Top ChoiceTea in Gangtok

Golden Tips

This boutique tea store stocks a fine selection of beautifully packaged teas, notably Temi (Sikkimese) and various flushes of premium Darjeeling. A calm, cafe-style tasting area allows you to sip from a choice of...

Top ChoiceBooks in Gangtok

Rachna Books

The city’s best-stocked bookshop, Rachna doubles as an alternative cultural hub with talks, events, screenings and an excellent cafe (Temi tea ₹50, coffee ₹90–₹150).

Wine in Kuluk & Rinchenpong

Azing's Model Farm

A popular stop for those driving the circuitous Rinchenpong–Reshi road, this hillside farm is delight to behold – a controlled chaos of flowers, hanging hives, duck pens and steeply descending fruit trees.

Sports & Outdoors in Gangtok

Climate Zone

This reasonably well stocked outdoors shop sells hiking and camping equipment, including trekking sticks, umbrellas and various sizes of backpack.