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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

Best ????????
Nov 14, 2020 08:27 PM Read (via Android App)
Yes yar it is better for tourist walk. Gangtok is very best place for family tourist. So I wish a chance tourist on gangtok. ...Read More

Gangtok love
Aug 29, 2020 07:56 PM Read (via Android App)
I visited this beautyful place a year ago as a part of a trip within all of India . To be honest that trip included places like chennai , kolkata, darjeling, delhi, amritsar, chandigarh, gujrath, manali, goa and mumbai as well , even though I visited all these places the feeling or the vibe that...Read More

So far, the cleanest city in India.
Jul 24, 2020 05:12 PM Read (via Android App)
Gangtok, the capital of the hilly state of Sikkim. Its really an awesome place to visit. It is very clean with an attractive road named 'MG Marg'. Only people are allowed to walk on MG Marg, you cannot drive there. MG Marg is the biggest market in the entire state of Sikkim. The Restaurants o...Read More

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Rude people
Jul 12, 2020 01:48 PM Read (via Mobile)
The places are really nice and beautiful in Gangtok Sikkim but the people living there are not friendly and respectful they all are very very rude and selfish had a very rough and worst I must say trip there though Darjeeling people are better than the Gangtok people some goons troubled us ov...Read More

Gangtok diaries
Apr 25, 2020 12:14 PM Read (via Android App)
Last year, in the month of March, I was touring north east India. Me and my friends, spent 2 days in gangtok, a city on the mountains, a city with Very sweet people, a city of curved roads. We stayed in Kun dau residency, an Oyo hotel. It was splendid tour. Gangtok is one of the most beautiful h...Read More

Gangtok
Apr 21, 2020 09:52 PM Read (via Android App)
One of my dream tourist place and destination its perfect for family tours and also for explorer's to travel alone and analyze there self . Its place to start self love.gangtok ...Read More

In Nature's Lap
Nov 01, 2019 05:02 PM Read (via Android App)
Gangtok is covered in lush green mountains and rivers which gives a wonderful sight in any direction we look. The air is pure and fresh and it's refreshing. We stayed there for a week and it was a great escape from everyday rush and pollution form city life. I would recommend local sight see...Read More

Cozy place to spend summers!
Apr 07, 2019 10:55 PM Read (via Android App)
If youre looking for for some place to visit during summers! .Gangtok maybe one of the best options! .Its not so heavy on your pockets and also its a place of spiritiual importance. Its has many tourist places such as the famous Nathu la pass and also Tsomgo Lake. Tathagat sthal was my personal ...Read More

The haven in Himalayas
Mar 29, 2019 09:58 AM Read (via Android App)
Last year I visited gangtok with my friends for school excursion, I never visited mountain, so thats moment was first time for me, and I fall inlove with hills, gank is a very clen and beutyful town, its like a heart of Himalayas, we enjoyed very much while traveling in the zip in mountain road,...Read More

Staying 1 yr in gangtok
Nov 09, 2018 10:25 PM Read (via Android App)
I am staying here from 1yr even I am writing this review from gangtok. This is really good place which 108 km from siliguri. But is quite conjested place. But the view is Awsome. Nepali peoples are really cool specially gorls. Besides this you can find many resort, resturent. There is also a hos...Read More

Clean city Gangtok
Oct 12, 2018 03:51 PM Read (via Android App)
I visited Gangtok last year with my wife.i was staying in blue sky hotel in Tibet road which is very near with MG Marg, the beauty of gangtok in just one word awsome.Gangtok is the city of NO Horn zone which is really appreciating. 1 day sight seen of Gangtok. 2 day natula pass, changu lak...Read More

Good good
Sep 21, 2018 01:27 PM Read (via Android App)
Hello friends, I visit Gantok it's very nice place to stay. Accessibility is good for tour because there are lots of places to visit. There are local sightse like lachen gurudongmor lake I have seen many waterfalls When we are going to gurudongmor lake. I like this place. It's very beautiful pla...Read More

Gangtok...mystic town toching the clouds
Jul 19, 2018 04:30 PM Read (via Mobile)
I have been to Gangtok twice and its a mesmerising experience to witness white fluffy clouds passing above you and u wish to jump and catch those clouds.yes everything is thrilling in Gangtok a town amidst hills and overlooking the beautiful the most phographed white Kunchanjanga peak and when u...Read More

Top of the earth
Jul 16, 2018 01:51 PM Read (via Android App)
Gangtok is a very beautiful place situated in Sikkim. Awesome mountain, white mountian, danger road etc are the things which I had enjoyed in gangtok .you can reach this place only by road, the nearer airportvis bagdogra and nearer railway station is in siliguri from this place you can reach gan...Read More

Gangtok a place to visit
Jun 06, 2018 07:57 PM Read
Hello everyone, I went to gangtok last November.but that is not the season over there. I reached there by train up to siliguri and from there by bus.We can reach there by flight also.we can hire a taxi and visit all the visiting spots.kanula, rope way, hot springs, snow fall, so many exciting th...Read More

Beautifull hill station
Jun 06, 2018 11:34 AM Read (via Android App)
I have been ti gangtok 2 years ago . Gangtok is the capital of sikkim it is a very beautiful hill station . Gangtok is full of ghats and beautiful enviornment and positive vibes u can visit many places in gangtok like baba mandir and nathula pass where u can see snow even if u go in summer. Nath...Read More

Gangtok is a amazing palace of tourism
Jun 03, 2018 11:35 AM Read (via Android App)
Hello frnds, I love this Gangtok it is amazing and awesome palace. Gangtok is a very nice place and also very disciplined clean city. People is very kind hearted and very friendly. Mg marg is main market. There have many hotels for staying. I visited lachen, gurudongmar lake. From Gangtok to gur...Read More

Sikkim Beautiful State of India
May 29, 2018 12:48 AM Read (via Android App)
Sikkim as we all know for her beauty and adventure, sikkim is situated in north east of india and border with China, Nepal, Bhutan and West Bengal. Sikkim became india first fully organic state of India. SIKKIM CAPITAL IS GANGTOK WHICH IS FULLY DEVELOPED WITH MANY BEAUTIFUL HOTELS AND RESTAURANT...Read More

Gangtok a beautified place
May 22, 2018 07:00 PM Read (via Android App)
Hello there, I went to jamalpur in December on official duty and I have the opportunity to visit gangtok which is near by.First I went to siliguri by bus from there hired a taxi. Total journey is of a half day and one night.As soon as we enter there, we will feel so excited. I have seen mountain...Read More

GREAT EXPERIENCE
May 21, 2018 06:04 PM Read
Visited last year, it was one of the finest natures beautiful place in our great country. We have travelled from siliguri/ New jalpaiguri by road in a taxi full of ghats, teesta river flowing next to road and it was drizzling, it was so greenery. We have visited Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok and ...Read More

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