There are famous temples like Hanuman Tok and Ganesh Tok in Gangtok.
Many historical things can be seen on the mountains in Gangtok.
Best Tourist Places in Gangtok : Walking in the mountains means enjoying nature. Snow capped peaks, clouds, rivers, lakes all welcome tourists in their most beautiful way. Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, which is one of the best tourist spots in India, is also a beautiful place. Boasting the beauty of the mountains, Gangtok is one of the highest peaks in the world with a height of 1437 meters. If you ever plan for an adventurous trip with friends, then definitely head to Gangtok. Different tourist spots like Nathula Pass, MG Road, Ganesh Tok, Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, Tsomgo Lake, Reshi Hot Springs make it different and attract all kinds of tourists. Let us know about some of the best tourist spots in Gangtok.
Hanuman Tok Temple
Hanuman Tok Temple, one of the highest peaks in the world, is situated at a height of about 7200 feet. It is believed that Mahabali Hanuman stayed at this place while bringing Sanjeevani mountain and hence it is known as Hanuman Tok. How special this temple is, it is understood from the fact that the Indian Army itself takes care of it.
world’s third highest peak
Mount Kangchenjunga with a height of 8586 meters is the third highest peak in the world. This place is a center of attraction for those interested in adventure like mountaineering and trekking. Kangchenjunga National Park and Biosphere Reserve also remain on this mountain.
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Himalayan Zoological Park
This is the highest zoo in India. For those who love animals, this can become the most special experience of life. Seeing so many different species of animals like Himalayan Red Panda and Himalayan Black Bear at such a height is a fun experience in itself.
Tashi View Point
Famous for sunset and sunrise views, this spot is a favorite place for peace loving people, it gives a wonderful feeling to experience nature from here.
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Lachen, Lachung and Yumthang Valley –
These three villages are the most special in Gangtok, different tribes and communities are settled here. The real form of Gangtok is visible in these villages, which tell about the history, geography and sociology here. There are also beautiful lakes like Gurudongmar and Tso Lhamu.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 29, 2022, 06:49 IST