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Delightful Darjeeling Tour Package
Surrounded by a fleur of mystical mystery, famous for its beautiful nature and fantastic mountain views, Sikkim maintains its unique culture, which is largely guarded by Tibetan monasteries in the state.
After breakfast, we will head on a sightseeing tour of New and Old Delhi. FIRST You will visit Old Delhi. The tour begins with a visit to the "Raj Ghat" and "Shanti Van" of the humble memorial of Mahatma Gandhi; further pass by the Red Fort, built by the will of Shah Jahan from a magnificent red sandstone with a white marble mosque with 5000 builders in the 17th century. It is part of the world heritage, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia, in which more than 25,000 believers can be simultaneous. After visiting Old Delhi you will head to New Delhi, which is a British heritage. The division between the New and Old Delhi is a division between the capitals of the British and the Mughal Empire. The walled old city is more conservative, here you can observe the traditional way of life in all its facets, colors and charm. In contrast, he, New Delhi, live by trying to standards of the 21st century. Tour of the Imperial Delhi includes a trip to Qutub Minar; elegantly carved along its entire height at 71 m. Nearby is the Iron Pillar, which withstood all the horrors of time and did not rust through for 1500 years. FURTHER, Visit the Humayun Tomb. The mausoleum, built of red sandstone and decorated with a mosaic of black and white marble, is one of the most remarkable structures of the city. Standing on a raised platform, the mausoleum is crowned with a massive dome, whose height reaches 38 m. Under the cenotaph, inside the building are the graves of Humayun and Begam Hadji. The tour also includes a bus ride past the impressive Gateway of India, the Palace of Parliament, as well as the Rashtrapati Bhavan - presidential residence. transfer to the airport for a flight to Bagdogra. Arrival to Bagdogra. Upon arrival, a meeting at the airport with the representative of Sushant Travels and departure to the hotel. Check in at the hotel. Free time. Overnight at hotel Darjeeling.
After breakfast, head for a sightseeing tour of the Tiger Mountain (2,585 m), from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Himalayas. Observation of the sunrise, which is painted on a clear sunny day at the peak of Makala (8475 m), Janu (7710 m), Kanchenjunga (8585 m) and Everest (8,848 m), in a golden orange color. After visiting the monastery of Ghum. The monastery was built in 1875 by Lama Sherab Gyatso, and in its reconstruction participated Nicholas Roerich. After you wait for a walk on a 130-year-old toy train one of the last in the world, working on coal. In 1999, this railway was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Then visit the Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, famous for its red pandas, snow leopards and Amur tigers donated to the zoo by Nikita Khrushchev in 1960. Visit to the temple of Dhirdham, dedicated to the Indian god Shiva. In the afternoon, walk to the monastery of Karma Dorjee Choling. The monastery was restored in the 30s of the XX century and stores valuable collections of manuscripts, including the original of the famous book "The Tibetan Book of the Dead." Then walk to the Hill-Observatory - a viewing platform with a panoramic view of the city, as well as a visit to the Hindu temple of Mahakala, the Temple is a popular pilgrimage site, like the Hindus. Overnight at hotel Darjeeling.
After breakfast drive to Pelling. On the way visit the tea plantation, where you can observe the process of harvesting tea. Thanks to the unique climatic conditions, Darjeeling tea has a characteristic tender muscat taste and exquisite aroma. The tea collected here is one of the most expensive in the world.
Arrival in Pelling check-in at the hotel, rest. In the second half, visit the Monastery of Pemayangtse - one of the oldest monasteries of the Nyingma tradition. The monastery is located at an altitude of 2100 meters. In the monastery, there is a statue of the founder of the Tibetan tantric tradition, Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava), as well as numerous sculptures, frescoes, and objects of worship, most of which are priceless. Overnight at the hotel Pellinga.
