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Rumtek Monastery

 
Place : Gangtok, Sikkim
Significance : The headquarters of Kagyu (black hat) order of Tibetan Lamaistic Buddhism
Best Season : September to May
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How to reach:

The nearest town is Gangtok. From here one can take buses or hire taxis or jeeps. The SNT bus departs Gangtok to here at 4 pm and returns on the next day at 8 am. A half an hour walk from the stop, reaches the monastery.

Air: Sikkim has no airport and Bagdogra Airport of West Bengal is 124 Kms away from Gangtok.

Rail : Sikkim has no railwaystion and New Jalpaiguri (120 km). and Siliguri are the two rail stations nearest to Sikkim located in West Bengal.







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