Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Gangtok Tourism and Darjeeling Tourism: Take a Memorable Holiday in the Hills

By Sofia Jennie Subscribe to RSS | May 29th 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



The Himalayan region of Gangtok and Darjeeling is one of the most toured destinations in the world. The beauty of these hills is simply mesmerizing and matchless. This article is an attempt to throw some light on the mind-blowing packages of Gangtok tourism and Darjeeling tourism.

If you are planning a hill-side holiday, then why not go to Gangtok? Gangtok is a bewitching hill resort located at a pleasant height of 1700 m above the seal level facing the mighty Kanchenjunga. Gangtok tourism industry has always lured tourists from every part of the world. Whether you are an Indian or a foreigner, Gangtok will surely delight you with its jaw-dropping beauty, awe-inspiring viewpoints and the serene monasteries.

Gangtok boasts of a great flora and fauna which is evident from its array of gardens, quiet valleys and beautiful meadows. Kanchenjunga looks majestic from this place and draws admiration from one and all. You can also enjoy trekking, camping and exploring on these wild locales. Gangtok tourism packages have attractive stuffs to lure a random visitor. The place is not just beautiful but is also very tranquil and is tinged in spiritualism. The presence of monasteries everywhere makes this city a sedate and chaste one. The Enchey Monastery is a 200-year old monastery and must definitely be included in your itinerary. Other popular monasteries are Rumtek Monastery, Tashiding Monastery and Pemayangtse Monastery. Amongst the many sightseeing spots, some of the must-visit ones are Do Drul Chorten Stupa, Orchid Sanctuary, Ganesh Tok and Saramsa Garden. You must also check out the Rabdentse Ruins which is a historic site. Kanchenjunga National Park that lies nearby is another must-visit.

Best time to visit Gangtok is between October-December and between March-May. Try to avoid the monsoon season since it is often accompanied by landslides and will dampen the fun of sightseeing. There are some fabulous hotels in Gangtok where you can find easy accommodation. You can also stay in guest houses, resorts and inns. Gangtok also boasts of a number of restaurants and cafes including the popular Bakers’ Café and Parivar Restaurant. The hotels in Gangtok also serve excellent food. The Golden Pagoda hotel deserves a special mention.

When in Gangtok, also make a point to pay a visit to Darjeeling, the Queen of the Hills. Darjeeling is a resplendent and romantic getaway boasting of a fabulous natural landscape and astounding scenic spots. Darjeeling tourism industry is blooming and has become sort of a heritage point for its famous toy trains and ropeways. From toy trains to horse rides to trekking, Darjeeling has plenty to offer to every tourist. Make sure to visit the Mall Road which offers a heavenly view of the Kanchenjunga. Also, check out the endangered panda in the Darjeeling Zoo. Other popular spots that must feature in your itinerary include Tiger Hill, Lloyd Botanical Gardens, Senchal Lake, Ghoom and the sprawling tea plantations. Darjeeling tourism packages offer plenty of benefits to the tourists. You can buy a Darjeeling tourism package from a tour operator on the internet. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your hungry bags and fly away into the land of the Kanchenjunga.

Sofia Jennie - About Author:
Hungry Bags, the country’s number one tour operator, offers the best Darjeeling tourism packages and cheap Gangtok tourism package including stay in the best Gangtok hotels.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/travel-tips-articles/gangtok-tourism-and-darjeeling-tourism-take-a-memorable-holiday-in-the-hills.htm

Related Travel Tips Articles Subscribe to RSS

Himachal Pradesh and Munnar tourism with tour packages
Published by Rachit Singh on February 29th 2012 | Travel
Whether you wish to travel northern part of India or Southern part, you will find numerous tourist d...
 
Singapore tourism- Joy found everywhere!
Published by Emma Dsuza on January 27th 2012 | Travel
As a small country with 710.2 kilometers square land and 4.9 million people, Singapore has earned a ...
 
Jammu and Kashmir tourism takes on a pinnacle
Published by Shraddha Singh on April 14th 2012 | Travel
Visit the beautiful belt of Jammu, the city founded by Jambu Lochan and get the grace of Mata Vaishn...
 
Welcome to keralas tourism
Published by Kerala on November 30th 2011 | Travel
Kerala can proudly rate itself as one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the country. Lu...
 
Embracing eco-tourism along Louisiana's coast
Published by Jack Edwards on March 21st 2012 | Travel
Louisiana, like many other states, is seeking to promote travel and tourism opportunities that are c...
 
Himachal tourism puts a seal of eternal beauty in the mind and soul of tourist
Published by Shraddha Singh on March 21st 2012 | Travel
Himachal Pradesh is referred as the heart of India in terms of the diverse beauty of the wonderful n...
 
The tourism industry of Oman and visit to its forts
Published by Sheikh Al Zubairi on December 20th 2011 | Travel
Visiting Oman will surely broaden the historical knowledge of the travelers and will give many stori...
 
Goa to Delhi flights: Goa tourism brings you a land of magic
Published by Pseo Experts on August 13th 2012 | Travel Tips
The charming Goa globally known for its ubiquitous beauty is a delightfully magical place to visit f...
 
Ooty Travel – the perfect Backdrop for Enthusiasts of Nature and Eco-tourism
Published by Sofia Jennie on December 9th 2011 | Travel Tips
Tour to Ooty, a land of natural wonderments, is an ideal escape for nature lovers. This beautiful hi...
 
Singapore tourism- Joy found everywhere!
Published by Emma Dsuza on January 27th 2012 | Travel
As a small country with 710.2 kilometers square land and 4.9 million people, Singapore has earned a ...
 
Dubai Tourism or Thailand tourism- Difficult Choice to Make!
Published by Emma Dsuza on January 24th 2012 | Travel
Dubai is a very well known city of Middle East full of happening activities and tourist attractions....