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How to Reach Gangtok from Kolkata

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Kolkata to Gangtok2.0 hours13.0 hours23.0 hours-

The capital of Sikkim, Gangtok (which signifies 'peak'), sprawls down the west side of a long edge flanking the Ranipul River. The landscape is staggering and there are amazing perspectives overall Kanchenjunga Range. Its pleasant mountain extends with a few wonderful religious communities pulls in a great many visitors from all parts of India. In Gangtok, one can both experience the deep-rooted custom and culture alongside its urbanization as far as current offices.

Gangtok is a paradise with the experience-adoring sightseers. The vacationers may attempt their hands on experiential exercises like hang coasting, mountain biking, trekking, and wilderness boating and yak safari.

Kolkata to Gangtok by Air: Kolkata has Netaji Subhash Chandra International Airport (CCU).. To reach Kolkata to Gangtok flight, you can book your flight up to Bagdogra which  You can book your flight up to Bagdogra which is 125.3 Km away from Gangtok. With prominent airlines, including Air Asia, Spice Jet, Indigo, and Go Air, you can travel the distance in less than 3 Hours. The flights are non-stop.

Kolkata to Gangtok by Train: If you want to save your pennies over the airfare, you can enjoingy travel from Kolkata to Gangtok by train.  Kolkata to Gangtok train ticket price is quite affordable and offers value for money. then you can enjoy traveling via train. Some of the most used trains are Shatabdi Express, Karmabhoomi Express, Paharia Express, etc. The nearest station from Kolkata to Gangtok is New Jalpaiguri, from where, you can take a maneuver to Gangtok or go to Siliguri Bus Station and catch a state-run transport to Gangtok, which will take you around 5-6 hours.

Kolkata to Gangtok by Road: Only a few of the travelers prefer traveling by car or a cab due to the conditions stated above. Still, if you want to travel via road, you can avail various car rental services by various service providers or just book a cab. The taxi fare is affordable. Recently, a direct air-conditioned bus service that plies between Gangtok and Kolkata on alternate days has been announced by Sikkim government. With this bus service, it will become easy for easy for travelers to reach from Kolkata to Gangtok by bus. Kolkata to Gangtok volvo bus services further facilitate movement of travelers between the two cities.


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    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Lachen hotel was below average..it could be improved. I don't know why they have charged extra for zero point, even they didn't paid for permit. Last two days of my trip was the best one, specially Yamthang valley mad zero point. It was awesome experience traveling through Travel triangle and hopefully will get much improved services in future.
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      Avanish Pal

      Mumbai, a day ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Himalayan Travel provided good services. But make sure to keep artefacts / chats backup whatever they commit because their frontdesk / Helpdesk person is not reliable. We had some issues due to that but thanks to Mr. Aditya from Himalyan Travel who resolved all the quickly. Travel traingle people did not interfare in any dispute and had to resolve by mutual understanding with Himalayan Travel only. Overall our trip was awesome despite of some minor misunderstandings and mesh created by their helpdesk person. Thank you Himalayan Travels...
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      Rakesh Kundu

      New delhi, a day ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      The services from Dream Destinations Gateways Travel were good. We had different cars and drivers on a daily basis. Most of the drivers( but one) were very nice and polite. Cars provided were also in good condition. However, the choices of hotels provided were bad. Zambala retreat @ Darjeeling was good however, Pearl Retreat @ Gangtok was a very bad choice. They have dirty rooms, very poor service, rude staff, and BAD food.
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      Reply Rohit

      Delhi, a day ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Thanks to team Travel Triangle and team Himavat Destinations for providing 100 plus service and making our holiday a memorable one. We highly appreciate team Himavat for making us experience and relish the authentic Sikkim's cuisine.
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      Vijayata Perwaz

