Gangtok is famous for its many important monasteries, and for the picturesque views of the Himalayas, Gangtok is one of the important hill-station of the country. The excellent climate makes it an attractive holiday resort.
Location: In the state of Sikkim, Eastern Part of India.
Tourist Spots: Rumtek Gompa, Tsongo or Changu Lake, Enchey Monastery.
Best Time to Visit: March to May.
How to Reach:
By Air: The nearest airport is Bagdogra near Siliguri, which is at a distance of 124 km from Gangtok. The taxi fare from the airport to Gangtok is about Rs 2000. This airport is connected to Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati.
By Train: The nearest rail is New Jalpaiguri, which is nearly 148 km away from Gangtok. This is well connected to most of the major cities in India.
By Road: The Gangtok city is well connected to other cities in Sikkim and the neighboring states by bus services. Private tourist buses are available from Gangtok to Bagdogra (124 km) and to Siliguri (114 km).