Outdoor Activities in Gangtok

Outdoor activities in Gangtok are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Gangtok comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Gangtok and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Gangtok has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Gangtok.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Gangtok:

  1. #1 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 6636 itineraries
    Tsongmo Lake

    Tags: Safari, Lake

    Address: Nathu La Pass, Gangtok, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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...Read more

  2. #2 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 5686 itineraries
    Ganesh Tok

    Tags: View Point

    Address: Dichenling Area, Gangtok, Sikkim 737103

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  3. #3 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 5310 itineraries
    Tashi Viewpoint

    Tags: View Point

    Address: Gangtok, Sikkim 737107 ‎

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

  4. #4 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 1106 itineraries
    Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple

    Tags: Temple, Memorial

    Address: Between Nathula And Jelepla Pass, Gangtok, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Major Harbhajan Singh served in the Indian Army and lost his life while escorting a mule caravan from his battalion headquarters in Tekula to Dengchukla in 1968. Harbhajan Singh’s body was found...Read more

  5. #5 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 3621 itineraries
    Himalayan Zoological Park

    Tags: Zoo

    Address: Bulbulay, National Highway 310, Gangtok, East Sikkim, Sikkim 737103

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  6. #6 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 484 itineraries
    Lingdum Monastery

    Tags: Monastery , Nature

    Address: Lingdum, Sikkim 737135

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Ranka Monastery, also known as Lingdum Monastery is located around 20 kilometres away from Gangtok and follows the Zurmang Kagyud lineage of Buddhism. During your visit, you can enter the Prayer r...Read more

  7. #7 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 4634 itineraries
    Hanuman Tok

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point

    Address: Gangtok, Sikkim 737103

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 o...Read more

  8. #8 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 3459 itineraries
    Enchey Monastery

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: Sikkim 737117

    Timings: 04:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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 Monaste...Read more

  9. #9 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 712 itineraries
    Mahatma Gandhi Marg

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Streets

    Address: Gangtok 737101, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    MG Marg (Mahatma Gandhi marg) is a pedestrian street in Gangtok and is home to some of the best hang-out spots, shops and eateries in the city. The street springs to life at night and has enough place...Read more

  10. #10 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 2972 itineraries
    Pemayangtse Monastery

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: West Sikkim, Sikkim

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 f...Read more

  11. #11 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 3472 itineraries
    Nathu La

    Tags: Mountain

    Address: Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok, Sikkim 737101

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

  12. #12 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 290 itineraries
    Flower Exhibition Centre And Ridge Park

    Tags: Park, Exhibition

    Address: Bhanu Path Road, Tathangchen Area, Gangtok, Sikkim 737101

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Ridge Park is located close to the town centre and is loved for its variety of flowers and shrubs that adorn the pathways and the seating benches. The Sikkimese style Gazebo is ideal to spend some...Read more

  13. #13 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 2569 itineraries
    Rumtek Monastery

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: TsurphuLabrang Pal Karmae Sangha Dhuche, Dharma Chakra Centre,, Sikkim 737135

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Sikkim is known for its incredibly serene calm and the lovely monasteries engulfed in it. Rumtek Monastery in many ways epitomizes this calm and peace. The Monastery, also known as the Dharmachakra ce...Read more

  14. #14 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 2434 itineraries
    Khecheopalri Lake

    Tags: Lake, Nature

    Address: Khecheopalri Lake, Sikkim 737113

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    About 2 hours from Gangtok you will find this lovely, secluded spot called the Khecheopalri Lake. It is a sacred place and both Hindus and Buddhists have deemed it so. It is believed that the place ca...Read more

  15. #15 of 67 Outdoors Activities in Gangtok
    - Used in 171 itineraries
    Namgyal Institute Of Tibetology

    Tags: Library, History Museum

    Address: Syari Rd, M.P.Golai, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim 737101

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Namgyal Institute of Tibetology is the best place to learn about Tibet and the Himalayas and has a Museum and a Library that offers you everything you would want to know about Tibet and even Buddh...Read more