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Gangtok

Gangtok the 'Lofty Hill' or the 'hill made flat' to build Gangtok Monastery in 1716. Cradled in the manifold splendors of nature, deep within the snow clad Himalayas is Sikkim's capital - Gangtok. Overlooking the city is the hill Lukshyma, ' the mother of pearl ' citadel of magic mountain, Khang-chen-dzodnga. Gangtok offers a hospitable base to explore the varied wonders of this highland its picturesque valleys, monasteries, mountain, lakes and trekking trails.

Places of interest: Deer Park, Enchey Ancient Monastery, Government Cottage Industries Institute, Orchid Sanctuary, Research Institute Of Tibetlogy, Tashi View Point, Tsuklakhang.

Reach -
By Air: Nearest airport is Bagdogra.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is New Jalpaiguri 126kms and Siliguri 111 kms.
By Road: Bagdogra 124 kms, New Jalpaiguri 126 kms. Siliguri 111 kms, Kalimpong 72 kms, Darjeeling 110 kms.
Lachung

One of the most exquisite valleys in Sikkim, Lachung is resplendent with snow-capped mountains, breathtaking waterfall and all that nature can offer. Its on the North of Sikkim highway - a highway which can boast of being one with the most beautiful surrounding. Lachung is situated at height of 8610 ft. Blessed by the goddess of nature. The most picturesque village of Sikkim, where the time stands still. Take one and half hour drive to Yumthang situated at a height of 11,800 ft, gets covered with rhododendron flowers with riot of colours bursting on each other.

Places of interest: Yumthang flower valley, mountain trekking and village tour.

Reach -
By Air: nearest airport is Bagdogra.
By Rail: nearest railhead is New Jalpaiguri 250 Kms.

By Road: Gangtok 124 Kms, Bagdogra 250 Kms.
 

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