Know Best Sightseeing Ideas before Going to Gangtok to Save Time and Money
Nov 17 2016
Gangtok is capital city of
Indian state of Sikkim, situated on 1650 meter (5500 ft.) above sea level, a gorgeous
and modern city built on Himalayan Mountain stage. Today I will share best
ideas to explore Gangtok and nearby. If you make well plan for Gangtok sightseeing,
it will be budget effective and time saving.
If you want to explore or sightseeing of Gangtok perfectly
then at least two days is required, take a Gangtok ropeway ride at afternoon at
the days on which you are reaching Gangtok. You can enjoy entire Gangtok city and
nearby areas view from top, ropeway ride is must visit and most memorable ride
at Gangtok. Also spend little time at evening in M.G Marg, the city entre at
heart of the city. After then reach at
hotel and take proper rest and sleep for next day trip.
Day 1: This is actually
second day for you at Gangtok, today we will explore nearby and maximum number
of sighting destinations in Gangtok and nearby. After breakfast take a full-day
trip or sightseeing around Gangtok, list of destination are bellow..
- Enchey Monastery: The oldest monastery of Gangtok
located at hilltop.
- Ganesh Tok: A nice Ganesh Ji temple at hilltop with
stunning view of surrounding.
- Tashi view point: A nice view point to enjoy snow-capped
peaks of Mt. Kanchenjunga.
- Hanuman Tok: A Hanuman Ji template at hilltop with magnificent
view of Mt. Kanchenjunga.
- Flower Exhibition Center: A center for different types
of flowers, plants and orchids.
- Bakthang Waterfall: A must visit stop from or to Tashi
- Handicraft Center: A sales and showcase point for local
handicraft and handloom product.
Also take a tour to Dear Park,
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (a
Tibet museum at Gangtok), Chorten Stupa
and Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park
– a zoo in Gangtok city.
Day 2: After breakfast take
a tour to list of must visit tourist destination, these are listed below..
Lho Wildlife Sanctuary: A wild life sanctuary just 25 kms. away from
Gangtok city, spread across 51.76 sq. Km. You may get a chance to see
Barking Deer, Red Panda, Monal and Deer, Leopard-cat, Jungle cat, Marbled
cat because this area is open and free zone for them.
Monastery: A monastery with cultural, traditional and heritage center
of Sikkim, located just 25 kms. away from Gangtok.
- Ranka Monastery: One of the most beautiful monastery near
Nehru Botanical Garden: The garden
located just one and a half kilometer before reaching Rumtek, there are
many known and unknown plants, mountain flowers and orchids.
- Banjhakri Waterfall
& Park: A nice picnic spot near Gangtok.
is also famous for shopping after reaching at hotel in evening, you may start
shopping, and numbers of national and international shopping outlets are
available at Gangtok.
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