If you want to visit amazing places in small packages, then you must have to visit the picturesque state of Sikkim. It is the second smallest state of the country but its panoramic view and persuasive charm make this destination wonderful. You will fall in the lap of the magical Himalayas after a visit.
This city not only famous for its outstanding beauty but also offers the excellent list of things to do and places to travel as well. So hurry up, what are you waiting for? Pack your luggage and book cheap flights from Phoenix to India. We have compiled a list of crazy things to do in Gangtok for your convenience. Have a look.
You must take a Yak Safari in Gangtok, across the mild and inclined slopes. A ride from city Gangtok to the beautiful Tsongmo Lake is a great experience through the rocky and wavy hills. This safari allows you to enjoy the attractive colours of the beautiful hilly region.
Bird’s Eye View from a Ropeway Cable Ride
If you are in Sikkim so don’t miss the ropeway cable ride over Gangtok, This is a 1km zigzag ropeway ride that starts from Deorali and drops the visitors to Tashling, this ride gives the outstanding mid-air views of this magnificent city.
River rafting is a great experience you must have to try once in a life so why not in the Sikkim. The axial motion waves of the Teesta River is too frightening waves. This jabbering river is pass through the city which offers enthralling river rafting experience.
Paragliding in Gangtok
If you want to get orient to the fairytale beauty then you will have to take a flight over the city. LuingResithang region offers paragliding to the tourist. Hundreds of people go for it. This place was opened to the public in 2010. The charm and beauty of this place attract thousands of people across the globe.
Shopping in MG Marg
The MG Marg or ‘Mahatma Gandhi Marg’ is the most visited place for shopping lovers. Numbers of restaurants are aligned in this marg which offers delightful as well as lip-smacking cuisines of Sikkim. In the month of December ‘Gangtok Food and Culture Festival’ held on this marg.
International Flower Festival, Gangtok
In the month of May, on this festival, the entire city gets decorated with bright and tempting colours which hold nature lovers across the different parts of the world. There are the wide variety of flowers from various part of the world are adorn here like varieties of roses, alpine creepers, orchids to seasonal flowers. During this festivals, this city attracts the foodies towards culinary delight.
It is the famous pilgrimage for the Buddhists, Gangtok also appeals hundreds of devotee from the different part of the countries. Home to Enchey and Rumtek Monastery, Do-drulChorten and Rumtek Monastery are some sacred place in this city which is truly remarkable.The Stupas that hold ancient Buddhist antiquity makes a major tourist attractions in Gangtok.
The most scenic trips in Gangtok is a drive to the Nathula Pass. It is situated at a height of 14,140ft above the sea level. This attractive pass is one of the highest mountain passes in the world. The pass was closed in 1962, but reopened in 2006. A visit to this pass offers the beautiful view of lakes, the wide variety of flora and fauna and local shepherds.
If beauty or serenity is explained in one word, it has to be Gangtok without any second thought. This hilly city is more than a paradise for the visitors.