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Gangtok - Sikkim, India – Start your new life with Kanchenjunga

''Gangtok, the "Lofty Hill" or the "Hill made flat to build the Gangtok monastery in 1716". Gangtok is a city, which, till one sees it, one would believe exists only in picture-story books. In the mystery-laden mists prayer flags whip in the breeze; wheels spin in the hands of Lamas mumbling invocations to God, in the distance are the snows, on the streets amidst brightly painted pagoda roofed houses, lined with friendly smiling people are silver, silk and spice and jewellery to gladden an maiden's heart, from across the seven seas are gadget and goods to delight the collector of "imported goods'.
For a memorable and cherished honeymoon, one would definitely not find any place better than Darjeeling-Gangtok. The magnificent hills of Darjeeling and the snow-clad roads and mountains of Gangtok offer just the perfect place for a romantic timeout. ''

For a memorable and cherished honeymoon, one would definitely not find any place better than Darjeeling-Gangtok. The magnificent hills of Darjeeling and the snow-clad roads and mountains of Gangtok offer just the perfect place for a romantic timeout.

Gangtok as Honeymoon Destination (Romantic Getaway)

Whether you’re planning a destination honeymoon or just a romantic getaway, one thing is for certain, romance is in the air at these top honeymoon destinations. And to fulfill your wishes, Nature gifted you Gangtok the capital of Sikkim with tremendous beauty. Gangtok is a Buddhist city offering beautiful views of the deep valleys along with the world’s third highest peak, Kanchenzanga with a wide variety of flora, fauna. Rekindle the romance making a visit to parks and gardens with your soul mate.

Besides, some of other famous tourist attractions include Tsomgo Lake, Ganesh Tok, Nathula Pass and Hanuman Tok. Sikkimese food is a mix of Nepalese, Tibetan and Indian cuisine with rice being the staple. Search out a few best of Sikkim Handlooms and Handicraft Emporium, wall hangings, carpets, leather goods, silk paintings, prayer wheels and Tibetan jewellery etc.

Best time to visit Gangtok

Located at the laps of the Himalayan mountain range, Gangtok experiences a pleasant climate throughout the year. Its average summer temperature varies between 21 and 13 degrees C while during winters, the minimum temperature can drop below freezing point. The city receives an average annual rainfall of 3894mm. The best tourist season to visit the city is between April to mid-June and mid-September to November.

Why Visit Gangtok as Romantic Getaway?

  • Kanchenjunga, World’s 3rd highest peak, which is the most monolithic and striking and it is still a virgin peak.
  • Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary is very famous for varied flora (like bamboo, champa, ferns, katus, kimbu, oak, orchids, rhododendrons, and so on) and fauna (binturong or bearcat, civet cat, Himalayan black bear, red panda, and so on).
  • Trekking midst its challenging slopes means to miss a major attraction of the place.
  • Do Drul Chorten is the biggest and the most important stupa located near Gangtok.

Things to consider

January and February means snow in the higher altitudes and visits to many of the tourist spots are not possible, as roads remain closed.

Gangtok romantic destination is also famous for

Adventure
Heritage
Hill Station
Lake
Trekking

Gangtok Weather

The best time to visit Gangtok, is between October and mid-December when clear views of the Himalayan peaks are guaranteed or again between March and May when the flowers are in bloom. Honeymoons are ideal during winters in Gangtok.

Best Season: October and mid-December/ March and May

Summers: April end – Junee

Winters: December-February

Monsoons: July – September

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