Things to do in Sikkim
The tourist here can have complete enjoyment in terms adventure, climate, religious tours and unparalleled natural beauty. Gangtok is a cosmopolitan city offering all possible amenities to the travelers here. Cyber cafes, pool, parlours, night clubs and shopping complexes are available in good number for those who love the night life.
River rafting on the Teesta: One of the best spots to try adventure activities in Sikkim, the river presents some great rapid that can be tamed only by the avid rafters with adequate experience. Those thrills seeking souls who love to navigate through wild rapids can satiate their thirst impeccably. Meandering down the rough and rugged rapids of this mountain river, that rafters can get enough tides to get an adrenaline rush. The rapids in Teesta range between grade2 and 4 where the rapids between 2 and 3 let the beginners to try their hands.
Bird Watching in Kewzing: The Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary is popular for housing Satyr Tragopan, a rare species of pheasants found in Eastern Himalaya. Among the commonly found species of birds, the Fire-tailed Myzornis , Sultan Tit, Puff-throated Babbler Streaked Spider hunter are a few. Well! If your bird loving soul is not yet satisfied head to pelling (24 Km from Kewzing ) where you can see exotic species like Scaly.
Laughingthrush, Rusty Cheeked Scimitar Babbler, Red Faced Liochichla, Scarlet Finch, Cutia, Black-headed Shrike Babbler, Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler.
Cable Car Ride in Gangtok: One of the top things to do in Sikkim, cable car ride in Gangtok brings opportunity of witnessing the stunning views of the picturesque Gangtok town from the highest point of the city compelling one to visit the town from the highest point of the city compelling one to visit the town the second time. The ride covers the distance of one km in just seven minutes and allows one to enjoy a bird eye view o the busy city engaged in mundane tasks. These are three terminal stations for this ropeway ride with its lover station is at Tashiling.