Sikkim’s capital, Gangtok is one of the most popular hill stations in North East India. Snuggled in lush greenery of Himalayas overlooking the snow-capped Mt. Kanchenjunga (third highest peak in the world), the hill town is blessed. Tourist attractions, adventure and memorable experiences are the lure to book Gangtok tour packages. The mountain town is favored for both family holidays as well as romantic honeymoon tours.
A beautiful mix of natural beauty history, spirituality, adventure, romance, delightful food, shopping and more, Gangtok is truly appealing to explore. Highlights of Gangtok packages include the view of golden sunrise at the Mt. Kanchenjunga, forests of multi-hued rhododendrons in bloom, frozen lakes, waterfalls, etc. The best sightseeing spots covered in Gangtok tours include the Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Ranka Monastery, Do Drul Chorten Stupa, Institute of Tibetology, etc. The city is also dotted with a number of Hindu pilgrimage centers. The ropeway ride and a visit to Temi Garden are ranked among best things to do in Gangtok.
Gangtok also serve the base for a visit to the frozen Tsomgo Lake, Baba Harbhajan Singh temple, Hanuman Tok, Nathula Pass, Kanchendzonga and Zoological National Park. Bask in the bliss of North East Himalayas our exclusive Gangtok holiday packages by Indian holiday.
Many activities are available in this travel route.
Meet On arrival, Njp to Gangtok Drop check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure.
An overnight stay at the hotel in Gangtok.
After breakfast proceed to Changu Lake and Baba Mandir.
Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim, India, some 40 kilometres (25 mi) away from Gangtok at altitude of 3,780 m (12,400 ft). songmo Lake or Changu Lake is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim, India, some 40 kilometres away from Gangtok at altitude of 3,780 m. The road to Nathu La passes the lake on north side.
Changu Lake also called “Tsongmo Lake” means “source of lake” is a lake situated around 35 – 40 km away from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. It is a natural lake on top of mountains. It is 3780 meter (12400 feet) above see level and oval in shape, 1 Km long and fifteen meeter deep. The lake freezes during the winter months. Best time to visit is Mid May to August.Major “Baba” Harbhajan Singh (August 3, 1941 – September 11, 1967) was an Indian army soldier who died near the Nathula Passin eastern Sikkim, India. He is revered by soldiers of the Indian army as the “Hero of Nathula” and the army men have also built a shrine in his honour. He has been accorded the status of
saint by believers who refer to him as the Baba (saintly father). Many of the faithful people, chiefly Indian army personnel posted in and around the Nathula Pass and the Sino-Indian border between the sate of Sikkim and Chinese occupied Tibet have come to believe his spirit protects every soldier in the inhospitable high altitude terrain of the Eastern Himalayas. As with most saints, the Baba is said to also grant favours presumably to those who revere and worship him.
Life and military career: Baba Harbhajan Singh born into a Sikh family on August 3, 1941 in the village of Battle Bhaini in Punjab (India). He completed his preliminary schooling in a village school, and then did his matriculation from DAV High School in Patti in March 1955. In June 1956 he enrolled himself as a soldier in Amritsar and joined the Corps of Signals. On June 30, 1965 was granted a commission and posted to the 14 Rajput regiment.
During the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war he served as an Adjutant of his unit. Later he was transferred to 18 Rajput. It was with this regiment that he met his end on September 11, 1967 in Sikkim.
Gangtok Local Sight Seeing Drive for visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Rumtek Monastery, one of the finest monastery where His holy Dalai Lama stayed for some time, Various View Point, Botanical Garden, etc free – Over Night stay at Gangtok.
Early morning breakfast – Next drive to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – After breakfastGangtok to NJP/IXB/Silliguri Bus Stand drop with sweet vacation memory.
New Sova Travels organized our trip very efficiently.
It was our first time in Sikkim and it was one of the best trips we had so far.
the tours were well organised. The guides in every place were good.
Liked the hotel locations.
Kids had lot of fun as well.
The whole trip was personalized.
I would highly recommend the travel company.