Sikkim, Sikkim Tour, Sikkim Triangle Tour

Sikkim Triangle Tour

(10 Days / 9 Nights)
(Delhi-Bagdogra-Gangtok-Darjeeling-Pemayangtse-Bagdogra-Delhi)

                                      (to view the route of this tour on a Map please click here)

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Sikkim Physical Features

Sikkim Feature

Mountains
Mountain Passes
Lakes
Rivers
Glaciers
Hot Springs
Waterfalls

Places to Visit in Sikkim

Sikkim Places

Tibetology Inst.
Phurba Chorten
The Ridge
Ganesh Tok
Tashi View Point
Changu Lake
Kechopari Lake
Yumthang
Yuksom

Sikkim Hotels, Hotels in Sikkim

Sikkim Hotels
New Elgin
Himalayan Heights
Newa Regency
Hotel Tibet
Hotel Nor Khill
Norbu Ghang
Silver Oaks
Cedar Inn


During the Sikkim Triangle Tour we visit the eastern part of India. The east India is so full of diversity which is otherwise very difficult to experience. Within its area East India encapsulates some of the most striking contrasts in the sub-continent. Darjeeling has the coniferous forests and terraced tea gardens. Sikkim is an additional highlight of this tour. Sikkim is famous for mountain Kanchenjunga (8586 m), the third highest mountain in the world. Sikkim is the second smallest state in India. Sikkim, in the East Himalayas is sandwiched between Nepal to its west and Bhutan to its east. Sikkim has so rich of flora, fauna and a diverse ethnic and cultural population as no other state in India.

Day 01. Flight to India (Delhi)
Around midnight arrival in
Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travellers. You are met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to your Hotel.

Day 02. Delhi - Bagdogra (by air) - Gangtok (about 141 km)

Today in the early morning around 5-6 AM drive from Agra to Delhi Airport for flight to Bagdogra (Sikkim). Arrival at Bagdogra Airport in the afternoon. Pick up by our driver and drive to The capital of Sikkim 'Gangtok' lies on a ridge overlooking the Ranipool river. Gangtok ("High Hill") lies at an altitude of 1760 m. Gangtok is surrounded by the mountains, especially from Kangchendzonga range. We visit Tsuk-la-Khang, the royal chapel which is standing on a high bridge. This is the major place of worship and has a large and impressive collection of scriptures. We also visit the institute of cottage industries which is an attraction as a wide range of local handicrafts in Lepcha style are produced here.

Day 03. Gangtok Excursion: Enchey monastery
Today we drive to the
monastery of Enchey. This monastery is believed to be 200 years old. The monks of this monastery belong to the Mahayana Buddhism. After the visit of Enchey monastery we proceed to Martham Village-Resort, where we have afternoon at leisure. Here one can have nice walks or have a ride on the local horses of this area.

Day 04. Gangtok Excursion: Rumtek monastery
Today we visit the unique
Research Institute of Tibetology on a hilltop which was established in 1958 to promote research on Tibet and Mahayana Buddhism. Here we will see the biggest collection of Tibetan scripts and an excellent collection of rare Tankhas, bronze and cult objects. We also visit orchid Sanctuary which is laying south of the institute. This Sanctuary contains over 450 indigenous species. Sikkim is considered paradise for orchid lovers. After the visit of sanctuary we walk through the bazaar of Gangtok through the area of old palace and visit the monastery Gylwa. The main attraction of our excursion remains today the monastery of Rumtek. Rumtek monastery was built as a true copy of a Tibetan monastery in recent years. Rumtek is the headquarter of Red hat sect of Tibetan lamaistic Buddhism.

Day 05. Gangtok - Darjeeling (about 100 km)
After the breakfast we proceed north of the state through the coniferous forests and terraced tea gardens and arrive in Darjeeling. Darjeeling (place of the thunderbolt) have spectacular scenery. Due to its altitude of 2134m and soothing temperature in Summer Darjeeling has become a famous hill resort in India. By clear weather we can enjoy the impressive or unforgettable views of Himalayas.

Day 06. Darjeeling Excursion: Tiger Hill

Very early in the morning we drive to Tiger Hill (around 11 km.,1 hour) to enjoy the sunrise at the Tiger hill. Tiger hill (2590 m.) is the highest point in this area. There is a breathtaking view of the sunrise on Kangchendzonga. Mount Everest (8842) is also visible on a clear day. The moments of sunrise from Tiger Hill are described by most of the visitors as unforgettable. In the afternoon we explore Darjeeling and its surroundings. We visit the village Lablong and the institute of mountaineering where we get the detailed information about the natural surrounding and its habitants of this area.

Day 07. Darjeeling - Pemayangtse (about 75 km)

In the morning drive from Darjeeling to Pemayangtse. Pemayangtse (The perfect Sublime Lotus). We visit the headquarter of the Nyingama sect in Pemayangtse.

Day 08. Pemayangtse
Day at leisure.

Day 09. Pemayangtse - Bagdogra (about 80 km) - Delhi (by air) 
Today after having breakfast drive from Pemaysangtse to Bagdogra airport for flight to Delhi. The rest of the day at leisure. (opportunity for the last shopping or enjoy a massage in the Hotel) After Dinner we leave the hotel for the Airport.

Day 10. Flight Back Home 
Around midnight flight to home destination.

Tour Reservation
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Our Services Include:
      Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC in the
         chosen category.
      Rooms on the departure day.
      American/continental Breakfast.
      Services of qualified local guides (English speaking or languages of your choice)
         at every place of sightseeing.
      All Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo Vacations
         representative.
       All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an air-conditioned Car with
         driver. For groups an individual air-conditioned bus (Except Standard Hotels) will be
         provided.

Exclusions:

      Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills and Alcoholic
         beverages.
      Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
      Any Flight Charges.
      Monument Entrances.
      Unspecified Meals etc.

We always look forward for any changes in the itinerary as wished by you for your
individual trip.

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