Gangtok is a scenic town situated in the Eastern region of Sikkim. Perched at an altitude of 1600mt Gangtok is blessed with temperate weather throughout the year making it one of the famous hill stations in North East India. It is also the capital of East Sikkim. Showcasing the panoramic vista of Mt Khangchendzonga looming above the hills surrounding Gangtok has mesmerized many travelers. The bustling streets of Gangtok, thriving with lively spirit and vibrant colors add to its surreal beauty.

Things To Do In Gangtok

  • Cable Car Ride in Gangtok
  • Shopping in Mg Marg
  • Flower viewing in Flower Exhibition Centre Gangtok

Gangtok Sightseeing

  • Mg Marg
  • Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
  • Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Tashi viewpoint
  • Banjakhri Fall

Religious Places To Visit In Gangtok

  • Rumtek Monastery
  • Hanuman Tok
  • Enchey Monastery
  • Ganesh Tok

Beckon the beauty of majestic waterfall and get an insight in Buddhist Philosophy by visiting Dharma Chakra Center in Gangtok. Make most of this scenic town with the Gangtok Tour Package of North Bengal Tourism.

Hotels In Gangtok

Being the capital town of Sikkim, visitors can find many hotels of various categories like budget and deluxe in Gangtok. Visitors can book hotels in Gangtok according to their convenience with North Bengal Tourism Hotel Booking service.

How To Reach Gangtok

By Air: The nearest airport of Gangtok is Bagdogra Airport. It is an overall 4hrs journey from Bagdogra to Gangtok. Visitors can directly rent a car from Bagdogra to Gangtok. North Bengal Tourism offers you reasonable Bagdogra to Gangtok car fare.

Distance: The distance between Bagdogra to Gangtok is 123 kilometers.

By Rail: The nearest railway station of Gangtok is NJP (New Jalpaiguri Railway Station). From NJP it is an approx 4hrs ride to Gangtok. Visitors can find a rental car from NJP to Gangtok. With North Bengal Tourism Car rental facility you can rent a car from NJP to Gangtok at reasonable range.

Distance: The distance between NJP to Gangtok is 120 kilometers.

Best Time To Visit Gangtok

April to June: The valley enclosing Gangtok are bursting with blooming of vibrant flower

July to September: Monsoon season in Gangtok is usually an off-season due to the unpredictable rainy and landslide

October to December: During this time visitors can enjoy the pleasant weather of Gangtok with the amazing view of Mt Khangchendzonga


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