Is the capital city of Sikkim. It is one of the most popular tourist spot in Sikkim. It is known for Orchids and Butterflies. People are god fearing and lively. The festivals celebrated are colorful and lively and are mostly monastery based. There are over 140 odd monasteries with Rumtek and Ranka in Gangtok. The city has a cosmopolitan flavor where old charm and hospitality exist along with modern casinos and rock pub. The city center M G Road is the in place with Broad roads, flyovers, posh markets, fast food outlets, discothèques and a Mall to stroll. Guest spends most of their time strolling or shopping in that area. Local places of interest are Government Institute of Cottage Industry, Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology, Do – Drul Chorten, Enchey Monastery, Ridge Park & White Hall Complex, Tashi View Point, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, Himalayan Zoological Park and Sa – Ngor – Chotshog Centre. Excursions to Rumtek Dharma Chakra Center, Saramsa Garden, Tsomgo / Changu Lake, Menmecho Lake and Nathu La Pass are worth.