Excursion to Rumtek from Gangtok
Excursion to Rumtek from Gangtok
Excursion to Rumtek from Gangtok
Excursion to Rumtek from Gangtok
Excursion to Rumtek from Gangtok
Excursion to Rumtek from Gangtok

Excursion to Rumtek from Gangtok

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  • Duration

    4 hours

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Earliest Start Time: 09:00 AM Latest Start Time: 2:00 PM

The Rumtek is the largest Monastery around Gangtok. Traditional in design, it is a close replica of the original in Tibet with beautiful murals and religious artefacts. It is an important centre for Kagyu teaching. The first monastery was built in 1717 AD but crumbled to ruins; later it was rebuilt in 1960’s by His Holiness the late 16th Gyala Karmapa when he took refuge in Sikkim after the Chinese attack View More View More

  • The Rumtek is the largest Monastery around Gangtok. Traditional in design, it is a close replica of the original in Tibet with beautiful murals and religious artefacts. It is an important centre for Kagyu teaching. The first monastery was built in 1717 AD but crumbled to ruins; later it was rebuilt in 1960’s by His Holiness the late 16th Gyala Karmapa when he took refuge in Sikkim after the Chinese attack. Devoted Lamas, robed in crimson, chant ancient mantras to the rhythm of drums and trumpets while soft light flickers from decorative lamps.

Pricing related information for the customer

  • Prices are based on minimum 2 adults. If there is just one adult OR if there is one adult + 1 child, please select ‘2’ adults to complete the reservation. We will charge for a minimum of 2 adults.

What is included in the cost

  • Complimentary Mineral Water
  • Private English Speaking Guide
  • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • Pickup from within City Boundary

What is excluded from the cost

  • Entrance Fees
  • Camera Fees
  • Tips/Gratuity

Tour GuideLines

  • Booking should be made at least 2 days prior (excluding weekends)
  • For any entrance fee or camera fee, please pay directly (our guide will assist you in buying any entry tickets, if applicable)
  • After you book the experience a voucher will be generated and sent to your email ID. The voucher will have all the information – including contact details of the experience provider
  • A 'No Show' will result in No Refund.
  • You will be collected from within the city limits.
  • Duration of the trip is 3-4 hours (from pick up to drop off)
  • Best time to do this experience is between 9AM and 5PM

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel 30 days prior there is no cancellation fee
  • If you cancel 29-11 days prior 25% cancellation fee will be charged
  • If you cancel 10-5 days prior 50% cancellation fee will be charged
  • If you cancel 4-1 days prior 75% cancellation fee will be charged
  • Same day cancellation or No Show will result in 100% cancellation fee
Timing: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Closed on Opens all days
Fee for Indian: INR 10 Still Camera Fee: Not Allowed
Fee for foreigner: INR 10 Video Camera Fee: Not Allowed
Fee for BIMSTEC/SAARC: INR 10 Free for children: Below 5 years
Best time to travel: Oct to March best for the mountain views but end Dec to end Feb could be very cold. April to Sept is cool but prone to rains.

  • The Rumtek is the largest Monastery around Gangtok. Traditional in design, it is a close replica of the original in Tibet with beautiful murals and religious artefacts. It is an important centre for Kagyu teaching. The first monastery was built in 1717 AD but crumbled to ruins; later it was rebuilt in 1960’s by His Holiness the late 16th Gyala Karmapa when he took refuge in Sikkim after the Chinese attack. Devoted Lamas, robed in crimson, chant ancient mantras to the rhythm of drums and trumpets while soft light flickers from decorative lamps.

Pricing related information for the customer

  • Prices are based on minimum 2 adults. If there is just one adult OR if there is one adult + 1 child, please select ‘2’ adults to complete the reservation. We will charge for a minimum of 2 adults.

What is included in the cost

  • Complimentary Mineral Water
  • Private English Speaking Guide
  • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • Pickup from within City Boundary

What is excluded from the cost

  • Entrance Fees
  • Camera Fees
  • Tips/Gratuity

Tour GuideLines

  • Booking should be made at least 2 days prior (excluding weekends)
  • For any entrance fee or camera fee, please pay directly (our guide will assist you in buying any entry tickets, if applicable)
  • After you book the experience a voucher will be generated and sent to your email ID. The voucher will have all the information – including contact details of the experience provider
  • A 'No Show' will result in No Refund.
  • You will be collected from within the city limits.
  • Duration of the trip is 3-4 hours (from pick up to drop off)
  • Best time to do this experience is between 9AM and 5PM

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel 30 days prior there is no cancellation fee
  • If you cancel 29-11 days prior 25% cancellation fee will be charged
  • If you cancel 10-5 days prior 50% cancellation fee will be charged
  • If you cancel 4-1 days prior 75% cancellation fee will be charged
  • Same day cancellation or No Show will result in 100% cancellation fee
Timing: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Closed on Opens all days
Fee for Indian: INR 10 Still Camera Fee: Not Allowed
Fee for foreigner: INR 10 Video Camera Fee: Not Allowed
Fee for BIMSTEC/SAARC: INR 10 Free for children: Below 5 years
Best time to travel: Oct to March best for the mountain views but end Dec to end Feb could be very cold. April to Sept is cool but prone to rains.

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