Whether on the land, in the air or the gurgling waters, thrill and adventure just never ceases in Gangtok! Nestled amidst the fascinating beauty of the Eastern Himalayas, this capital of Sikkim is known for its myriad offerings to the visitors. Not just this, this gorgeous city is also termed as the ‘Tourism Capital’ of the state. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s take a blissful journey through this magnificent city and know more about its tourist options!
Whether you are an adventure seekers, a leisure traveller, a solo backpacker or a culture enthusiast, you will always find something or the other in Gangtok! Starting with sightseeing around Sikkim’s capital city, there are plenty of remarkable places that needs to be witnessed and can hardly be described in words. Though the list is long enough, you must visit the Ganesh Tok or the Tashi View Point, from where you can witness the enchanting beauty of this city.
Gangtok tourism or the various Gangtok tour packages also include an array of astounding options for the thrill and adventure seekers! Those who love to feel the splashes of the fearsome waves or cruise through them, can opt for white water rafting through the grade I-IV+ rapids of the gurgling Teesta River and get their desired adrenaline dose!
As said, the city also offers several enthralling options for those who prefer to enjoy the bird’s eye view of the city or give wings to their desires of flying! Gangtok tourism is known for paragliding and ropeway cable ride. Indulge in paragliding in LuingReshithang, take the flight of your dreams and enjoy the stunning aerial views of Sikkim’s capital city. In case, you want to enjoy the same views, but in a much more relaxed way, you must visit Deorali and avail the ropeway cable car ride among all the Gangtok tour package. This ride allows you to traverse around 1km and enjoy the aerial views
Yak safaris from Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake, shopping in Mahatma Gandhi Marg, attending International Flower Festival or a visit to the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology are also among the best offerings of the Gangtok tour packages. The culture lovers to this city can visit the many different spiritual monasteries and witness the peace and tranquillity that exists in them. A visit to Natula Pass is also one of the most fascinating offerings in Gangtok tourism!