Buddhistic Monastic Tour of Sikkim and Darjeeling

Buddhistic Monastic Tour of Sikkim and Darjeeling

Duration: 14 Days

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Bagdogra Airport/New Jalpaiguri railway station where you will be received by our representative. Drive to Darjeeling. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at Darjeeling.

Day 02: Early morning around 4 AM drive to Tiger Hill (Optional). Later visit the Yiga Choling Monastery and Samtenling Monastery at Ghoom, Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Tibetan Self-help Centre. Evening free to visit the Chowrasta. O/N at Darjeeling.

Day 03: After breakfast drive to Pelling. Transfer to hotel/resort. Overnight at Pelling.

Day 04: After breakfast take a short hike to the Sanga-Choling Monastery situated at a hill top near Pelling. Later visit the Pemayangtse Monastery and the Rabdentse ruins which was the 2nd capital of Sikkim.O/N at Pelling.

Day 05: Drive to Yuksom.En-route visit the Khechophalri Lake. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at Yuksom.

Day 06: After an early breakfast hike to the Dubdi Monastery at a hill- top near by and the Norbugang Chorten. Later drive to Rabangla. En-route isit the Tashiding monastery. Transfer to lodge/resort. O/N at Rabangla.

Day 07: After breakfast drive to Ralang and visit both the old and the new monasteries there. En-route isit the Rabang monastery. After lunch drive to Gangtok. Transfer to hotel. O/N at Gangtok

Day 08: Today you will visit both the new and the old Rumtek Monastery, Institute of Tibetology, Dodrul Chorten, Enchey Monastery, Flower Show and the Government Cottage Industries. O/N at Gangtok.

Day 09: After breakfast drive to Lachen in North Sikkim. En-route visit the Phodong and the Labrang Monastery, Phensang Monastery and Kabi Lontsok. Transfer to lodge. O/N at Lachen.

Day 10: Visit the Lachen Monastery. Later drive to Chopta Valley. After lunch drive to Lachung. Transfer to hotel/resort. O/N at Lachung.

Day 11: After breakfast visit the Lachung Monastery andYumthang Valley. O/N at Lachung.

Day 12: Drive to Gangtok after breakfast. Transfer to hotel. Evening free to visit the local market. O/N at Gangtok.

Day 13: After breakfast drive to Kalimpong. Transfer to hotel. At Kalimpong visit the Tongsa Gompa and the Sandokphalri monastery. In the evening visit the local market. O/N at Kalimpong.

Day 14: After breakfast drive to Bagdogra airport/ Phuentsoling/Bhadrapur for your onward journey.