Gangtok Tourism & Travel Guide

Gangtok is the capital city of the north Indian state of Sikkim. Built up as a Buddhist journey site in the 1840s, the city got to be capital of an autonomous government after extinction of British principle, however it joined India in 1975. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist focus and a base for climbers sorting out licenses and transport for treks through Sikkim's Himalayan mountain ranges. Settled inside higher crests of the Himalaya and relishing a year-round gentle calm atmosphere, Gangtok is at the center point of Sikkim's tourism industry. The accommodation business is the biggest business in Gangtok as the city is the main base for Sikkim tourism. Summer and spring seasons are the most prominent visitor seasons. Large portions of Gangtok's occupants are utilized specifically and in a roundabout way in the tourism business, with numerous inhabitants owning and working in Hotels. Ecotourism has risen as an essential monetary action in Gangtok which incorporates trekking, mountaineering, stream rafting and other practices.
Best time to visit Gangtok is from October to May

Sample the lifestyle of the rich and the famous while sipping on wine and savouring Sikkimese food at some of the most luxurious hotels in Gangtok. Here are Tripoto's top picks

If you're looking to witness the magic of Gangtok without burning a hole in your pocket, Tripoto's list of the best mid-range hotels will come in handy while booking your next stay.

If you believe Gangtok is an expensive place for a vacation, Tripoto's list of the best budget hotels will definitely change your mind.

Backpacking through the hills of Gangtok just got easier with Tripoto's guide of the most interesting hostels with characterful dorms, great crowd and delicious food in the city. 

Homestays are the perfect way to gain insight into the local culture of a place. It is lodging with a personal touch that makes your holiday all the more special. Feel at home in Gangtok with our top homestay picks.

The pleasantly boisterous city of Gangtok is a doorway into the Northeast. With its narrow, winding lanes, gorgeous views of the mountains, and a huge influx of travellers, it gives tourists a lot to explore. Here is Tripoto's hand-picked list of places you absolutely cannot miss in Gangtok.

9 Days
Exploring Darjeeling and Gangtok: A walk with Almighty #TripotoTakeMeToSandakphu

"I was traveling solo but never felt that I was alone......" The weather was damn cold, I had put...

Kashyap Kulkarni
Gangtok: Every homecoming is more than just a vacation!

Of all the paths traversed so far, The journey home is unsurpassed As the mountains camouflage ...

5 Days
Explore the Beautiful Sikkim - Pelling, Namchi & Gangtok

DAY- 1Proceed towards the West - Pelling, SikkimEntering into Sikkim border..A Small Valley along...

Dheeraj Kumar
5 Days
Weekend gaze of Gangtok.

I asked him, "Why the flags? You could just pray at the monastery."  He re...

Sagnik Basu
5 Days
Trail of Teesta: Gangtok, Nathula, Darjeeling

Trail of Teesta is one of the best things happened to me.. Teesta is this beautiful river across ...

Vikram Phadke
The Road Trip From Gangtok To Zuluk Is Stunning AF!

Sikkim had always been the dream destination. The state intrigued me with it's unusual terrains, ...

Akhil Verma

Nathula Pass
Gangtok 737101
The Nathula merges the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The pass is situated, at 4,310 m abo...
Banjhakri Water Falls
4 Km From Gangtok, Gangtok 737101
Banjhakri falls is a remarkable touristy spot in Sikkim. There is very popular story behind this spot and its name. The ...
MG Marg Market
M.G. Marg, Gangtok
"M. G. Marg otherwise called Mahatma Gandhi Road or MG Road is a street which is viewed as the town focal point of Gangt...
Ganesh Tok View Point
East District, Gangtok
Enchey Monastery
Gangtok-Nathula Road, Gangtok
In close vicinity of Gangtok, stands the Enchey Monastery (3 km far from the town focus) on top of a hill. The site on w...
Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple
Between Nathula And Jelepla Pass, Gangtok
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir otherwise called Baba Mandir, located in the middle of Nathula and Jelepla at an elevation o...

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