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Things to do in Gangtok

MG Marg , Gangtok
Explore a bustling city street named after the famous Indian political leader, MG Marg. Marg is a Hindi word standing for road, so this place
Tours from $16
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Tsongmo Lake , Gangtok
Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and picturesque scenery of Tsongmo Lake, a sacred body of water nestled at 3,753 m (12,313 ft) in the Himalayan
Tours from $66
Hanuman Tok , Gangtok
Dedicated to the monkey god Hanuman, Hanuman Tok is renowned for its peaceful ambience and fine views. Drive up to the high-altitude sanctuar
Duration: 5 days
Yes Tourism India provides curated tour along Gangtok and Darjeeling cities which expores the natural and cultural beauty of both the places. These tours are pocket friendly yet comfirable and helps to attach yourself with the beauty of Sikkim and Darjeeling.
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Explore the jungle to view the picturesque cascade at Banjhakri Water Falls. Surrounded by jungle and a park, the waterfall and its surroundi
Tours from $194
A huge draw for lovers of all things green, Flower Exhibition Centre features a tropical greenhouse and small but luscious garden filled with
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Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage. Mountain views act as the backdrop to holidays in Gangtok, where much of the focus also lies on the monasteries, shrines, and temples of this old center of Tibetan Buddhist pilgrimage. Local delicacies such as momo (stuffed dumplings) also link Gangtok to Tibet. Use Gangtok as your gateway for exploring the state and beyond, with tour operators offering a number of day excursions and longer trips. Our India journey maker tool allows you to schedule your trip to Gangtok, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.

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Where to stay in Gangtok

Gangtok doesn't lack accommodations, with the state capital used as a base for exploration of the wider region by multitudes of visitors. Take a look along the north-south arterial road, home to many of the main hotels offering everything from upmarket luxury to simple rooms to bed down in. A set of particularly classy high-rise options boast balconies with excellent views of the mountains, while side-street guesthouses and hostels provide the budget-friendly options in Gangtok.
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