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Place of Interest in and around Gangtok


As we know that Sikkim is the brother state of seven sister states in India. It is also a landlocked state of the country, situated in the eastern Himalaya. The state shares international border with the neighbouring country Nepal, Bhutan, China and national bordered with West Bengal. the entrance of northeast India, Amidst the grandeur of the mountain peaks, lush green valley’s cascading waterfalls and fast flowing rivers, beautiful monasteries and terraced hills, Sikkim offers her visitor a rare and exotic experience.

Yumthang valley

It is popularly known as the “Valley of Flower”, is situated in north Sikkim. It is extremely picturesque. View of the valley cannot be described in words.

Changu Lake

Tosmo Lake or Chungu Lake is located at Gangtok city. It is an eye-catching landscape of Sikkim. This lake is never dries the water of the lake melting snow of the surrounding mountain. In winter the blue water of the remains completely frozen.

Baba Mandir

Baba Mandir is one of the sightseeing of Sikkim. This Mandir is dedicated to the Baba Harbhajaan Singh, who was a soldier in Indian army.

Nathula Pass

Nathula Pass is located 56 km from Gangtok city. It was only corridor between Sikkim and china. From Nathula pass tourist can see the international bordered closely, Chinese soldiers are just other side of barbed wire.

Gurudongmar Lake

Gurudongmar Lake is one the Highest lakes in World and the 2nd highest lake in Sikkim. The Lake is located at the near of Tibet bordered in north Sikkim. The lake has panoramic beauty surrounded by the Snow capped Mountains.

Pelling

Pelling is city of west Sikkim located at altitude 2150m. The town pulls most of the visitors for its representative status in history, nature and culture of the state. From the city one can enjoy the magnificent view of Snow capped Kanchanzongha.

Rumtek Monastery

Rumtek Monastery is also known as the Dharma chakra Centre, situated just 23 km from the Gangtok city. The Karmay kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhists is the main attraction of the place.

Ban Jhakri Waterfalls

The Ban Jhakri waterfalls and park, a 100 ft high waterfall is just near of the Gangtok city. The Park has a Shamanistic theme.

Ganesh Tok

It is a Ganesh temple located the temple is a favourite tourist destination visited by tourist with much enthusiasm. Devotees plant saplings on the ground near the temple on behalf of those they love.

Botanical Garden

Jawaharlal Nehru botanical Garden is situated at the north eastern Sikkim. The park is maintained by the government of India. It is one of the perfect places for plants and nature lovers.

Enchey Monastery

Approximately 200 years old monastery is located just 3 km away from the city Gangtok. The Enchey Monastery means the solitary monastery. It is a religious destination and most of the tourist visits this place.

Hanuman Tok

The temple is located just upper reaches of Gangtok. It is a Hindu Temple Dedicated to the lord Ganesh maintained by the Indian Army.

Tashi View Point

Tashi view point Situated just 8 km from the city Gangtok. It offers a magnificent view of the snow capped kanchanzongha and also the amazing view of Gangtok city.

Flower Show

International flower show is the annual event of the Sikkim held in the Gangtok city, a brilliant display of exotic flower, vegetables and lots of orchids etc.

Handloom and Handicraft

Just half km away from the main market complex of Gangtok, there has a handloom and handicraft centre, the name is given by the director of handloom and handicraft. Here you can see the hand-woven carpets with traditional motifs, blankets, shawls, 'Thangka' paintings, graceful 'Choktse', hand-painted masks, dolls and many other objects.

Ropeway

It is the major attraction of Gangtok and should not be missed. You will enjoy the both way and a superb view of the both way.

Tibetology

Tibetology means the study about the Tibet. Namgyal institute of Tibetology is one the popular Tibet Museum, situated in Gangtok.

Namnang View Point

It is just opposite of the Sikkim assembly house. The travellers can also experience the breathtaking scenery of deep wood and the lush green - valley. It is a serene region to relish and exclusive for nature walk.

Aritar Lake

Aritar Lake is situated at the East Sikkim. It is a Perfect place for the nature lovers, since the place is known for its natural and landscape beauty.

Dzongri

It is one of the best trekking destinations in India, located just in Sikkim at an altitude 4200ft. The view from the really recommended- Lush green forest, shining snow capped peak just like a paradise.

Namchi

Namchi is the headquarters of north Sikkim district. Namchi means the Sky high, catch the massive number of tourists by it artistically view and pleasant weather.