Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim and it is one of the most famous hill stations in North East India. Indian Holiday offers a wide range of Gangtok tour packages for families with which you will get an opportunity to explore the majestic beauty of this amazing place. Snuggled in the lush greenery of the Himalayas, overlooking the snow-capped Mt. Kanchenjunga (the third highest peak in the world), Gangtok is blessed with the paradisiacal beauty. Delve into the mesmerizing beauty of the pristine lakes, snow-capped mountains, and lush green valleys, and make your trip memorable. Book Gangtok holiday packages and avail a huge discount. With us, you can experience the serenity of this place and make the memories of a lifetime.
Gangtok is truly appealing to explore a beautiful mix of natural beauty, history, spirituality, adventure, romance, delightful food, shopping, and more. Highlights of Gangtok packages include the view of the golden sunrise at Mt. Kanchenjunga, forests of multi-hued rhododendrons in bloom, frozen lakes, waterfalls, etc. The best sightseeing spots covered in Gangtok tours include the Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Ranka Monastery, Do Drul Chorten Stupa, Institute of Tibetology, etc. The city is also dotted with a number of Hindu pilgrimage centers. The ropeway ride and a visit to Temi Garden are ranked among the best things to do in Gangtok.
This scenic hill town also serves as the base for visiting the frozen Tsomgo Lake (Changu Lake), Baba Harbhajan Singh temple, Rumtek Monastery, Hanuman Tok, Nathula Pass, Kanchendzonga and Zoological National Park. So bask in the bliss of North East Himalayas through our exclusive Gangtok holiday packages by Indian holiday. Contact us for more information and to book a tour with us!
Explore Famous Gangtok Tourist Places on Your Trip
Gangtok is blessed with breathtaking natural wonders. From glorious snow-clad peaks to enchanting lush green forests, you can explore the best of nature in Gangtok. On your Gangtok tour, experience the vivid rich culture exhibited at every corner or find inner peace at renowned monasteries. Here are some of the famous tourist attractions you can explore on your Gangtok tour
Tashi View Point: It is a place on a hill from where you can see a scenic view of Gangtok at an altitude of 6000 ft.
Hanuman Tok: A Hindu temple dedicated to lord Hanuman, it is maintained by Indian army.
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology: It is a museum showcasing the art & culture of Tibetans.
Do Drul Chorten Monastery: It is a Buddhist temple in Gangtok, in which Do-drul Chorten is a stupa, which was built in 1945.
Enchey Monastery: It is one of the oldest and most important monasteries in Gangtok, it is believed to be the first formal monastery of Gangtok.
Ganesh Tok: It is a Hindu temple at a hilltop with picturesque view point. The temple dedicated to lord Ganesha.
Best Time to Plan a Trip to Gangtok
Set in the lap of nature, Gangtok experiences pleasant weather and can be visited throughout the year. Nonetheless, summer is an ideal time to visit Gangtok if you want to save yourself from the brutal brunt of summer heat. Visit between April and June to see clear views of the Himalayas and witness the Rhododendron flowers in full bloom from March to May. On the other hand, if you love snow, winter is the best time to visit Gangtok as you can witness snowfall in the higher altitudes.
How to reach Gangtok for a Peaceful Holiday
You can reach Gangtok by flight, train, bus or car. However, Gangtok does own an airport or railway station. You can take a flight to the nearest airport located around 123 km away in Bagdogra. It is well-connected to major destinations in India like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore. To reach Gangtok by train, the nearest railhead is New Jalpaiguri, connected to prominent cities. It is located approximately 118 km away from Gangtok. There are regular buses that ply from the nearby region for Gangtok that can get you here without any hassle.
Stay options in Gangtok
Being a popular tourist destination in North East India, you can find plenty of accommodation options in Gangtok. From budget-friendly to luxury properties, you can choose the type of accommodation as per your requirements on your Gangtok tour. For a comfortable stay with great amenities, here are some of the stay options in Gangtok -
- The Fern Denzong Hotel & Spa Gangtok
- Lemon Tree Hotel, Gangtok
- Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino
- The Royal Heritage
- Udaan, Woodberry Hotel and Spa
- Summit Namnang Courtyard & Spa