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Visit To Rumtek Monastery

Visit To Rumtek Monastery

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Description

India which enjoys rich heritage and culture has hundreds of beautifully sculpted temples, shrines and monasteries which were constructed by Indian emperors, Buddhist monks and Mughal dynasty. People who follow the path of Buddha love to visit ancient monasteries when they step into this country which houses world-class temples which are dedicated to Lord Buddha. There are several Buddhist monasteries throughout North India and some of the ancient temples that are constructed in the Indian state of Sikkim stand aloft.

Visitors who step into the state of Sikkim should visit the Rumtek monastery which is located 24 km away from the capital city of Gangtok. Millions of Tibetan Buddhist visit this world-class monastery which has the magnificent idol of Lord Buddha. Sitting inside this temple for a few minutes and enjoying the divine silence will be a delightful experience. People from all walks of life enter into the Sanctorum and pray for permanent peace on the planet. This temple is also called Dharmachakra Center and was built under the direction of Changchub Dorje the 12th Karmapa Lama during 1700. Karma Kagyu sect considers this temple as very important and visits it regularly for offering prayers. It’s a must-see place in Gangtok and tourists will feel the calmness when they step into it for offering prayers.

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Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included from the city hotels
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the visit
  • Guide services for a more personalized experience

Activity

  • Sightseeing 

Transport

Airconditioned transport with driver

01 to 03 persons - Sedan cars - Indian make cars like Toyota Etios or Maruti Swift Desire 
03 to 05 persons - SUV cars - Toyota Innova or similar
06 to 10 persons - Tempo Traveller with 10 seats
11 to 18 persons - Mini coaches with 18 seater
19 to 42 persons - Coaches with 27 or 42 seater
All the vehicles are air-conditioned

Pickup and Departure

Pick up from mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.
Drop at mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.

  • Tour Duration:4hrs
  • Guide: Optional
  • Assistance: Yes
  • Vehicle: Airconditioned
  • Driver with a phone: Yes

Tour Starts Time: 1000 hrs.

Additional

Confirmation will be sent within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Child below 5 years is free.
No strict dress code is enforced at tour sites except for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended.
We recommend comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen during the visit.
Entrance fees to the monuments are not included and are to be paid directly. Any camera or video camera fees, if any, are to be paid directly

 

Things To Carry

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable footwear

Advisory

  • Special Holidays will not be liable for any dispute arising out of the rental between customer and vendor, guide or any service provider

Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking Rate is based on minimum 2 person sharing. We reserve the right to cancel in case minimum no.of customers required for the visit on any date is not met.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the visit, 25% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the visit, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the visit, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

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