Gangtok the capital of Sikkim, lying at the foot of the Kanchenjunga mountains is the perfect destination for vacationers in quest of enchantment , tranquility and adventure .Gangtok, the "Lofty Hill" or the "Hill made flat to build the Gangtok monastery in 1716".
One can wander up the lush green mountain trails or marvel at the stupas, monastries and temples or get acquainted with a culture that has endless rituals and festivals.The list of attractions in Gangtok is endless. The small town itself is a beautiful place to move around. It houses sites like the most important 'stupa' of Sikkim, the Do Drul Chorten, the solitary temple or the Enchey monastery, the marvellous collection of orchids in the Orchid Sanctuary and the picturesque Tashi Ling that provides an astounding view of the Kanchenjunga range. The Namgyal Institute of Research and the Tsuk la Khang, a depository of a large collection of scriptures and the principal place of worship for the local Buddhists, are some of the other places that are worth visiting.