From ancient monasteries to adventure sports, from majestic landscapes to magical festivals, India’s Northeast offers diverse and fascinating experiences to travellers. Visit Sikkim with its picturesque valleys, rolling hills, lush forests and charming people on our Gangtok Short Break .
At an altitude of 1750m, Gangtok became the state capital in the mid 19th century and has undergone rapid development since then. The downtown area is dominated by huge government buildings decorated with traditional Buddhist symbols. Gangtok is also a resting ground for people traveling to North Sikkim. Surrounded by Monasteries and Orchids, Gangtok is truly a travellers delight. Overnight at hotel.
Today post Breakfast, Proceed for half day city tour visiting Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute o Tibetology(closed on Sundays), Cottage Industry(closed on Sundays) and Flower Show Complex. Overnight at hotel.
Today post Breakfast, Proceed for full day excursion to Changu Lake which is 35 Kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the color of the lake’s waters. We will also visit Baba mandir. Baba Mandir is dedicated to Baba Harbhajan Singh and only indian nationals are allowed to visit this temple. Overnight at Hotel.