“For those who love anything and everything about mountains, visiting Gangtok could be a dream come true moment for all.”
Snow-laden highlands, serene lakes, appealing valleys and the stunning landscapes of Gangtok form a magical environment that allures the tourists. This capital city is a mesmerizing hill-station sitting in the lap of the Himalayas. With the kind of natural beauty Gangtok has, it becomes irresistible to keep yourself from heading to this destination!
Where to stay!
Not only this, but the growing popularity of the destination also given rise to a number of hotels in Gangtok. You can choose from a variety of options depending on your budget and itinerary. So choose wisely before you book!
Best time to travel!
Due to the beautiful weather, you can visit Gangtok throughout the year. However, the months of October to mid-December and March to May are the best time to visit Gangtok.
Incredible places to see here!
This beauty is not just situated only in the capital city of Sikkim; it is way more than that with these stunning places to visit in Gangtok.
Places ought to be in your bucket…
Namchi: A magnificent Sikkimese City
Popularly known as the ‘top of the sky’, Namchi is one of the beautiful places to visit. It offers the amazing view of Ranjit Valley and Khangchendzonga range.
Tsomgo Lake: The sparkling Glacial Lake
Remaining completely frozen during winter, Tsomgo lake is one of the most famous lakes in India. People go for yak rides, ice skating and enjoy hot pipping noodles here.
- Blue and yellow poppies
- Primulas flowers
Nathula Pass: Blessed with stunning scenery
Counted among the highest motorable roads in the world, Nathu La pass is located at a height of 14,450 feet. It is a part of the famous silk-route and one of the famous places to visit.
- Walking along the International borders
Rumtek Monastery: Home to the oldest Monastery
One of the most popular places to visit in Gangtok, Rumtek Monastery belongs to Kagyu sect of Buddhists. It is one of the most important and magnificent monasteries in Gangtok.
- Golden Stupa
- Hiking downhill
Khecheopalri Lake: For wishes to come true
Khecheopalri Lake is one of the most popular spiritual places you can take a tour in Gangtok. Especially Hindus and Buddhists visit this lake all around the year or join the prayers to make wishes.
- Trek to the surrounding areas
- Visit the Lepcha village
Thinking what to do in Gangtok? Here are the interesting things…
- River Rafting in Teesta
- Paragliding in Gangtok
- Yak Safari to pristine Tsomgo Lake
- Cable ride over the city
From adventure to staying at the best hotels in Gangtok, this destination has something for everyone!
Leave right away for the experience you are looking for!