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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.


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

Paradise on Earth

2 days ago Read

Sharing the border with China, this smallest city is a must visit for all. A sure paradise on Earth, this city will take you to a different world. The only way to reach here is from NJP or Bagdogra Airport. You can hire a private or shared taxi from here. It takes almost 4 1/2 hrs to reach...Read More

Beautiful and refreshing,, love u sikkim..

5 days ago Read (via iOS App)

Hello everyone, , I have visited many places in india but Gangtok has something which attracts me, , great weather with nice food. Great place to visit with your family even if you are a newly married couple you can enjoy your honeymoon in gangtok. There are Various attractions of gangtok ...Read More

Holidays? Go to Gangtok.

21 days ago Read (via Android App)

The capital of the beautiful state Sikkim is trully alluring. The weather of Gangtok is always fresh. The accessebility to this city is easy. At first you have to travel to a town named Siliguri( West Bengal) which is located at the foothills. From Siliguri you can choose your transit and visit ...Read More

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Heaven on earth

22 days ago Read (via Android App)

One of the finest city in india. It is the best tourist destination in north east india. The beauty starts from siluguri .the mountain view is awesome. One of the cleanest city. Best hill station. The city is safe for tourist. You can get a wide range of hotel to saty in cheap ...Read More

Unique Gangtok

22 days ago Read (via Android App)

Very nice hill station with perfect combination of modernization which you will see at M.G road where you feel like that you are not in India.Good place for shopping also.Many place for enoying like zoo, hanuman tok, ganesh tok etc.and especially the India - china border i.e Nathula pass.For tha...Read More

Gangtok, Sikkim

25 days ago Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is the capital city of sikkim located in the northeastern region of india. Its a very breathtaking place to visit. If u have to reach gangtok by road then first u have to reach siliguri from there you get lots of commercial vehicles that can take u to gangtok. On the way u can see corona...Read More

Beuty of Hillss

29 days ago Read

By air at Bagdogra and by train its Siliguri(NJP), you need to go then by road 125km trip by car, book 2200-2500/- fare for a car booking fare. Very hotels now can be found to stay by makemytrip or goibibo .com websites very affordable prices. And sight scenarios of mountain views, places named ...Read More

My Gangtok My experience

Mar 04, 2017 11:35 PM Read (via Android App)

Hello friends, if you are thinking to visit Gantok then I would like to wish you thank because I traved Gangtok once. Myself belongs to Assam and I started my travel with train and finally I reached Siliguri there after I got down from train and I took privet car for Gangtok tour.Finally I able ...Read More


Feb 16, 2017 01:13 PM Read

This is the one of the beautiful place located in Sikkim state people who plan India tour dont miss this place specially visit this place at Saturdays most of the people visit this place I love this place hotels also really awesome in this place they maintain very good and quality standards sugg...Read More


Feb 10, 2017 08:00 PM Read (via Android App)

One of my private place and I am in love with this place.The awsome city and the capital of sikkim GANGTOK is one of the famous tourist spot for the east region. The famous place MG marg, zero point, nathula and many famous places are located here.This city is 2hours far from Siliguri.Not onl...Read More

Wonderful and full of adventurous place Gangtok

Jan 31, 2017 01:16 AM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is capital of Sikkim. Gangtok is a wonderful and beautful place in Sikkim. It is the first complete clean state in India. Gangtok is fully adventurous place. Accessibility: we go there by train from allahabad to New Jalpai guri. It is the last train station to Gangtok. Gangtok is 125k...Read More

Gangtok awesome destination for traveller

Jan 24, 2017 07:37 AM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is the state capital of sikkim. It is one of the place of northeast india.in gangtok you will find mg marg a place the area is so beautiful and cleaned. Gangtok view and sidescenes is awesome people can visit their like rumtek buddhiest temple , ganesh tok , hanuman tok, roofline , baba ...Read More

Paradise for travellers!!

Dec 31, 2016 10:05 PM Read

Gangtok is a very good place said to be the mpst stylist state of india and very good to traveland have fun with friends, the hotels are really good there, the place is very clean and the people are very helpful and educated . The best place to hangout for tourists is the mg marg .The place give...Read More

Good holiday place

Dec 31, 2016 09:58 PM Read (via Android App)

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Dec 28, 2016 10:45 AM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is the captital of sikkim state. It is located in north sikkim. It is beautiful place I have ever seen. M.G marg is like a big mall in open, very clean, beautiful. Lal market is good for shopping because there we can purchase good quality products by spending less money. Lal market is ch...Read More

A place to go must

Dec 26, 2016 07:49 AM Read (via Android App)

It is the best place I ever seen.ned and tidy roads with a good weather also peoples are nice.u have alots of place to explore there .u shold go there in summer if u wanna enjoy the beauty of nature .also u have to travell with taxies because bus and trains are not there( may be bus is there but...Read More

Awesome place

Dec 12, 2016 09:37 PM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is a municipality, the capital and the largest town of the Indian state of Sikkim. It also is the headquarters of the East Sikkim district. Gangtok is located in the eastern Himalayan range, at an elevation of 1, 650 m Nestled within higher peaks of the Himalaya and enjoying a year-round...Read More

Incredible Gangtok

Dec 07, 2016 11:08 AM Read

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

Best holiday destination

Dec 06, 2016 10:20 PM Read (via Android App)

If you are planning to visit north east in india. You can not afford to miss this beautiful place 'Gangtok'. Full of fun with beautiful hills, valleys n many more. Hindi and nepali regional languages there. The most attractive thing is cleanliness and sinages at required places. From gangtok you...Read More

Monasteries, hill-top and Tibetology - the Gateway

Dec 06, 2016 01:58 PM Read

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