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Orchids of Darjeeling & Sikkim 2019 (Greentours)

The forests of Darjeeling and the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim harbour an astounding variety of orchids. Sikkim alone has more than 500 species.
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Paphiopedilum venustum, Cymbidium hookerianum and the glorious Paphiopedilum fairrieanum (discovered by tour guide Sailesh Prabham’s father in 1963).

See clumps of pleiones, brilliant Dendrobium hookerianum and Sikkim’s state flower, Dendrobium nobile. 

We’ll also explore Sikkim’s Buddhist heritage, with visits to monasteries and meeting the friendly mountain communities: a mix of Nepalese, Lepchas, Bhutias and Limbus.


See more information, including the full itinerary on the Greentours website.



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