Things to do in Gangtok

There are many places on earth that can keep you bombed for a long time with its spectacular views, and Gangtok in Sikkim is one such place that sits pretty in the lap of the Himalayas and offers surreal sceneries that none can refuse. There are so many things to do in the beautiful small town of Gangtok in Sikkim from chilling at gorgeous hilltops and sitting by the serene and gushing waterfalls sipping coffee to meditating inside the holy monasteries.

One of the top things to do in Gangtok is to stroll around the heart of the town at M G Marg and go for shopping and eat at the best local restaurants and cafes there. You can also ride cable cars in Gangtok and if you love adventures you can try paragliding, helicopter riding and river rafting, trekking or go for camping.  Visit some of the famous places like Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Himalayan Zoological Park and more. When you are exploring Gangtok you cannot miss out visiting Rumtek Monastery in Gangtok.  

You will also find people selling street foods near the Khangchendzonga Shopping complex or the “Lal Bazar. Try these yummy foods and go for shopping at Lal Bazar. About 36.9km from Gangtok is the popular Changu Lake of Sikkim and visiting the lake is one of the things to do in Gangtok. Yak safari is really popular in Changu Lake and tourists often enjoy this activity. There are so many things you can do in Gangtok and these are just a few of them. The city is wrapped with nature’s wonders and is characterized by a laid back culture. If you wish to enjoy a wholesome vacation with wonderful sights and thrills then head to Gangtok.

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