Gangtok is one of the frequently visited places in North-east India. Situated in the East Sikkim, it is also the capital and largest town of Sikkim. Colossal mountains, exquisite water bodies, and lush green forest, religious places like temple and monasteries, excellent accommodation, delicious range of food –everything that is needed to attract a travel monger is present here. The modernity of urban area didn’t spoil the serene touch of nature. That is the top most reason for people all over the world visiting Gangtok and having jaw-dropping experience.
If you are thinking of making a tour to Gangtok and finding it difficult to select places for sightseeing, book comfortable hotels or have a delightful meal, there are tons of agencies that provide all these requirements to full consent. Some of them only provide tours to Gangtok and nearby places of North-east India. Others arrange trip to the neighboring countries also.
1. Yak & Yeti Travels & Expeditions
This is a trekking, travel and tour company based in Sikkim. It is situated in Zero Point of Gangtok, near NH 31-A. They organize large variety of travel options like sightseeing, bird watching, mountain climbing and biking, educational or business trip, jungle safari etc not only in Sikkim but also to Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Dooars, North-eastern zone, Sundarban and Ladakh of India and Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet outside India. You can select any one of them as per your choice and they will give you a wonderful experience of that. Yak & Yeti offers Yuksam-Dzongri Trek, Gochala Trek, Yambong-Singalila Trek, Sandakphu-Phalut Trek, Kanchenjunga Base-camp trek and many more.
2. Sikkim tours and travels
To have a mind-blowing experience of trekking, touring and climbing and watch the Sikkim to its fullest version, Sikkim Tours & Travels is the one-stop tourism company for you. The marvelous places for mountain trekking and biking, bird watching, educational and photography tours, corporate conference, trips to watch dance in monasteries etc that they offer are top of the level. Located in Church Road of Gangtok, this organization received special awards from Sikkim Govt. for promoting bird watching and managing camp site the best way. Monastic Trek, Singalila Trek, Dzongri Trek, Rhododendron Trek, Green Lake Trek and lot more exquisite places are selected by them for trekking and touring. Sikkim Tours & Travels is known an ‘A’ graded travel agency, honored by Tourism Department of Sikkim Govt.
3. Travel Zone
Established on 1996 and situated in Church Road of Gangtok, Travel Zone Tours & Travels provide trips to domestic destinations like Sikkim, Darjeeling, Kalimpong and international destinations like Nepal and Bhutan. Along with them they cover the trips to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Kolkata-Puri-Digha, Rajasthan-Jaipur, Mumbai-Goa etc. This company associates with comfortable hotels and good restaurants, rents professional taxi-service, organize different tour packages like education, honeymoon, pilgrimage, tours etc. If you are expecting a travel for bird watching or full of extreme adventures like mountaineering, mountain biking, paragliding, trekking and so on, you have decided the correct tourism company to deal with.
4. Rehoboth tours & travels
The well-trained staffs and excellent service of Rehoboth Tours & Travels are going to fill you with satisfaction and make your holidays worthy of spending with them. A young entrepreneur named Ms Malina Lepcha established this tourism agency in Deorali of Gangtok to show the world the heavenly beauty of Sikkim. She appoints energetic and well-mannered staffs here to provide complete service to the customers for mountaineering, trekking, mountain biking, river rafting, monastic tours, educational tours, villege tours etc. Various kind of cultural programs are properly arranged by them. Treks to Goechala, Dzongri, Meanam, Tholung Kyishongla and such magnetic places are arranged with correct equipments for your enjoyment and safety.
The tourism industry of Sikkim is congested with numerous local travel agencies like the above mentioned ones. Most of them are based in or around Gangtok. Before you make a trip there for sightseeing, adventure or any other purpose, gather knowledge about these operators and they will not let you fall in any kind of mess or tension about your trip that can spoil it.