On a visit to Gangtok you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Gangtok. These places are what Gangtok is all about. These must see places in Gangtok will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Nathu La Pass, Gangtok, India
Also known as Changu Lake, the Tsongmo Lake is most definitely a must visit summer as well as winter site near Gangtok. About 2 hours from the city this serene glacial lake is a lovely retreat for the Sikkim tourist.
The lake has been extremely well-preserved by the authorities and is something of a matter of pride ofr the state. It is also a...
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Dichenling Area, Gangtok, Sikkim 737103
06:00 am - 07:00 pm
Ganesh Tok is a much loved tourist spot in Gangtok. Some say it is the best viewing sport for spectacular vistas of the city. Whether this is true or not, it is certainly a great place to visit while in Gangtok.
There is a small temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ganesh and the area atop a hill is also one of the most popular tourist attractions due...
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The Tashi viewpoint is an interesting way to avail panoramic views of the city of Gangtok right up to the Nathula. Seeing the Kanchenjunga from here is sure to be a lovely experience.
If you go early in the morning, the sunrise is surely quite spectacular. This viewpoint is perhaps the lowest in the city which makes it slightly unfavorable in times...
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Bulbulay, National Highway 310, Gangtok, East Sikkim, Sikkim 737103
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Himalayan Zoological Park or the Gangtok Zoo is sure to be one of the most unique zoo experiences. All of nature’s bounty that the Himalayas have been blessed with has been preserved here in a rare collection. Even if you are planning a short trip don’t forget to put this one on your list.
The Red Panda, the Snow Leopard and many ot...
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Gangtok, Sikkim 737103
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
Hanuman Tok, which is similar to the Ganesh Tok is another very interesting Hindu religious site in Gangtok. There is a Hanuman Temple in the region which is considered to be sacred. Hindus from all over the country visit this place precisely for its religious significance. The typical Hindu architecture and the carving of the idols and the walls a...
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04:00 am - 04:00 pm
Enchey Monastery is a tiny and yet well-known place in Gangtok. If you don’t have a lot of time to spend in the city but do not want to miss out one its beautiful monasteries, the Enchey Monastery, being quite easy to access is your best option.
Even though it is one of the smaller monasteries, it is absolutely beautiful. The intricately pain...
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West Sikkim, Sikkim
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
One of the oldest monasteries in the area, the Pemyangtse Monastery is located near Pelling about two hours from Gangtok. This lovely monastery, founded perhaps in 1705, is an amazing place to visit from Bangkok.
It is a place worth visiting while in Gangtok. The building has withstood years and years of changing weather and although it has been oc...
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Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok, Sikkim 737101
Nathu La is a definite must visit from the city of Gangtok. This Pass in the Himalayas is on the border between India and China and one of the most interesting sites to see in Sikkim. You will need a permit to visit Nathu La and you can only access it through the Indian border but the place is worth the effort.
The Lovely place, set amidst the moun...