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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 in Gangtok

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 Airport 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.

There is wide range of good resorts & hotels in Gangtok for visitors where tourist can feel the comfort of home.

Popular Gangtok Packages

Gangtok Packages Price
(Per person on twin sharing)
Nights Inclusions
Gangtok to Darjeeling : Monasteries and Peaks Rs 24,999 5 Nights Meals , Flights , Accommodation , Transfer , Sightseeing
The Himalayan Week Rs 27,649 8 Nights Meals , Flights , Accommodation , Transfer , Sightseeing
Ooty and Kodaikanal Self Drive - Ex Bangalore Rs 14,999 4 Nights Meals , Accommodation
Beautiful : Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Gangtok Rs 32,700 7 Nights Meals , Flights , Accommodation , Transfer , Sightseeing
Sikkim : Land of Astounding Natural Scenery Rs 25,500 6 Nights Meals , Flights , Accommodation , Transfer , Sightseeing
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  • Gangtok to Darjeeling  Monasteries and Peaks
    Darjeeling (2) Gangtok (2) Kalimpong (1)

    Gangtok to Darjeeling Monasteries and Peaks

    Darjeeling (2) Gangtok (2) Kalimpong (1)
    Yatra.com comes with service assurance packages for exclusive assistance. A mandatory sanity check has been conducted over vehicles and hotels, alongwith chosen enroute hygienic restaurants. We always anticipate in the best way possible hence we have deployed smart professionals 24x7 for real time resolution if any. Lastly we commit to offer travel insurance as we want our esteemed clients to feel reliability over their self chosen travel brand Yatra.com.
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.1,536

    Rs.24,999

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.749
  • The Himalayan Week
    Darjeeling (2) Pelling (2) Gangtok (2) Kalimpong (2)

    The Himalayan Week

    Darjeeling (2) Pelling (2) Gangtok (2) Kalimpong (2)
    Yatra.com comes with service assurance packages for exclusive assistance. A mandatory sanity check has been conducted over vehicles and hotels, alongwith chosen enroute hygienic restaurants. We always anticipate in the best way possible hence we have deployed smart professionals 24x7 for real time resolution if any. Lastly we commit to offer travel insurance as we want our esteemed clients to feel reliability over their self chosen travel brand Yatra.com.
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.1,698

    Rs.27,649

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.829
  • Ooty and Kodaikanal Self Drive - Ex Bangalore
    Kodaikanal (2) Ooty (2)

    Ooty and Kodaikanal Self Drive - Ex Bangalore

    Kodaikanal (2) Ooty (2)
    Yatra.com believes in creating experience by actualizing the passion for travel. Boon for those who can't wait to get on their sole of the feet to explore another duration which will enhance your travel experience. Hence we are here to make you idealise a sense of freedom by offering a complete guide to your chosen destination, quick do's & don'ts enroute places of visit and meal joints along with well sanitized accommodation. Your vehicle has our direction towards the engraved memoirs of your next escape
    • Meals

    • Accommodation

    EMI Rs.921

    Rs.14,999

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.449
  • Beautiful  Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Gangtok
    Gangtok (2) Pelling (2) Darjeeling (2) Kalimpong (1)

    Beautiful Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Gangtok

    Gangtok (2) Pelling (2) Darjeeling (2) Kalimpong (1)
    Spend a peaceful vacation in Sikkim, a state bestowed with snow-capped mountains and lush green surroundings. Also, visit Darjeeling, famous for its tea estates and toy train. Enjoy an awe-inspiring view of the majestic Khangchendzonga range in Pelling. Tour to this part of India is not complete without exploring Gangtok, which houses a number of monasteries, museums and historic sites. End this journey by exploring Kalimpong, another prominent destination to explore vast tea estates.
    • Meals

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    • Accommodation

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    EMI Rs.2,009

    Rs.32,700

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.981
  • Sikkim  Land of Astounding Natural Scenery
    Gangtok (3) Lachung (2) Gangtok (1)

    Sikkim Land of Astounding Natural Scenery

    Gangtok (3) Lachung (2) Gangtok (1)
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.1,566

