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The Folk Tales of Sikkim

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This is the basic outline of travel experience. We do customization as per the needs of every guest if required. Our experiences are designed not to take you as an observer, but to get you involved hands on and experience the place like a local.

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Sikkim is a land of simple and happy people who are very proud of their land. Tribes like Limbu, Lepcha, Bhutia and Nepali co-exist. The state was merged into India only in the year 1962. It has been invaded for centuries by armies from Tibet and Nepal. The remains of those invasions can still be seen in its architecture and from the stories told by elders of the villages.
Day 1 – 3: Arrive in Bagdogra followed by journey to your homestay in South Sikkim with Bhutanese family. Over the next few days, experience the Bhutanese cooking, dances and folk songs, hikes to Meynam wildlife sanctuary which is home of deer, fox and rare red Panda. Know about the traditional tribal religions, and participate in daily chores of the Bhutanese people which include farming and local crafts. Day 4 - 6: Drive down to your next destination in west Sikkim to live with Limbu tribal family. West Sikkim is home of Limbu, Lepcha and Nepali people. Spend time in the lap of mighty Kangchenjunga Mountain with us knowing the local folk tales. See traditional ways of organic farming and bee keeping. Know about how traditional animists live in harmony with Buddhism and visit some of these tribal families in their houses. Day 7: Today we depart for Bagdogra followed by onward journey.
Optional – If you are arriving via Kolkata, spend few days with us indulging in the Bengali culture and colonial heritage of the city. Write to us to include Kolkata in your experience
  1. All accommodations in homestay with local families – clean and safe
  2. All local and inter-city transportation AC vehicle or train
  3. All guided experiences and activities
  4. Fee of tour guide and any other local experts
  5. Any permits or permissions required
  6. Dinner on day 1
  7. All meals from day 2 to day 6
  8. Breakfast on day 7
  1. Any international or domestic flights from base location to Bagdogra
  2. Travel insurance (Compulsory for non-Indian guests)
  3. Any medical needs that arise during the trip
  4. Entry tickets

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