Banjhakri Waterfalls, Gangtok

Banjhakri waterfalls is a popular tourist spot near Gangtok in Sikkim. We decided today to visit Bankjhakri waterfalls with him due to its proximity to the city of Gangtok. It’s around 5 km from Gangtok. The 100-foot waterfall is set amidst dense greenery and the theme park itself is littered with ethnic sculptures and figurines of…

First Experience at Emergency

It was just another evening when Dhananjay sir came to my room last evening quite tired from his surgery posting and said that he was quite upset for the plans for the night. I was a bit surprised and asked him what was troubling him. Yesterday’s Wednesday and today is a local holiday. He replied…

The Gangtok Flower Show

The tiny state of Sikkim in Northeast India is home to 600 species of orchids! It is to showcase this wonderful bounty of nature and other exotic flowers that Sikkim hosts an international flower festival every year from March to May. The state is home to 240 species of trees and ferns, 150 varieties of…

Himalayan Zoological Park, Gangtok

After visiting Hanuman Tok, we went to Ganesh Tok.  The Himalayan Zoo is just nearby. So, we went for the zoo. It is located on a hill near Ganesh Tok. It is at an altitude of 5,840 ft. The car took us up to the entrance. We paid the entry fees of Rs. 100 and entered…

Hanuman Tok, Gangtok

Today we went to visit Hanuman Tok. Hanuman Tok is situated approximately 5 km rising from White Hall on a bifurcating road of the Gangtok–Nathula highway. It is 11 km away from Gangtok town. The height of this point is roughly 7,200 ft. It is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. From the parking lot when…

The Gangtok Ropeway

If you are in Gangtok you must visit rope-way or cable cars located at Deorali market. It runs from Tashiling Offices in Gangtok to Deorali. Today being a Saturday and also there is some musical programme at SMIMS, Babai joined us early in the afternoon at our hotel. We decided for rope-way ride and so…