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Adventure Sports in Gangtok

The capital city Gangtok is a place of exotic scenic beauty. Gangtok is blessed with hilly surrounding, snow clad mountainous terrain, pleasant weather and green landscape thereby making the place an ideal one for adventurous activities. Trekking, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, river rafting, mountain biking and yak safari are some thrilling adventurous sports activities tourists can enjoy in Gangtok. So once in Gangtok never miss the chance of adventurous activities here as the place is sure to give you thrill and enlighten you up. Some thundering and exciting adventurous sports in Gangtok are:

Trekking in Gangtok

Adventure Sports in Gangtok

Gangtok with its rugged mountains and hilly terrain welcomes people for some thrilling and adventurous trekking expeditions. Trekkers would be thrilled to the core to trek through the virgin forests and mountainous areas in Gangtok. Tinjure trek is a very easy trek that can be covered in a day. The trek starts from the Tashi View Point and ends at Tinjure. Tinjure lies on the highest point on the Rumtek hill opposite Gangtok and its three storey wooden observation tower offers a breathtaking view of the town of Gangtok. Another trek Damthang-Tendong Trek starts from Damthang and ends in Tendong. Damthang is about 14 kms from Namchi on the Gangtok-Namchi road and it is really a thrilling experience to undertake the journey.

Trekking Tour Operators in Gangtok

Blue Sky Tours & Travels
Phone:+ 91-9475916222, 9641988368, 9832370680

Tamu tours and trek
Phone: +91-9832564013, +91- 9474056622, +91-9002069916

Himalayan Explorer Treks & Tour
Phone: (3592) 9434153421

Yuksom Tours & Treks
Phone: 091-3592- 226822

Mountaineering in Gangtok

Mountaineering in Gangtok

Mountaineering is an equally thrilling adventure in Gangtok. Gangtok has steep hills and mountainous terrains that facilitate mountaineering. Mountaineering in Kanchendzonga would be a lifetime opportunity and if you are a trained mountaineer you should not miss this opportunity.

Mountaineering Tour Operators in Gangtok

Tamu tours and trek
Phone no. +91-9832564013, +91- 9474056622, +91-9002069916

Yak and Yeti Travels & Expeditions
Phone: +91-94341-17418, +91-03592-201032, +91-97332-14205

Seven Seas Tours & Expeditions
Phone: 91-9832033223, +91-3592-203150, 9474355735

Mountain Biking in Gangtok

Adventure tourism in Gangtok

Mountain biking is another interesting adventure sports activity in Gangtok. Most of the roads in Gangtok are negotiable by mountain bikers. Some mountain bilking routes are:

  • Gangtok– Rumtek–Sang–Sirwani–Temi–Damthang–Rabong–Kewzing–Tashiding–Yoksum–Geyzing–Dentam – Rinchenpong – Soreng – Sombaria - Jorthang – Namchi - Rangpo.
  • Gangtok – Rumtek – Sang – Sirwani – Temi – Namchi – Jorthang – Melli
  • Gangtok – Phodong – Rangrang – Dikchu – Makha – Sirwani - Temi
  • Gangtok – Rumtek – Sang – Sirwani – Temi – Namchi – Namthang - Rangpo
  • Gangtok – Jorethang
Mountain biking tour operators

Blue Sky Tours & Travels
Phone:+ 91-9475916222/9641988368/9832370680

River Rafting in Gangtok

river rafting in Gangtok

River rafting enthusiasts will have a wonderful time rafting in the icy cold white waters of Teesta and Rangit. In the Teesta experience you will be taken to rafting from Makha down to Sirwani and Sirwani to Rangpo. The Rangit expedition will take you from Sikip to Nayabazar to Melli. Special river rafting tours are organised during the tourist seasons. May to November is the best time for rafting in Gangtok. Kayaking is also undertaken on the Teesta.

River rafting tour operators in Gangtok

Lord Tours & Travels
Phone: 91-3592-202503

Bayul tours and travel
Phone: +91-3592-208341, 206627, 205126

Lamdik Eco - Ventures
Phone: 91-9733023617

Tamu tours and trek
Phone no. +91-9832564013, +91-9002069916, +91- 9474056622

Paragliding in Gangtok

paragliding in Gangtok

If you are planning for paragliding in Gangtok, then Gangtok can provide you with good opportunities. Paragliding in Gangtok will give the adventure sport lovers a splendid time to see the magnificent Himalayan range and the snow peaks of Gangtok. Gangtok has many points which are highly suited for paragliding. Paragliding are of two types- medium fly where you will fly at a medium altitude and high fly where you will fly at a higher altitude. Paragliding could be enjoyed at lower Luing Resithang near Khel Gaon in Gangtok.

Paragliding Operators in Gangtok

Sikkim Paragliding Adventure Sports Cooperative Society Ltd
Phone: 03592 - 649053

Fly Sikkim Adventure
Phone:  +91 9197207767, +91 98515 88593, +91 97350 17094

Yak Safari in Gangtok

Yak safari in Gangtok

Yak Safari is an unforgettable and unique experience in Gangtok. Yak Safari is organized from Dzongri area and Tsongmo lake by Sikkim tourism. You can undertake a two-day yak safari while trekking from Yuksam situated 5,800 feet above sea level to Dzongri at 13,800 feet. The places covered are Bagdogra - Gangtok - Lachen - Phalung - Bagdogra. The time from Mid March to May and October to December are the best time to enjoy yak safari.

Yak safari Operators in Gangtok

Yak and Yeti Travels & Expeditions
Phone: +91-94341-17418, +91-03592-201032, +91-97332-14205

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