Gangtok is one of the most popular tourist destinations which is located in the Himalayan state of Sikkim. Its a heaven for trekkers, hikers, and rock climbers. The name 'Gangtok' was originated from a Tibetan word which means 'hillside'.
Gangtok tour packages from Kolkata is a retreat of spectacular and natural beauty with its wonderful snow-capped mountain peaks, dark green deep and dense forest wrapped, calm and soothing lakes and garden of flowers. If you are planning to travel North Sikkim and Gangtok Balakatours will help you to design a great itinerary and tour plan.
Gangtok is well connected to most of the metropolitan cities of West Bengal. The nearest airport is situated in Siliguri, you can get plenty of flights to different cities like Kolkata and Delhi. Buses are also available from Kolkata to Siliguri. The Transport facility in Gangtok is really good.
Visiting Spots In Gangtok
Gangtok tour packages from Kolkata depends mostly on the city's scenic beauty and its vicinity to the breathtakingly beautiful Himalayas Mountain ranges. In Gangtok, you will find many Buddhist Monasteries especially the Enchey Monastery and the Rumtek Monastery. The Orchid sanctuary in Gangtok is another popular attraction for the immense beauty it possesses. It feels like a paradise of blossomed orchids. Tashding is another must visit the place where you can get the magnificent view of Kanchenjunga Peak. You should also visit Banjhakri Falls which is encircled by gardens and beautiful structures. There are many other places also in our North Sikkim and Gangtok tour packages where we will take you such as.
2. Tsongmo Lake
3. Himalayan Zoological Park
4. Hanuman Tok
5. Flower garden and many more
While traveling Gangtok, you shouldn't miss roaming around the nearby markets. The popular places are the Old Market, the New Market, and the Lal Market. You can buy handcrafted materials like thangkas, religious items and woolen clothes etc. Tibetan jewelry is also very popular item here.
Day 1 : Reach NJP and proceed to Gangtok. Night stay at Gangtok.
Day 2 : Visit north Sikkim. Night stay at Lachen.
Day 3 : Visit Gurudongmar lake. Night stay at Lachung.
Day 4 : Visit Yumthang valley and back to Gangtok. Night stay at Gangtok.
Day 5 : Visit Gangtok local sightseeing. Night stay at Gangtok.
- Tashi view point
- Hanuman Tok
- Ganesh tok
- Rope way
- Flower garden
- Roomtek monestry
Day 6 : Visit Tsomgo lake, baba mandir and Nathula pass Night stay at Gangtok.
Day 7 : Gangtok to NJP drop.