Sikkim’s treasure trove Gangtok enjoys a comfy climate and snowfall during winter, replete with natural ardor. The sheer number of sacred places in the capital city of Gangtok makes your holiday blissful with blessings. Some 4.5 hours from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and 4 hours and 30 min from Bagdogra International Airport, Gangtok is an easy-to-access mountainous destination.
With a reasonably priced Sikkim Gangtok tour package, tour this iconic Northeast Indian hill station to the hilt. If you hire a tour operator, that guide helps get your Inner line Permits since places like Nathula Pass in Gangtok are close to international borders. Tailor-made holiday itineraries provided by travel agencies let you plan your tour at your own pace.
You may add these attractions to your customized holiday package:
Mahatma Gandhi Marg, popularly known as MG Marg, is the no-traffic pedestrian road in the heart of Gangtok, definitely a must-visit one. Over the years, MG Marg has evolved a lot.The road is free from vehicles, smoke, and litter, embellished with many benches, the Statue of Unity, restaurants, bars, clothing stores, gift shops, souvenir shops, pharmacies, handicraft stores, and other shopping centers. Tour comfortably with a Gangtok package for 5 days.
Some 7 km from the center of Gangtok sits Tashi View Point at 6100 feet. This attraction is famous for offering a sweeping view of Gangtok and Himalayan peaks, such as Mt Kanchenjunga and Siniolchu. March to June is the ideal time to witness the clear views from Tashi View Point.
Rumtek Monastery, some 24 km from Gangtok, is the largest monastery in Sikkim, belonging to the seat-in-exile of the Gyalwang Karmapa. It exercises the spiritual practices of the Karma Kagyu lineage. In the monastery, reside community monks. Sightseeing involves greenery. In Rumtek Monastery, there is some rarest artwork of the Buddhist religion, like murals, thangkas, sculptures, golden models of Buddha.
- Nathula Pass sits scenically on the Sikkim Silk Route in East Sikkim, and about 56 km from Gangtok. This is a high-altitude pass at a height of 4310 m. on the Dongkya Range, which links Sikkim to Tibet’s Autonomous Region of China. Customize your Sikkim Gangtok tour package at a budget-friendly price range.
This destination remains closed on Monday and Tuesday, so visit Nathula pass except these days. Since its proximity to an international border, you need to secure an inner line permit to enter the region. Near Nathula Pass, there sits an exclusively iconic glacial lake namely Tsomgo Lake at an elevation of 3,753m. Visiting all these beautiful places in Gangtok turns your trip incredible.