    Rs.25,500

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.765
  • Stunning North East  Hills - Lakes - Snow Peaks
    Gangtok (3) Pelling (2) Darjeeling (2) Kalimpong (1)

    Stunning North East Hills - Lakes - Snow Peaks

    Gangtok (3) Pelling (2) Darjeeling (2) Kalimpong (1)
    Spend a peaceful vacation in Sikkim, a state bestowed with snow-capped mountains and lush green surroundings. Also, visit Darjeeling, famous for its tea estates and toy train. Enjoy an awe-inspiring view of the majestic Khangchendzonga range in Pelling. Tour to this part of India is not complete without exploring Gangtok, which houses a number of monasteries, museums and historic sites. End this journey by exploring Kalimpong, another prominent destination to explore vast tea estates.
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.2,202

    Rs.35,850

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.1,075
  • Gangtok to Darjeeling - Monasteries & Peaks
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    Gangtok to Darjeeling - Monasteries & Peaks

    Darjeeling (2) Gangtok (2) Kalimpong (1)
    Amidst snow-capped mountains, beautiful waterfalls, lush greenery and serene environs are located beautiful destinations - Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong. Visit the 'Queen of Hills' Darjeeling that is bestowed with numerous breathtaking sites. Also, explore the capital of Sikkim, Gangtok and spend some peaceful time sitting at the banks of Changu Lake. End the journey with a visit to the beautiful hill station, Kalimpong. The hill station offers awe-inspiring views of the mountains.
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.1,536

    Rs.24,999

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.749
  • Pristine Sikkim
    Gangtok (2)

    Pristine Sikkim

    Gangtok (2)
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.559

    Rs.9,099

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.272
  • Best Of Gangtok and Darjeeling
    Gangtok (3) Darjeeling (3)

    Best Of Gangtok and Darjeeling

    Gangtok (3) Darjeeling (3)
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.1,228

    Rs.20,000

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.600
  • Appealing North East
    Gangtok (2) Pelling (1) Darjeeling (2)

    Appealing North East

    Gangtok (2) Pelling (1) Darjeeling (2)
    • Meals

    • Optional

    • Accommodation

    • Sightseeing

    EMI Rs.1,321

    Rs.21,499

    Per Person on twin sharing

    • Earn eCash
    • Rs.644

Gangtok Tour Packages FAQs

Q. Which is the best time to visit Gangtok?
A. April to June are the best months to visit the capital of Sikkim, and you should take this into consideration as you look to book one of the Gangtok travel packages. These are the summer months when the weather is just pleasant lingering around 26 degree Celsius in daytime and dropping to around 4 degree Celsius at night. The crisp sunshine in the day makes it the ideal time to visit monasteries, take up treks and hikes, go on an excursion to the tea gardens of Temi in South Sikkim and enjoy a clear view of the Kanchenjunga from the viewpoints. Summer is the best time to visit places like Yumthang Valley in North Sikkim, Lake Tsomgo, Rumtek Monastery and Goecha La.


Q. Can I get a direct flight from Delhi to Gangtok?
A. While booking your Gangtok packages, it is imperative to know which flights go directly to Gangtok. While Pakyong Airport is the local airport of Gangtok which is about 35 kilometre from Gangtok, it offers only limited connectivity by way of getting a direct flight. There is a SpiceJet flight which is the only direct flight from Delhi to Gangtok, but is not always available. In order to reach Gangtok, the nearest air-head is the Bagdogra International Airport, about 124 kilometre from Gangtok. From Bagdogra you can get decent connectivity of flights from Delhi. In fact all major airlines like SpiceJet, IndiGo, GoAir, Vistara and AirAsia run direct flights between Delhi and Bagdogra. From Bagdogra airport, you can hire a taxi directly to your hotel in Gangtok, which can take around 4 hours.


Q. Which is the nearest railway station to Gangtok?
A. Tourists looking to book Gangtok tour packages would wish to know which is the nearest railhead to Gangtok. Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri are the stations nearest to Gangtok. Siliguri is about 145 kilometre from Gangtok while New Jalpaiguri is about 188 kilometre from Gangtok. These railway stations are well connected by means of express and other fast trains to the major metros of the country. From both the railway stations, you can get a bus or hire a taxi to take you directly to Gangtok.

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