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Unique Travel Experiences That Make Gangtok A Must-Visit Destination In The Northeast

Hola riders! The capital of the mystical state of Sikkim, Gangtok, is one of the best places to travel to in northeast India and the whole country at large. And there is nothing that hits this fact home more, than the multitude of awesome experiences that one can have in the city. That being said, here’s a list of the best experiences that you can have, when in Gangtok,

Go sightseeing!

Located at a height of 5,500 feet, the city has some of the most surreal sights that you will ever lay your eyes on. But that’s not all, because Gangtok also has some even more stunning places offering spectacular sights that are in a league of their own. Hanuman Tok, Tsomgo lake and the Nathu La pass are some of the many awesometacular places you should check out.

Take a journey inwards at the many monasteries

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Switching the spectacle for the spiritual, Gangtok has some of the most architecturally and historically significant monasteries in the northeast. Tsuk La Khang, Pemayangtse and Rumtek monasteries are the most popular among the truly impressive list of monasteries that the city houses.

Take in the sights from the Tashi View Point

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Witness the wondrous snow-covered peak of the Kanchenjunga from the Tashi View Point. Located 8 kilometers from the city, the view point is one of the most popular tourist attractions, visited by travelers from all around the world for its out-of-this-world view.

Travel by cable car

The double zig back ropeway that carries the cable car from Deorali to Tashiling offers a thrilling experience which is counterbalanced perfectly with the beautiful view of the city that it offers its riders. And if you’re lucky and the weather is clear, you will witness the glory of Kanchenjunga in a way, that cannot be put it into words.

Explore the mountains by taking a Yak safari


Taking the Yak safari offers travelers with a unique experience as the large mountain animal takes you around the mountains as you hold on to its hump. The movement of the Yak up the mountain, through the difficult terrain is sure to make it something that you take back with you.

And that’s all for now folks! If you ever find yourself craving for a ride when in Gangtok, be sure to check out WheelStreet to rent your favorite bikes at the most affordable prices. Also, if we missed out on any of your favorite experiences, feel free to hit us up in the comments section.


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