Gangtok

gangtok

Gangtok

Gangtok is a famous and popular tourist’s destination among the visitors. Every year Gangtok has a huge amount of visitors majorly for adventurous tour of trekking. Gangtok is among the cleanest city; it is highly organized and maintained beautifully. Gangtok is also popularly known for thoroughly abiding the rules and regulations which prevents tourists of being cheated. It is dominated by the Buddhists culture. You would love to take a stroll to the pedestrian main street- MG marg, which is a non-vehicle zone. One can take a nice break from the typical city lives, full of big malls, traffic and typical metro cities hustle-bustle. Gangtok is also known for growing the most beautiful flower-Orchids. There is also an Orchid Museum where you admire the beautiful orchids blooming in the off season. Apart from this you will also see Teesta River flowing all the way.

 How to Reach:

By Air: The nearest airport is at Siliguri , from there you need to hire a cab or taxi to go up there. Many direct flights are there for Siliguri.
By Train:  The nearest train station to Gangtok is New Jalpaiguri in Siliguri which has direct connections to New Delhi, Kolkata, and other major cities in India.

Best time to visit

During Winter October- December

Distance from Gangtok to nearby cities/places:

Gangtok to Shiliguri, India – 71 km
Gangtok to Rangpur, Bangladesh – 187 km
Gangtok to Dinajpur, Bangladesh – 189 km
Gangtok to Bhagalpur, India – 281 km
Gangtok to Darbhanga, India – 298 km
Gangtok to Munger, India – 304 km
Gangtok to Kathmandu, Nepal – 329 km
Gangtok to Rajshahi, Bangladesh – 330 km
Gangtok to Guwahati, India – 333 km
Gangtok to Muzaffarpur, India – 345 km

 

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