Amelia Earhart had said, “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” We as human beings have an instinct to push ourselves into doing things that are risky and daring and only after doing it we get a kind of a satisfaction that will make us feel complete so if you are looking for your next adventure do plan on visiting Gangtok as it offers a wide variety of exciting adventure activities that will pump up your adrenaline and make you feel alive. The fresh air and the amazing view of the Kanchenjunga from this place will simply enthrall you. The cafés and restaurants in this place are also top class. Here is an itinerary list that will be of help for you in your adventure activities in Gangtok
Day 1 -Welcome to Gangtok!
After you arrive in N.J.P your driver will contact you and pick you up from outside the railway station and drive you to your assigned hotel in Gangtok.
Day 1 Activities: in the evening you can stroll through the market and visit some cafes and restaurants.
Your first day in Gangtok comes to an end. Rest well as the fun and adventure activities in Gangtok begins from tomorrow
Distance from NJP to Gangtok= 120km
Arrival time= 4hrs
Hotels to Stay in Gangtok: If you are looking for reasonable hotels in Gangtok Mg Marg do consider staying in Delight Hotels as they are one of the most renowned and famous hotels providing modern and top class amenities and services to the guests making it one of the most well-established luxury hotels in Gangtok, Sikkim. The hotel is located in the best area to stay in Gangtok right in the heart of the capital. The heartwarming hospitality and the modern facilities provided here makes it one of the best hotels in Gangtok near Mg Marg. The hotel is also famous for the excellent accommodation in Gangtok, Sikkim it provides to the guests. The price of the rooms is also quite reasonable hence making it one of the good budget hotels in Gangtok.
Amenities: free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, room service, child-friendly, restaurant.
Location: Mg Marg, Gangtok, Sikkim
Price starts from 2200Rs
Day 2- Get an adrenaline rush while River Rafting in Teesta:
After morning breakfast your driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Tarkhola. After you get changed in your gear you will be given safety instructions which you need to follow well. There are about five grades you can choose from ranging from easy to moderate.
River Rafting in Sikkim is one of the most thrilling and exciting water sports. The variety of grades ranging from easy to difficult provides an equal thrill to both swimmers and non-swimmers.
Grade 5-extremely difficult
After an exciting day, your driver will drive you back to your hotel.
Activities: evening walk in M.G Marg, visit the famous pubs in Gangtok
Day 3- feel the thrill of Paragliding:
After morning breakfast your driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Khel Gaon Resithang and from there you will be provided with safety instructions and harnessed, after that, you will be taken to the take-off zone. It is one of the most amazing adventure activities in Gangtok.
Paragliding in Gangtok is one of the best adventure activities you can do while your stay here as you will be able to witness the entire city of Gangtok from above and also marvel at the breathtaking view of Kanchenjunga.
After you are done for the day, your driver will drive you back to your hotel where you can rest for the day.
Activities: visit the market in M.G Marg, visit some beautiful wine and dine restaurants and the Mayfair casino at night.
Day 4-challenge for the Daredevils-Rock Climbing:
After the morning breakfast your driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Bulbuley where you will meet with your instructor and he will brief you on the safety tips and precautions and when you are ready you can start the climb
If you want an adrenaline kick you should definitely try Rock climbing as it is the most physically and challenging adventure activities in Gangtok. There are stages depending on the rock from which you can choose from. You should definitely test your physicality and endurance by trying out rock climbing in Gangtok.
After a physically tiring day, your driver will drive you back to your hotel.
Activities: visit the market in the evening, buy souvenirs to take back home.
Day 5-Departure from Gangtok:
As per you scheduled train timing your driver will contact you and will drop you to N.J.P one hour prior to the departure time. We hope that your pursuit of adventure in Gangtok is fulfilled. Have a pleasant journey back home.
Gangtok is definitely a fun and interesting town with ample opportunities for fun and adventure. We hope that you have a pleasant time here and all the best for your future endeavors.