Day 01. Delhi (Arrival)
Around midnight arrival in Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and
capital Delhi is the main gateway for travellers. You are met
by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to your
02. Delhi - Bagdogra (by air) - Bagdogra (about 141 km),
Bagdogra – Gangtok (about 141 kms)
Today in the morning flight from Delhi to
Arrival at Bagdogra Airport in the afternoon. Pick up by our
driver and drive to The capital of
Sikkim 'Gangtok' lies on a
ridge overlooking the Ranipool river.
Gangtok ("High Hill")
lies at an altitude of 1760 m. Gangtok is surrounded by the
mountains, especially from Kangchendzonga range. We visit
Tsuk-la-Khang, the royal chapel which is standing on a high
bridge. This is the major place of worship and has a large and
impressive collection of scriptures. We also visit the
institute of cottage industries which is an attraction as a
wide range of local handicrafts in Lepcha style are produced
Gangtok Excursion: Enchey monastery
Today we drive to the
monastery of Enchey.
This monastery is believed to be 200 years old. The monks of
this monastery belong to the
Mahayana Buddhism. After the
visit of Enchey monastery we proceed to
Village-Resort, where we have afternoon at leisure. Here one
can have nice walks or have a ride on the local horses of this
Day 04. Gangtok to Pemayangtshe (about 117 kms)
Today after having breakfast drive from Gangtok to
Pemayangtse. In the afternoon arrival in Pemayangtshe. The
rest of the day at leisure.
Day 05. Pemayangtshe - Kalimpong
Morning Sightseeing in
Pemayangtse, After Lunch drive
Pemayangtshe to Kalimpong
Day 06. Kalmipong - Bhadrapur (around 6 hours), Flight from
Bhadrapur to Kathamndu
Drive Kalimpong to Bhadrapur Airport (Nepal) (6 hrs) to
catch flight to Kathamndu. In the evening arrival in Kathmandu.
Transfer to Hotel. The rest of the day at leisure.
Day 07. Kathmandu Excursion: Swayambhunath, Bodnath,
In the morning we start our sightseeing by visiting Durbar
Square. Durbar Square is the spiritual heart of Kathmandu. The
old royal palace at the centre of the city was surrounded by
temples and other important buildings. This is the most
important point in Kathmandu to observe the culture and
religion of Nepal. We also visit the temple of living goddess Kumari. After Durbar Square we will visit Swayambhunath. The
stupa at Swayambhunath is the most important and oldest site
of Buddhist worship in Nepal. Swayambhunath Stupa is famous
for the eyes of Buddha which seem to observing the world from
all 4 directions. After Swayambhunath we visit Bodnath.
Bodnath is the largest Stupa of Nepal. Around the octagonal
base of Stupa there are 108 images of Buddha where prayer
ceremonies of Buddhist Lamas are taking place since over 2000
years. Now we proceed to the temple city of Pashupatinath
which is Nepal’s most important Hindu pilgrim site on the
banks of the Bagmati river. The temple of Pashupatinath is
dedicated to God Shiva.
Day 08. Kathmandu Excursion: Patan, Bhaktapur
Today we drive to Patan. Patan was the second largest town in
the valley but it has been absorbed into Kathmandu. Patan was
previously known as Lalitpur (the beautiful city). The famous
King Ashoka built the Stupas at four corners in the 250 BC.
The temple architecture here gave this city fame to be unique
and most beautiful. After Patan we proceed to
third biggest city of the valley. Bhaktapur has preserved its
medieval character better than Patan. We visit the golden
door, the Palace of 55 windows (15th century) and Pagoda
Nyatapola (18th century).
Day 09. Kathmandu Excursion: Dakshinkali
Today we drive to Dakshinkali. On the way we pass through the
villages and small localities. Today we see the rural area
where most of the people make their living by cultivating
their fields. The temple of Dakshinkali is a place of
pilgrimage for Hindus where animals sacrifices for the
Kali are still performed.
Day 10. Kathmandu - Delhi / Flight to home destination
In the morning flight to Delhi. After arrival in New Delhi
transfer to the airport for the flight to home destination.
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