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Home » India » East India » East India States » Sikkim » Gangtok Travel

Gangtok Tours

Aerial View Gangtok Market

The beautiful valleys, the lush greenery, the serene environment and the tranquil landscape, welcome to the wonderful land of Gangtok. With our Gangtok Tours, we take you to a beautiful town on a hilltop at an altitude of 1780 meters. This mesmerizing place is sprawling down the west side of a long edge flanking the Ranipul River.

This beautiful land is the Capital of Sikkim. A visit to this place with our Gangtok Tours, will take you to a place which gone rapid change in its effort to maintain a cosmopolitan look. Here you can marvel at the flavours of modernity with the hustle and bustle of urban existence. This place is one of the major tourist attractions in India. So pack your backpacks and book our Gangtok Tours. We assure you that you will explore and experience the best vacation of your life.

Places that you should not miss out while on your Gangtok Tours are:

Rumtek Monastery:
This place is a short drive from Gangtok. Here you can visit the Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centre. It was built in 1960 by His Holiness the late 16th Gyalwa Karmapa. A visit to this place will let you marvel at the replica of the original Kagyurpa Monastery in Tsurphu, Tibet. This place functions as the headquarters of the Dharma Chakra Religious Centre.

Here you may visit the memorial stupa of the XVI Gyalwa Karmapa inlaid with gold plate and semi precious stones, Shri Nalanda Institute for Higher Buddhist Studies and the Jamyang Khang Primary School. You may also go through some of the world's most unique religious scriptures, manuscripts and religious art objects.

A fifteen minute walk downhill from Dharma Chakra Center takes one to the Old Rumtek monastery which was originally built in 1730 by the ninth Karmapa but was destroyed by fire and had to be reconstructed to the present state.

Tsongo Lake:
This beautiful lake 2 hours drive from Gangtok. The lake is about 1 km. long and oval in shape, 50ft deep. Marvel at the landscape and view the wide range of ducks found in the lake.

Nathula Pass:
This magnificent place lies in the Indo China border at Jawaharlal Nehru Road. A visit to this place will let you view the Indian troops and the Red army as they stand face to face.

Ganesh Tok:
This is a small temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh. It is beautifully located on the hill adjoining the TV Tower. It is on a hillock on Gangtok - Nathula Road. The best part about this place is that from here you can enjoy a wonderful view of Gangtok town and the Raj Bhawan Complex and on a clear day you get a breathtaking view of Mt. Kanchendzonga.

Hanuman Tok:
This majestic place is located about 5 km uphill from White Hall on a bifurcation road of the Gangtok - Nathula Highway. This temple is dedicated to Hanuman. From the temple you can have a wonderful view of the Kanchendzonga. You will be amazed to see that the temple at Hanuman Tok is maintained by a unit of the Indian Army and can be found to be spick and span.

Get lost amidst the beautiful nature;
let the rejuvenating breeze leave you spellbound, book our Gangtok Tours and experience a vacation in the paradisiacal land.

How to Reach:

By Air: The nearest airport is Bagdogra in West Bengal and is 124 Kms (about 4 hrs drive) from Gangtok.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is at New Jalpaiguri, which is about 125 Kms from Gangtok.
By Road: Gangtok is connected by road with Siliguri, Darjeeling and Kalimpong by the National Highway 31 A. There are regular Sikkim state transport buses between Gangtok and Siliguri. Private buses, jeeps and taxis can also be hired from Siliguri and Bagdogra.

Detailed Tour
The North East Delight : (13 Nights / 14 Days)
Delhi / Agra / Khajuraho / Varanasi / Calcutta / Darjeeling / Sikkim / Gangtok / Delhi


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