Enchey Monastery (Photo Courtesy: Kothanda Srinivasan)
Gangtok (5000 ft) is the capital of Sikkim and an important point for visiting higher and more remove North Sikkim areas. It’s also a Summer destination for good pleasant weather and from where a number of very important monasteries such as Rumtek (20 kms) can be accessed. Gangtok is from where one can do day excursions to Indo-Tibet border and Changu lake (High altitude lake). Gangtok is access point to visit remote North Sikkim areas of Lachung, Lacheng and Gurudongmar lake.
Gangtok over the years have become popular with tourists onto Darjeeling – Sikkim circuits. Guests looking for more space, luxury and experiential experience may opt for Saramsa and Ranipool areas enroute to Rumtek.
Recommended stay duration – 2-3 nights, 1 night in transit