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Gangtok- Paradise on earth

Tuesday - May 29, 2018 12:13 pm , Category : TRAVEL

WTN- The name meaning hill-top, Gangtok can be safely said to be one of the most beautiful hill stations in the India.

Extremely alluring, -Gangtok is the capital city of the Sikkim, the north-east state. The city gives a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjunga. The view of Kanchenjunga from Gangtok is awe-inspiring The hill city between mountains and clouds is also a loved destination for a lot of trekkers to the Himalayan mountain ranges. The prismatic beauty and the beautiful winding hill roads are breathtaking.

Gangtok is abundant in natural beauty and has various natural attractions such as the Tsomgo Lake, Ban Jhakri falls, Tashi viewpoint and more. Other places to visit include the Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Do Drul Chorten Rumtek Monastery, etc. Also, river Teesta is one of the best spots for white water rafting in North East India.

During its peak season, from September to June, Gangtok draws in many tourists.  Hotels are available in a range of prices along with a variety of eateries serving cuisine for all tastes. Shopping complexes, cyber cafes, night clubs and pool parlours are in plenty.
NJP (New Jalpaiguri) is the major railway junction closest to Gangtok or rest of Sikkim. There are many trains from all over India passing through and some terminating at NJP. Most tourists avail trains and get off at NJP to reach Gangtok. NJP is at a distance of 124 kms from Gangtok. At NJP plenty of many taxis and shared Jeeps are available. It takes about 4.5 hours to reach Gangtok.

Bagdogra is the nearest airport for Gangtok and has frequent daily air connections with several cities of India and even with some neighboring foreign countries like Bhutan.






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Reference- Sikkim Tourism
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