Gangtok Tour Packages

One of the most beautiful corners of India is the North East especially for nature and adventure lovers. Filled with dense forest, pleasing climate and majestic locations, one can easily get lost in the serene beauty of North-eastern India. This corner is also one of the offbeat location of India so you tend to be away from the hustle and bustle of tourist filled destinations. North-east is suitable for almost every type of traveler whether you’re a lonely backpacker or a guy who travels with family or a group, as it has some of the most beautiful hill stations, lush greenery and exotic and rare flowers and animal species. It plays a great role in making Incredible India even more incredible. Further in the discussion, we are going to talk about one of the destination for a north east tour package, a hill station from where you can get a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjunga. Kudos, if you got it right. We are talking about the gateway to Sikkim i.e. Gangtok. With clouds floating by your side, you feel like you are I heaven at this extremely alluring hill station. Due to everything being just in the right amount, Gangtok can be easily listed as one of the most serene hill stations of India. We have a lot to discuss about this beautiful place and also about Gangtok tourism. So, without wasting any further time, let’s get right into it.

More about Gangtok

The earliest mark of Gangtok in the book of history can be found around 1716, when the construction of hermitic Gangtok monastery started. But it really rose to popularity with the construction of Enchey Monastery in 1840. Located at the lower heights in Himalayas at around 5410 feet, Gangtok plays is a major part of the economy of Sikkim tourism. With the rise of tourism in the place, rules had been laid down to put a cap on the prices for cabs and other commodities in order to safeguards tourists from getting fooled. Forest cover around the city of Gangtok consists of temperate, evergreen, coniferous and deciduous forests with trees species like elm, oak, birch and wet alpine. Other forests you can come across in the region is the Orchids forest which are rare otherwise in the rest of India. So, one thing that is easily clear by now that a Gangtok tour package will satisfy the thirst of any nature lover.

The availability of general services ilk electricity and water are well taken care of by the concerned departments. An uninterrupted supply of electricity is ensured by the power department of Sikkim government while the same for the water supply is taken care of by the river Rateychu. The major religion followed by majority of the population in this city is the Buddhism and you can easily get a glimpse of strong influence of Buddhism culture. Connectivity for the mobile networks is also not a problem in Gangtok as the city has been hit by urbanization quite substantially.

Places to Visit

Gangtok is full of places that offer majestic views which will leave you awestruck. Below we have compiled a list of best places to visit in Gangtok.

● Nathu la pass
● Rumtek Monastery
● Tsomgo Lake
● Kanchenjunga
● Mangan
● Do Drul Chorten
● Flower exhibition centre
● Enchey monastery
● Kabi longstok
● Reshi Hot springs
● Hanuman Tok
● Ganesh Tok
● Baba mandir
● Tsuk la Khang monastery
● Banjhakri Falls
● Ranka Monastery
● Seven Sisters waterfalls
● Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

All these places have unique characteristics that sets them apart from each other and you should must visit atleast a few of these locations on your trip to Gangtok.

What to Pack?

We know that you are definitely excited for your Gangtok holiday package but don’t just put everything in your luggage. Rather than packing a bit wisely will only lessen the total weight which will make it easy for you while on the journey. To keep things clear and simple, we will help you out in deciding your packing list for both the major seasons of this place i.e. Winter (Between October and February) and Summers (rest of the year). So, let’s get right into it.

For the clothing for winter, keep a pair of sweaters, thermals, warm uppers and certainly a jacket to top it all. Don’t plan on relying on a single piece of thick jacket instead you will be better off by layering your apparel.

For the summers, yes, now you can keep it only to a single cool jacket and that will be sufficient. Keep a couple of tees, jeans, shorts and sunglasses.

Rest of the things that will be mentioned are irrespective of the season, so, you should pack them no matter when your Gangtok holiday package is planned for. These items include toiletries like a soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, paper soap, deo’s and a bag to carry the wet clothes. Keep a camera, its cables and a portable battery pack too. Lastly, in any case don’t forget to pack a first aid kit with specialized medicines according to the group you are travelling with.

When to travel?

This time, we thought without mentioning any best time to travel Gangtok it would be rather better to put up what exactly are the climatic conditions during each month throughout the year and then you will be able to decide when is the right time to look for the best tour package for Gangtok.

Starting with the monsoon season which is from the June to Mid-September, you will find the scene to be mostly densely foggy. The temperature values ranges between 17oC and 20oC.

Just after the monsoon comes two months of pleasant and calm climate i.e. the October and September. The temperature ranges between 15oC and 20oC.

Next up is the winters which starts from November and lasts till the month of January when you will experience freezing temperatures.

The months of February and march marks the spring with pleasing climate and temperature between 15oC and 22oC is recorded.

Summer months are from April to June which offers the most soothing and perfect climate with temperature values between 20oc and 27oC.

