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Gangtok Traveller Guide

How to reach

By Air

Nearest airport is Bagdogra,West Bengal abut 124Km away.It has flights from all major cities,there are helicoptors facility available between Bagdogra and Gangtok.


By Rail

New Jalpaiguri(NJP) is the closet railway station from Gangtok which is 117Km away.The railway station is well linked with both major and minor parts of the country.


By Road

Gangtok is well connected to major cities like Siliguri,Darjeeling through national highway 31A.Regular Sikkim state transport bus service are available.

What to do?

There are lots of thing to do here as you can do treks for high-altitude, Ropeways are also available at some places and you can have Helicopters for eagle-eye mountains.

What to see?

Tsomgo Lake, Himalayan Zoological Park, Enchey Monastery, Tashi View Point, Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary, Tsomgo Lake is located in the north eastern part of Sikkim about 35km from city.
This lake has been worshipped as a holy lake by Sikkimese

Best time to visit

December,January, February

Famous For

It is famous pilgrim centre for Buddists,hill station and scenic beauty.It is also well known for shping of Tibetan curios and Sikkimese curios.

Tips

Carry woollen clothes as the temperature is very low here, Carry all essential stuffs for treks and do trekking from some trek agencies, Carry the first aid box as the altitute is high

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I have visit this place month of December.The local people is so friendly.They know how to treat the tourist.Because,The Gangtok is a tourist place.When we reach the hotel, hotel stuff,room,food and all the service is too good I can not expect this type of caring.It was 5 days trip.At first day ...Read More

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8 days ago 185 Views (via Android App)

Its one of the most beautiful city in india. if you like to see many places gangtok is the right place for you. lots of new things market bar disco etc. you can see lots of beautiful place like Nathu La, Hanuman Tok, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Rumtek Monastery, Pemayangtse Mona...Read More

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9 days ago 133 Views (via Android App)

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12 days ago 179 Views (via Android App)

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Gangtok:heaven on earth.

Sep 20, 2016 04:56 PM 655 Views (via Android App)

Gangtok, one of the most and the most beautiful place not in India also in the world. This is the best play to celebrate the holiday with family. It is located in the himalaya. Nestled within higher peaksof the himalaya and enjoying a year-round mild temperate climate, probably the best way to v...Read More

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NATHULA PASS. SIKKIM

Aug 21, 2016 10:36 PM 946 Views (via Android App)

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Heaven of India

Aug 01, 2016 06:19 PM 1109 Views (via Android App)

Guys ! Today I would tell you some memories of mine ! Last Month I went to Gangtok for a vacation ! Oh My God ! What a place .It was such an amazing experience ! I was almost over the cloud ! The capital of Sikkim Offers a Panorama of the most delightful scenic beauty constituted by ...Read More

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Beauty and joy.

Jul 27, 2016 03:43 PM 1126 Views (via Android App)

Gangtok is the capital of sikkim and is one of the place where I had many good memories. I had visited it with my friends in cold decembers. It was really too cool. Our main purpose of visit was to see snow . We reached in our hotel at 2am in morning we had the dinner and the hotel was a bit war...Read More

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Jul 05, 2016 09:53 PM 1266 Views (via Android App)

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Awesome place to visit.

Jun 29, 2016 09:48 PM 1370 Views (via Android App)

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Awesome place

Jun 12, 2016 08:08 PM 1451 Views (via Android App)

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Beatiful and scenic nature present in gangtok

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Nice place....!!!

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Nice slope & very clean place

Mar 04, 2016 12:01 PM 2182 Views (via Mobile)

I have guest the spot before 2 months back, I to an awesome degree especially cheerful to visit the Gangtok, and I also flabbergast to visit the whole spot of Gangtok. This is a to a great degree extraordinary spot, I also proposed people, to tourism the spot, I see the Baba Mandir, Jhanku Lake,...Read More


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