12 nights and 13 days Kathmandu, Sikkim and Darjeeling Tour
This tour provides you the opportunity to explore the cultural heritages of the medieval period in the valley. A visit to the temples and religious shrine in Kathmandu valley helps you understand more about the people and culture. In Kathmandu you will be visiting Patan Durbar Square. Patan Durbar Square is best known for its artistic value. Patan have a history that take us back to 4th C. BC. The 4 Stupas as 4 corners of Patan, are believed to have been built by the famous Emperor Ashoka. The palace square comprises of the arts and architectures prevailing to the medieval culture. The area consists of various Hindu temples as well as Buddhist monuments. The major attractions of Patan Durbar Square are: three main courtyards namely: Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan. The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Royal bath called Tushahity. Other places to visit are: Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Maha Vihar), Patan Museum, Krishna Temple, Mahaboudha (Temple of Thousand Buddhas’) etc. Furthermore, the trip leads you Bhadrapur which acts as a getaway to Darjeeling a popular hill station situated at an altitude of 2042 m. There you will visit the major attractions such as Tiger Hill, tea estate, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute etc. You will also get to ride on the toy train. This journey will make you understand the different cultures of the respective places and to learn more about the people. After travelling to darjeeling the trip will lead you to Sikkim, the least populous state of India having many things to offer for tourists. The whole state of Sikkim is covered up by hills and Himalayas ranging from 280 meters to 8586 meters. Some of the notable must see sites of Sikkim are Gangtok, Kalimpong, Yuksom, Durpin Dara and Raja Dorje market place. Ganesh Tok, Enchey Monastery, Rumtek Monastery, Pemayngtse monastery, Sanga Choeling Monastery, Dhubdi Monastery and Durpin Monastery are the religious monuments one can see while visiting Sikkim.