Things to do in Gangtok and Where to Stay

The mesmerising capital of Sikkim is Gangtok which is at its tranquil best during the winter season. The crowds are much lesser and you will have the entire town to yourself which you can explore at your own ease and at your own pleasure. It is indeed a joy to breathe in the crisp clean mountain air of Gangtok which is such a welcome break from the dreary dustiness of the cities that we are mostly used to. Gangtok has several attractions in and around it making it an ideal choice for a getaway during the winters – whether you are going on vacations with your friends and family or with your spouse. There is a little something for everyone to do in this charming hillside town.

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You can saunter through the main street known as MG Marg which is hugely popular. Things to do in Gangtok include several entrancing day trips to nearby places like the mesmerisingly beautiful Tsomgo Lake which sees beautiful snowfall during the winter season. You can also visit a number of monasteries nearby like Rumtek Monastery and Enchey Monastery. There are beautiful view points above the city like Tashi View Point and there are panoramic views from the Temple at Hanuman Tok. If shopping is what you prefer, head on over to Tharo Line for local handicrafts and souvenirs or shop at the more modern shops of MG Marg. There is no dearth of things to do for the visitor in Gangtok even during the rains.

Rumtek Monastery
Rumtek Monastery

For a place to stay in Gangtok, MAYFAIR Spa Resort & Casino is spread out over a massive swathe of beautiful forest land and this luxury premium property pulls out all stops to ensure that you have an amazing stay experience. There are various cottages, rooms and even regal villas that you can choose from some of which come with their very own private dip pools. The several dining options offer some of the most delectable dishes anywhere in Gangtok. The resort also houses an award winning spa where you can relax your vacation day away in utter calm and bliss. For those looking for event venues, there are some of the best available options here. So wait no further and make the best of the winter season by planning a memorable getaway to Gangtok.