Nightlife in Sikkim
Sikkim basks in the glory of an ageless charm, natural beauty, adventure activities and brilliance of architecture that is never going to fade and on the contrary will keep on beguiling the civilized world further with mysticism and magic as days pass by.
Sikkim will provide you more than enough to keep you engaged and awed throughout your vacation, right from the glamorous views of the pristine Kangchenjunga to the frozen lakes and glacier, scintillating monasteries perched on the mountain tips to verdant greenery and cascading waterfalls.
As you travel around to make the best of your Sikkim tour, you come back to the cosy corner of your hotel in the evening and then start to fish for the best and the most happening night life to live by and unwind in the most flamboyant way into the deep of night. After a tiresome day at Nathula pass or an exhausting trip to RumtekMonastery, rather than stay at the hotel room any youngster would prefer to take a stroll in the streets to get an essence of Sikkim’s night life!
The Mahatma Gandhi Marg of Gangtok presents an activity-filled charged ambience at night and a walk along this area can light up your night life in Sikkim.
Sikkim Streets at Night
During your sojourn through the night time Sikkim, you would find the roads lit up with incandescent lights that glow like fireflies against the darkness. The streets that are hubs of tourist are lined with pubs and cafes on both sides of the road and presents a glittering site. The streets remain crowded with enthusiastic tourists and locals, while the shops sell countless items like garments, shoes, winter-wear, jewellery, hand crafted items, household goods and trinkets.
The shops also sell amazing street savouries. All major cities have speciality restaurants for grabbing amazing street food, ranging from mouth-watering local Nepalese delights like Momos, Thukpa, WaiWai, spicy chilly non-vegetarian dishes, chicken dishes to Tibetan stews.The market area buzz with shops selling local delicacies. Some notable pubs such as Pub 25 in Gantok Mahatma Gandhi Road area remain bustling with crowd with good food, drinks and music.
Sikkim Drinking and Nightlife
Night life mainly comprises pub and bar with loud music, chilled out atmosphere and drink. Let watch out for a few highly frequented and recommended drinking places of Sikkim.
Yak Bar has an inviting ambience. It has the TashiDelek doorwaywith colourfully ornate Tibetan decorationand a wide, open terrace. There are decorative foliage adorning the terrace. The bar provides awesome valley views and this place is perfect for grabbing a drink while watching the sunset.Downtown is another moderate-sized bar located in central Gangtok.A bit crunched seating arrangement with sofas and anarea for performance The Squarehas dimly lit interiors and fast music.
The walls showcase black-and-white portraits. This bar is a combination familyfriendly and new gen vibes.Paksam Homestay is humble and not very big or spacious but serves some very tasty punches and hot millet beer at budget prices.
Jungle Bar is absolutely couple-friendly with walls of bamboo that opens onto the main bazaar street area and one can feel the bustling street vibes. Melting Point is a café with loudly playing television and tables that look straight into the mesmerizing mountains and valleys.
Amazing and Happening Places in Gangtok for Party Lovers
The quiet and peaceful town of Sikkim can be absolutely over-the-board with options for a heady night life for the tourists, travellers and even backpackers. In case, you feel the town of Sikkim is too much into natural beauty, rustic deep rooted cultural and rather traditional general society and thus does not have too much of nightlife then that’s not true.
Some of the prominent hotels offer an absolute gaga of a time in the name of night life. There are several happening nodes for the tourists to enjoy while in Sikkim. Infinity Futsal in Gangtok offers a bang in the name of live gigs. It is a conjoint of sportsclub and pub. It can be reached at the posh upper Tadongarea. This pub also hosts interesting events such as Cosplay Evenings, live rap sessions and open mics and serves lip-smacking thin-crust pizzas clubbed with chilled beer and screens important football matches in big screens. It is difficult getting booking over weekends here.
TheCafé Live and Loudoffers desi vibes and classy rock bands. The pub is acoustically designed for the best sound effects which makes music truly enjoyable here. It has got merry and colourful interiors with attentive staff, free wi-fiand DJ weekends with live acts on weekdays.
Pub 25 offers seasoned pub goers a impressive experience and some amazing dishes served with full quota of rum and cola. Non-vegetarians enjoy their pork ribs, Tom Yum soup and the perpetual favourites — Momos. Chillax, drink, read and listen to music. Enjoy the occasional live gigs.
Mayfair Casino falls on the way to Rumtek Monastery from Gangtok. It is a part of theMayfair Spa & Resort in Gangtok,built uniquely in Sikkim monastic style blended colonial architectural designing. It is India’s first ever five-star on-shore gaming casino named Mahjong. Have belly full of drinks, snacks, and buffet meals and enjoy access to blackjack, roulette, poker, flush and various slot machines. The place runs all 24 hours.
Homeground Sports Bar boasts of big screen televisions airing popular football matches with your favourite mug of beer in hand. The walls have all sports legends depicted along with poems dedicated to BhaichungBhutia, the local hero and formerfootball captain of Indian team. It also offers foosball and snooker tables to its guests along with entertaining rock hit numbers to set the perfect ambience.
Sikkim has anincredible nightlife and the crowd remains charged and chilled out. The fun-filled ambience is absolutely safe andSikkim tourism promotes nightlife for a complete vacation experience.