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Around Gangtok-A day trip filled with patriotism

Where is it?

Gangtok – the largest town and the capital of Sikkim lies along one side of a hill. Although, it enjoys a stable mild climate throughout the year, it is prone to frequent landslides during the monsoon. It is also in close proximity to the Indo-China border of Nathula Pass. Continue reading Around Gangtok-A day trip filled with patriotism

River Rafting in the ice cold waters of Teesta

Where is it?

Also called as white water rafting, this extreme sport can give anyone a rush of adrenaline. About an hour’s drive from the town of Gangtok, lies Bhalkhola which is the popular starting point for rafting in the glacial waters of the Teesta. Bhakola, being en-route to Bagdogra, we decided to try it on our last day in Sikkim. Continue reading River Rafting in the ice cold waters of Teesta