Gangtok


Gangtok: Where live the monks

Cushioned by the foothills of the Himalayas, bare and non- pretentious, Gangtok comes across as a town content to be itself. Cushioned by the foothills of the Himalayas, bare and non- pretentious, Gangtok comes across…


MG Road, Gangtok

MG Road is the heart of Gangtok and its most happening place. It is the central shopping hub of this beautiful state capital with various shops, restaurants, and hotels lined up along both sides. It’s…



Timeless appeal

Exotic resorts in the Northeast are transporting guests to a bygone era of luxury, says Hoihnu Hauzel Which one sounds the most tempting of all? Escaping to an idyllic, grand old mansion in Gangtok that was…



My Kind of Place: Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Why Gangtok? Wedged between Tibet to the north, Nepal to the west and Bhutan to the east, Sikkim is an isolated little Indian state high in the Himalayas. Until as recently as 1975, it was…


Top 10 travel experiences in Sikkim

One of the Himalaya’s best-kept travel secrets, Sikkim is a welcome diversion from all conventional notions of an Indian holiday. Far from Rajasthan’s royal trail, Goa’s beaches and Kerala’s backwaters, this tiny Indian hill state…


Himalayan Beauty in Sikkim

When to Go Most travelers will want to avoid the torrents of monsoon season (June to mid-September) in favor of shoulder season: hundreds of orchids bloom in March and April, and from late September through…


Viewpoints of Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga range is not just the third highest mountain in the world, but also a sacred entity in Sikkim. Its five peaks symbolise the five treasures―Gold, Silver, Gems, food grains and religious texts. The mountain…