Gangtok is the capital and the largest town of the of Sikkim. Gangtok is located in the eastern Himalayan range. Despite being a congested town it has been attracting tourists from long back. Gangtok is having proximity and enables the access to visit Tsongmu Lake, Nathula Pass, and North Sikkim. Mostly this is an inseparable itinerary of Darjeeeling. Tourists enjoy modern and cool city life at 5000feet altitude by spending time at MG. Marg.
How to reach:
Distance from Siliguri is around 125kms, from Darjeeling 98kms. Shared bus and cab service available between 7am to 3pm from Siliguri.
Nearby Places to Stay/Visit:
Tsongmu Lake, Nathula Pass
Things to Enjoy:
Tashi View point, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, Bakthang Waterfall, Enchey Monastery, Flower Exhibition Center, Handicraft Center, Chorten Stupa, Institute of Tibetology, Ropeway
Helicopter Sightseeing Tour of Sikkim, low-altitude trekking, mountain biking, sightseeing, Paragliding
Many Hotels, Resorts and Tourists Lodge available serving wide budget range.
Sufficient facility can be availed.
Food and Beverage:
Wide range of food is available along with local food.
Around 5410 feet.
India -> SIKKIM -> East Sikkim -> Gangtok
Summer 10ºC to 19ºC, winter -2ºC to 13ºC.
Best time to go:
September end to April, January and February remains chilly, any time of year is good if its not raining