Gangtok is one of the cosmopolitan towns providing a wide range of traveling options for tourists. There are various shopping complexes, night clubs, cyber cafes and pool parlors in the city. You can take a ride on the bi-cable Zig-back ropeway to witness the gorgeous city from bird’s eye view. This ride is about 1 km long that starts from Deorali end to Tashiling Secretariat costing Rs. 30 one way. Every cabin can take 25 people at a time on this wonderful ride that gets completed in about 7 minutes. The ropeway has been installed with highly advanced safety mechanism that meets international standards. On a clear sunny day, you can witness the spectacular Khangchendzonga range, the town and valley. After getting down on Tashiling Secretariat, you can go on a walk to the Ridge Park and explore the gorgeous surroundings and ongoing Flower Festival organized just below the park.
As thousands of travelers visit Gangtok throughout the year, there are many good hotels standing tall in the city. People who look for luxury can book accommodation in Mayfair Spa Resort, nestled in the shadow of the emerald green ridges. It is counted among the beautiful hotels in Gangtok. It provides lavish accommodation with great palatable cuisine and hospitality. You can also choose to stay in The Royal Plaza, one of the lavish hotels in Gangtok. It provides 55 imperial rooms along with an exotic bar, multi-cuisine restaurant along with modern amenities. Honeymooners prefer to stay in this hotel in the midst of natural ambiance. Orange Village Resort is another perfect destination for honeymooners. It overlooks the beautiful hills, providing the right ambiance to the guests. This resort offers 25 luxury rooms along with private balconies. Eligin Nor-Khill Hotel, earlier used to be the guest house of the king of Sikkim, has now being opened for all the travelers. Nestled in the beautiful surroundings, this hotel is certainly the best place to stop by while in the city.
Along with luxury hotels, there are many bed and breakfasts & Home Stay available in the city. The Delisso Abode, Changlo Chen Hotel, Hotel Ricasa, The Silk Route Residency, Zimkhang are some of the cheap accommodation for the travelers. These offer pleasant stay with modern amenities at cost-efficient prices. People who do want to incur high accommodation expenses can choose to stay such hotels in Gangtok.