Why should you love this city- Gangtok

Tripoto
5th Mar 2015
Photo of Why should you love this city- Gangtok by RD Prajapati
Day 1

Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim, India's smallest state. The beautiful city of Gangtok is situated in the northern side of the Himalayas. Therefore, there is a view of nature all around the year. Whether it is summer or winter, every season brings something unique with you. However, the whole of Sikkim's full view is worth. But today we will take you to the sightseeing of Gangtok and its surroundings.

Gangtok city's most vibrant place is Mahatma Gandhi Road. Mahatma Gandhi Road is always surrounded by tourists, day or night. Shops made of quadars are a complete market here. And on the upper floors of these shops are some special cafes and restaurants. The specialty of these cafes is that you sit here and admire the lively initiative of Mahatma Gandhi Road with lots of chiski. There has also been special attention given to the maintenance of Mahatma Gandhi Road, hence the movement of cars is prohibited here. Here you will have to walk on foot.

Nangyal Institute of Tibetology

There are many beautiful monestries in Gangtok. These monsters can be seen to see the glimpse of Buddhist culture. Here a very prestigious institution has been working since 1958 for the conservation and promotion of Buddhist culture, named Nangyal Institute of Tibetology. This institute is similar to Maize for people who do research on Tibet's culture, art, religion etc. There is a huge library, museum and prayer hall, auditorium. There are many rare books related to Tibetology. From small children to large researchers live here for statutory purposes.

Flower Exhibition:

Sikkim is the first state in India to recognize the importance of organic farming first. That is why floriculture business flourished and flourished in Sikkim. Due to the Himalayas being in Daman, the Gangtok season is always pleasant, hence there are some very rare species of flowers also found here. Flower show is organized at a very large level in Gangtok every year. Apart from this, Flower Exhibition is going on for the visitors to see the whole year here. You can also see the Flower Ridodendron found here in the Himalayas. The International Flavor Show in Gangtok is organized every month in May every year for people who come to see people from all over the world.

Banjakari Waterfalls

Gangtok is just 10-12 kilometers away from the city. The way to reach this waterfall is also very beautiful. This waterfall is transported through mountainous winding paths. This waterfall falls on the path of Ranka Monastery. Today is very popular among tourists today. Behind the Banjakkhari Waterfall, there is a story prevailing among the Nepali community. This story is associated with its name. Bana means Jakhari Mane Sage in Jungle and Nepali Language. The local people here believe that a sadhu used to perform penance in the forest here, this waterfall was named after him. You can also see this place as an amusement park. There are also many drinking stalls to eat here.

Paragliding

Like birds, wings spread in the open sky, whose mind does not want to fly. And if you want to break your courage, you should take the experience of paragliding. India has an unmatched and vast king like the Himalayas, in which there are peaceful arguments of nature, there are many such enthusiastic revelations in the same way that you will be able to understand yourself better. Perhaps this is why all the world's adventures go to the Himalayas. Paragliding is done at a distance of about ten kilometers from Mahatma Gandhi Marg in Gangtok. This place is near the Banzkari Waterfall. In order to do paragliding, you are required to take training. But here you can enjoy this short trip with Trend Pilot. This is a certified pilot and you are completely safe to take flight with them. Just your weight should not exceed 90 kilograms. Here are two types of flights. One medium and another high fly, as the name implies. Medium fly is taken from about 1300 to 1400 lt. Height. In which you can see the Gangtok city from Ariel View and see the snow-covered peaks of the Himalayas. This flight has a take off point by Baliman Dara. It is a peak of the mountain where you and the pilot are tightly tied with harness with the Gillder by reaching it. And then it is instructed to run towards the ditch with a sharp turn. As you run around, you leap from the top of the mountain to the bottom. leap of faith. And in a while you start talking to the air. This experience will fill you with excitement. This flight is from 15 to 20 minutes. And the whole plaintiff goes round and lend at the stadium of Playgaon. The colorful gliders floating in the air are known by some bird.

