Gangtok is another fascinating destination for honeymoon couples located near the Himalayas region. Know more on honeymoon in Gangtok, Sikkim.
Honeymoon in India : Honeymoon in Gangtok
Honeymoon in Gangtok
Honeymoon in Gangtok - Gangtok is a beautiful and friendly hill station in the eastern Himalayas. Famous for its spectacular scenery, culture and biodiversity, the capital of Sikkim is one of the most sought-after honeymoon destinations in northeast India. It has surprises for people from all walks of life, the reason why newlywed couples, nature lovers, adventure seekers as well as religious tourists in huge numbers take refuge in this beautiful land every year from the world of hustle-bustle.
Gangtok is located in the Shiwalik Range at an altitude of 1,437m and so enjoys mild temperate climate throughout the year. Its blue majestic mountains, green valleys, exotic orchids and serene Buddhist monasteries make Gangtok the best place for those who are seeking some quality moments in solitude. The people here are probably the most hospitable and friendly in the country, and it is beautiful to see Lepchas, Bhutias and Nepalese living together in perfect harmony.
If you are in Gangtok, you must not miss a ride in the Ropeway, which is some 1000m above the ground and provides an enthralling view of the city as well as its surroundings. Your Gangtok Honeymoon Package can include a visit to Deer Park, the favourite hangout among locals, Palace of the Chogyal, Enchey Gompa, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and Banjhakri Falls.
While visitors to Gangtok can see the world's third highest peak, The Kanchenjunga from the city, the more adventurous can take a helicopter ride to see the magnificent peak at close quarters. One can also include a visit to Gurudongmar Lake in North, one of the highest lakes in the world, Nathu la pass, around 56km east of Gangtok, Pelling in West and Tsomgo Lake, 35km away from Gangtok.
You can also enjoy the evenings simply strolling on MG Marg, which is probably the most happening place in Gangtok.
Best Time to Visit Gantok:
The season between March to October is the best time to travel Gangtok.
Weather and Climate in Gantok:
Summer: 17° C to 22° C
How to Reach Gantok:
By Air: Bagdogra Airport, near Siliguri (West Bengal), is the nearest airport. From Bagdogra, you can take a local cab, which will take over five-six hours to reach Gangtok or go for a 20-minute helicopter ride to reach the capital.
By Train: The nearest railhead is in New Jalpaiguri near Siliguri.
By Road: National Highway no. 31 serves as a connecting link between Gangtok and Siliguri.
Accommodation in Gantok: Hotels (luxury& budget hotels) and guesthouses.