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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

Gangtok Reviews

Gangtok

2 days ago Read (via Android App)

It was in mid June that I travelled to this tiny Himalayan Kingdom. I started my journey from Guwahati to Siliguri, from Siliguri it is eaisly accessible to Gangtok. The journey through the outskirts of Siliguri and its jungle, and then through the winding roads by the reverbrating Teesta, up...Read More

Beautiful Place to Visit

Jul 17, 2017 07:55 PM Read (via iOS App)

Most underrated place for tourism. Well, this a very nice place to visit. I went for a tour to gangtok and darjeeling. I found gangtok more mesmerising than darjeeling. Gangtok has so many worth visiting places. Changu lake, nathu la pass, monestary, lachung, namchi etc are few places to v...Read More

Beauty of nature

Jul 17, 2017 07:01 PM Read

Gangtok is awesome hill place of India I really love this place for beauty of nature its a state of Sikkim small town. accessibility is very easy any one can go to the place allover the world . there are lots of sightseeing present all around beautiful hills, water falls, rope way, mount claimin...Read More

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Gangtok is a awesome place in hills...

Jul 15, 2017 05:45 PM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is the best place in hills is situated in sikkim a small state in india.i love gangtok because is it place of beautiful and city of dragon.Accessibility: gangtok is small town in sikkim.it is go by road from siliguri in just 2 to 4 hours distance.it us going by any private cab or from sn...Read More

Best waterfall of gangtok

Jul 14, 2017 04:07 PM Read

Hi guys,  today I share with you  my own experience  about GANKTOK WHERE IS GANGTOK? GANGTOK Is the capital of SIKKIM. gangtok is Hill area. How can you reach this place. BY AIR: If you want to reach this destination by air  then you can reach at first Bagdogra(siliguri) airport. The...Read More

Gangtok, The Indian Switzerland

Jun 26, 2017 08:48 AM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is a wonderful place in Sikim.Everyone know that, Gangtok is cool place. But actually it's not only cool, also be a pleasant place.There have many tourism place, like Baba Mondir, Chaungu lake, etc. Gangtok is the border point of India-Chaina. At Gangtok, pollution is not allow. And ther...Read More

Gangtok

Jun 23, 2017 11:31 AM Read (via Android App)

Gangotk in Sikkim is among a popular Hill station in the North East. People visiting from plains often visit their to view the snow clad mountain for which they need to visit Changur Lake by booking a vechile from Near MG road. The lake areas were not properly maintained and were dirty with Yak'...Read More

A journey of joy

Jun 22, 2017 01:17 PM Read (via Android App)

Hello friends as I visit once in gangtok I must say that it's u can say another heaven after kashmir. The beautiful seens of nature attract me more.fortunately our accomodation of hotels & our travel guide was superb I think thats the most reason that I enjoyed whole heartedly.only one thing...Read More

Wonderful tourist place

Jun 11, 2017 05:23 PM Read (via Android App)

Hello friends, Gangtok is one the best tourist destination in India. It is is the capital city of Sikkim situated at North East of India. Let me share my experience of Gangtok in brief. I visited Gangtok last month with my friends and we had a great experience in Gangtok. We had a tour pac...Read More

GANGTOK

Jun 11, 2017 07:19 AM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim which is situated in Northeast India. I loved this state with beautiful culture, beautiful people, beautiful place and much more. I went into sikkim in 16 December 2016 to 28 December 2016 which I get loved in gangtok for their beautiful destination place. The...Read More

Enjoy

Jun 09, 2017 11:01 PM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is one of my favourite place in India. I always want to go there.This is a very beautiful place. No one can hate this place.If you ever want to go any hill station then you should go Gangtok.This place is very clean. I went there with my friends in December 2015 and we enjoyed so much. W...Read More

GANGTOK- HILLS

Jun 08, 2017 01:14 AM Read (via Android App)

I visited Gangtok twice till date. Its a hill station located at sikkim.its capital of sikkim. The total city surrounded with green hills. Roads were neat and clean. My hotel was near m.g. market whivh is the main attraction of Gangtok. Here woolen dresses, jackets, shwals, sweaters are av...Read More

Poor Accessibility !

Jun 06, 2017 05:56 PM Read

I visited Gangtok last month with my friends and I didn't like it much there. The most disappointing thing for me was that the people were not at all friendly. Also people there don't know hindi language so it was difficult for us to communicate with the local people there. The biggest point whi...Read More

Faintly popular

Jun 03, 2017 08:23 PM Read

I have visited Gangtok a number of times in my childhood but this place did not appeal to me when I recently visited as an adult. There are plenty of trains from Sealdah station in Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri station. I went with my parents in the month of may. From the NJP station there are plent...Read More

Gangtok with Gang !!

Jun 01, 2017 09:38 PM Read

Gangtok, one of my favourite place for summer vacation. Last year I spent 5 days at Gangtok in June . I was very happy with my Gang, my 4 besties. That was very memorable trip for us. Gangtok is capital of Sikkim, situated at a distance of 282 km from my hometown. Today, it remains a Tibetan Bud...Read More

Gangtok India's best hillstation.

May 31, 2017 06:36 PM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok the gateway to sikkim. The good scenery and abandance of natural beauty. River teesta is best for rafting in white waters. Many adventure sports to perform. Enjoy the gangtok ropeway. The accessibilty is very difficult as the rail and airways is 4hrs far away. Many hotels ...Read More

VERY NICE PLACE

May 31, 2017 03:00 PM Read

IT IS A CAPITAL OF SIKKIM STATE. IT IS AN ATTRACTIVE TOURIST DESTINATION REFLECTING A UNIQUE AMBIANCE WHICH DRIVES FROM ITS HAPPY BLEND OF TRADITION AND MODERNITY. THE HIMALYAN ZOOLOGICAL PARK IS A FUN PLACE FOR FAMILIES, KID, AND FOR WILDLIFE LOVERS. ITS A FIRST PARK OF ITS KIND IN THE NORTH EA...Read More

BEAUTIFUL HILL STATION WITH GREAT VIEW

May 29, 2017 11:03 AM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is hill atation in Sikkim near Darjelling. It has gained its popularity recently due to its beautiful views and cleaniness. This place has great competition in terms of tourist spots with Darjelling but still it is emerging as a great spot. You can easily reach gangtok by train. You h...Read More

Gangtok

May 28, 2017 10:26 PM Read (via iOS App)

Hi friends today iam going to review gangtok gangtok is very royal town and little bit coastly it locate near darjling gangtok is very beautul this place u should visit atleasr once in a life gangtok is very clean u cant see any garbage its miny switzerland if u are making a trip of gangtok then...Read More

Beauty to die for

May 27, 2017 06:09 PM Read (via Android App)

GANGTOK which lies in the beauty of mountains is the capital of one of the most beautiful state of India that is Sikkim and GANGTOK has some exceptional and magnificent scenic view for the tourists. I have traveled the major parts of this marvelous state last summer and I must tell you that t...Read More


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