to the Rumtek Monastery, accommodation Gyalva Karmapa - head of the Order of Kagyupa of Tibetan Buddhism. In the afternoon, the program includes a visit to the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, which maintains the Tibetan language and culture, which has preserved in its collection many rare ancient manuscripts of the Mahayana Buddhist sect. Next, the inspection of Do-Drul, one of the most famous stupas in Sikkim. Overnight at the hotel.
Early in the morning, moving to Kalimpong, a city with many monasteries, located at an altitude of 1,250 meters above sea level, is famous for its breathtaking panorama of the foothills of the Himalayas. Upon arrival, a meeting and accommodation at the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the monastery of Thongs (Bhutan monastery), founded in 1692 and Thppa Choling (yellow-capped Order of Gelugpa). Next Visit to the "Crooket House", where Elena Ivanovna Roerich lived her last years of life. Now here is the International Center of Agni Yoga. Visit the cattery of the cactus "Pine view" (2 km from Kalimpong), which contains the largest collection of rare exotic cacti in Asia - more than 1500 different species from India, Africa, the Mediterranean, Jamaica, Cuba, North and South America. In the evening free time. Overnight at the hotel.