Tourist Places in Gangtok

Places to Visit in Gangtok

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Gangtok Tourist Places



  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
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Nathula Pass, Gangtok
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6.5 / 7 1
209 Ratings & 156 Reviews
Nathula Pass, located at a distance of 56 km from Gangtok, is a pass on the Indo-Chinese border. Serving as a trade link between India and China, this park also once served as the main access for Sikkim-Tibet trade. Popularly known as the Silk Route, this pass is at an... Read More »
  • Type: Lake
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Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
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6.1 / 7 1
466 Ratings & 358 Reviews
Tsomgo Lake is located 35 km away from the city on the Gangtok-Nathula highway. This highway is also a part of the old route that links India and China. Worshipped by Sikkimese, this holy lake is approximately 20 km away from the Nathula Pass, while located at a distance of... Read More »
"Beautiful Lake"3 months ago "Scenic beauty"3 months ago
  • Type: Lake
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Changu Lake, Gangtok
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6.3 / 7 1
123 Ratings & 85 Reviews
"Scenic beauty"3 months ago "Nature's Wonder!"Aug 20, 2017
  • Type: Temple
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Ganesh Tok, Gangtok
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6.0 / 7 1
86 Ratings & 62 Reviews
Ganesh Tok, a small temple, is located at a distance of 7 kilometre from Gangtok. Situated next to the television tower on the small hill nestled on Gangtok-Nathula road, the temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesh. This temple is so small in size that at a time, it can only... Read More »
"Ganesh Temple"Mar 21, 2017 "A must watch temple at Gangtok"Jul 24, 2016
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  • Type: Monastery
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Rumtek Monastery, Gangtok
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5.8 / 7 1
68 Ratings & 51 Reviews
Rumtek Monastery, located at a distance of approximately 24 km from Gangtok in Rumtek, is one of the most important sites for almost every Buddhist. This monastery was originally built in the 16th century, under the supervision of Wangchuck Dorge and with the financial... Read More »
"A peaceful place"Mar 26, 2017 "An enriching experience"Dec 10, 2016
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  • Type: Temple
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Hanuman Tok, Gangtok
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6.1 / 7 1
51 Ratings & 33 Reviews
Hanuman Tok, dedicated to God Hanuman, is one of the most renowned temples located in Sikkim. Managed and maintained by a division of Army department of India, this temple is located at a distance of 5 km from Gangtok. With a total height of 7,200 ft, from the top of this... Read More »
"Highest point of Gangtok"Mar 18, 2017 "A pleasant experience"Jan 25, 2017
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  • Type: Temple
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Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple, Gangtok
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6.2 / 7 1
40 Ratings & 31 Reviews
About 60 km away from the beautiful city of Gangtok, as you travel along the Kupup Valley to Tukla, you will find the original Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple. The shrine is dedicated to a hard-working soldier in the Indian Army, Harbhajan Singh, who died in the Nathula... Read More »
  • Type: Water Fall
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Ban Jhakri Falls, Gangtok
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5.8 / 7 1
40 Ratings & 34 Reviews
Ban Jhakri Falls is a water fall located in Gangtok. This spectacular falls plunges from a height of 70 ft amidst lush green surroundings. Ban Jhakri Falls Energy Park, a well-maintained park has been built here. The ethnic tribes of Sikkim have a lot of faith in their local... Read More »
  • Type: Monastery
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Ranka Monastery, Gangtok
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6.1 / 7 1
12 Ratings & 8 Reviews
Ranka Monastery is a popular Buddhist monastery situated in Lingdum.Locally known as the Lingdum monastery, this monastery is run by the Sikkimese Gharwan Rimpoche. Known for its architecture and aesthetic value, this monastery has a collection of colorful Tibetan paintings... Read More »
"Buddhist Attraction"May 28, 2016 "Inner peace found here"Apr 21, 2016
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  • Type: Zoo
  • Entry: Paid
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Himalayan Zoological Park, Gangtok
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5.7 / 7 1
72 Ratings & 55 Reviews
Himalayan Zoological Park, located at a distance of 3 km from Gangtok, is one of the best places for wildlife lovers. Situated in Bulbuley, the park has been established with the aim to preserve wildlife in natural habitat. Sprawling over an area of 205 hectares, the... Read More »
"Best for trip"Jun 20, 2017 "A zoo like natural forest"Apr 7, 2017
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  • Type: Valley
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Yumthang Valley, Gangtok
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6.5 / 7 1
25 Ratings & 16 Reviews
Located in the northern part of Sikkim, the beautiful Yumthang Valley sits at a height of 3500 metres above sea level, housing some gorgeous Himalayan flowers. A visit to this valley of flowers will soothe your senses as the view is extremely picturesque. Yumthang Valley is... Read More »
