Gangtok

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Gangtok with our guide to the top things to do and places to visit. Discover breathtaking views, serene monasteries, and indulge in local cuisine in this charming hill town.
Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy after British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges. Nature, Gangtok, Street, Darjeeling, Incredible India, India, City, Indian Photography, Market Umbrella

Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy after British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges.

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