Things to Do in Gangtok
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Things to Do in Gangtok
There are very few places in this world where you do not need a source of entertainment. You can just be there and enjoy the stunning scenic views. Gangtok is one of those places where you do not need to get intoxicated by alcohol because the scenic views shall captivate you. Are you looking for the best Gangtok India point of interest? The cable ride is something you cannot miss. You will be up above the city and you will get the whole view which will mesmerize you. The cable ride starts from Deorali and it takes you to Tashiling. It offers the tourists a bird’s eye view of the city. It is one of the best things to do in Gangtok. Pay a small price and enjoy the view of the city by taking a 7 minute cable ride.
What to do in Gangtok? The Yak safari is an exciting experience for children as well as adults. Hold on to the hump and ride the Yak. It is a wonderful experience to view the city while riding a Yak. Also, the Yak won’t mind if you click a picture or two with it. You can opt for Gangtok travel package which includes Yak safari. You can go for a Yak ride near Tsomgo Lake.
There are plenty of adventure sports in Gangtok. You can rent a bicycle and cycle around the city. You can also go for river rafting in Teesta. It is one of the best places for rafting for experts. It does not cost a fortune and so, you can opt for the adventure sport. You can also go for the camping package which includes camping, river rafting, bonfire, meals and stay. There are other adventure activities in Gangtok such as paragliding and trekking. If you are an adventure enthusiast, you will enjoy paragliding. You do not have to be a professional to do it. There are several operators, which provide a safe paragliding experience. It is one of the top things to do in Gangtok.
There are many fun things to do in Gangtok. You cannot miss the food of the destination. When you are in Gangtok, do not miss out on the traditional cuisine. The must try foods in Gangtok have to be steamed dumplings (momos), thukpa, chhurpi, Kinema curry, Phagshapa, Sael roti, and tomato achar. You cannot miss Khan Uncle’s biryani house. Baker’s cafe is cosy and quiet. You can catch a quick bite here. You have excellent baked food options here. The café is always full of tourists and local people. It is one of the best places to hangout.
If you are looking for peaceful activities to do in Gangtok, you must visit the Tashi point for viewing the most beautiful sunset. Viewing the snow capped mountains with floating clouds around them will be a visually appealing experience. Gangtok is one of the best places for a vacation. Make it a point to meet the locals because this way, you will get to know about their culture and tradition. Do visit Gangtok because it is the most beautiful and tranquil place to visit.
Paragliding in Gangtok
If a traveler wants to experience the feeling of a free bird in the backdrops of Himalayas, what can be really exciting is to take part in paragliding in Gangtok. There are so many tour operators in Gangtok who facilitate paragliding and make you experience the best. Paragliding in Gangtok is slowly becoming a popular adven...
Cable Car Ride in Gangtok
Gangtok is the place where you can get memorable adventurous station and worship places. Gangtok is the combination of unforgettable things and worship temple. Cable car ride is one of the greatest attractions in Gangtok and should not be missed. It's a double-cable zig back ropeway which is operational since December 2003....
Helicopter Rides in Gangtok
We all have had the dream of flying. We have often seen a bird and felt bad for not able to fly like that on this wide spread spectacular sky. Now we have helicopter to explore how it is like to fly on the sky. Helicopter rides are the most exciting thing to do. When on flight, you will be packed in a closed atmosphere but ...
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Mountain Biking in Gangtok
Gangtok is the mountain city that gives anyone a new level of excitement. Mountain Biking Gangtok really excites the travelers as it is a real challenge to ride through the dramatic and rugged terrain of the Sikkim Himalayas. The trail for biking is beautiful and exciting. The lush green hills and dales and the colorful cul...
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River Rafting in Gangtok
From gentle rides through the amazing landscape to thundering rapids that only the most experienced rafter navigates. River rafting in Teesta can be most adrenaline-pumping adventure ever. The turbulent waters of Rangit with its multidimensional rapids provide the rafters the scopes of practicing their skills and the specta...
Yak Safari in Gangtok
Yak Safari is a very unique and unforgettable experience that are organized in various parts of Sikkim. Tsomgo lake of Gangtok is one of the popular areas that host Yak Safari. Yak Safari in Gangtok is an attractive thing for any traveler to do. The popular trail for Yak safari is from Bagdogra covering Gangtok, Lachen, and...
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One cannot miss Momos, Thukpa, Wonton, Gyathuk, Thenthuk and more, along with a Sikkim style meat patty called Shah-Phaley. Along with this you get to choose from a huge variety of authentic soups almost unique to the area. Chang is a locally made alcoholic beverage and is a must try while here. Authentic Tibetan and Indo-Chinese cuisines are also available in the restaurants and must also be tried.
The best time to visit Gangtok is April to June and also from September to November when one can experience variable temperatures with pleasant summers and autumn in the foothills & freezing winters high up in the mountains.
Snowfall can be witnessed in the winter months of January and February in Gangtok. Else you have to travel to the Zero Point where snow can be witnessed anytime throughout the year.
There are a number of treks one can go for but all the treks require a decent fitness level. Some of them are Dzongri, Versay, Tholung, Goecha La, Tosar Lake, Everest Singalila and Green Lake trek.
Pong Labsal festival, celebrated in the month of December, is one of the most popular and major festivals in this region. During that time, the gate of Chogyal's Palace is open for the travelers. Other tourist festivals include Flower Festival, Gangtok Food and Culture Festival, Hee Bermiock Heritage & Tourism Festival, Khangchendzonga Tourist festival, Lampokhari Tourism Festival, Mangan Music Festival, Namchi Mahotsav, Ravangla Festival and many others.
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