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Sikkim and Darjeeling Tour

10 Days / 09 Nights
(Delhi - Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Yumthang - Gangtok - Bagdogra - Delhi)

Day 01: Delhi (Arrival)
Around midnight arrival in Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel.

Day 02: Delhi - Bagdogra (by air) - Darjeeling (about 100 km)

In the morning drive to the airport for the flight to Bagdogra. After the arrival in Bagdogra you will proceed north of the state through the coniferous forests and terraced tea gardens to Darjeeling. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Darjeeling.

Day 03: Darjeeling

Early in the morning you will drive to Tiger Hill (around 11 km) to enjoy the sunrise. Tiger hill (2590 m) is the highest point in this area. There is a breathtaking view of the sunrise on the Kanchenjunga. Mount Everest (8842 m) is also visible on a clear day. In the afternoon you will explore Darjeeling and its surroundings. You will visit the village Lablong and the institute of mountaineering where you will get the detailed information about the natural surrounding and the habitants of this area.

Day 04: Darjeeling - Gangtok

In the morning after having breakfast you will leave Darjeeling and drive to Gangtok. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Gangtok.

Day 05: Gangtok

Today you will visit Tsuk-la-Khang, the royal chapel which is standing on a high bridge. You will also visit orchid Sanctuary which is laying south of the institute. After the visit of sanctuary you will have a walk through the bazaar of Gangtok through the area of old palace and visit the monastery Gylwa. The main attraction of your 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 06: Gangtok - Yumthang

Today you will drive to the Valley of Flowers at Yumthang. Today whole day you will visit the beautiful valley of flowers. Overnight stay at Yumthang.

Day 07: Yumthang - Gangtok

In the morning after having breakfast you will visit Singhba Rhododendron Sanctuary. This sanctuary is located near Yumthang in north Sikkim and contains a vast variety of rhododendrons. After visiting the sanctuary return back to Gangtok and enroute visit the Hot Springs. Yumthang is well known for its hot springs. To reach here one has to walk a few hundred yards from the road and cross the bridge on the river Lachung. Later drive back to the hotel in Gangtok.

Day 08: Gangtok

Today you will visit the Enchey monastery. This monastery is believed to be 200 years old. The monks of this monastery belong to the Mahayana Buddhism. After visiting the monastery you will visit the institute of cottage industries. Wide range of local handicrafts in Lepcha style are produced here. In the evening you will visit the unique Research Institute of Tibetology on a hilltop which was established in the year 1958 to promote research on Tibet and Mahayana Buddhism.

Day 09: Gangtok - Bagdogra - Delhi (by air)

Early in the morning after having breakfast drive to Bagdogra. In the afternoon drive to the airport for the flight from Bagdogra to New Delhi. Rooms are available to get refresh before departing for the airport. The rest of the day at leisure.

Day 10: Delhi (Departure)

Around midnight flight to home destination.

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