How to reach Gangtok?

The nearest airport to Gangtok is the Bagdogra after which you have to take the road towards Gangtok. New Jalpaiguri Railway station is the closest railway station which is 3-4hours drive away from Gangtok. The distance of Gangtok from the nearest cities with transport facilities to reach there are mentioned below:

● Kalimpong-74kms
● Ravangla- 70kms
● Bagdora airport-125kms
● New Jalpaiguri railway station- 115kms
● Siliguri-112kms
● Pelling-110kms

Tips to grab a cheaper package

So, this section will be of interest for all of you and I’m quite sure of that because who does not want to save a few bucks. For some it might be the way to get the best tour package for Gangtok. So, below we have mentioned few to tips get a cheaper package:

● Be an early bird while booking for flights and hotels as it is the most popular and proven trick that works almost all the time. Specially in case of flight bookings, a real substantial amount can be saved, if you book your flights around two to three months prior to the date of journey.
● Checkout for Gangtok tour package on multiple websites plus do make use of platforms that provide you a comparison between all the options available for a tour package.
● Even if you cannot get an offer right away, subscribe to the newsfeeds of these vendors and you might get a deal of choice later.
Checkout the cashback and referral programs as they have been getting very popular lately. You should even lookout for the offers on the loyalty points on your credit cards. You can save a lot by opting for referral programs as it gives you some of digital currency which can be redeemed as real money at the time of payment.
● One of the less popular trick that is mostly ignored is that you can observe the pattern of which day of the week is the most expensive and which is the cheapest and definitely go for the cheapest when you arrive on the results.

Conclusion

Travelling is always one of the best recreational activity but rarely you get to travel to perfect travel destinations which are so complete by themselves that you feel like getting back there again and again. Gangtok is one such example of a place that will leave you awestruck with its serene beauty, rich flora and fauna and majestic views. No matter what your group is, your family or a bunch of friends you will certainly gather some of the most beautiful memories of your lifetime in Gangtok which you will be able to share with your friends and tell them the stories from your Gangtok travel diaries plus you will cherish those memories throughout your lifetime and will get a happy smile on your face everytime you will look back on them. In the end, I would like to say that grab a Gangtok tour package and get here to experience the real beauty which we have been talking about throughout the article.

Popular Gangtok Holiday Packages

Package Name Price
(Per person on twin sharing)
Nights Inclusions
Luxury In Sikkim And Darjeeling

Rs 57,999

5 Nights Meals, Accommodation, Transfer, Sightseeing,
Eastern Delight

Rs 15,900

5 Nights Meals, Accommodation, Transfer, Sightseeing,
Gangtok to Darjeeling: Monasteries & Peaks : Xmas & New Year Special

Rs 34,999

5 Nights Meals, Flights, Accommodation, Transfer, Sightseeing,
Darjeeling, Gangtok & Lachung

Rs 21,500

6 Nights Meals, Accommodation, Transfer, Sightseeing,
Hidden Treasures of North Sikkim

Rs 26,650

6 Nights Meals, Flights, Accommodation, Transfer, Sightseeing,
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  • Luxury In Sikkim And Darjeeling

    Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

    Darjeeling (2) Pelling (1) Gangtok (2)

    Luxury In Sikkim And Darjeeling

    Darjeeling (2) Pelling (1) Gangtok (2)
    Unwind in the exhilarating beauty of Darjeeling - the picturesque hill station of West Bengal. Home to beautiful monasteries and tea gardens, this hill station never fails to delight visitors. Then, proceed towards Pelling, the small town of Sikkim known for offering splendid views of the scenic mountain ranges. After exploring the best of this town, unravel the spectacular landscapes and snow-capped mountains of Gangtok - the state capital of Sikkim. The tour ends with a glimpse of the architectural splendour of its cultural landmarks and an excursion to its picturesque lake.
    • Meals

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.3,563

    Rs.57,999

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.1,739
  • Blissful Gangtok & Darjeeling Tour

    Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

    Gangtok (2) Darjeeling (2)

    Blissful Gangtok & Darjeeling Tour

    Gangtok (2) Darjeeling (2)
    Enjoy a scintillating holiday in the beautiful cities of Gangtok and Darjeeling with our 4 nights and 5 days Blissful Gangtok Darjeeling Tour package. Tailor-made for families who wish to explore the spellbinding terrains of northeast India, this tour offers the best deal that is worth your money and time. Luxury accommodation, hassle-free transfers, palatable breakfast and sightseeing at budget prices are offered in this package. Boasting of serene monasteries and mighty hills, a family vacation in these quaint little towns is the perfect way to bond with your loved ones. You will get to visit famous sites such as the Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Ghoom Monastery, Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, Tsomgo Lake and much more. So book today!
    • Meals

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    Rs.15,000

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.225
  • The Mystic Himalayas

    Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

    Gangtok (2) Lachung (1) Gangtok (1)

    The Mystic Himalayas

    Gangtok (2) Lachung (1) Gangtok (1)
    From the entwined mountains peeps the dazzling sunshine, which defines the aura of Northeastern India. Nestled in the lap of nature, Darjeeling is famed for its expansive tea gardens, lofty peaks and the world-famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Gangtok, on the other hand, is the fulcrum of Tibetan Buddhist culture and is home to several monasteries, temples and flower nurseries. Such a mix of natural and cultural attractions makes Northeastern India, a tourist hotspot.
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.1,136

    Rs.18,499

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.554
  • North Sikkim Extravaganza

    Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

    Gangtok (2) Lachen (1) Lachung (1) Gangtok (1)

    North Sikkim Extravaganza

    Gangtok (2) Lachen (1) Lachung (1) Gangtok (1)
    Embark upon a tour to the exotic North Sikkim that abounds in natural beauty and picturesque views. From lush green valleys and snow-capped peaks to beautiful monasteries and gorgeous lakes, a trip full of excitement and memories to cherish awaits you. Immerse in the timeless beauty and undying charm of the unspoiled villages of Lachen and Lachung on this tour and rejuvenate your mind and soul. Make sure to book this 6-day tour package that takes you around the best of North Sikkim and promises a memorable holiday.
    • Meals

    • Accommodation

    Rs.30,000

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.450
  • Amazing North East

    Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

    Darjeeling (3) Gangtok (2)

    Amazing North East

    Darjeeling (3) Gangtok (2)
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.1,124

    Rs.18,299

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.548
  • Serene Sikkim

    Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

    Darjeeling (2) Kalimpong (1) Gangtok (2)

    Serene Sikkim

    Darjeeling (2) Kalimpong (1) Gangtok (2)
    Take a break from the mundanity of daily life and embark on a mesmeric sojourn to alluring destinations of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, and Gangtok. Darjeeling, a beautiful town in West Bengal, nestles at the foothills of the Himalayas. It offers a plethora of sightseeing places such as Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastery, and Batasia Loop. Kalimpong, a beautiful hill station in West Bengal, is popular for its scenic surroundings, churches, and monasteries. Just like Darjeeling and Kalimpong, Gangtok to marvels its visitors with its unusual treasures such as Tsomgo Lake, known to reflect different colors based on the changing seasons, and Dro-due Chorten a serene stupa surrounded by 108 prayer wheels.
    • Meals

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    Rs.18,200

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.273
  • Fascinating North East

    Customizable Tour | 4 Nights

    Gangtok (3) Pelling (1)

    Fascinating North East

    Gangtok (3) Pelling (1)
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.1,244

    Rs.20,249

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.607
  • Best Of Darjeeling And Sikkim

    Customizable Tour | 6 Nights

    Gangtok (1) Lachung (1) Gangtok (2) Darjeeling (2)

    Best Of Darjeeling And Sikkim

    Gangtok (1) Lachung (1) Gangtok (2) Darjeeling (2)
    This 7-day trip will take you to some hidden gems of Sikkim and Darjeeling. Sikkim is a paradise with scenic destinations and rich culture. A perfect hideout from the hustle and bustle of the city life, this state offers an array of adventure and history to every traveller. When in Sikkim, visit Lachen, Yumthang Valley, Changu Lake and New Baba Mandir. Then, head to Darjeeling, a wonderful town with picturesque landscapes, beautiful weather and vast tea plantations. You can explore the Tibetan influence in the craft, culture and cuisine of Darjeeling. Some of the must-visit places in Darjeeling are Tiger Hills, Batasia Loop, Ghum Monastery, Padmaja Naidu Himalaya Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tea Garden, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda and Ropeway.
    • Meals

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    Rs.22,000

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.330
  • Blissful Sikkim and Darjeeling

    Customizable Tour | 6 Nights

    Darjeeling (4) Gangtok (2)

    Blissful Sikkim and Darjeeling

    Darjeeling (4) Gangtok (2)
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.1,314

    Rs.21,399

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.641
  • Eastern Delight

    Customizable Tour | 5 Nights

    Gangtok (2) Pelling (1) Darjeeling (2)

    Eastern Delight

    Gangtok (2) Pelling (1) Darjeeling (2)
    On this 6-day tour package and discover the grandeur of North East India. Gangtok and Darjeeling are 2 popular tourist destinations of North East India. Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim and offers some of the best views of the Himalayas, while Darjeeling is known for its beautiful tea gardens. Visit the most beautiful attractions of the 2 towns on our tour. Witness the spectacular sunrise over Tiger Hills, visit the Enchey Monastery, the glacial Tsomgo Lake and many more attractions. Take back memories that you will last a lifetime.
    • Meals

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    Rs.15,900

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.238

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