India with long list of sightseeing and tourist destinations is a home of hill stations. In India you will find array of hill stations with awesome climate and weather condition. Dalhousie, Chamba, Khajjar, Dharamshala, Kasauli, Chail, Kurfi, Manali tours, Mandi, Shimla, Mashorba, Kullu, Naldehra, Rohtang Pass, Kangra, Solan, Kashmir, Lahau, Spiti, Narkanda, Ooty, Darjeeling and lots more are the famous hill stations of India. Among these Gangtok is one of the hill stations of India, capital of Sikkim.
Gangtok is famous for Buddhist pilgrimage centers with beautiful ancient Buddhist monasteries. It is located in the north east of India, an area too is famous for its cool climate during monsoon and spring seasons. It not only attracts tourists from India but from all over the world tourist visit here to spend their India holidays. Kanchenjunga, the main attraction of Gangtok, highest mountain in the world. During your Gangtok tours you can hire car on rent from any car rentals India that enables you to get tour to local sightseeing and tourist destinations in Gangtok. Like Tsuk-La-Khang, Deer Park, Enchey Monastery, Lall Market, Rumtek Monastery, Tashiding Monasteries, Phodang Monastery apart from these tourists get chance to view ancient temples, palaces, monasteries and narrow, colorful bazaars.
Tsuk-La-Khang : It is place of worship for Buddhist religion that have large collection of Buddhist scriptures. It’s building is so beautiful and murals and lavishly are used for interior decorations.
Deer Park : It is one of the sightseeing of Gangtok where you will see deer and Buddha’s image as a replica of the image at Sarnath in India.
Enchey Monastery : It is 200 years old monastery located in the center of town next to tourist lodge. Annual religious dances are performed in the month of December so it is better to visit in the same month.
Rumtek Monastery : It is one of the sacred pilgrimage center for Buddhists religion. Here you find old Buddhist religious paintings, manuscripts, artifacts and idols. Rumtek Monastery was built in 1960 at the outskirts of Gangtok.
Tashiding Monasteries : It is the second oldest monastery of Gangtok which is located at height of 2085 meters.
Phodang Monastery : It is located at the distance of 40 km to the north of Gangtok. It is one of the beautiful monasteries of Gangtok where March to May and October to December is the best to visit there.
Ganesh Tok : It is located on the Gangtok-Nathula Road one of the sacred temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh in Gangtok.
Tashi View Point : Tashi view point is located in the Pangthang, 7 kilometer from Gangtok town. Sikkim Sri King had built this temple. Below the Tashi View Point there is cafeteria which proves to be best place to relax with sip of Timi Tea along with view of Khanchendzonga which is the attraction of Tashi view point.
Here you will find tourists all over the year as it is located in the upper Himalayan range and its temperature and climate is mild all over the year. Besides huge rush hotel booking is not an issue where you will find budget, luxury, family hotels with different amenities and facilities at moderate prices. Gangtok is one of the best tourist places of north East India that makes your India tours a awesome one to remember in your rest of life.