Tusuk la Khang Monastry

This monument is situated just 3 kilometers from Gangtok city. It was the private group of Gangtok's royal family. Today, students come from far-flung places of Buddhist education. This monument holds special significance for those who believe in Buddhism. Here many Buddhist festivals are celebrated with great festivities, where we wear masks.

Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim, India's smallest state. The beautiful city of Gangtok is situated in the northern side of the Himalayas. Therefore, there is a view of nature all around the year. Whether it is summer or winter, every season brings something unique with you. However, the whole of Sikkim's full view is worth. But today we will take you to the sightseeing of Gangtok and its surroundings.

Gangtok city's most vibrant place is Mahatma Gandhi Road. Mahatma Gandhi Road is always surrounded by tourists, day or night. Shops made of quadars are a complete market here. And on the upper floors of these shops are some special cafes and restaurants. The specialty of these cafes is that you sit here and admire the lively initiative of Mahatma Gandhi Road with lots of chiski. There has also been special attention given to the maintenance of Mahatma Gandhi Road, hence the movement of cars is prohibited here. Here you will have to walk on foot.

Nangyal Institute of Tibetology

There are many beautiful monestries in Gangtok. These monsters can be seen to see the glimpse of Buddhist culture. Here a very prestigious institution has been working since 1958 for the conservation and promotion of Buddhist culture, named Nangyal Institute of Tibetology. This institute is similar to Maize for people who do research on Tibet's culture, art, religion etc. There is a huge library, museum and prayer hall, auditorium. There are many rare books related to Tibetology. From small children to large researchers live here for statutory purposes.

Flower Exhibition:

Sikkim is the first state in India to recognize the importance of organic farming first. That is why floriculture business flourished and flourished in Sikkim. Due to the Himalayas being in Daman, the Gangtok season is always pleasant, hence there are some very rare species of flowers also found here. Flower show is organized at a very large level in Gangtok every year. Apart from this, Flower Exhibition is going on for the visitors to see the whole year here. You can also see the Flower Ridodendron found here in the Himalayas. The International Flavor Show in Gangtok is organized every month in May every year for people who come to see people from all over the world.

Banjakari Waterfalls

Gangtok is just 10-12 kilometers away from the city. The way to reach this waterfall is also very beautiful. This waterfall is transported through mountainous winding paths. This waterfall falls on the path of Ranka Monastery. Today is very popular among tourists today. Behind the Banjakkhari Waterfall, there is a story prevailing among the Nepali community. This story is associated with its name. Bana means Jakhari Mane Sage in Jungle and Nepali Language. The local people here believe that a sadhu used to perform penance in the forest here, this waterfall was named after him. You can also see this place as an amusement park. There are also many drinking stalls to eat here.

Paragliding

Like birds, wings spread in the open sky, whose mind does not want to fly. And if you want to break your courage, you should take the experience of paragliding. India has an unmatched and vast king like the Himalayas, in which there are peaceful arguments of nature, there are many such enthusiastic revelations in the same way that you will be able to understand yourself better. Perhaps this is why all the world's adventures go to the Himalayas. Paragliding is done at a distance of about ten kilometers from Mahatma Gandhi Marg in Gangtok. This place is near the Banzkari Waterfall. In order to do paragliding, you are required to take training. But here you can enjoy this short trip with Trend Pilot. This is a certified pilot and you are completely safe to take flight with them. Just your weight should not exceed 90 kilograms. Here are two types of flights. One medium and another high fly, as the name implies. Medium fly is taken from about 1300 to 1400 lt. Height. In which you can see the Gangtok city from Ariel View and see the snow-covered peaks of the Himalayas. This flight has a take off point by Baliman Dara. It is a peak of the mountain where you and the pilot are tightly tied with harness with the Gillder by reaching it. And then it is instructed to run towards the ditch with a sharp turn. As you run around, you leap from the top of the mountain to the bottom. leap of faith. And in a while you start talking to the air. This experience will fill you with excitement. This flight is from 15 to 20 minutes. And the whole plaintiff goes round and lend at the stadium of Playgaon. The colorful gliders floating in the air are known by some bird.

