City Overview :Gangtok city is really breathtaking for the tourists coming here for enjoying the holidays. The gorgeous mountains covered with ice. Gangtok is the capital of the eastern Indian state of Sikkim. East of Sikkim consists of Gangtok. The temperature is mild which has rich culture and religion of the state which can describe it as Paradise on earth which is best for spending vacations.
Fast Facts :
Local Languages :Nepali, Hindi, English, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limboo are most commonly spoken.
Summer :May to September, Bright sunshine and clear skies Temperatures - 13°C To 20°C
Monsoon :June - August medium to heavy rainfall, Annual rainfall - 3894 mm
Winter :November to February, Cold, fog, snowfall is rare Temperatures - 4°C To 10°C
Best Time to Visit:March to May and October to December
Clothing:Light cottons during summers and heavy woolens during winters
What to See :The Institute of Tibetology which is at about 1.5 km from the city is a knowledge center to promote Tibetan studies which gathers many scholars from all over the globe.
Place not to be missed is Rumtek Gompa which is a Buddhist monastery. Other than this the Tsongo or Changu Lake attracts the attention of the tourists coming all over to this place to admire the beauty of Gangtok.
Getting There :
By Air :The nearest airport is in Bagdogra in the state of West Bengal at 124 km away. Taxis can be taken from the airport to reach.
By Train :The nearest airport is in New Jalpaiguri 125-kms away. Tourists can take jeep and taxis to reach.
By Road :The good network of roads of Gangtok which passes by Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Bagdogra besides Siliguri is well maintained. Buses, jeeps and taxis can take you to Gangtok.
Where to Stay :Gangtok has many different types of hotels which from budget hotels and star hotels. The different options are available to avail Gangtok hotel packages at low prices. The lower budget travelers can find many economic hotels in the city. Search your comfortable accommodations and book online Gangtok hotels...
Gangtok has numerous hotels that consist of budget hotels, star hotels. The various choices of Gangtok hotel packages at discounted prices are available. For travelers having low budget there are a number of Gangtok economy hotels. Find your convenient accommodations options and book onlineBook Gangtok Hotels now