Gangtok

  • Weather : 21
  • State Rank : 1
  • Ideal Duration : 2-3 days
  • Best Time : Jul, Aug, Sep
  • Tags : Trekking,Snow Sports,Extreme Sports , Hill Station,WaterFront,Religious,Adventure,Heritage,Historical monuments

Gangtok is a well-liked hill destination within the north eastern region of india wherever you'll read the natural beauty dotted with lakes , mountains and specially catch a glimpse of the majestic kanchenjunga that is that the third highest peak within the world.. Gangtok may be a quaint hill city steeped in Buddhist culture with vibrant prayer flags waving within the cool air amidst fertile hills , silent lamas quietly mumbling sacred chants and , vividly painted temple roofed huts . Bhutias , Lepchas,and Nepalis influence the culture and traditions of this region . Gangtok is currently rising as a main purpose of Tibetology. people interested in tibetan buddhism culture visit this city that features a range of famed monasteries and Tibetan institutions of learning.


Best Think about Gangtok :


The capital of Sikkim and base for exploring other parts of Sikkim. One of the cleanest places in India. Availability of good food and music in pubs and restaurants. Good weather with spectacular views all around. Culture and heritage. Pilgrim site for Buddhists.

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Worst Think about Gangtok :


Slightly difficult to access as the nearest airport and railway station are around 4 hours away.

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Best For Whom :


Newly-wed couples, trekking enthusiasts, people seeking a break from city life, nature lovers.

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Local Food in Gangtok :


In Sikkim, Gangtok is that the capital town and it's conjointly the biggest city of the Indian state of sikkim administered by Gangtok Municipal Corporation. it's one amongst the simplest business places wherever folks gather from all round the world. it's conjointly the junction of varied business spots at sikkim – Like Nathula pass, Namchi, Pelling, Ravangla, etc. Gangtok is thought for it’s cooking area has got to provide in its most yummi, splendid, authentic type with a flattering style of choices includes Momos, Thukpa, Wonton, Gyathuk, Thenthuk and a lot of, together with a sikkim vogue meat patty known as Shah-Phaley.

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MG Road

Rumtek monastery

Tsomgo Lake

Food :


In Sikkim, Gangtok is that the capital town and it's conjointly the biggest city of the Indian state of sikkim administered by Gangtok Municipal Corporation. it's one amongst the simplest business places wherever folks gather from all round the world. it's conjointly the junction of varied business spots at sikkim – Like Nathula pass, Namchi, Pelling, Ravangla, etc. Gangtok is thought for it’s cooking area has got to provide in its most yummi, splendid, authentic type with a flattering style of choices includes Momos, Thukpa, Wonton, Gyathuk, Thenthuk and a lot of, together with a sikkim vogue meat patty known as Shah-Phaley.


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By Air

The airport nearest to Gangtok is about 124 kilometres away in Bagdogra, West Bengal.
 From the airport, you can hire a shared taxi or a private vehicle that will get you to Gangtok in a matter of two hours.

By Train

The nearest railway station to Gangtok is about 148 kilometres away in New Jalpaiguri in Siliguri.
The station is well-connected to major cities like Kolkata and New Delhi.
From New Jalpaiguri you can take a taxi to Gangtok or go to Siliguri Bus Station and catch a state-run bus to Gangtok, which will take you about 5-6 hours.

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