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By Sandeep Pandey Subscribe to RSS | April 28th 2012 | Views:

Epitome of nature’s blessings! Majestic snow-capped mountains, lush greenery, zigzag serene valleys, refreshing atmosphere, pleasant climate, delicious steamed delicacies and humble people – witness these all as you set your foot into the wonderful hill town of Gangtok. The tranquilizing hill town of Gangtok is the capital and largest town of the Sikkim state. Beautifully nestled amidst the Shivalik Hills of the eastern Himalayan range, this town is perched at an altitude of 1,437 meters above sea level. So if you want to get away from the scorching heat of the plain, you should book your Gangtok Holiday Packages right away.

Strategically dotted with the Buddhist monasteries, covered with natural bounty, decorated with beautifully waving prayer flags and an aura of peace and harmony – Gangtok is all that you need to get away from the chaotic humdrum of normal life. The best part is that you can also have a wonderful view of the world famous Tiger Hills (Kanchenjunga) and be left spellbound with its celestial beauty. With your Gangtok Tour Package you can witness the charismatic blend of traditional Buddhism with modern culture.

Few major attractions which you should not miss out, while on your Gangtok Holiday Package are as follows:

Enchey Monastery: Looking forward for some peace and serenity? This is the place for you to be. This is a 200 years old beautiful Buddhist Monastery situated on a hilltop. History has it that this monastery was built as to seek blessings from Tantric guru Lame Druptab Karon,who was believed to have flying powers. Visit this monastery and marvel at the architectural pattern which resembles the form of a Chinese Pagoda. Today this monastery is an important seat of the Nyingma order of Buddhism. As you visit here, you can also witness many ancient religious artifacts like images of Gods, Goddesses and other religious objects.

Tsomgo Lake: Nature lovers will enjoy the time of their life, here at this bewilderingly beautiful Lake. Let the calmness and tranquility give you all the peace that you seek in your stress free vacation. Surrounded by the scenic vistas of Himalaya, Tsomga Lake is one attraction which will leave you rejuvenated from within. The best time to visit this lake is between May and August when you will witness rare flowers like rhododendrons, iris-blue-yellow poppies and primulas blooming at their glory. However, you should remember that this lake comes under sensitive zone so one needs to take permission of the authorities to visit.

Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary: Another most visited attraction of Gangtok is this wildlife sanctuary. If you love wildlife, you will definitely love your trip to this place. Situated 20 km away from the city center, here at this wildlife reserve you will witness exotic and varied collections of flora and fauna. Be one with the nature, here at this attraction.

Do Drul Chorten: Take out time to visit this biggest stupa in Sikkim – Do Drul Chorten. This is also one of the most important stupa which was built in 1945. The construction took place under the administration of late Trulshik Rinpoche. Here at this place you will be amazed to see the 108 prayer wheels (Mani-Lhakor). It is believed that turning these wheels was an auspicious task. Visit this marvelous place, turn these prayer wheels, read and chant mantras and seek blessings from the Almighty.

This is not all! Gangtok Holiday Package takes you to more attractions which will surely leave an everlasting experience in your mind and heart. Other places you should visit are Menam Hill, Pemayangtse Monastery, Nathula, Tashi Viewpoint, Phurchachu Hot Springs, Ganesh Tok and many more.

Sandeep Pandey - About Author:
A visit to the wonderful hill town of Gangtok will give you all the relaxation that you seek in your India Holiday Packages .With your Gangtok Holiday Package, marvel at the beautiful creation of nature. Book your Gangtok Holiday Packages with and make each day a wonderful voyage.

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