Early climbing and walking through the forest to the Sanga Choeling Monastery - one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim, it was founded in 1697 by Lama Lhatsun Chemo. The name of the monastery is translated as "island of the secret doctrine". The monastery is located on the top of the hill. Return to the hotel for breakfast. After eviction from the hotel and transfer to Yuxom. On the way visit the Lake of execution of female desires - Khecheopallri. A lake is a place of pilgrimage for Buddhists and Hindus, it is also called the Tara lake. According to legend, the lake was formed in the print of the foot of the goddess Tara. Arrival in Yuxom, the first capital of the Kingdom of Sikkim, check into the hotel. Later a walk through the pine forest to Chorten Norbuhang, a huge stone throne, built in 1641. In honor of the coronation of the first King Puntsog Namgyal - the founder of the dynasty, who ruled the kingdom of Sikkim until 1975, when Sikkim became a part of India. The stone next to the throne stores the imprint of the foot of the Supreme Lama, as evidence of the ancient ceremony. Overnight hotel in Yuxome.
Early hike and walking tour to the oldest active monastery of Dubdi, founded in 1701. The monastery houses a large collection of ancient manuscripts and the walls of the monastery are richly decorated with paintings of tantric deities, here you can see the image of Lama Chenpo - one of the three lamas that blessed the first monarch. Return to the hotel for breakfast. After moving to the modern capital of Sikkim - Gangtok. Along the way, visiting the Tashiding monastery is one of the most mysterious and mystical places of Sikkim. The monastery is on the top of the mountain. chorten - stupa, in which a particle of the ashes of the Buddha was laid, and the simple contemplation of this stupa cleans a person from sins. Also a visit to the monastery of Ralang - one of the largest monasteries of Sikkim. Upon arrival in Gangtok, check-in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, visit one of the most important monasteries of Sikkim - Rumtek, where a large monastic community lives. Here is the Supreme Institute of Buddhism - Sri Nalanda and many sacred places, including the Golden Stupa, containing the relics of all Karmapas. It is believed that Rumtek was founded as far back as the 16th century and the 13th Karmapa, then visiting the Chokhat Do Drul - one of the most important and large stupas in Sikkim, near which there are 108 prayer drums with the mantra "Om Mani Padme Hum". The excursion will continue with a visit to the Enchani monastery. The walls of the monastery and the prayer hall are decorated with marvelous frescoes, and the building itself is high above Gangtok, from where beautiful views of the city and Kanchenjunga open. According to legend, this place was blessed by Lama Druptab Karpo, the master of Tantra, that he possessed the art of levitation. Further on the program excursion to the Institute of Tibetology, founded in 1958. The Institute has a very valuable collection of tanks, objects of worship and life, sacred relics. The institute houses the Tibetan Manuscripts Library, which houses a significant collection of manuscripts taken from Tibet. There are more than 30,000 ancient documents available for study here. Next, a short walk along the cable car, from where wonderful views of Gangtok open. Return to the hotel. Overnight at hotel Gangtok. There are more than 30,000 ancient documents available for study here. Next, a short walk along the cable car, from where wonderful views of Gangtok open. Return to the hotel. Overnight at hotel Gangtok. There are more than 30,000 ancient documents available for study here. Next, a short walk along the cable car, from where wonderful views of Gangtok open. Return to the hotel. Overnight at hotel Gangtok.
After breakfast transfer to Kalimpong - a mountain resort located on picturesque hills at an altitude of 1200, famous Buddhist monasteries, breeding of tea and flowers. In Kalimpong, Rabindranath Tagore often visited, and from 1948 until his death in 1955, Elena Ivanovna Roerich lived here at the villa of Crooketi and her son, Oriental scholar Yu.N. Roerich. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel, then go on a tour of Kalimpong with a visit to the flower greenhouse and the monastery of Zhang Dok Parli Fodang. The monastery is famous for its rare collection of Tibetan Buddhist manuscripts and an excellent private library for studying Tibetan and other Himalayan languages. The prayer hall inside the monastery is decorated with frescoes, here is also a rare three-dimensional mandala, which symbolizes the sphere of dwelling deities or the so-called "pure lands of Buddhas" .. In a small garden near the monastery is a white stupa, built on the site of cremation by Helena Roerich. Then visit the monastery of Tharpa Choling. The monastery belongs to the Buddhist school of Gelugp, to which the present Dalai Lama belongs. At the end of the tour visit the viewing platform of Dello Hills, which offers a beautiful view of the mountains and valley, as well as (if possible) the Roerich family home museum - Crooketi. Check in hotel Gangtok. Overnight at the hotel.