Are you in search of a place equal to haven? Well Gangtok is the best place in northeast India where you will find eternal peace. The city is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Gangtok was established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s. The city is the main base for Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers seeking to trek up the Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges. You get to explore monasteries, high altitude lakes, High Mountain passes & royal palaces with Tibetan Buddhism influence.
Darjeeling lies at a height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet adorned in its eternal beauty with sloping tea gardens carpeting the rolling mountains. You get with spectacular views of the Mount Everest-the Queen of the hills. Darjeeling houses the World Heritage Train. Experience the mind-blowing sunrise at 8000 feet / 2440 meters high Kanchendzonga Peak. Visit the drive back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop. Visit the famous destinations like Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda and enjoy the ride on the Ropeway.
Visit Gangtok the capital of the state, which is one of the most breathtaking hill stations in India. The city is famous for high altitude lakes, butterflies, orchids and monasteries. Visit Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom to buy some amazing handmade clothes, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, etc. Explore the beautiful oval-shaped Tsomgo Lake home to Brahminy ducks & many migratory birds. Baba Mandir is a holy site. Have a glimpse of the red panda, alpine trees and the blood pheasant with Rhododendron at the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary. Have a trip filled with memories.