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
(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
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)
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
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
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.
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)
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
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.
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Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC
on the departure day.
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking
or languages of your choice)
at every place of sightseeing.
Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
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
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