The North East Part of India is blessed by several important and majestic monasteries which are truly a great delight to visit. The experience of visiting these monasteries is a wonderful one and can make memories which would be cherished forever. The following are some of the most popular monasteries in North East India.
1. Rumtek Monastery: The stunning Rumtek Monastery with its superb architecture and rich history is definitely a must on any guest’s list of places to visit in and around Gangtok.
2. Phodong Monastery: The Phodong Monastery located in the outskirts of Gangtok belongs to the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism and also dates back to the early 18th century.
3. Ghoom Monastery: Ghoom Monastery is truly one of the most memorable places to visit in and around Darjeeling.
4. Zang Dhok Palri Monastery: Zang Dhok Palri Monastery in Kalimpong is quite a captivating Tibetan monastery which has in its confines very rare Buddhist manuscripts and offers some wonderful mountain views.
Where to Stay
MAYFAIR Darjeeling is a luxury heritage hotel in a beautiful and accessible part of town and it exudes old world charm and quiet elegance.
MAYFAIR Spa Resort & Casino, Gangtok is a wonderfully ambient hillside resort with excellent hospitality and luxurious accommodation.
MAYFAIR Himalayan Spa Resort is a magnificent luxury heritage property in Kalimpong.