Tusuk la Khang Monastry

This monument is situated just 3 kilometers from Gangtok city. It was the private group of Gangtok's royal family. Today, students come from far-flung places of Buddhist education. This monument holds special significance for those who believe in Buddhism. Here many Buddhist festivals are celebrated with great festivities, where we wear masks.

The road leading to Nathula Border, 35 kilometers away, is a beautiful lake built on the Jawaharlal Nehru road at an altitude of 12000 feet. The lake is oval and its depth is about 50 feet. Blue sparkling water makes it even more beautiful High mountains surrounded this lake. This lake has been melted by the snow melted from these mountains. It is also possible to get it in the winter season. There is a need to get a permit from the district administration one day before going to this place. When you go to Gangtok, inform your hotel on the first day. All the hotels of Gangtok arrange for permissions for the upcoming tourists. Do not forget to take 2 photos and identity cards with you. Leave here early in the morning because at the same height, the weather here suddenly changes after noon. The main attraction of Changu Lake is Yak Ride. When you go here, be sure to enjoy the ride of yak

Nathula Border

Nathula falls at a height of 14,140 feet from the sea level. This is a business border of India with China. Tibb falls on the other side of this passage. This route is also known as the ancient Silk Route. This is the only border between India and China which the tourists can reach. Saina is stationed on both sides. You can go to this border and join hands with the Chinese soldiers, you can also drag photos.

Here Bhutia people along the roadside have also been punished with the possession of Chinese goods. This is a hot clothing market. You can buy goods at reasonable prices from here. The only condition is that you take cash with yourself as all transactions here are in cash. This is a great option for shopping in Sikkim.

Hanuman Tok

There are many philosophical places in Gangtok but among them all the location of Hanuman Torch is different. This is not just a temple, but it is a point from where the views of Kanchenjunga peaks are the most clean and beautiful. That is why not every sailor coming to Gangtok forgets to come here. Located 25 kilometers east of the city, this location is approximately 11,000 feet above sea level. Here is a beautiful temple of Hanumanji.

Shopping

There are many shopping options in Gangtok. The entire market is completed on Mahatma Gandhi Road. If you want to save a little bit, then you are going to walk till the end of Mahatma Gandhi Road, while there is a red market which is the local market for the people here. Buy this Tigers from this market. Surely this is the identity of Sikkimi mug here.

You can buy Tibetan carpet from Gangtok. Here Bhutia sells hand-made woolen fabrics. Tibetan Buddhist Paintings from Gangtok, which are called Tangkas, can buy here, people believe that these paintings bring good luck to the house. Outside almost all the monasteries built in Gangtok, there is a small market punishment from which you can buy handicrafts.

From Gangtok, the only tea plantation of Sikkim, Organic Tea of ​​Temi Tea Garden, can be purchased here. The tea here is famous all over the world.

Sikkim's stranded taste

Sikkim is home to many ethnic groups, Nepali, Bhutia, Tibetian and Lepcha tribe. That is why in Sikkim all these sects get tasting. Ravi Pradhan, a resident of here, says that "Sikkim is part of the Himalayas and India's first organic farming state. Therefore, the use of vegetable vegetables is very abundant in eating food here. People living here have come from Bhutan and high mountainous areas, so their food also has their smells. In Sikkim, it is eaten mainly in the form of mono (steamed dampling), tomato pickle, noodle soup, kinna curry (firmed soybean), goondre and sandy soup (fried vegetable soup), gooseberry pickle, trendy cottage cheese, Chachurpi's pickle, Chhurpai-Ningro curry, cell roti (firmed rice product), Shima's pickle, Pakku (mutton curry) and Mesu Pixel (firmed bamboo shoot) etc. These include meats, fish, cheese and greens like quinoa.

How to reach

To reach Gangtok, the railway goes to New Jalpaiguri and it is further decided by Rasta Road. But today, this 4 to 5 hour journey can easily be decided by a helicopter from Bagdogra Airport in just 35 minutes. This attraction is also very beautiful in Sikkim's main attractions. But it has to be booked in advance. You can enjoy this unique experience by paying just Rs. 3500 from Bagdogra to Gangtok.

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