|Location of Gangtok in Sikkim, India|
|Gangtok Coordinates||27.33°N 88.62°E|
|Gangtok District(s)||East Sikkim|
• 2,000 /km2 (5,180 /sq mi)
|Gangtok Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|25 km2 (10 sq mi)
• 1,437 m (4,715 ft)
|Gangtok Vehicle||SK-01, SK-02, SK-03, SK-04|
Gangtok Location: East District, Sikkim.
Gangtok Altitude: 1,870m.
Gangtok Best Time: Mid- February To May End & Mid - September To December.
Gangtok is a famous hill station in India. It lies at a height of 5,800 ft, in the middle of a Himalayan setting, with world's 3rd tallest height Kanchenjunga at its east, and overlooking the river Ranikhola.
Gangtok is situated in Northern East part of India in lower Himalayas in state of Sikkim. It is located at a height of approx. 1780m on the top of sea level and has a pleasant mild weather all through the year. Mixing of diverse cultures in region makes this city a heaven on earth. It has several attractions which attract people from the all around the world.
954 sq km.
Tropical, temperate and alpine climate
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The weather of Gangtok is meek all through the year. So, you can take a tour to Gangtok anytime of the year.
It was opened in the year of 1857. It is also named as Directorate of Handlooms and Handicrafts. It is an attempt to promote and preserve Sikkim’s art and culture. Here you can purchase a variety of Sikkim’s handicrafts, such as, Choktsees, hand-painted masks, lamp stands, bamboo-craft, woolen carpets, clothes, embroidered boots, Thangkas and many more. It is counted one of the most popular visitor attractions in Gangtok. Several visitors come here to know about the actual knowledge about Sikkim’s handicrafts and art.
This impressive institute is a place where you can have a glimpse of the outstanding collection of priceless and uncommon Buddhist icons, Buddhist books and old manuscripts. It is an old Tibetan architecture and situated at Deorali. The institute was established to promote and encourage research on culture, traditions and languages of Tibet and on Mahayana Buddhism.
Do-Drul Chorten is crowded by tourists all through the year from all parts of India and abroad, such is its beauty. Built in 1950, it is considered one of the major stupas in the state; Do-Drul Chorten is a well-regarded place for Tibetan Buddhists.
The Deer Park came up in the year of 1950. It offers a striking view of the hills. This park is also known as Rustomji Park. It houses the Red Panda and Himalayan Bear in cages. This park has a royal statue of the Lord Buddha.
The Enchery Monastery was reconstructed in the year, 1932. If you are making a plan to Gangtok in the month of January, then don't forget to visit the monastery to see the Cham or mask dance.
The White Hall was made in the year 1932. It is located on Ridge and shows the distinctive British architecture. Two-storied edifice was made in the reminiscence of Claude White, who was the first Political Officer of state.
Additional places to see in Gangtok Sikkim are Rumtek Monastery, Flower Exhibition Center, Tsongo Lake, the Ridge, Himalayan Zoological Park, Tasuklakhang, Labrang Monastery, Sa-Ngor-Chotshog Centre and Kechopari Lake.
How to Reach Gangtok by Air: Bagdogra is the adjoining airport from Sikkim. From the airport, it will get simply take 4 hours to arrive at Gangtok. The airport offers flights from Gangtok to most of the states of the country. The Sikkim Helicopter Service through Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation (STDC) offers daily services to take passengers from Bagdogra to sikkim as according to prior bookings.
How to Reach Gangtok by Train: Taking at train to Gangtok can be a good method of getting there. New Jalpaiguri is the closest railway station from Gangtok. It will take simply 4 hours to reach Gangtok from the railway station. Railways are well linked with other main destinations of the country.
How to Reach Gangtok by Road: Buses might be a reasonable and economic way of transport as well. If you are traveling from Siliguri, Darjeeling, and Kalimpong, travelling through the road can be affordable and easier.
|Hetel / Resort Name||Rent|
|The Sikkim Continental, Gangtok||NA|
|The Silk Route Residency, Gangtok||INR 1800|
|Mayfair Gangtok Spa Resort, Gangtok||INR 8250|
|The Sidlon Residency, Gangtok||NA|
|Orange Village Resort , Gangtok||NA|
|Royal Plaza, Gangtok||INR 3520|
|Hotel Nor Khill, Gangtok||INR 6400|
|Hotel Golden Heights, Gangtok||INR 2100|
|Hotel Tashi Delek, Gangtok||INR 2970|
|Hotel Golden Pagoda , Gangtok||INR 1075|
|Hotel Central, Gangtok||INR 1700|
|Hotel Crystal Palace, Gangtok||NA|
|Hotel Soyang, Gangtok||NA|
|The Hidden Forest Retreat, Gangtok||NA|
|Hotel New Castle, Gangtok||NA|