Sikkim is the second smallest state in India, Goa being the smallest. It is one of the most beautiful and clean state among the others in the country. Since it is a hilly region, the weather and the culture of this state is very attractive to the ones who love travelling. Although everything about this place is simply amazing, you need to know a few things before you decide to visit Gangtok and other parts of Sikkim. In Gangtok tour package operators will guide you through the various do’s and don’ts of this place. But it is always better to know things for you.
Some amazing facts about Gangtok Sikkim
Sikkim is the only state in India where anti-spitting law is practiced by both the citizens and the government. Not only that, this state has also successfully banned all sorts of plastic use which makes this place filled with clean air and land area. So if you are visiting Gangtok you will most definitely get a clean surrounding all around you.
This particular state is also 100% sanitation covered region. You won’t find any individual urinating in a public place, whereas in other states this scene is quite normal. In Gangtok there are garbage bins and toilets in short distances so that you don’t have to travel far to use them.
The M G Marg almost looks as if it is located in some European country, rather than Gangtok. This is the biggest market in Gangtok and during the evening, people not only come here to do shopping but also spend time sitting on the beautiful benches that are placed in the market. This can be called a shopping paradise of the capital and mostly Gangtok tour package include a visit to this area.
You may get to see one of the most endangered and intangible red panda clinging on to a tree. They are very small in size and are mostly found clinging on to a tree. These red pandas are rarely found as they are very less in number. But during the old times this state used to be their actual home.
Did you know that Sikkim used to be a different country till the year 1975, after which the Indian Union took over the state into its own territory without changing Gangtok as its capital.
So if you are planning to book a Gangtok tour package you are bound to come across these amazing facts about the place that you are about to visit.