The thought of holidaying in exotic locations like Gangtok is a far-fetched thought. Due to the rising every day expense the middle class citizen only dreams of holidaying but can’t afford it. If he manages the finances the office front keeps him busy and if all this is settled then the demands of the family assail him. Thanks to Club Mahindra’s holiday concept which provides you holidays in 42 exotic locations in India and abroad, you can dream of holidaying in exotic locations like Gangtok and that too with your family.
Gangtok the largest town in Sikkim is also called the land of monasteries. It is located in the Shivalik range at an altitude of 1437 metres above sea level. It is one of the important Buddhist pilgrimage centres. After the construction of the Enchey monastery in the later part of the 19th century Gangtok gained religious significance among the Buddhists. Gangtok was an important trade centre between the British and Tibet during the 19th century. Gangtok was made the capital of Sikkim in 1894 by the then monarch of Sikkim. After India became independent in 1947 Sikkim chose to be an independent kingdom and Gangtok remained its capital. It became a part of India in 1975 and Gangtok became its official capital. The town of Gangtok has people of different ethnicities. Buddhists, Tibetans, Chinese and even Hindus live here and because of this all religious festivals are celebrated here and this gives Gangtok a very colourful look. The economy of Gangtok is dependent on Tourism and along with other holiday resorts club Mahindra also has a holiday resort in Gangtok. A large section of the population of Gangtok is employed in the tourist sector. Tourists here can take part in trekking, mountaineering as well as river rafting. Gangtok is an exotic holiday destination.