Duration : 10 days
Season : March 

The Buddhist festival of Bumchu is unique to Sikkim only, which is celebrated on the 15th day of first Tibetan calendar year at the Tashiding Monastery in West Sikkim. The origin of the festival dates back to 1700 AD, when the monks used to foretell the fortune of Sikkim by looking at the level of holy water contained in the pot kept in the monastery. The gathering of devote pilgrims, religious prayers in the monastery for days marks the celebration. The highlight of the tour is the stay within the monastery complex during the festival in tented accommodation. (Details)



  Lepchas of Sikkim
Bumchu Festival
Rumtek Chaam
Pang Lhabsol
Drukpa Tseshi
Kagyad Dance
Monastries of Sikkim
Archery in Sikkim
Christmas Tour


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