India:-Monasteries,-hill-stations-and-city-rickshaws

1-6,Calcutta

Discover the city that now calls itself Kolkata, a city that’s grown from its humble beginnings as a trading centre for the East India Company and the location for Mother House, founded by Mother Teresa as the headquarters for the Missionaries of Charity. An endless assortment of cultural events, art festivals and gallery exhibitions also await your visit.

1h05m to Kalimpong

7-11,Kalimpong

Overlook the Himalayas from one of India’s most northerly hill stations. Its historic role as a trading centre continues to this day and this busy bazaar town teems with activity. Watched over by the imposing mountain peak of Khangchendzonga and bisected by the fast-flowing Teesta River, its natural setting is also a draw.

3h30m to Pemayangtse

1h05m to Kalimpong

12-16,Pemayangtse

Meditate in the peaceful setting of the monastery of Pemayangtse, an important palce of Buddhist pilgrimage as well as a beautiful example of Sikkim art and architecture. The “Perfect Sublime Lotus” was founded in the 17th Century.

3h30m to Pemayangtse

1h05m to Kalimpong

17-21,Delhi

Get lost in India’s capital city. Steeped in history, the city contains many interesting monuments including an astronomy observatory dating from the 18th Century, temples from the 16th Century and India’s largest mosque, where you can ponder the mysteries of the world’s great religions.