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Magic of Eastern Himalayas

Duration : 08 Days/ 07 Nights
Destinations Covered : Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Rumtek - Gangtok - Pemayangtse- Yuksom - Kalimpong - Bagdogra


Day 01 : Arrive Bagdogra Airport & Drive to Darjeeling
Arrive Bagdogra Airport, after welcome and assistance our representative will transfer you to Darjeeling famed as Queen of Himalayas, is a attractive Mountain retreat in east India. At an increase altitude of 2134 Mtrs, Darjeeling is attention-grabbing hill retreat developed by Britishers to beat the high heat of Gangetic plains. Darjeeling is 96 Kms from Bagdogra Airport. Arrive Darjeeling and check in to your designated resort. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.


Day 02 : Darjeeling Sightseeing Tours

Today early morning drive upto Tiger hill to admit the hard to believe Sunrise view in the background of Himalayan ranges, later enjoy sightseeing tour of Darjeeling visiting Ghoom monastery hosts one of the world's highest railway station at an altitude of 2226 Mtrs, Karma Dorjee Chyoling Monastery (Bhutia Busty Monastery), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Lloyd's Botanical Garden, Observatory hill and the Mall - most experience place in Darjeeling. Evening is free to enjoy the stunning beauty and walk around the green Tea gardens of Darjeeling. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.


Day 03 : Drive to Gangtok. Enroute visit Rumtek Monastery

Morning drive to Gangtok - a pleasant traditional Himalayan town suspended at an altitude of 1520 Mtrs, offers unspoilt natural beauty, nonviolent Monasteries and Stupas. En-route visit the inspiring Great Buddhist monastery of Rumtek also well-known as Dharma chakra centre is the main seat of Karma Kagyu lineage also known as black hat sect. Rumtek is biggest monastery in Sikkim and differentiate rich Tibetan paintings, Murals, Tankhas and frescoes. Gangtok is 95 Kms from Darjeeling. Arrive Gangtok and check in to your pre booked Hotel. Evening free to move around the rich handicraft market of Gangtok. Overnight stay at Gangtok.


Day 04 : Gangtok Sightseeing. Excursion to Tsongmo (Changu) Lake

Today start you day with visit to charming Tsongmo Lake at an altitude of 12, 400 Ft. Later in the day take pleasure in sightseeing tour of Gangtok visiting, Do Drul Chorten is an main stupa in India famous for its holy gold topped dome with 108 prayer wheels, Enchey Monastery, Tashi Ling providing an amazing view of the Kanchenjunga Himalayan ranges, Namgyal Institute holding world's biggest group of books and rare manuscripts on Mahayana Buddhism, Tsuk La Khang the principle place of worship and assembly for local Buddhists. Overnight stay at Gangtok.


Day 05 : Drive to Pemayangtse & Sightseeing Tour

Today drive to Pemayangtse, 116 Kms from Gangtok, it is residence of oldest and most respected monastery of East India established by Guru Rimpoche. The monks of Pemayangtse Monastery are of pure Tibetan descent. Enjoy visit to Pemayangtse Monastery which residence several very old idols, objects of worship, wall paintings (thangkas) and statue. One of the major appeals of Pemayangtse Monastery is the seven- tiered painted wooden construction portraying Guru Rimpoche's heavenly palace Santopalri. Overnight stay at Pemayangtse.

 

Day 06 : Drive to Yuksom & Sightseeing Tour Package. Enroute visit Khecheopalri Lake
Drive to historic town of Yuksom nested cozily in the hilly cusp, touch by soft, velvety clouds it is 40 Kms from Pemayangtse. Enroute visit Khecheopalri Lake - is holy to both Buddhist and Hindus and believed to be a wishing lake. Arrive and enjoy sightseeing of Yuksom visiting Nyingma Dubdi Monastery with its lavishly [Pemayangtse Monestry] painted inside area with figures of spirituality, saints, other symbols and rich collection of manuscripts and texts, and historic Norbugang Monastery. Overnight stay at Yuksom.


Day 07 : Drive to Kalimpong & Sightseeing Tours

Today drive to Kalimpong a peaceful hill town at an altitude of 1247 Mtrs is decorated by numerous charming Tea Gardens and Scottish missionaries. Kalimpong is approx 180 Kms from Yuksom. Arrive Kalimpong and enjoy sightseeing tour of Kalimpong visiting Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Monastery and Dr. Graham's Homes orphanage. Evening is free to relax or move around the traditional markets of Kalimpong. Overnight stay at Kalimpong.


Day 08 : Transfer to Bagdogra Airport

Today intime transfer to Bagdogra Airport, 80 Kms from Kalimpong for your connecting flight to Delhi / Kolkata.