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Mahak Bajaj

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1 reviewPosted 2 years ago
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Being close to nature!

Travellers must visit Gangtok as it is the capital city of such a lovely state to visit and you can admire the beauty of the nature from cable car, do paragliding. Kanchenjunga world's third tallest peak is visible from Gangtok. It looks snow white in winter. We see Nepalese and Tibetan people there. Although it's difficult to understand their language but still we made friends with them. Very kind and friendly people, they use to serve us Tea which was bit salty. It has natural scenic beauties like mountains, valley, hillside in steep tiers. One feels as if one has reached a different world, quiet and calm away from noise and traffic that we usually see in our cities. An excellent place for vacation and it's a safe city no law and order problem. Hotels and restaurants are not too expensive, easily affordable.

Must visit places in Gangtok should include: Nathula Pass, Tsomogo lake, Hanuman Tok, Himalayan zoological park, Bhanjakri waterfalls, monasteries and cholamu lake. Food in gangtok is easily available and you will get the kind of food you want. Please don't forget to try momos, there. Shopping, can be done from road side bazaars, which sell the hand made products from local people which is cheap and good. Activities that kept me busy were trekking and strolling in the lap of nature. My advice to travellers would be to take with you your woolen clothes as it gets too cold here, whenever it rains. And, be ready for an experience so close to nature that it will leave you wanting for more!

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Sumanta Chatterjee

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10 reviewsPosted 2 years ago
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Sikkim. The land where sky meet with earth.

Gangtok ... The most happening hill station, Sikkim is the poster boy of "Swachh Bharat".
If you want to visit next to any hill station which give you some extra life then you can try Sikkim.
You can reach to Gangtok the capital of sikkim from NJP railway station or nearest bagdogra airport.
Site scening of Gangtok include Rumtek monestry, Flower show, Ropeway, Hanuman tok, Ganesh tok, jagri falls & many more. Hotel available from standrd to luxury as per your need. MG Marg is the sh oping destination for you at Gangtok. Next day you can proceed for Lachung, youngtham vally, Zero point. Package available with room & food for this tour. 7 hours drive to Lachung, night hault at Lachung hotel then early morning you reach to Youmthang vally, for zero point driver charge extra for the trip. After visiting zero poing, youmthang valley, (santuary of rodendron will blossm during March, april only) you bck to hotel for lunch then aftr lunch at 8 or 9 pm you bck to Gangtok.
Next day visit Changu lake, Baba mandir, Nathula border. Whole day trip but you bck to Gangtok around 6pm. So rest of the evening you may spare at MG marg.
For above said both the tour you must carry 4 passport size photo, 4 photo copy of epic or any other recognised ID proof. For child carry photo & photo copy of Birth cirtificate. Another must have thing during these both tour are Camfer & popcorn, these two things can hlp you when you feel lees oxygen.
Next day to processed to namchi, there you visit char dhaam, sai mandir, sandupchi, temi tea garden then aftr lunch visit Rabangla budhdha park. Aftr then you reach to Pelling at late evening. Night stay at Pelling then early morning take a glimpse of kanchanjangha during sunrise near helipad, aftr breakfast go for khechipuri lake, 1 & half hour drive from Pelling, enroute visit kanchanjangha falls, then visit singsore bridge the 2nd highest hanging bridge of asia. Then you bck to NJP or Bagdogra through Nayabazar route.
There are so many other point also but am describe you 6nights, 7 days plan.

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