Know About Amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Gangtok – Sikkim – North East India Hill Station

Popular and more frequently visited hill resort Gangtok is renowned for the fascinating views of Kanchenjunga mountain range.  Entire north east India is considered as the gift of God for the tourism industry as region is blessed with world’s some of most exquisite and picture perfect natural surroundings.

Mild temperate climate, refreshing cool even the summers is making Gangtok a dream summer holiday for the mountain lovers. Attractions of Gangtok includes, Cool breezes blowing over the luxuriant green mountainside and air filled with fragrant of the profusion of wild orchids and rhododendrons are creating exciting romantic effect in and around the Gangtok.Probably this is the reason for which more and more people are choosing Gangtok travel for their Honeymoon.

Adventurous activities that tourist can enjoy on Gangtok Travel includes trekking, white-water rafting, hang gliding, yak safari, and mountain biking.

Gangtok is blessed by nature such abundantly that it appears that a heavenly scene is brought to life.

Vital Tourist Information : Hill Station Gangtok

Location :
Summer Holiday destination Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim state and located in East Sikkim on bank of Ranipul river.

Mountain Range : Kanchenjunga Range

Altitude : 1700 Meter

Near By City : Gangtok

State : Sikkim [India]

Region : North East India

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Weather & Climate :
Mild temperate climate with rains in June- September months.

Temperature :
Summer : Max. 28° C Min. 12° C
Winter : Max. 18°C Min. 4° C

Tourist Season :
October - May is the tourist season for hill resort Gangtok. October - December are ideal for views of Himalayan peaks, January - February for snow fall lovers where as flowers are blooming during March - May.

Spoken Languages : Nepali - Hindi - English - Bengali - Tibetan

Souvenir / Shopping :
Some of the items purchased as the Gangtok tour souvenir are, bronze and silver jewelry, turquoise, coral jewelry and beads etc.

Trekking/Excursions :
Trekking trails at Gangtok includes treks to Dzongri, Khechopalri, Pemayangtse, Tsokha and Zemathang.

Fair & Festivals :
Annual Buddhist festival [Jan.] - Dancing festival of Chaam [Jan - Feb], Saga Dawa [May] and Drukpa Teshi [July] are the some of the fairs & festivals celebrated at Gangtok Sikkim.

Travel Tips :
Foreign tourists require to have a special inner line permit along with Indian Visa. Woolen cloths and folded umbrella always prove handy on Gangtok trip.

Must Visit Places :
Do-Drul Chorten - Enchey Monastery - Flower Exhibition Centre - Namgayal Institute of Tibetology - Nathula - Rumtek Monastery - Tashi View Point - Tsongo Lake

Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots : Himalayan Zoological Park - Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden - Nathula Pass - Orchid Sanctuary - Tashi View Point - Tsongo [Tosmgo] Lake
Religious Places : Enchey Monastery - Ganesh Tok - Hanuman Tok - Rumtek Monastery

How To Reach Hill Station Gangtok Sikkim [India]

Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Train journey lovers can reach up to Siliguri [125km] and from there can take bus or hire a taxi for reaching Gangtok.

Road Travel / Bus Route :
Gangtok has an adequate road web being connected by NH 13A. Buses ply regularly from Darjeeling, Siliguri and other near by cities for getting here.

Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Helicopter service is available between Gangtok and Bagdogra, which is about 130 km away and have domestic flights facility.