Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, is a beautiful city located in the lap of the mountains. With beautiful waterfalls and snowy mountains, Gangtok has the perfect weather for a vacation. The Gangtok tour packages are planned in a manner so that the travelers would get the opportunity to explore each and every place in Gangtok. The packages include everything, from the top most places to visit the major fun activities and the things that should be tried while in Gangtok. Apart from that, Gangtok travel packages would give you the chance to taste the cuisine of the place. The rich diversity and the culture of Gangtok can be seen and experience through the tour.
Best Tour Packages For Gangtok
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|Spiritual Gangtok Sightseeing Tour
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|Scenic Gangtok Tour Package
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|Gorgeous Gangtok Tour Package
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|Gangtok Tour Package From Guwahati
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What's So Special About Gangtok Tour Packages?
Gangtok is one of the most visited places in India. The least populated, hilly area is the perfect place to spend a perfect vacation. A place that has all the things to make a perfect vacation, is what Gangtok is. The monasteries, the mountains, the waterfalls, and the perfect chilly weather, make Gangtok a perfect place for a vacation.
Apart from that, Gangtok travel packages have everything for every kind of traveler. The place is perfect for a honeymoon trip, for an adventurous trip, a trip with friends and even for a solo trip. Gangtok would never disappoint you. There are lots of things that one can do while in Gangtok. Not only would the views enchant you, but even the adventurous activities would give you that adrenaline rush that one requires. A relaxing trip which would calm you down and would serve as a treat for your soul, Gangtok is no doubt the perfect choice for a trip.
The Best Time To Enjoy Gangtok Holiday Packages
If you are planning to visit Gangtok during the Christmas holidays, then do think twice. Just like the best parts of the country has a summer vacation, the northeastern side has winter vacation. During the winters, the temperature in Gangtok is below zero making it impossible to walk let alone explore the place.
The climate is perfect during the summer vacation in Gangtok. The temperature is not too low. If lucky, one can even get to view snowfall. The weather is no doubt chilly, but one can bear it and would be able to explore the place. The best time to avail the Gangtok holiday packages is during the month of May. There are lots of such packages and it is better to book one in advance. If late, then it would be difficult to find a hotel. The chilly weather and the scenic views would be the perfect way to spend your summer vacation in Gangtok.
How To Reach Gangtok?
There are certain ways to reach Gangtok. If you stay at Sikkim then the best way to reach Gangtok is by bus or train. For all those who live in different states, there are more ways to reach Gangtok. One can avail Gangtok tour packages from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune and other top cities in India.
If you live in the southern part of India, then you can take a flight to Gangtok. The nearest airport is the Bagdogra airport in West Bengal. Upon reaching the airport, thee would be cabs and taxis available for the trip to Gangtok. It would take approximately 2 hours to reach Gangtok. The trip would be full of spectacular views.
One can take a train from Kolkata to Gangtok. For train travel, one has to switch between trains. The first train would be from your hometown to Kolkata and from there, you have to take another train from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri, Siliguri. From there, one has to take a road trip to Gangtok. The road trip would be of about 5-6 hours and one would definitely enjoy the trip.
These were some of the ways to reach Gangtok. Ticket prices are nominal and one can easily get there.
Milestones To Cover Through Gangtok Packages
There are some of the best places which would be covered in the Gangtok tour packages. Some of the best places which one can see and should see while in Gangtok are as follows.
Nathu la pass
One of the most visited places in Gangtok is the Nathu la pass. This pass connects Tibet with Sikkim and was used as a route for silk export and import in the previous years. To visit this beautiful pass, one needs to get a permit from the government of Gangtok and to be more specific, only Indian citizens are allowed to visit the Nathu La pass. The beautiful pass was even used for shooting some of the most famous Bollywood movies and is a must-visit place while in Gangtok.
Being a place influenced by Buddhism, it is a must that the tourists should visit the monasteries. The monasteries here are not beautiful but would even bring you peace. The Rumtek monastery is one such monastery near Gangtok which follows the ancient Buddhist rites and culture. The peace that these monasteries give to its visitors is something unique and would make the visitors happy. If you follow Buddhism, then it is a must that you add this ancient monastery to your Gangtok travel plan.
