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About Gangtok

Gangtok Holiday Packages

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 that you can explore during the Gangtok tour plan.
The Gangtok tour packages are planned in a manner so that the travellers would get the opportunity to explore each and every place in Gangtok. The Gangtok holiday packages include everything, from the top places to visit to 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 place's cuisine. The rich diversity and the culture of Gangtok can be seen and experienced through the Gangtok trip.


10 Best Tourist Places to Explore in a Gangtok Tour Package

Being a less populous area, Gangtok is far away from the pollution and noise of the cities and has a peaceful atmosphere. The people here are friendly, making the trip a lot more enjoyable. The Gangtok trip packages are designed for all those who want to have a peaceful vacation in the mountains. There are many places which one can visit during the tour. Some of the best places are mentioned below which one can consider while looking for Gangtok holiday packages:

1. Nathu La pass

What’s Special: It is among one of the highest passes accessible by tourists. At an altitude of 14,140 feet

Nearby Attractions: Kanchenjunga Views, Tsomgo Lake, Changu Lake, Himalayan Zoological Park, Hanuman Tok, Enchey Monastery

Timings: Monday and Tuesday

Major Attractions: Many attractions like Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, Mera Bharat Mahan Hill, Staircase to Indo-China border, Mandakini Waterfalls

Distance From City Center: 54 kilometers

Transportation Options: Cabs, Taxis

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.

2. Rumtek monastery

What’s Special: Panoramic Views, Serene Atmosphere, Beautiful Shrine

Nearby Attractions: Ranka Monastery, Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary, Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden, Nathula Pass, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok

Timings: 10:00 AM to 2 PM

Distance From City Center: 21.8 Kilometers

Transportation Options: Taxi, Cab

Being a place influenced by Buddhism, it is a must that 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, making it a must-visit place during your Gangtok trip. The peace that these monasteries give to their 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.

3. Tsomgo lake

What’s Special: Famous for changing the colour of the water.

Nearby Attractions: Yuksom, Lachung, Yumthang Valley, Nathula Pass, Namchi, Teesta River, Phodong Monastery, Wild Singalila National Park

Distance From City Center: 40 Kilometers

Transportation Options: Cab, Taxi, Yak Rides

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 a photoshoot. Enjoy the view of the Tsomgo lake while in Gangtok.

4. Ban Jhakri falls

What’s Special: Use of renewable sources of energy.

Nearby Attractions: Do Drul Chorten, Ranka Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Bakthang Waterfalls, Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary, Ganesh Tok, Saramsa Garden

Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM (for the recreational centre)

Major Attractions: Man-made lakes, dense forest, museum

Distance From City Center: 7 Kilometers

Transportation Options: Cab, Taxi

One of the natural and beautiful waterfalls in Gangtok, Ban Jhakri is one of 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 tourists, making it one of the best destinations to include while booking Gangtok holiday packages.

5. Mt. Kanchenjunga

What’s Special: Third highest peak

Nearby Attractions: Kanchenjunga National Park, Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, Yuksom, Den Morgen, Khecheopalri Lake

Major Attractions: Snow-capped mountains, lakes, rich flora, and fauna

Distance From City Center: 61.7 Kilometers

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab, Taxi

Mt. Kanchenjunga is the highest mountain in Gangtok and is a must-visit destination to include in your Gangtok travel plan. 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.”

6. Hanuman Tok

What’s Special: Sacred temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, panoramic views, serene atmosphere

Nearby Attractions: Ganesh Tok, Nathula Pass, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, SA Ngor Chotshog Centre, Enchey Monastery, Himalayan Zoological Park, Tashi View Point

Timings: 5 AM to 7 PM

Distance From City Center: 8.2 kilometres

Transportation Options: Helicopter Ride, Taxi, Cab

Gangtok is also famous for its serene temples, one of which is Hanuman Tok. The temple opens its door for visitors at 7 am and shut them at 5 pm. The temple is the epitome of peacefulness and leaves you in a state of absolute calm. It is situated at an elevation of 2,194 meters, therefore, it is also a perfect spot to glance at the scenic beauty of Gangtok, making it an absolute must on a Gangtok trip package.

7. Baba Harbhajan Singh temple

What’s Special: Place dedicated to a brave Indian soldier Harbhajan Singh

Nearby Attractions: Nathula Pass, Nathang Valley, Menmecho Lake, Zuluk Wildlife Area, Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary.

Timings: 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Major Attractions: Shrine of Baba Harbhajan Singh

Distance From City Center: 53.2 Kilometers

Transportation Options: Cab, Taxi

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 here.

8. Tashi View Point

What’s Special: Panoramic Views, Stunning surroundings

Nearby Attractions: Bakthang Waterfalls, Himalayan Zoological Park, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten

Timings: 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Distance From City Center: 8 Kilometers

Transportation Options: Taxi, Cab

Tashi View Point is one of the best places to see in Gangtok. The place offers mesmerizing views of the Gangtok city and is surrounded by a lush green environment. If you want to spend some time in a serene and peaceful location, visit Tashi View Point. The spot is a famous picnic spot in Gangtok.

9. Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park

What’s Special: Preserving and conserving wildlife

Nearby Attractions: Nathula Pass, Rumtek Monastery, Tsomgo Lake, Ganesh Tok, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Tashi View Point, Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten

Timings: 9 AM to 4:00 PM

Major Attractions: Snow Leopard Cat, Himalayan Palm Civet, Himalayan Red Panda, Crimson-horned Pheasant, Goral, Himalayan Black Bear

Distance From City Center: 5.3 Kilometers

Transportation Options: 6 Kilometers

Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park is located at an altitude of around 1,780 meters and is spread in an area of 205 hectares. The park houses rich flora and fauna. The main aim of the park is to conserve and preserve rare and endangered species. If you want to see rich biodiversity, a visit to Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park is a must.

10. Enchey Monastery

What’s Special: Peaceful Ambiance, Traditional Chaam Dance

Nearby Attractions: Tsomgo Lake, MG Road

Timings: 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Distance From City Center: 3 Kilometers

Transportation Options: Taxi, Cab

The beautiful Enchey Monastery is a sacred place in Sikkim and was built-in 1909. The monastery is settled in a peaceful and serene ambience. One can get a spectacular view of astounding Kanchenjunga. The famous festivals celebrated in the monastery are Chaam Dance, Pang Lhabsol, and Singhe Chaam.


The Best Time To Enjoy Gangtok Trip Packages

The weather in Gangtok changes throughout the year. Being surrounded by mountains and Himalayan ranges, Gangtok experiences chilly and cold weather throughout the year. The temperature falls below zero during the winters making it really difficult to move out of the house. The houses here have slanting roofs so the snow can slide off the roof. During the winter, the roads are covered with feet of snow, making it difficult to walk and also a less favorable time for booking Gangtok packages.

During the summer, the temperature increases up to a certain degree. The weather becomes bearable for exploring the town. No doubt, there is cold and the winds are chilly but there is no snowfall during the summer season. It is advisable to not go for touring during the monsoons, as there are high chances of landslides and several other disasters.


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, can choose the options below to book the Gangtok tour packages from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune and other top cities in India.

By Air

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.

By Train

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.

Gangtok is one of those hill stations whose real beauty lies not just in its tourist spots but mostly in its bewildering landscape. Moreover, it is an ideal destination for every type of travel plan be it solo, with family, or friends. Gangtok tour packages provide you with the best of it all. So book your package now and experience heaven on Earth only in Gangtok.


12 Gangtok Tour Packages

Best Gangtok Tour Packages
Gangtok Tour Packages Duration Price* Inclusions Details
Gangtok & Darjeeling Tour Package 4 Nights / 5 Days ₹26500/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Darjeeling -Gangtok Tour Package 5 Nights / 6 Days ₹31500/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling Tour Package 5 Nights / 6 Days ₹34900/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling 6 Nights / 7 Days ₹39500/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Gangtok Lachen Lachung Tour Package 5 Nights / 6 Days ₹37000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
12 tour packages in Gangtok
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Gangtok & Darjeeling Tour Package Gangtok 2N + Darjeeling 2N

5 Days & 4 Nights

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Darjeeling -Gangtok Tour Package (Darjeeling 2N - Gangtok 3N)

6 Days & 5 Nights

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Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling Tour Package Gangtok 2N – Pelling 1N – Darjeeling 2N

6 Days & 5 Nights

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Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling Gangtok 2N – Pelling 2N – Darjeeling 2N)

7 Days & 6 Nights

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Gangtok Lachen Lachung Tour Package Gangtok 3N – Lachen 1N – Lachung 1N

6 Days & 5 Nights

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Gangtok Lachung Darjeeling Gangtok 3N – Lachung 1N – Darjeeling2N

7 Days & 6 Nights

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Gangtok Tour Plan 3 Nights Gangtok

4 Days & 3 Nights

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8 nights 9 days North-East Tour Packages 2 Night Gangtok |1 Night Lachen | 1 Night Lachung |1 Night Gangtok| 1 Night Pelling | 2 Night Darjeling

9 Days & 8 Nights

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Amazing North East 2N Gangtok | 1N Lachen | 1N Lachung | 1N Gangtok | 2N Pelling

8 Days & 7 Nights

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9 nights 10 days North-East Tour Packages For 2 Night Gangtok |1 Night Lachen | 1 Night Lachung |1 Night Gangtok| 2 Night Pelling | 2 Night Darjeling

10 Days & 9 Nights

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Gangtok Lachung Pelling Tour Package 3 Night Gangtok | 1 Night Lachung | 1 Night Pelling

6 Days & 5 Nights

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Gangtok Lachung Pelling Tour 4 Night Gangtok | 2 Night Lachung | 2 Night Pelling

8 Days & 7 Nights

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