October 22, 2022
CM Content Team
Until the 1980s, Gangtok was popular only as an important pilgrimage site for the Buddhist monks. However, over the years, it has gained a reputation as one of the most visited tourist places in Northeast India, all thanks to its stunning natural beauty.
If you are planning a holiday in Gangtok, it is advisable to have seven to ten days at hand so that you can easily explore all the popular and lesser-known places in the city at your own pace. With the growing influx of tourists to these places, many new places to stay have come up in the last decade or so.
If you are looking for a comfortable stay with premium amenities, and spacious rooms with opportunity to indulge in many in-house experiences and activities, you can book your stay at the Le Vintuna Gangtok Resort hosted by Club Mahindra. It is one of the finest resorts in Gangtok.
As beautiful as the Le Vintuna resort looks from the outside, it has an equally alluring and enchanting interior. As soon as you enter, you are greeted with a sprawling view of the lush green surroundings. It is a place where you get to enjoy the most modern amenities you need on a holiday with a warm hospitality that makes your stay comfortable and memorable.
The spacious rooms are big enough to accommodate your family, and more importantly, they are clean, airy, and almost all the rooms open up to a beautiful view outside. The décor is done tastefully so that you feel at utmost ease throughout your stay.
Not to mention, you get to enjoy a plethora of delectable dishes at the multi-cuisine restaurant. Lastly, the signature experiences and Happy Hub deserve a special mention. The special activities for the kids at Happy Hub keep them busy, entertained and happy all day.
You can start your day with a little workout at the in-house Gym, which is fully equipped with modern equipment. Doing exercise in the morning, sets the tone right for a delightful day ahead. Also, there is a sprawling pool, you can take a dip in it with your family, enjoy splashing some water or do a couple of laps of swim to relax and loosen the muscles.
After a tiring day exploring the city, when you return, you can pamper yourself with a relaxing massage at the Spa. The specially curated health treatments ensure that you get rid of the niggles and are at complete ease.
Finally, there is HappyHub, which is a special activity zone for the kids. Here you can let your kids take part in many fun, interesting and educational activities like stone painting, puppet making workshop, pottery, etc.
One of the most beautiful monasteries in India, and a popular place to visit in Gangtok, Rumtek monastery belongs to the Kagyu section of the Buddhist monks who came to India from Tibet in the 12th century. The beautiful shrines hold great value for the locals and the monks who come here from all over the world to pay their respect and pray.
If you are pressed for time in Gangtok, and can visit only one place, then visit Tsomgo Lake. Located at about 12,400 ft above sea level, the glacial lake sits comfortably amidst the snow-clad peaks. Its pristine natural beauty will leave you spellbound.
Located at about 7200 ft above sea level, this decades-old Hanuman temple is one of the popular tourist spots in Gangtok. From the temple, you get an uninterrupted and unfiltered view of the Kanchenjunga mountain range. Apart from its spiritual importance, people come here to revel in its serene ambiance and stunning views of the surroundings.
Home of the rare and endangered wildlife species like the snow leopards, Red Pandas, and animals like Himalayan Black Bears, and Palm Civets, the Himalayan Zoological Park boasts of a plethora of exotic flora and fauna. If you are looking for some fun and adventure things to do in Gangtok, then head to this park. Situated at about 1780 metres above sea level, a visit to this park is sure to give a memorable experience.
So, with plenty of wildlife, temples, monasteries, and lakes to explore, a visit to Gangtok is sure to go down as one of the best holidays you have had in your life. The beauty of the place coupled with the regal stay at the Club Mahindra Le Vintuna Resort in Gangtok will surely hold a sweet spot in your memories.
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.