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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

A beautiful place for vacation holidays....

30 days ago Read

Hi guys, I am back with my new review of Gangtok. This is my first review about a tourism destination and I will try to brief if I could. Gangtok is the capital of northern Indian state of Sikkim. The lush green environment located in crest of heart of massive mountain ranges. A beautiful spot t...Read More

Beautiful place

Dec 20, 2017 03:32 PM Read (via Android App)

Hello everyone, I am Sayan. I will tell you about my travelling experience at Gangtok. A month ago, I have gone Gangtok. Its really a beautiful tourist spot. As I went during the winter season , there was so much cold. I mainly visited Gangtok, Lachung, Babamondir, 0 point. All the places are aw...Read More

Gangtok

Dec 18, 2017 11:08 PM Read (via Android App)

Capital of Sikim Gangtok is one of my favorite travel destination. I visit Gangtok approx 20 times. Too many quality hotel and resorts in Gangtok. Behavior of sikimies are fantastic. They know the meaning of ATITHI DEBO BHABA. Evening atmosphere of M G Marg is amazing. Shopping center at M G Mar...Read More

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Nice place for tour or holiday

Dec 08, 2017 10:45 PM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. 5 years ago I visited to gangtok to attend wedding ceremony of one of my brother's friend, a kolkata boy, who work there in tea factory and done love marriage there. I went there via travel bus from kolkata to siliguri an...Read More

Beautiful place !!

Dec 05, 2017 06:47 PM Read (via Android App)

Hey guys, I visited this place before 2 years and this place is really really awesome you can visit Gangtok and also go to Namchi and other places inside it this place is very good you can also experience this know if you go in the month of December or January you can also have a yak ride her...Read More

 
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Heaven on Earth!

Nov 15, 2017 07:17 PM Read (via Android App)

One of the best places I've visited! Gangtok, the capital state of Sikkim, is an attractive tourist destination. It is one of the best well-maintained place I've ever visited. We landed at the Bagdogra Airport from Kochi and from there had a wonderful jeep journey at night. The night view ...Read More

Nature in hills and sky

Nov 09, 2017 01:45 AM Read (via Android App)

If someone wants to make a trip to hill region to North East India, the first name comes in mind is gangtok.It is the capital of Sikkim adjacent north to West Bengal. Gangtok is mainly famous for its vast natural scenery that creates thrill in your heart. The road trip by the side of Teesta will...Read More

Gangtok tour-beautiful hill station

Nov 07, 2017 04:03 AM Read (via Android App)

Gangtok is one of the most beautiful place in India to tour.It is the capital city of Sikkim.Gangtok is a very nice hill station. Nearest airport is Baghdogra and nearest railway station is NJP( North Jalpaiguri) .The best experience all can have is by road.U can feel the absolutely amazing view...Read More

The place of Gods

Oct 03, 2017 06:20 PM Read (via Android App)

Recently I have visited Gangtok which has really taken my heart trust my friends this is an awesome tourist spot you cannot imagine what beauty is in there! first: we started our journey from Kolkata with a luxury bus we started on journey in 3 p.m in the noon and next morning at 6 A.M home I...Read More

Heaven on earth!!

Sep 24, 2017 01:39 PM Read (via Android App)

We went Gangtok last year on the month of November to see the snowfall and China border which is Nathula. We stayed on the hotel Tibet gallery which was very great hotel and the pricing was also good. The manager of the Hotel was very supportive and helpful to us.The people of Gangtok were very ...Read More

Wonderful experience

Sep 07, 2017 10:52 PM Read (via Android App)

We went to gangtok last year during November to see snow fall.It was an amazing experience. Gangtok is very beautiful tourist destination.The whole city has beautiful unique scenery. It is so well maintained, neat and clean. The locals are so well behaved and civilised. Snowfall is the bes...Read More

Gangtok- a piece of paradise

Sep 04, 2017 02:10 AM Read

A little piece of paradise, Gangtok the capital of Sikkim situated at 5000 ft in the eastern Himalayan range very popular for its Buddhist pilgrimage. This place is connected via rail, road, and air, the nearest airport being Bagdogra which is approximately 130 km and you prefer to add more adve...Read More

WORST EXPERIENCE DUE TO LAND SLIDE AND HEAVY RAIN.

Aug 23, 2017 03:25 PM Read

I live in Delhi with my family and suddenly my father was made a plan for Gangtok visit, so we packed our bags and we went to Delhi airport, from there we catched the flight to Bagdogra due to no direct flight to Gangtok because there is no air port at there in Gangtok, So we reached to bagdogra...Read More

Gangtok

Aug 18, 2017 05:57 AM 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

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

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

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

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


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