The beautiful Tsomgo lake is situated 35km away from Gangtok and has religious values. Apart from that, this mirror Lake is no less than postcard destinations which we get to see on television. The picturesque view is perfect for photoshoot. Enjoy the view of the Tsomgo lake while in Gangtok.
Ban Jhakri falls
One of the natural and beautiful waterfalls in Gangtok, the Ban Jhakri comes under the major tourist attractions in the town. The beautiful waterfall is perfect for a natural bath and even for a photo shoot. The natural beauty of the waterfalls is something that attracts the tourists towards itself.
Mt. Kanchenjunga is the highest mountain in Gangtok and is a must-visit while in Gangtok. The mountain turns into a shade of golden during sunrise and sunset. The view is enchanting and should not be missed at any cost. Kanchenjunga is a sacred mountain and the meaning of the name in Tibetan is “The five treasures of High snow.”
Baba Harbhajan Singh temple
One of the most sacred temples in Gangtok, Baba Harbhajan Singh temple is one of the most important temples in Gangtok and should be visited. The temple has its own share of history. Named after the former soldier in the Indian army, Baba Harbhajan Singh temple is dedicated to him and has many myths and legends related to it. It is said that the ghost of the soldier guards the border and makes sure that the soldiers remain awake and do their duty. Many soldiers have even experienced supernatural activities in here.
These were some of the tourist attractions that would be covered in the Gangtok travel packages. Apart from that, there would even be visits to Enchey Monastery, the flower exhibition centers, Seven sister waterfalls, Ranka monastery, Tashi viewpoint, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, Reshi hot springs, Saramsa garden, Himalayan Zoological Park, Kabi Longstok and many more such places.
Activities In Gangtok Packages
There are many things to do in Gangtok and the Gangtok travel packages are designed in a manner so that all the major things would be covered in the package.
One of the must things to do in Gangtok is trekking. There would be trekking to some of the highest peaks in here. There would be trekking to Mt. Kanchenjunga. After that, there would even be camping and bonfire night in here. The trekking would be done with a group and there would even be a trainer or guide with the group for safety measures.
One of the most adventurous activities in Gangtok is river rafting. The Gangtok travel packages consist of the facility of river rafting. The river rafting would be done in some of the rough waterfalls and would be a lot of fun. Some of the rivers near Gangtok are preferred for river rafting.
While in Gangtok, it is a must-do thing. Ropeway should not be missed. The ropeway would show you the aerial view of Gangtok and should be tried while in here. There are many areas where one can opt for a ropeway or a cable car ride. The rides do cost a nominal value but would give you that spectacular view from the top. Enjoy the ride with your group.
Even during summers, skiing in Gangtok is as much fun as it should be during the winter. There would be a visit to Changu, which would give you the opportunity to ski in the snowy mountains. The equipment would be provided and even a guide would be there during skiing.
Paragliding is one of the most popular sports activities in Gangtok. The Gangtok travel packages include paragliding in their itineraries. The tourists would be given training for paragliding after which they can try out the sport from the highest point in Gangtok. The best places for paragliding in Gangtok are Baliman Dara in Resithang village and Bulbuley Dara. Try paragliding in Gangtok as you get to see the spectacular views of the mighty Himalayas, witness the entire valley in a glance, explore the panoramic views of Gangtok city, and get an opportunity to venture into a clean and fresh atmosphere. So, try this thrilling activity and book the tour in advance to minimize the Gangtok package price.
A snow bull, yak is one of the most found snow animals in Gangtok. The people here even provide the tourists the facility of yak rides. The yak rides would be from some of the highest peaks to the preferred destination. During the yak rides, the tourists would get a traditional attire upon request so that they can even do a photo shoot. The yak rides cost a small amount and are the most famous activity in here. Yak ride should definitely be a part of Gangtok vacation packages in order to experience the true adventure in Gangtok.
Cycling on the Silk route is another famous activity in Gangtok for adventure lovers. The cycling trip is done on Kanchenjunga and Himalayan Ranges. The journey starts from Sillery Gaon and you will cover important spots such as Rishikhola, Zuluk, and Nathang Valley. On the trip, make sure to take a helmet, get cycle gear checked before starting the journey, keep a water bottle, energy bars, and your necessary medicines always with you. And if you are planning for such trips, it is advised to start cycling beforehand to build your stamina.