8 days custom trip

Buddhist Circuit

Day 1 - Bagdogra – Rumtek Monastery (128km/3.5hrs approx.)

On arrival meet and greet and directly transferred towards Rumtek Monastery.
Rumtek Monastery is one of the most significant and largest Buddhist monasteries
in Sikkim. This monastery lies in East Sikkim and it was founded by
Wangchuk Dorje, 9th Karmapa lama in the sixteen century. It is also
known as a Dharma Chakra Centre that includes a monastery and
a shrine temple for the monks. This monastery was established to
spread the reaching of the Buddha all over the world. This Buddhist monastery
would give you an eye-pleasing view and fine architecture would leave
you in awe. Spend sometime there and head towards Lingdum Monastery,
it lies in East Sikkim. Its sprawling complex, beautiful murals,
adornments, and statues, bring the joy of happiness to your face. This
monastery is also known as Ranka Monastery that is completed in 1998
and it is the most recent Buddhist monasteries among all. Surrounded
by Forest Mountains, the monastery has been a preferred location for
the Bollywood filmmakers, thus making it a most popular monastery
in Sikkim.
Overnight stay at homestay.

Day 2 - Rumtek Monastery - Ralang Monastery ( 80km/3hrs approx.)

Post breakfast drive towards Ralang Monastery. Ralang Monastery is
beyond comparison to any other monastery in all over Sikkim. This is
the biggest monastery which is a blend of wonderful assimilation of
colors, amazing Tibetan culture, and unique traditions. Situated in the
exquisite of Ravangla, the monastery was built in 1995 which is 6 Km
from Ravangla. To begin with, the Ralang monastery’s symmetry
offering a welcoming view to the tourists. It has various thangkas and
paintings that indicate the opulence of the Buddhist art.
The intention was to make this monastery more accessible than the
previous one situated 13 Km from Ravangla. Also, this monastery is
famous because it hosts the most popular festival in the region called
Pang Lhabsol. During the festival, Kagyed Dance performed by the
monks which makes it more interesting. Get the wonderful view and
back to homestay.
Overnight stay at homestay.

Day 3 - Ralang Monastery – Do-drul Chorten Monastery (80km/3hrs approx.)

Post breakfast head towards Do-drul Chorten Monastery is a Buddhist stupa
that is 3 Km away from Gangtok city. It is one of the biggest Buddhist monasteries
in Sikkim that was built in 1945 under the guidance of late Rimpoche
and Truslshi. This monastery has approximately 108 Mani Lhakor or
prayer meals. The wheels are inscribed with some mantras that are
turned by the Buddhist while chanting to invoke the Buddhisattva.
After spend some time there head towards Enchey Monastery. The
Enchey Monastery is approximately 200 years old and it is just 3 Km
away from the capital city Gangtok. The location of this monastery is
adorned with the natural beauty. This monastery belongs to the
Nyingma order of Vajrayana Buddhism. The land on which this
Buddhist monastery is located is believed to be blessed by Druptob Karpo
who was a tantric master. It is said that he had amazing flying powers
and the master flew from the Maenam hills to this monastery and build
a small hermitage. The literal meaning of “Enchey Monastery” is
“The Solitary Temple”. The three god worshipped in this place are Loki Sharia,
Buddha, and Guru Padmasambhava. The iconic monastery is home to
around 90 monks. Special prayers are held at this monastery every year
during the lunar month (January & February) as per the Tibetan
Overnight stay at homestay.

Day 4 - Do-drul Chorten Monastery - Tashiding Monastery (121km/3.5hrs approx.)

Post breakfast head towards your next destination that is Tashiding Monastery
which is surrounded by snow-capped peaks, Tashiding Monastery is
one of the popular Buddhist monasteries of Sikkim that reflects an old
world charm. The Buddhist monastery belongs to the Nyingmapa and
it was built in 1716 on top of the hill between the two exquisite rivers,
Rathong and Rangit.
With a host of fluttering holy chants and hovering prayer flags, it is
indeed the perfect place to spend some magical moments in the lap of
nature. Moreover, this monastery is quite popular to cleanse every sin
of those folks who are willing to regret and seeking forgiveness.
This is a must visit attraction for its very famous festival, Bumchu that
is celebrated during the 15th day of the first month of the Tibetan calendar.
This monastery houses approximately 60-70 monks.
Overnight stay at homestay.

