Gangtok Tourism



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About Gangtok

about Gangtok

Away from the crowded street and the noisy atmosphere, Gangtok is a place where one can rest in peace and have a leisure time enjoying every moment of it. While one thinks of a perfect vacation, choosing a perfect place is necessary and Gangtok is more than perfect. So, if you are planning a leisure vacation then come to Gangtok, its untouched natural beauty will hold your eyes and refresh your body and mind.


Gangtok has become one of the major hill stations which literally mean hilltop. Being a favourite spot among the tourists for the adventure sports, the city offers amazing places to visit and have a great leisure time. Gangtok is a perfect location for trekking, hand gliding, mountain biking and white water rafting.


Located in the Shivalik Hills of the eastern Himalayan range at an altitude of 1,437 metres, it is an incomparable hill resort in the northeast region of India. Its scenic beauty and striking views of the mount Kanchenjunga make this place popular. There are wide ranges of spots in the city that can make your vacation enjoyable and memorable.


Gangtok is an incomparable hill station where one can feel the natural beauty, cool breeze passing by your ear, birds singing all around and the pleasant scenic view that will undoubtedly hold your eyes and refresh you.  Not only in Gangtok but around it, there are many places which will surely make your vacation a wonderful moment of your life.


Do come to this beautiful hill station for a relaxing vacation. Coming to Gangtok will help you discover an untouched beauty of this place. There are lot many things to explore here in Gangtok. From beautiful monasteries, to trekking spots, to colourful gardens, to wildlife sanctuary, there are many more things to do in Gangtok. This could be a mesmerising vacation at this hill station.

Gangtok Fast Facts

City: Gangtok

District: East Sikkim

State: Sikkim

Country: India

Famous for/as: Hill Station

Best Season: Sept - June

Summer: 10 to 28°C

Winter: -5 to 16°C

Rain: Jul - Sep

Area: 35 km2

Altitude: 1600 m

PIN Code: 737101

STD Code: 03592

Gangtok News Papers

Nepali: Himgiri

English: Sikkim Express

Languages: Sikkimese, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Gurung, Sherpa, Rai, Tamang, Newari, Hindi, English

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