Gangtok Weekend Tour
Nestled within higher peaks of the Himalaya and enjoying a year-round mild temperate climate, Gangtok is at the centre of Sikkim’s tourism industry. It is the capital & largest town of Sikkim.
Gangtok is located in the Shivalik Hills of the eastern Himalayan range, at an altitude of 1,437 metres (4,715 ft). The town, with a population of thirty thousand belonging to different ethnicities such as Indian-Nepalis, Lepchas and Bhutia.
Gangtok rose to prominence as a popular Buddhist pilgrimage site after the construction of the Enchey Monastery in 1840. After India won its independence from Britain in 1947, Sikkim chose to remain an independent monarchy, with Gangtok as its capital. In 1975, after the integration with the union of India, Gangtok was made India’s twenty-second state capital.
Dress CodeCasual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
IncludeBreakfastCost Is Per Person On A Twin Sharing BasisTransfersStandard Hotel Rooms
Available at an additional costTour GuideHotel Room Upgrades to Deluxe, Premium and Elite OptionsCar UpgradesEntry Fees To Locations
Bagdogra - Gangtok (125 km, 5 hrs approx.)
Changu Lake Excursion
Day 3: Gangtok Sightseeing
- Rumtek Monastery
- Tashi View Point
- Ganesh Tok
- Flower Show
- Do Drul Chorten
- Institute of Tibetology
- Cottage Industry
- Bakthang Falls.
Day 4: Return