Sikkim

  • Where exactly is Sikkim?
  • What is the best way to reach Sikkim?
  • What is the climate like in Sikkim?
  • What is the best time of year to go on a Journey?
  • What is the altitude in Sikkim? Will we have to acclimatize?
  • What language does one speak in Sikkim?
  • I’ve heard that states in northeastern India are less secure than other parts of India.
    Is this true? And is Sikkim safe?
  • Will we see wild animals in Sikkim?

Spirituality

  • What is the benefit of going on ‘Pilgrimage’?
  • Why is Sikkim considered ‘sacred’? And by whom?
  • Is Mahalaya Journeys a religious organization?
  • Will it still be interesting if i do not know much about Buddhism?
  • Will we meet any spiritual masters or Buddhists teacher?
  • Is there opportunity for spiritual practice on your journeys?
  • Does going on a pilgrimage mean roughing it out?

Mahalaya Journeys

  • Can I travel alone with Mahalaya Journeys?
  • Will all the accommodation be in homestays?
  • Can we stay at a monastery?
  • What is the comfort level in a homestay?
  • Is there any opportunity for exercise while on our journey?
  • What is the food like in Sikkim?
  • Mahalaya Journeys is a social business. Why isn’t it a non-profit?
  • Your sister non-profit is Project Denjong. What exactly does it do?

Journey Preparation

  • How should we prepare for our journey?
  • What if I don’t pack enough warm layers?
  • What is the electricity voltage in India? Should I carry an adaptor?

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