Tourist Places in Gangtok

Places to Visit in Gangtok

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Gangtok Average Rating - 5.9/7 1 based on 26389 Ratings

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 58 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 Palzor Stadium, Kabi Lungchok, Sikkim Handicraft And Handloom Emporium, Tsuk La Khang Monastery, Flower Show Museum. Gangtok can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Gangtok Tourist Places



  • Type: Lake
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Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
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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 »
"Good sightseeing place"2 months ago "Over-hyped place"2 months ago
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Nathula Pass, Gangtok
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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 »
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Ganesh Tok, Gangtok
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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 »
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  • Type: Zoo
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Himalayan Zoological Park, Gangtok
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67 Ratings & 52 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 »
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  • Type: Monastery
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Rumtek Monastery, Gangtok
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63 Ratings & 48 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 »
"Nice monastery"2 weeks ago "Awesome culture"2 months ago
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  • Type: View point
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Tashi Viewpoint, Gangtok
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Tashi View Point constructed by the King of Sikkim, Tashi Namgyal, is located at a distance of 4 km from Gangtok. Adorned with a park on its top, this view point is one of the best places in entire Sikkim to enjoy beautiful view of Mount Kanchenjunga. In addition, the Phodong... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
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Hanuman Tok, Gangtok
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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 »
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  • Type: Water Fall
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Ban Jhakri Falls, Gangtok
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35 Ratings & 29 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 »
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Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple, Gangtok
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32 Ratings & 26 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 »
"Spiritual Place"2 months ago "Place of faith"3 months ago
  • Type: Water Fall
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Seven Sister Waterfalls, Gangtok
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24 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: Monastery
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Enchey Monastery, Gangtok
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22 Ratings & 18 Reviews
Enchey Monastery meaning solitary temple, was built in 1909 and is a 200 year old monastery. Located at a distance of 3 km from the city, the monastery is built on the spot, which is believed to be blessed by Lama Druptab Karpo. He was a tantrik master who was known for his... Read More »
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  • Type: Valley
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Yumthang Valley, Gangtok
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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: Monument
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Do-Drul Chorten Stupa, Gangtok
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Do Drul Chorten, the biggest stupa in Sikkim, is located on the hill hock, which is adjacent to the Tibetology Institute. Popularly known as Phurba, this stupa was built in 1945. This holy stupa was under the auspices of head of Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism, Trulshik... Read More »
"A holy place"3 months ago "Calm place"Mar 20, 2016
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Instutute of Tibetology, Gangtok
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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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Directorate of Handicrafts & Handlooms, Gangtok
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Directorate of Handicrafts & Handlooms, also known as the Government Institute of Cottage Industries, was established in 1957. Located at a distance of half km from the main market of city, the foundation of this institute was laid during the reign of the Chogyals of... Read More »
  • Type: Museum
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Flower Show Museum, Gangtok
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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: Sanctuary
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Deer Park, Gangtok
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Deer Park, located in close proximity to the Secretariat of Sikkim, is also known as Rustamji Park. Home to several species of Deer, this park was named after Rustamji. He was amongst one of the Dewans of the Chogyal of Sikkim. Rustamji, acclaimed himself to be the author of... Read More »
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Kanchenjunga Mountain, Gangtok
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9 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
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Ranka Monastery, Gangtok
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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"2 months ago "Inner peace found here"3 months ago
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Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden, Gangtok
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11 Ratings & 7 Reviews
Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden, established in 1987, is home to different varieties of botanical species. Located near Rumtek Monastery, this garden houses rare flowers, plants and trees including Orchids of Himalayan region. Maintained and managed by the Forest Department... Read More »
"Just a visit"Oct 8, 2014 "Amazing flowers"Apr 30, 2014

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