Gangtok Revisited…

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Sikkim Revisited

The first stop in my recent trip to Sikkim was the beautiful city of Gangtok. I have visited this city once before and have to say its easily one of the best cities I have seen in India .

Gangtok By Night

As we entered Gangtok, the sun had already set and that gave us a wonderful view of the city lights.

Gangtok Bokeh

The next day we woke up to a beautiful day and headed out for our first day of sightseeing.

City View

Our first stop was the recently built Ranka Monastery. I love visiting Monasteries, there is always a spirutual feel that the serene places have. On a lush green backdrop the monastery was simply beautiful.

Prayer Wheels at Ranka Ranka Ranka From Far

We even got play around for a few minutes with a kitten at the Monastery

A Sweet Kitten

The next stop was an Energy park that had a beautiful waterfall and some exquisite flowers.

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We then headed to the Flower show in the city.

Flowers

During the day we encountered a lot of birds, here is a collage of a few of them

Birds of Gangtok

The next step in the journey was the visit to North Sikkim. More on that in the next part :)

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