Huddled in the lap of the Eastern Himalayas, the sleepy little city of Gangtok makes for a riveting getaway. This capital of Sikkim delights with a panorama of stunning beauty that comprises majestic peaks of the Eastern Himalayas, a blossoming carpet of rhododendrons, luscious foliage and clear blue skies.
Discover charms with the many places to visit in Gangtok. They include Rumtek monastery. Perched at an altitude of 1500 metres, it is the largest in the region. Belonging to the 16th century, this displays stunning architecture. Nathu La Pass enchants with indescribable beauty whereas Rabdentse Ruins shows remains of a once glorious kingdom of Sikkim.
While here, you can enjoy a visit to the picturesque Ban Jhakri Falls; around 4 km from Gangtok. Enjoy the sight of misty spray surrounded by greens and many flowers. Another notable spot is the Tashi viewpoint that offers great sights of the Mount Kanchenjunga. It was built by the King of Sikkim.