  • Type: Tea estate
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Temi Tea Garden, Gangtok
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6.2 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 7 Reviews
Namchi’s Temi Tea Garden is the only tea estate in Sikkim. The tea garden was established in the year of 1969 and is spread over in an area of 435 acres on a hill slope, originating from the Tendong Hill. It produces around 100 million tonnes of tea, every year. There is... Read More »
  • Type: Water Fall
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Seven Sister Waterfalls, Gangtok
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5.7 / 7 1
25 Ratings & 20 Reviews
Seven Sister Waterfalls in Gangtok is located 32 km away from the city. It is a must see place in Gangtok. All the seven waterfalls aligned sideways one after the other is a wonderful sight to catch and during the Monsoon season these falls come to a fierce life. Since most of... Read More »
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
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Flower Show Museum, Gangtok
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5.6 / 7 1
16 Ratings & 12 Reviews
At White Hall in Gangtok is the admirable flower show that houses seasonal flowers that make the place a picture of pretty. Enter the place and you are welcomed by hundreds of pleasing colours and sweet fragrance of the beautiful Sikkimese flower species. Mainly taking place... Read More »
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  • Type: Mountain
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Kanchenjunga Mountain, Gangtok
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6.6 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 8 Reviews
As is with most high mountain peaks, Kanchenjunga Mountain also has its share of legends attached to it. The most popular one being that there is hidden on its slopes a valley which renders mortals to immortality. Alongside this elixir of immortality are stories of Dzo-nga a... Read More »
"Best to see during sunrise"Dec 31, 2015 "Awesome view"Dec 18, 2015
  • Type: Historic Place
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Rabdentse Ruins, Gangtok
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5.9 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Rabdentse Ruins, destroyed by the invasions of Nepalese army, was the second capital of former kingdom of Sikkim till 1814. During the period from 1670 to 1814, the state was under the rule of king of Sikkim from this place. At present, the ruins of palaces and chortens can be... Read More »
"Heritage site"Jul 28, 2015 "A mild trek through history"Feb 15, 2014
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
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Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok
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5.9 / 7 1
15 Ratings & 11 Reviews
The foundation stone of the Institute of Tibetology was laid in 1957 by the 14th Dalai Lama. It houses the huge collection of rare Sanskrit, Lepcha and Tibetan manuscripts, sculptures and Thankas. There are many treasured artifacts and Buddhist icons. It is also the center of... Read More »
"Calmness in and out"Feb 11, 2016 "Interesting stuff"Dec 17, 2015
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  • Type: Temple
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Shiv Mandir, Gangtok
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6.3 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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  • Type: Craft
  • Entry: Paid
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Sikkim Handicraft And Handloom Emporium, Gangtok
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5.8 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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  • Type: Sanctuary
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Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, Gangtok
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6.1 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve is spread over an area of 2620 sq km and occupies more than half of the total land area of Sikkim. Spread over the north, south and west districts of Sikkim, this reserve have a unique habitat and ecosystem. A treasure trove of flora and... Read More »
"Place no less than heaven"Dec 3, 2015 "Beautiful sunrise"Nov 15, 2013

Gangtok is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Gangtok is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Gangtok are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December. There are 59 tourist places in Gangtok, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Gangtok can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Gangtok for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Gangtok Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Gangtok, browse through photos & pictures, explore Gangtok using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Gangtok, which are great places to visit, are Namchi, Palzor Stadium, Kabi Lungchok, Sikkim Handicraft And Handloom Emporium, Tsuk La Khang Monastery. Gangtok can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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Flower Show Museum, Gangtok

Beauty of flowers - must see
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5.0/7

Hanuman Tok, Gangtok

Must visit temple
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5.0/7

Do-Drul Chorten Stupa, Gangtok

Nice stupa - 60 years old
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5.0/7
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