The casino set at 6000 ft high offers 169 gaming machines. Located less than a kilometer from the city, the casino offers games like money wheel, kitty, casino wars, poker and Indian flush, to name a few.

Choygal Park

The park is dedicated to the memory of Miwang Chogyal Chenpo Palden Thondup Namgyal. The park is famous for its annual flower show from March to the first week of May.

Enchey Monastery

The Buddhist monastery is about 200 years old. It houses about 90 monks and they pay respect to Loki Sharia, Lord Buddha, and Guru Padmasambhava. The monastery is also famous for the “Chaam Dance” organized on the 18th, 19th day of the 12th lunar month as per the Tibetan calendar.

MG Marg

MG Marg is the epicenter of Gangtok. It stretches for a kilometer and is lined with a number of shops that sell handicraft items, colourful fabrics and jewellery. This pedestrian road is the perfect stop to buy your souvenirs and curios. MG Marg is closed on Tuesdays.

Tashi View Point

Being the highest viewpoint in Gangtok, Tashi View Point offers a spectacular view of Mount Sinilochu and Mount Kanchenjunga. Located at 6000ft high, you can access a binocular and telescope mounted here for a price of Rs. 10.

Raj Bhawan

Raj Bhawan is the official residence of the Governor of Sikkim. The building was built in 1889 by John Claude White. It is surrounded by lush greenery.

Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom

The Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom was established to promote the manufacture and sale of various handicrafts, carpets, furniture etc. You can find a museum displaying artworks created by local artisans. You can also find an emporium to buy the products created at the center.

Bakthang Waterfall

The small waterfall originates from  Ratey Chu, the main water source of Gangtok. This is a fairly small waterfall but is famous for its greenery. The location also offers a rope slide to get a better view of the region.

Rumtek Monastery

Rumtek is the largest monastery in Sikkim. It comprises a temple that has some of the rarest Buddhist religious artworks, a school, a retreat for monks to meditate, and several other buildings. The monastery is located 21 km away from the main city. The monastery stays open from 9 am to 6 pm.

Tsomgo Lake

Tsomgo Lake or the Changu Lake is a glacial lake with a surface area of 24.47 hectares. The lake is located about 40km from the Gangtok town. This is one of the very few high altitude lakes located at an altitude of 12,310 feet. One needs a special permit to visit the picturesque lake.

Nathula Pass

Nathula pass offers a break from the crowded city life. It is a part of the old Silk Route which remained closed for almost four decades. Opened in 2006, only Indian citizens can visit the pass with a permit. It is the home to tourist attractions like Baba Harbhajan Mandir and Mandakini waterfalls.

Ganesh Tok

Ganesh Tok is a small temple situated on top of a hill. The temple itself is so small that it can fit only one person at a time. The place offers an amazing view of the Kanchenjunga hill and a bird-eye view of Gangtok. The best time to visit Ganesh Tok is early in the morning.

Himalayan Zoological Park

Himalayan Zoological Park is the first zoological park in Sikkim. Spread over 205 hectares, it is home to several species like Red Panda, Snow Leopard Cat, Goral and Monal Pheasant. The zoo is located 3km away from the city.