Sikkim, Sikkim Tour, River Rafting Tour in Sikkim

River Rafting Tour in Sikkim

(10 Days / 09 Nights)
(Delhi-Bagdogra-Darjeeling-Pemayangtse-Gangtok-Rangpoo-Teesta-Kalimpong-Teesta-Siliguri-Bagdogra-Delhi)

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River Rafting Tour in Sikkim is a comprehensive tour in which you will have river rafting in Sikkim. In this tour you will enjoy the river rafting in the Teesta River and Rangpoo. The best season to have river rafting is from October to June. In this tour you will also visit Darjeeling, Pemayangtse, Gangtok, Kalimpong, Rangpoo and Siliguri.

Day 1: Delhi
Around midnight arrival in
New Delhi. The cosmopolitan city and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travellers. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel.

Day 2: Delhi - Bagdogra (by air) - Darjeeling

In the morning we drive to the airport for the flight to Bagdogra. After the arrival in Bagdogra we proceed north of the state through the coniferous forests and terraced tea gardens to Darjeeling. Darjeeling (place of the thunderbolt) has spectacular scenery. Due to its altitude of 2134 m and soothing temperature in summers Darjeeling has become a famous hill resort in India. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Darjeeling. In the evening enjoy the beautiful surroundings at Darjeeling.

Day 3: Darjeeling
Very early in the morning we 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 mountains. Mount Everest (8842 m) is also visible on a clear day. The moments of sunrise from Tiger Hill are described by most of the visitors as unforgettable. After viewing the Tiger Hill we visit the Yiga Choling monastery, built in 1850. It has the 14ft. Maitriya Buddha statue. After visiting monastery drive back to the hotel. After having breakfast we visit the institute of Mountaineering where we get the detailed information about the natural surrounding and the habitants of this area and Zoological Park where you can see the rare Himalayan animals like the Snow leopard, Tibetan Wolf, Himalayan Black Bear, Red Panda, Siberian Tiger etc.

Day 4: Darjeeling - Pemayangtse

Today we leave the state of West Bengal and drive through the forests and tea gardens to Pemayangtse (The perfect Sublime Lotus) in Sikkim. Sikkim is the second smallest state in India. Sikkim, in the East Himalayas is sandwiched between Nepal to its west and Bhutan to its east. Sikkim has so rich of flora, fauna and a diverse ethnic and cultural population as no other state in India.

Day 5: Pemayangtse - Gangtok

Today after having breakfast we visit the headquarter of the Nyingama sect in
Pemayangtse and drive to Gangtok.

Day 5: Gangtok

Today we have full day sightseeing in Gangtok. In Gangtok, we will visit the Rumtek Monastery, Tibetology Institute, Enchey Monastery and Bazaar. After having sightseeing in Gangtok, drive back to Martam. The
Enchey monastery is believed to be 200 years old. The monks of this monastery belong to the Mahayana Buddhism. The unique Research Institute of Tibetology is situated on a hilltop which was established in 1958 to promote research on Tibet and Mahayana Buddhism. Here we will see the biggest collection of Tibetan scripts and an excellent collection of rare Tankhas, bronze and cult objects.

Day 6: Gangtok - Rangpoo

Today we drive from Gangtok to Rangpoo.

Day 7: Rangpoo - Teesta
After having breakfast we enjoy river rafting from Rangpoo to Teesta.

Day 8: Teesta - Kalimpong - Teesta

Today we drive to Kalimpong and enjoy sightseeing. Later we drive back to Teesta.

Day 9: Teesta - Siliguri

After having breakfast we enjoy river rafting from Teesta to Kalijhora and then drive to Siliguri.

Day 10: Siliguri - Bagdogra - Delhi

In the morning we drive from Siliguri to Bagdogra airport to catch the flight to Delhi. In the evening arrive in Delhi.

Tour Reservation
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Our Services Include:
      Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC in the
         chosen category.
      American/continental Breakfast.
      Services of qualified local guides (English speaking or languages of your choice)
         at every place of sightseeing.
      All Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo Vacations
         representative.
       All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an air-conditioned Car with
         driver.

Exclusions:

      Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills and Alcoholic
         beverages.
      Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
      Any Flight Charges.
      Monument Entrances.
      Unspecified Meals etc.

We always look forward for any changes in the itinerary as wished by you for your
individual trip.

If you are willing to travel in a group - the Group Departure dates are available !

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