Gov Regd. No: 81255/067/068 Tourism Regd. No.: 1278/067

Sikkim Darjeeling Tour


Day 01 :
Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur which takes about 45 minutes. You will then take a drive from Bhadrapur to Kakarivitta (Eastern Border town of Nepal). You will undergo with some custom formalities and then drive to Gangtok by jeep which takes about five hours. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02 : Drive Siliguri to Gangtok (Sikkim). In the afternoon visit the local market and drive through the smooth plane road that leads to a narrow roads through the mountains. The drive to Gangtok is on a narrow roadways but it indeed is the cleanest and very well maintained among the North East Indian roadways. The blue clear water runs down the Teesta river while you drive up towards Gangtok making the drive even more enchanting one.

Day 03 : Full day sightseeing tour in and around Gangtok. Tour includes visit to:

Tashi View Point : From here ,you could have a view of Mt Kanchandzonga and other peaks of the Himalayas. One can have an experience of the changes in colour of snows of the mountains there.

Inchay Monastery : It is situated adjoining the Siniolchu Tourist Lodge, 3 kms from Gangtok town. This monastery is an important seat of the Nyingma order, the Enchey Monastery is built on the site blessed by Lama Druptob Karpo, a tantric master know for his power of flying. This 200 years old monastery has in its premises images of Gods, Goddesses and other religious objects. Every year, around January, 'Chaam' or religious masked dance is performed with great fanfare for two days.

Rumtek Monastery :
This famous monastery is also known as Dharma Chakra Centre. This monastery is one of the most important seats of the Kagyu lineage outside Tibet. In the early 1960's, His Holiness the Sixteenth Gyalwang Karmapa founded this seat near the 300 year old Kagyu monastery built in the sixteenth century by the Fourth King of Sikkim under the guidance of the ninth Karmapa. The new Rumtek monastery was built about two kilometers away from this old monastery. Rumtek became the International Kagyu Headquarters during the life of His Holiness, from where lineage activities manifested throughout the world. It also became the residence of a new generation of Kagyu masters, who are being trained in a tradition of study and meditation practice which began 800 years ago.

Day 04 : Drive from Gangtok to Peling. Visit two famous monasteries. Morning transfer to Pemayangtse (65kms/4.5hrs), this is the nearest motorable point from Mt. Kanchendzonga, worlds 03rd highest peak, one can enjoy the spectacular Eastern Himalayan Range from this place.

Day 05 : Enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Kanchanjunga (8585m) and other mountain peaks of the range. In the western district of Sikkim, Pemyangtse is a picture perfect destination. It offers a breathtaking view of the world's 3rd highest peak of Mount Kanchendzonga.

Day 06 : Visit Khichipelri Lake and Yoksom (the old capital of Sikkim). You go for full day excursion to Khichipelri Lake and to Yuksam and back. Yuksam is the entry point where all the trekking starts for the assault on the eastern Himalayas.

Day 07 : Drive Peling to Kakarvita (India - Nepal Border) via Siliguri. Drive to Bhadrapur and fly from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu.

Cost includes:


*. Accommodation BB basis in Darjeeling, Gangtok. ( in Standard hotels )
*. Trekking accommodation with all meal  hot ( breakfast.Lunch,Dinner)
*. Ground transportation in Bagdogra-Darjeeling -Gangtok-Yuksum by non ac van/jeep
*. Trekking asseceries, Alpine/Dom tent for  accommodation, dining tent, toilet tent ,and kitchen table chair stools etc.
*. All crockery item and supplies.
*. Cook and English speaking local guide on each places for city sightseeing and trekking guide.
*. Yak and porters for carry the luggage while trekking.
 

Cost does not include:


*. Entry fee of monuments and monasteries
*. Lunch Dinner in Darjeeling, Gangtok.
*. Kolkata-Bagdogra  or Delhi-Bagdogra airfare
*. Medical or personal  travel insurance.
*. Sleeping Bag and trekking essentials like high altitude sickness medicine, etc.
*. Nature of all drinks and personal nature expenses.