At a distance of 5 km from Gangtok SNT Bus Station, Bakthang is a small waterfall located on the North Sikkim Highway in Gangtok. Situated near Tashi View Point, it is one of the beautiful places to visit in Gangtok and among the popular waterfalls in Gangtok.
The falls originates from Ratey Chu, the main water source of Gangtok area. It cascades down from the rock and forming a small pool down below. Though the height of the fall is not much, it is a wonderful sight to take photographs. For activity lovers, there is a Rope Sliding, where one can get the bird's eye view of the region. Though, it is only a short slide of only few seconds but still quite thrilling.
Timings: 10 AM to 4 PM
Rope Sliding: Rs.100 per person