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Nightlife In Gangtok - God's Gift To Sikkim

Known for its perfect blend of modern amenities and plethora of natural beauty, Gangtok is a place full of surprises. People visiting here get soaked in its flamboyant environment. Gangtok gives homely feels, and not many places in India have such affinities. From its venturesome activities to the tranquil atmosphere, shopping paradises to finger licking food, everything you lay your hands upon will give you a deep essence of being in the place. Apart from all this, nightlife in Gangtok is something you can call as an icing on the cake. Exploring Gangtok under the stars is an amazing and the safest experience.

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Here are a few things that you must do in Gangtok after the sun bids a goodbye for the day!

Take A Stroll On The Vibrant Streets

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Gangtok in its simplicity has wrapped some hidden treasures. The streets here make the evenings more fascinating.  If visiting the place then you must see what it is to spend nights wandering the illuminated throughways. MG Marg is the most renowned street. With vibrant lights and decorations, the street dwells in mesmerising beauty. It has glittering shops, benches laid on the sides of the street, great pubs and delicious eateries. Locals and tourists enjoy being here during the night hours. The presence of any vehicle here is prohibited as it is a pedestrian only area. It is a clean area where smoking and littering are prohibited. Hence you find yourself in the cleanest part of the city.

Dance off the stress while attacking the scrumptious food in clubs!

Though it seems unbelievable, Gangtok is a home to over the moon pubs.  The capital of Sikkim has taken care of the party animals by being a home to great nightclubs.

Here are a few pubs and clubs which you should visit while visiting Gangtok

1. Cafe Live Loud- Live Music at its Best

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Gangtok's most amazing cafe lets you drown in the waves of mystical music as you munch on its flavoursome dishes. 10 minutes uphill walk to the MG Marg, and you are at one of the coolest places in Gangtok.  The Live Music Sessions begin at 8.30 PM every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Renowned bands bestow the audiences with their tunes of music. Not only this but Fridays and Thursdays are the days when you can shake the dance floor with your moves as the two days call for DJ Party from 10 PM onwards.
Time: 11 AM - 11 PM
Address: Enchey Compound, Tibet Road, Power Secretariat
Contact Number: +91-3592205024

2. Pub 25 - The Colonial Hangover

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The British Style pub is spread over two floors. Its velvet seats in contrast to the splendid trompe l'oeil walls and ceilings give the pub an essence of traditional Britishness. Spending a night with a hearty meal backed by the luscious cocktails at a pub like this in Gangtok is something that you won't forget. Sauteed Mushrooms and Pork Ribs are among the hot favourites of its guests.
Time: 11 AM- 11 PM
Address: New Market area, M.G Marg
Contact Number: +91 - 3592205324

3. X'cape- The Youngistan of Gangtok

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Being the most famous nightclub of Gangtok, the visitors here are assured a gala time. The DJ here plays the music to which you have no option but to tap your feet upon. The vibes of the place are so energetic that the locals call it the best nightclub of Gangtok. You will be lured with the lip-smacking food and enticing drinks to an extent that you would wish to order everything that has been listed on the menu.

Time: 4 PM-Midnight
Address: Vajra Cinema Hall, Baluakhani Road, Sungava, Gangtok
Contact Number: +91-3592-228636

4. Lounge 31a- Ace The Night Party

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The crystal glass architecture with flashy lights is all set to make your nights unforgettable. A home to stupendous events, Lounge 31a is among the most happenings places to be in Gangtok. From drinks and hookah to delicious food this night club offers you all the energetic vibes you need to enjoy your night. Also, every Saturday and Sunday the club throws a DJ party for its guests extending them a warm welcome.
Time: 12 AM- 12 PM
Address: Zero Point, NH31A, Gangtok
Contact Number: +91-3592-201 380

5. After Dark

If you are travelling in a large group then my friend this is the place you need to head to. The ambience of the place is so that you won't be able to resist yourself from tapping the whole night. It operates 3 days a week, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Time: 7 PM - 1 PM
Address:  Paljor Stadium Rd, Gangtok
Contact Number: +91 9932173617

Casinos in Gangtok

Yes, you read that right, Gangto does have Casinos and that too much fancier than any other Indian state. Spend some fun time with your friends at the Casinos listed down below

6. Mayfair - Casino Mahjong

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Gangtok is a home to India's first live onshore casino, Casino Mahjong which is the property of  MAYFAIR Spa & Resorts. You can spend your leisure time playing different games which the casino offers. The fun here has no end. You can take the exhilarating casino games while enjoying the exuberant ambience.
Time: 24 hours open
Address:  Mayfair Spa & Resorts, National Highway 31A, Lower Samdur Block, Ranipool
Contact Number: 03592 250 126

7. Casino Deltin Denzong- Higher the Place Higher the Stakes

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Situated at an altitude of 6000 ft, the casino offers 169 gaming positions. The experience of gaming in front of the frozen pinnacle of the world's third highest peak, Mt. Kanchenjunga is something that you would relish throughout your lifetime. With appetizing food and excellent service, the casino comes on the list of most visited places in Gangtok.
Time: 24 hours open
Address: Denzong Regency, Cherry Banks, Gangtok
Contact Number: + 91-9819698196

What to wear?

Gangtok is a pretty chilled out place. No matter what season you are travelling, a sweater and some full sleeved t-shirts would always find a place in your suitcase. While visiting the nightclubs you can wear clothes that you want. From jeans to dresses, women are given the freedom of clothing at these clubs. There is no restriction to any type of clothing. Just remember to carry what you are wearing is your own duty. Feel good to look good!

So, here was a gist of an enthusiastic and impressible nightlife of Gangtok. Make your trip to Gangtok more euphoric by adding the above-listed things to your night plans.

Bon Voyage!

This post was published by Nidhi Khurana