Trip Overview

Highlights

The Golden Triangle Tour offers a trip to discover the three jewels of Sikkim, India. This travel is sure to be a unique and exhilarating experience. Kalimpong is a lovely town situated on the east bank of river Teesta. Gangtok is a pretty capital with awesome views of the Kanchenjunga and a rich floral and faunal populace. Darjeeling is easily the most beautiful town in the region and the home of an interesting UNESCO World Site Heritage, the Toy Train. So come and enjoy Sikkim with us!!!

Things To Do

Itinerary & Map

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  • 1
    Kathmandu to Bhadrapur

    Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur - 50 minutes and transfer to the border - 34 kms.

    After formalities, we drive to Darjeeling (2040m) - 113 kms.

    Night in Darjeeling

  • 2
    visit Darjeeling

    Your day starts with an early sunrise view from the Tiger Hill.

    The view from this point is unforgettable for colours changing from grey to pink to luminous gold over Himalayas.

    After breakfast, you visit the Tibetan Self-Help Refugee Centre where you can see Tibetan craftsmen making traditional items such as carpets, woolen boots or wood carvings.

    Later on, you will be transferred to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, the house of Late Tenzing Norgay Sherpa who first climbed Mt Everest with Hillary in 1953.

    During afternoon, you visit Ghoom Monastery which enshrines an image of “Coming Buddha” and the Bengal Natural History Museum.

    Night in Darjeeling.

  • 4
    Enchey Monastery-Rumtek Monastery

    Your day starts with the visit of Enchey Monastery, 200 years old. This Gompa was built on a site blessed by Lama Druptab Karpo, a master known for his power of flying.

    Later on, you discover the Governement Institute of Cottage Industries where you can watch students being taught the traditional art of Thangkha paintings alog with weaving, wood carving and carpet making.

    During afternoon you drive through picturesque terracec fields to Rumtek Monastery, the seat of His Holiness, the Gyalwa Karmapa, head of the Kagyupa Sect.

    Night in Gangtok.

  • 5
    Kalimpong

    In the morning, you are transferred to Kalimpong (1250m) - 77 kms.

    During afternoon, you visit the Tharpa Choling Monastery, belonging to the Gelugpa Sect and the Zong Dog Palri Fo Brang Gompa also known as Durpin Monastery which contains all 108 volumes carried by Dalai Lama in his exile.

    Later on you are welcomed at Gauripur House, one of the favourite place of the great Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore, from where he wrote many of his works.

    Night in Kalimpong.

  • 6
    Flowers nurseries-Night in Kalimpong

    This morning, you discover flowers nurseries. Kalimpong produces 80% of India’s gladioli and is a significant orchid-growing area.

    From here, flowers and cacti are exported to many cities across the world.

    This afternoon, you have free time to visit Kalimpong Bazaar and do your last shopping to buy souvenirs.

    Night in Kalimpong.

  • 7
    Kalimpong to Bhadrapur

    Drive from Kalimpong to Bhadrapur - 132 kms.
    Night in Bhadrapur.

  • 8
    Final departure

    Fly from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu - 50 minutes.

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