Gangtok is the capital and largest town of the Indian state of Sikkim. Gangtok is located in the eastern Himalayan range, at an altitude of 5,800 feet (1,800 m). The town, with a population of one lakh, ninety thousand belonging to different ethnicities such as Indian-Nepalis, Lepchas and Bhutia, is administered by the "Gangtok Municipal Corporation".
Enchey Monastery is built on the site blessed by Lama Drupto Karpo, a tantric master known for his power of flying. Every year, around January, ‘CHAM’ or religious masked dance is performed with great fanfare for two days.