Day 5 - Tashiding - Kartok Monastery (116km/4hrs approx.)

Post breakfast head towards your next wonderful destination that is
Kartok Monastery, which is one of the most picturesque monasteries
out of all. Situated opposite of Kartok Lake, this monastery is the pride
of Yuksom village. Hundred of wanderers come to explore the
enchanting beauty of this monastery which bears red color. Golden and
yellow motifs that indicate Tibetan designs can be easily found all over
the exterior of this monastery. Fluttering prayer flags, slow chants, and
the exquisite lake Kartok make this place a center of attraction in
Sikkim. After spend some time there head towards to Tsuklakhang Monastery
Located in the complex of Royal Palace, Tsuklakhang Monastery was
established in the 19th century and it is one of the eminent structures in
the Northeastern state. It is quite a popular religious spots for Buddhists
from all over the world. Also, this monastery is vital from the cultural
point of view as it preserves and promotes the cultural heritage of
Sikkim. At each and every corner of this Buddhists monastery, there
are wooden sculptures which are designed in the form of Snow Lion’s Head.
Also, the walls of this monastery are embellished with altars and
murals. In addition to this, there are several festivals celebrated in this
monastery throughout the year. Losoong and Phang Lhabsol are two
major festivals that held in this monastery.
Overnight stay at homestay.

Day 6 - Kartok Monastery - Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brang Monastery(30km/1.5hrs approx.)

Post breakfast heads towards the next wonderful destination i.e.;
Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brang Monastery Is Situated On The Top Of Durpin Dara
And It Was Established In 1970. It Is Consecrated By The Dalai Lama
That Belongs To The Yellow Hut Sect Of Lamas. The Significance Of
This Buddhist Monastery Lies With The Holy Kunguyar Kept Here.
This Monastery Features 108 Volumes Followed By Dalai Lama In His
Banishment. This Gompa Is Adorned By Splendid Wall Paintings With
An Exceptional Three Dimensional Mandala Upstairs.
Overnight stay at homestay.

Day 7 - Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brang Monastery - Labrang Monastery (80 kms - 4.5hrs approx. )

Post breakfast heads towards a beautiful destination i.e.; Labrang Monastery
is located at Phodong of North Sikkim and it is 2km far away from
Phodong Monastery. This monastery has a unique architecture and is
one of the leading Buddhist monasteries in the north-east state Sikkim.
This monastery was built by Gyalshe Rigzing Chempa in the
remembrance of Latsun Chembo of Kongpu (Tibet).
The word Labrang means “The Lamas dwelling”. Dissimilar to
Phodong Monastery, this monastery belongs to the Nyingmapa sect of
Buddhism. This Buddhist shrine has a very charming appeal. Better yet,
this monastery still holds its original structure with its embellished roof
and white walls in the mixed Indian and Tibetan style of architecture.
The location of Labrang Monastery offers an untold stretch of land
which is impeccable for a mass congregation. On the overall, this is one
of the best Buddhist monasteries where you can spend some quality
Overnight stay at homestay.

Day 8 - Labrang Monastery –Gangtok – Bagdogra (39 kms- 2 hours)

Post breakfast heads towards to your return journey with all the
wonderful memories you captured here.


  • All transfers and sightseeing by 01 SUV (INNOVA/XYLO)
  • Guwahati Airport/Station Pickup and Drop
  • Vehicle Fuel Charges and Driver's Allowances
  • Twin Sharing Room(s).
  • All ethnic or traditional meals (Breakfast, Tea, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Services of a Local English/Hindi speaking driver during the tour.

  • Good Homestays/Ethnic Guest House

  • Sightseeing in all mentioned destinations.
  • Inner line permit for all passengers if applicable.
  • Special Permit for Border Area Visit if applicable.
  • Local guide or porter during trek if required.
  • Drinking Water


  • Any expenses of personal nature or extra meals ordered
  • Air/train fare
  • Lunch and dinner.
  • Visa Fees, Tips, Insurance or Medical Fees.
  • River Cruise or Safari Charges.
  • Any Camera and monument entry fees.
  • Anything not mentioned in the above "Inclusion Part.


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