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Gangtok Travel Guide

The beautiful capital of Sikkim, Gangtok offers a charming holiday of scenic bliss, appetizing food, and pleasant memories.


  • Gurudongmar Lake in Gangtok Sikkim
Gangtok At a Glance
  • Population:98,658
  • Area :35 km2 (14 sq mi)
  • Geo Location:
  • Average Climate:15°C - 22°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October to June
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Introduction

Set at a height of 5500 feet, Gangtok is the largest town in the state of Sikkim. Gangtok is a major tourist destination and it opens arms to a number of tourists from all over the world.

Gangtok is a prominent Buddhist pilgrimage site. The place is also famous for its unexplored beauty. Gangtok offers great view of Kanchenjunga which is the third highest peak of the world. The place features a great blend of ethnicity and religions. Gangtok houses people from different ethnicities which makes every visitor enjoy a colorful ambience.

Gangtok is a perfect holiday destination and houses all what one requires for a great holiday. The place has everything, right from Gompas, Stupas to gardens. The town is well known as the land of monasteries. Some major attractions of the town include Rumtek Monastery, Tsomgo Lake(Changu Lake), Ganesh tok, Do-drul Chorten, Nathu La Pass, Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery, Hanuman Tok and Enjoy the fun of sky in Gangtok by cable car ride