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Cultural experience in the Lepcha village

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Experience the rich cultural heritage of Sikkim’s indigenous people, the Lepchas, and gain an insight into the rural way of life.

Day Trip

Half-day Lepcha cultural experience

  • 40-minute optional nature and village walk through terraced rice fields and a Lepcha village, starting at Bamboo Retreat and ending at Lingdum Road.
  • All transfers by local car as required
  • Qualified guide throughout
  • Traditional welcome ceremony by the village shaman with tea, millet beer and typical buckwheat snacks in a traditional Lepcha house

Full-day Lepcha cultural experience

  • All services included in the half-day program
  • Visit to a local school (depending on the season)
  • Visit to the Buddhist village temple
  • Lepcha cultural program with folk dances, songs and/or instrumental performances
  • Ethnic Lepcha lunch
  • Visit to the Lingdum Buddhist monastery

Note: Programs must be booked one day in advance and cannot be guaranteed at any time.