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Gangtok Travel Guide

Gangtok is the capital of the Indian state of Sikkim. It is an uncomparable hill destination of northeast regions of India and it is undoubtedly one of the most frequently called places in India. Gangtok is located on the ridgeline of a hillock at an elevation of 1,700 meter.

It is very widely acknowledged and honoured for its scenic beauty and hitting views of the mount Kanchenjunga, 3rd highest peak in the world. The hill resort is approximately 110 km from Siliguri and it is very well connected with other important places of this region.

With various cultures and religions confront in perfect concord, Gangtok has demonstrated that “unity in diversity” is surviving in Sikkim. Sikkimese possesses firm adhering with their old-fashioned customs and traditions. Gangtok is definitely not behind the rest of the places in the world in terms of modernization and urbanization. The town has broad roads, discothèques, educational institutes, fast-food centers, flyovers, posh markets, state-of-art hospital and all other advanced and modern amenities that the heart can want for.

The important destinations pose around Gangtok are Darjeeling which is located at a distance of about 94 km, Dzongri, Kalimpong are located at a distance of 80 km, Nathula is located at a distance of about 56 km, Pelling is 125 km far away from Gangtok, Ravangla, Siliguri is only 110 km from Gangtok.

So many hotels are available in Gangtok. Some of the super deluxe hotels, which extend wonderful boarding and lodging facility, are Hotel Norkhil, Orange Village, and Hotel Royal Plaza. Soft woolen aprons in summer, warm aprons in winter, and a handy umbrella would be very useful to the tourists.


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