Gangtok has been luring the tourists for ages and its beauty will never cease into nothingness.

It is one of the best hill station holiday destinations to visit in India. Its picturesque landscapes, numerous serene monasteries and temples, blissful lakes and rivers, scenic hiking trails, lofty and gorgeous Himalayan mountains make Gangtok a tourist hotspot.

Warm hospitality and people, rich culture and heritage, interesting and colorful markets, and amazing fests makes Gangtok irresistible for tourists.

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It is a beautiful and post card picture perfect scenic city perched in the stunning Eastern Himalayas.

Explore Top Tourist Destinations to Visit in Gangtok

Himalayan Zoological Park

Mt Kanchenjunga

MG Road

Seven Sisters Waterfall

Hanuman Tok

Tashi Viewpoint

Ganesh Tok

Lal Bazaar

Kupup Lake


Nathula Pass

Banjhakri Waterfalls

Yumthang Valley

Saramsa Garden

White Hall Memorial

Do Drul Chorten Stupa

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Himalayan Zoological Park

This Park showcases some of the most delightful nature’s gifts to the tourists who come here from all over the world to enjoy wildlife tourism in Sikkim.

It is one of the most popular tourist attractions to visit around Gangtok. H. Zoological Park houses the lofty and majestic views of Mt Kanchenjunga.

Variety of floral and faunal species of the Himalayas will leave you spellbound forever.

Snow Leopard, Himalayan Red Panda, Monal Pheasant, Himalayan Palm Civet, Black Bear, Tibetan Wolf etc.

It is one of the best tourist attractions for wildlife and nature lovers.

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Mt. Kanchenjunga

The Kanchenjunga is the heart of Gangtok Tourism. It is one of the best things to see in Gangtok.

You can witness the gorgeous Lofty Mt Kanchenjunga from many tourist spots in Gangtok.

If you want a closer look then you can indulge in scenic treks that will take you to witness this stunning Peak.

It is the third largest Peaks in the world. You can either indulge in Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek or Green Lake Trek to take a closer look at this delightful Peak.

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Seven Sisters Waterfall

It is one of the most popular tourist attractions to visit in Gangtok. It is named for its seven stages of fall.

The scenic waterfall flows from a wide rugged cliff and you can witness this delightful waterfall from three different vantage points.

It surrounded by the soul pleasing lush vegetation all around and amazing picturesque sights makes Seven Sisters Waterfall the best place to visit in Gangtok.

MG Road

MG Marg alias MG Road is dedicated to father of the nation “Bapu” Mahatma Gandhi.

The characteristics of MG Marg of Sikkim is awesome and beyond imagination. The MG Marg saw a great phase shift in recent times with galore and beautification is the Center of attraction for everyone starting from foreigners, domestic visitors / tourists , children etc.

Hanuman Tok

Hanuman Tok is a Hindu temple complex present in the upper reaches of Gangtok, capital of Sikkim.

It is devoted to “Lord Hanuman” and one of the most renowned temple in Sikkim, managed and maintained by a division of army of India.

According to our ancestors, Lord Hanuman halted at this place while carrying Sanjeevani Booti from the himalayas to Lanka for saving the life of Rama’s younger brother Lakshmana.

There is also a Small temple of Saibaba near Hanuman Temple and you can see several Stupas and Chortens.

Tashi Viewpoint

This view point offers the spectacular view of peaks like Mount Kanchenjunga and Mount Siniolchu. It is also a perfect place for the panoramic view of Gangtok.

The Tashi View point was built by king of Sikkim, “Tashi Namgyal” who ruled Sikkim between 1914 and 1963.

It has an amazing point and leave you in wonder. It is 8 km far from Gangtok.

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Lal Bazar

The Lal Bazar of Gangtok is located near the M.G Mar. The bazar is famous for its vegetables and fruits shops.

It was established in the year 1956 as an open market for the people of Gangtok to display all their produces.

Evening and night is the best time to visit this place.

Nathula Pass

The Nathula pass is a mountain pass in the Himalayas. Nathula means “listening ears” and La means “pass”.

The N. Pass is one of the three open trading border posts between India and China. It has played a key role in the Sino-Indian trade.

It has also shortened the distance between the important Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage sites, thus strengthening the economy and improving border relations with china.


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