Friday, 23 September 2016


Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim is a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers and trekkers through Sikkim’s Himalayan ranges. It is a major tourist attraction for hiking, camping and mountain climbing.

ETD’s Gangtok Holiday Package offers the great escape to Northeastern Himalayas while covering monasteries & stupas, local interests and finally Changu Lake near Gangtok. This Gangtok Tour Packages includes Gangtok Hotels Booking and travel booking excluding flight bookings.

Tashi view point:

It offers a grand view of Sikkim and nearby Kanchenjunga with snow covered peaks that change color with change in Sunlight. Sunrise and Sunset is a MUST SEE over here.

Ganesh Tok:

Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, tourists visit Ganesh Tok to offer prayers and enjoy the magnificent view of Gangtok town and snow capped mountains from the viewing lounge and balconies around the temple.

Flower Show:

Below the ridge park is the flower Exhibition center which holds the annual Orchid show. It has vast collection of different types of flowers and looks wonderful when Orchids are in full bloom.

Do-Drul Chorten Stupa:

It is located on a hillock and is marked by a golden top dome that can be seen from Gangtok. The deity of the Chorten stupa is known as Dorjee Phurpa or Vajrakilaya. This chorten is regarded as one of the most important chortens of Sikkim.

Cottage Industry:

The institute was founded to preserve and propagate the art and craft skills of local artisans. It has collection of traditional handicrafts and handlooms typical to Sikkim ranging from carpets, blankets, shawls, thangka paintings and many others.

Bakthang Falls:

On the way to Tashi View point, this roadside waterfall sloping down from rocks over green vegetation is worth watching. The natural spring water source of this fall comes from the dense vegetation above “Smirit Ban” 

Rumtek Monastery:

It is the largest monastery in Sikkim and is home to monk community with their sacred rituals and practices of Karma Kagyu lineage. Among many sacred objects, the most important is Golden stupa, which contains the relics of 16th Karmapa. 

Institute of Tibetology:

Namgyal Institute of Tibetology promotes research on the religion, history, language, and art and culture of people of Tibetan origin. It has one of the largest collections of Tibetan books, works and art. It has become a renowned center for promoting Buddhist and Tibetan studies.

Changu Lake:

Also known as Tsomgo Lake, it is glacial lake in Sikkim that looks awesome with reflections of surrounding hills on the water. During summer and autumn it is full of Primula flowers and other Alpine vegetation adding to its beauty.

Baba Mandir:

It is dedicated to Baba Harbhjana Singh, a soldier in Indian army who died while serving here. It is believed that his soul still exists and all physical arrangements are made for him as are made for a living person including his pension and annual leaves!!!

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