All pervading serenity describes Gangtok the best as the city seems to take you to the era when things were pristine and the so called modernity was yet to seep in. You can find monks roaming in the city and that itself describes how hospitable they find the place as you don’t see such view in any other Indian city. Gangtok is the perfect abode for you to meet your natural self.
The Tsomgo Lake, the benchmark to describe the perfect beauty, is about two hours from Gangtok and the lake and its verdant surroundings would captivate your senses with their serenity and you will feel yourself close to nature. You can also go for yak ride around the lake. Banjhakri Falls is another soothing beauty to captivate you on your Gangtok tour and should be among the prime places to visit in Gangtok. Just a few kilometres from Gangtok is Seven Sisters Falls, the perfect picture of the idyllic world. Phurchachu hot springs is another nature’s bounty that must be the part of your Gangtok tourism itinerary. The locals believe that the water from the spring has medicinal properties as it has traces of Sulphur in it.
A number of adventurous souls use Gangtok as their base for further trekking and mountaineering. You can also include Gurudongmar Lake in your Gangtok tours, though it is a bit distant from the capital. The lake is frozen for most part of the year and its crystalline beauty would enrapt you. There are a number of monasteries also in Gangtok and mere visit to them would evoke spirituality in you. Rumtek Monastery, the most prominent among all the monasteries in Sikkim has a number of artifacts related to Buddhism and its golden stupa contains the remains the Sixteenth Karmapa, too. The stupa Do Drul Chorten must also be included in your Gangtok tour. There are some viewpoints also that you should explore including Tashi Viewpoint, Mt Katao and the stunning view from Nathu La Pass.
Now is the time you should start exploring your own country and Gangtok is among the places that would change your view of travelling and you would feel ensconced in pristine surroundings. Bring us on board to plan your tour and no travel hassle would come between you and the enchanting mountains.