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Tour to abode Sikkim

  1. 1. Presented by- Himalayan Heights Travels www.himalayanheightstravels.com Ph.nos.9619666943,9619666956,9403019300
  2. 2. Presented by :- Himalayan Heights Travels Sikkim or ‘ one of the fortified places’ is a landlocked state . Kanchenjunga , the world’s third highest peak is located on Sikkim’s border with Nepal.
  3. 3. Animal Life The snow leopard, wild ass, leopard , red panda, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, flying squirrel are some of the animals found here. Sikkim conserves its flora and fauna in wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. Presented by – Himalayan Heights Travels
  4. 4. PEOPLE & CULTURE Predominant religions are Hinduism & Vajrayana Buddhism. Nepali is the lingua franca of Sikkim while Bhutia, & Lepcha are often spoken in certain areas. English & Hindi are also spoken & understood in most of Sikkim. Phang Lhabsol is a festival unique to Sikkim. It is celebrated to offer thanks to Mt. Kanchendzonga, the guardian deity of Sikkim. Presented by- Himalayan Heights Travels
  5. 5. Gangtok M.G Road Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim . Gangtok is located in the Shivalik Hills of the eastern Himalayan range. A centre of Buddhist learning and culture , Gangtok’s most notable Buddhist institutions are the Enchey monastery and Rumtek monastery. The Rumtek monastery on the outskirts of the town is one of Buddhism’s most sacred monasteries. Presented by-Himalayan Heights Travels
  6. 6. Sunrise from Hanuman Tok & Ganesh Tok Ganesh Tok is at a height of 6500 ft. The Ganesh Tok is a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh . Hanuman Tok is also one of the renowned temple of the state dedicated to Lord Hanuman. It is believed that when Hanuman was carrying “ Sanjivani herb “ ( to save the life of Laxmana) he rested at this spot. Presented by- Himalayan Heights Travels
  7. 7. Changu Lake The Changu Lake is a glacial lake about 40 kms. From Gangtok- at an altitude of 12,400 ft. The road to Nathu La passes the lake on the north side. Presented by- Himalayan Heights Travels
  8. 8. Nathu La Pass Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas . The Pass at 14,140 ft, above mean sealevel forms a part of an offshoot of the ancient Silk Road. Nathu La is one of the three open border posts between China & India. Presented by – Himalayan Heights Travels
  9. 9. Captain “BABA” Harbhajan Singh was an Indian army soldier who died near the Baba Mandir Nathula Pass and is reverred by the soldiers of the Indian army. According to legend Baba drowned in a glacier following the Sino-Indian war in 1968. But he is believed to guard the soldiers in the inhospitable terrain. Presented by- Himalayan Heights Travels
  10. 10. Rumtek Monastery Rumtek monastery also called as the Dharmachakra Centre , is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located near Gangtok.The monastery is currently the largest in Sikkim.A Golden Stupa contains the relics of the 16th Karmapa. Presented by-Himalayan Heights Travels
  11. 11. Monastery in Sikkim has its unique signature / aura about it. This monastery is also known as the Lingdum Monastery. Before the Tibetian New Year one can find the young Buddhist monks practising the Lama dance. It has a distinct style and form and is quite enjoyable just to see them training. There is steep flight of stairs which leads guest to the inner sanctum. It is better to visit this place during prayer. The inside of the monastery has colourful wall hangings touching nearly all the way to the floor. The walls as usual have depictions and drawings all around. The inner sanctum of the Lingdum monastery is very much like any other large monastery. Large sized Buddha statues plated in gold could be seen. The best part of this monastery is its access.
  12. 12. Pelling is a town in the district of West Sikkim, India.Pelling is nestled at an altitude of 2150m (7200feet).The town is located at distance of 10 km. from the district headquarters of Geyzing. . The mighty Himalayas and the Kanchenjanga may be viewed at close quarters from Pelling. Pelling also forms the base from where trekkers and other peripatetic adventurers undertake the strenuous and arduous treks in West Sikkim. The land around Pelling is still a virgin territory and is bathed with alpine vegetation, with numerous waterfalls lining the hillside. In the months of winter, Pelling is sometimes covered with a blanket of snow. Most of the people of Pelling are Buddhists and speak the Sikkimese language. The other languages spoken are Nepali, Hindi, and English . Pelling is famous for the majestic view of the magnificent Mount Kanchenjangha. It also affords a panoramic view of other snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Presented by- Himalayan Heights Travels
  13. 13. Yoksum Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing district of West Sikkim. It was the first capital of Sikkim. Yuksom is also one of the sacred landscape – Demazong – (meaning a valley of rice ) of four religious sites blessed by Guru Padmasambhava.The king of Sikkim was coronated here on the throne made of stone close to the Norbugang monastrey & the chorten.The footprint of one of the lamas , Latsun Chembo,who consecrated the king can also be seen close to the throne. Presented by-Himalayan Heights Travels
  14. 14. Kechopari means Wishing lake. The lake is in the shape of Buddha’s foot and is reverred by both Buddhists and Lepchas alike. Though circled by a dense forest not a leaf touches the lakes surface. The myth goes that the moment a leaf falls Kechopari Lake down birds swoop to catch it, keeping the water Presented by- Himalayan Heights Travels clean.
  15. 15. Kanchendzonga waterfalls The waterfalls are located about 15 kms. Away from Pelling on the way to Yoksum. The thunder of the icy cold cascading down is so loud that it is impossible to hear each other. Presented by-Himalayan Heights Travels
  16. 16. Yumthang Valley – The mini Switzerland of India. Yumthang valley is a breathtakingly beautiful valley surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in the North Sikkim district. It is at an elevation of 14,000 ft above mean sea level. A tributary of the river Teesta flows past the valley and La Chung. The valley is known for its hot springs. Presented by-Himalayan Heights Travels
  17. 17. Yumesamdong – Zero Point. Zero Point- situated at 15,000 ft altitude in the North East of Sikkim , is close to the Chinese border. It is the land of perennial snow And about an hours drive from Yumthang Valley. There are about 14 sulphur springs around Yumesamdong. Presented by –Himalayan Heights Travels
  18. 18. Gurudongmar Lake Gurudongmar lake is one of the highest lakes in the world- at an altitude of about 17,100 ft in the province of North Sikkim, only some 5 kms south of Chinese border. It is a fresh water lake and one the source streams of Teesta river. The lake is named after Guru Padmasambhava . It is said that this is why even at the height of winter, one portion of the lake never freezes. Presented by – Himalayan Heights Travels

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