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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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Gangtok, The Indian Switzerland

3 days ago 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

6 days ago 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

7 days ago 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

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Wonderful tourist place

18 days ago 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

18 days ago 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

20 days ago 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

21 days ago 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 !

23 days ago 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

26 days ago 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 !!

28 days ago 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.

29 days ago 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

29 days ago 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

Gangtok is a best holiday place

May 16, 2017 05:52 PM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is the largest town of Sikkim situated in shivalik hills. It is a long of monastries and Buddhist piligramage centre. It is a important trant centre between the British and Teebat between 19th century. Gangtok was made the capital of Sikkim in 1894 in 1975 after period of struggle Sikkim...Read More

Paradise on Earth

Apr 27, 2017 10:55 AM 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..

Apr 24, 2017 12:24 AM 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.

Apr 08, 2017 02:19 PM 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

Heaven on earth

Apr 07, 2017 04:05 PM 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


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