Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival at the airport, welcome by our representative and transfer to the Hotel. At the hotel briefing about the program by our representative.
Kathmandu city, Swoyambhunath, Patan city.
Flight to Biratnagar. Drive to Siliguri about 4hrs. Overnight in hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Darjeeling about 4hrs. In the afternoon: sightseeing of Darjeeling.
to Daramdin in Western Sikkim. Daramdin is a market village in Sikkim. This is also the place where the Lepchas (original inhabitants of Sikkim) tried to reach Heaven by stacking pots made out of mud. If one looks carefully one can still find bits and pieces of the pottery. Overnight in Tents.
Drive Daramdin to Darap
en-route visit Pemayangtse Monastery. The second oldest Monastery of Sikkim belonging on the old unreformed Nyingmapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Overnight in Tents.
Drive Darap to Yaksum,
the first capital of Sikkim enroute visiting Keshipalri the holiest of holy lake. Evening visit Dubdi Monastery and stone throne, where the First King of Sikkim was crowned. Overnight in Tents.
Drive Yaksum to Tashiding. Visit Tashiding Monastery.
This is the monastery, which predicts the coming year over Sikkim. Every year
around Mid-March, the Bhumchu Festival is held here. The highlight of the festival
is the opening of the Sacred Cave, which houses the "Jar" given to the Monastery
by Guru Padmasambhava. The water level in the jar predicts the year for Sikkim.
Overnight in Tents.
to Hot Springs of Sikkim. Spend the rest of the day bathing in the revitalizing mineral springs. Overnight in Tents.
Drive to Darjeeling and overnight
:Drive to Biratnagar and to Kathmandu.
Kathmandu sightseeing and free for shopping
Transfer to the airport for international departure
One can drive to Bagdogra airport to fly for onward destination.