Gangtok, with its snowy hills, lush green surroundings, a cool atmosphere, Tibetan monasteries, and fluttering Buddhist flags etc., takes a traveler to dreamy land. A view of the breathtaking Gangtok scenery hypnotizes the travelers to book Gangtok Tour Packages instantly. Gangtok is a city & hill town in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is a fantastic tourist site located in the Shivalik Range of Himalayas. The eye-catchy surroundings of Gangtok make it the center of Sikkim tourism. Nature lovers, honeymoon couples, and trek lovers visit Gangtok frequently. Being nature's bounty has given a boost to the tourism of Gangtok and visitors are demanding for Gangtok holiday packages on a huge scale.
Gangtok, in the previous times, was an isolated mountainous region. There was no human inhabitance until the arrival of the British. The initial infrastructural development was done by the British and made Gangtok the center for trade between India and Tibet. After the independence, Sikkim became the twenty-second state of India in the year 1975.
At present, Gangtok is one of the remarkable travel attractions on the northeastern side of the country. The capital city of Sikkim is dotted with numerous travel attractions that never fail to catch the sight of the visitors. Moreover, its natural beauty also fetches it more marks. Thus, Gangtok Travel Packages are available in abundance on all tourism sites of India.
The hill town of Gangtok offers different places of interest to its guests. Rumtek Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Hanuman Tok, Shedrup Choling Monastery, Tsuk La Khang, Himalayan Zoological Park, Banjhakhari Falls, Purchachu Reshi Springs, Pemayangste Monastery, Lachung Valley, Yumthang Valley, Tsomgo Lake, Kanchenjunga peak, and others. Such places are widely visited by the tourists. You can choose from the different Gangtok Trip Packages as per the theme of your trip.
You can also pay a visit to Nathu-La Pass. It is the Indo-Chinese borders in the Himalayan range where the Chinese soldiers, officials, and truck from both countries can be seen passing from India to China. Only Indian tourists are allowed to visit this place with a written permission.
When you're in Gangtok, do not forget to savor the finger-licking cuisine of Sikkim. Let's begin with the 'poster boy dish' momos. This dumpling doesn't require an elaboration and is an amazing dish. You can find it in every nook & corner of the city. Thukpa, Kinema, Gundruk, Sinki, Chhurpi, Mesu, Tama, Selroti etc. are some famous dishes. Apart from these food items, you can also eat the different other Indian cuisines in the hotels of Gangtok.
The visitors can enjoy different activities in Gangtok city. Trekking, hiking, mountaineering, boating, bungee jumping, and camping are some activities that can uplift your mood and give an adrenaline rush. Gangtok Holiday Travel Packages include the names of such places where you can enjoy such activities. Do not miss visiting the local bustling markets of this city to collect souvenirs.
Gangtok doesn't have an airport or railway station of its own. The closest airport to it is Bagdogra and New Jalpaiguri is the nearest railway station. You need to hire a cab for reaching Gangtok. Almost all Gangtok Holiday Packages include the round-trip ticketing and vehicle facility for touring the city. More »