Sikkim Buddhist Tour
Duration: 03 Night- 04 Days
Destinations: Darjeeling » Pemayangtse » Gangtok » Tashiding Monastery
Sikkim is one among the beautiful states of northeastern India. There are around 200 monasteries and gompas are located in the state. Beside the Buddhist monasteries the tour package will give experience of sunrise and sunset as well as it is scheduled the tour in the lap of nature and hilltops. As far as the Buddhist tour is concern. It is said that the land of Sikkim was blessed by Guru Padmasambhava. Padmasambhava was a great saint who visited the state of Sikkim in 8th century. It is believed that he worked on consolidating the kingdom and hidden his many secret teachings.
Day 01 - Darjeeling / Pemayangtse :
Upon arrival at Darjeeling meet with our representative and transfer for Pemayangtse. The very first day will surely going to be the most exciting day as we will drive in the lap of nature. The tour state from drive for Pemayangtse, which will take around five to six hour. This must be the most delightful drive one ever experienced in life. Expected to reach there by afternoon upon arrival at Pemayangtse check in hotel and have lunch. In evening enjoy bird watching at Rabdenste palace ruins. Back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02 - Pemayangste:
Early in the morning get ready for trek. This day we will trek uphill about 3 Kms to visit the Sanga Choeling Monastery. From the top of the hill experience view of Sunrise and view of the khanchendzonga with the adjoining peaks. The tourist can see the Nepal valley from this point as well. Later it is scheduled to visit Pemayangste monastery, which is also known as the "perfect sublime lotus". It is one among the oldest monasteries of Sikkim. Back to hotel for rest and overnight stay.
Day 03 - Pemayangste / Gangtok via Tashiding Monastery:
This day we will drive to the capital city of the state, Gangtok which is located at distance of 49 KMs east to Pemayangste and it will take around 1 hour but our time of drive will increase as we will visit the Tashiding monastery entoure. Upon arrival at Gangtok check in hotel and have a little rest after lunch. In late afternoon we will go out to visit the handcraft center and for local sightseeing. Back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04 - Gangtok:
On the day four visit hanuman tok, where we will witness another sunrise seen over Khanchendzonga and adjoining peaks. Again after breakfast leave to Rumtek Monastery. It will take around 45 minutes drive to reach there. Returns back and departure for onwards journey.