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 Phalung and back to Bagdogra.
Best Things to do in Gangtok
There are many amazing places in Gangtok that provides great sightseeing opportunities. Along with the beautiful sights, Gangtok offers variety of the activities for locals and tourists to enjoy. MG road is the very happening street in Gangtok. No vehicle traffic is allowed in this area, making it free from any pollution.
Ganesh Tok is located 7 km away from Gangtok which is a panaromic view of the city, Mt Khang Chen-Dzonga and Mt. Siniollchi looming through horizon. River rafting is another interesting activity you can get engaged in for better entertainment. It is also an amazing place for shopping too with the tea products, handicrafts and the products that are fruit processed. There are also worth buying stuffs like temi tea, Maha gurudev tea and alpine cheese available in Gangtok.
The Yak Safari in Gangtok commences after the breakfast. The Yak safari is destined to Gurudongmar Lake, chopta valley and Thangu. Thangu valley is the broad valley at function of the Thangu Chu, Lassur Chu and Chopta Chu. This is the place which is located at the altitude of about 1400 ft. Month of June and July is the time when the valleys become very colorful. The months of December and January are the months when the place is completely covered by snow. It is the best time for people to play in snow or walk across the Chopta rivers which gets frozen during winter. The travelers get to halt at Thangu.
The second day trip of Yak safari goes to about 3 hours. The journey starts from Thangu and takes you to Phalung. This is the place which is bewitched with the beauty of the unspoiled, unknown and uncommon. The organizers serve the packed lunch for the travelers. They also arrange night halt for the travelers at Phalung in the tent.
Gangtok is the place which has banned all the tobacco products. When you are in the place, make sure that you do not smoke as it is illegal. Gangtok also has strict rules against any spitting and littering. This city has banned plastic bags and is working for ensuring that the city stays clean and free from any forms of pollution. Wi-Fi facility is very common in the hotels of Gangtok and cyber cafes are also very common here. It is a city that you can choose for a budget travel with the adventure of Yak safari in Gangtok which gives a great feel for the traveler.