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Eastern Himalayas Sikkim Tour
Sikkim - "land of mountain ranges" - a small mountainous state of India among the green Himalayas. At the "Lepcha", the language of the indigenous population of Sikkim, the country is called "Na-ma-el", which translates as "Paradise". Sikkim in the west borders with Nepal, in the north and east with China, in the southeast with Bhutan, and in the south with the Indian state of West Bengal. Sikkim is known for its extraordinary natural beauty, the atmosphere of tranquility and simplicity of life. He, like all of India, is full of strong spiritual energy. Sikkim is located at the foot of one of the most sacred summits of the Himalayas - Kanchenjunga - "Treasures of the Five Snows", the 3rd highest peak in the world, whose height is 8585 m, beautiful views of this mountain open from Darjeeling and Pelling. Sikkim has a huge variety of flora and fauna, It is also inhabited by a large number of ethnic groups with rich cultural traditions. Buddhism was brought to Sikkim in the 8th century by the Great Teacher Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava on his way from India through Sikkim with the mission of spiritual enlightenment of Tibet. Buddhism and Hinduism, the two most common religions in Sikkim are represented in the state by interesting Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples.
Upon arrival, meeting with representative of Sushant Travels. Post Flight from Delhi to Bagdogra. Transfer to Darjeeling (93 km, on the way about 3 hours). Accommodation in the hotel of the chosen category. Recreation. Overnight stay at hotel.
Early in the morning departure to Tiger Mountain at sunrise. On the way back visit to the monasteries of Ghum and Dali. Visit to the Tibetan village. Then walk to the Bhutia Basti Monastery, where the manuscript of the Tibetan Book of Life and Death was found. Zoo - the place of maintenance of the red panda. Museum of Everest conquest. Return to hotel, overnight stay.
Morning departure to Pelling. Visit the Ruins of Rabdentse - the second capital of the kingdom of Sikkim, destroyed by Nepalese in 1814. Then in the afternoon - visit the monastery of Pemayangtse. Return to hotel, overnight stay.
In the morning - a trip to the lake Khecheopalri - a sacred lake, surrounded by forest-covered hills. This lake is called the print of the Goddess Tara. It is believed that it fulfills women's desires. Then visit the Sangacholing monastery (in translation - "island of esoteric knowledge"). Transfer to Yuksom. Return to hotel, overnight stay.
In the morning - walk to the lake Katok, where water comes from for Buddhist and shamanic ceremonies. According to the belief, it fulfills man's desires. Further - a walk to the monastery of Dubdi and the throne of Norbugang - a testament to the historic event when three respected monks Lama from three different directions crowned the first king of Sikkim here in 1641. Return to hotel, overnight stay.
In the morning departure to Kalimpong, then afternoon sightseeing tour of Kalimpong, visiting flower nurseries, Tsong Dog Palri Fo-Brang monastery, Durpin Dara observation platform, Thppa Choling monastery and Thongsa Gompa monasteries. Return to hotel, overnight stay.
In the morning, visit the Taj Mahal and Fort Agra, then leave for Delhi. Transfer from Delhi to the airport towards next destination or departure to home, with an inspection of the Gateway of India and the Presidential Palace on the way (No accommodation for this night in Delhi).
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