      New delhi, 2 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      That was a memorable trip for us, indeed spent a great time over there. I want to share few things about the travel agent. Cab drivers were good and on the time everyday.  Of course the 2 star hotels were booked but not up to the standards( bathroom n small room)@, especially in gangtok. When I discussed this with lungba travels, their response was not good and saying this s the hotel u get for 2 stars. Deepak from lungba travels not contacting us till Eve( he should say timings, should brief about locality n issues), instead blaming us at the end of the day if we get late. He just share my no with driver and his no with mine. Rest he is not bothered off. On 8th June we were suppose to go lachung( My dream to visit the place, I told him before the trip begins). Due to weather conditions it got cancelled. This he confirmed at around 10 in morning. I asked him to do tshangu lake today and lachung Tomo. he was not ready, but he could have made this. we come from so far places just to see and  cherish the moments. Instead we went for local site seeing and tat was disappointing.  When I more insisted him to make lachung next day, he raised the point of refund of 9k something. What I would do taking this amount for two days going from such a long distance. Totally this person is pathetic. He gave us itenary of more than 10 places, we could not able to do this due to traffic n other things. We we're not asking him for not covering everything but he used to say " apne marji see gumne ke like nahi Diya gaadi". If we reach late. At least travel agent should take responsibility. I understand like weather and we can't do anything. But there are things beyond this and in his hands that he can do. Should have plans if one thing goes wrong to make correct.  Totally travel agent attitude and responses we're not at all good.  They committed to provide one day candle night dinner, but failed. It was a disappointing trip for us totally. Feel responsible, don't blame weather for everything. I chosed this travels based on the trust of travel triangle and reviews I heard from my friends. But it was a bad experience for us. I don't recommend this travel agent to anyone. Expecting u to take some actions on this and let others don't face the same. Thank you. Had a great time intshangu lake and nathula pass
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      Raghavesh Athlur

      Bangalore, 3 days ago

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      Trip was great. Thank to Trip2Hills specially Mr Deepak chattri for all the help
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      Sumant Ahuja

      Delhi, 3 days ago

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      If we have booked package then why we need to clarify it at seven seventeen hotel Darjeeling Baba Mandir & Darjeeling Tea Garden & rafting in Tista river
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      Roshankumar

      New delhi, 3 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Pulin Samantray, Bhubaneswar, India I and my family have had a 3N/4D package tour of Gangtok, Sikkim. We have had a fabulous time spent along with beautiful weather conditions from 7th to 10th June,2019. Though due to constraints we could not visit the Nathula pass , otherwise we had great trip to Gangtok. Stay in the Summit Denzong Hotel & Spa at MG market was very pleasant with hotel service excellent. Barring few minutes late arrival of the Taxi on the penultimate day of departure rest of travel was by confident drivers cum guide. Mr Sanjiv Sharma of Zippi Trip was always at our calls away and readily helped any issue with his very polite and warm welcoming voice and resources. Also I would like to thank the two drivers cum guide (Rohit & brother) who negotiated the curves of the hilly terrain with supple skills and confidence of timing.Overall a fantastic trip we enjoyed as a family trip at Gangtok. look forward to avail in future for travel in India and abroad. Already one of my Sharjah colleague availed a Kerala Trip from your franchise by my input. Keep the good work and service up. Best of luck. Regards.
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      Pulinsamantray

      Bhubaneswar, 4 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      cabs co ordination would have been better on the first day , but rest of all the trip went smooth
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      Sai Akhilesh

      Hyderabad, 4 days ago

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      All arengments were good and pre intimation given by Mr tshering . Sikkim Darjeeling are really Amazing places for tour
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      Shailesh Bagde

      Nagpur, 4 days ago

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    Pong Labsal festival, celebrated in the month of December, is one of the most popular and major festivals in this region. During that time, the gate of Chogyal's Palace is open for the travelers. Other tourist festivals include Flower Festival, Gangtok Food and Culture Festival, Hee Bermiock Heritage & Tourism Festival, Khangchendzonga Tourist festival, Lampokhari Tourism Festival, Mangan Music Festival, Namchi Mahotsav, Ravangla Festival and many others.

    There are a number of treks one can go for but all the treks require a decent fitness level. Some of them are Dzongri, Versay, Tholung, Goecha La, Tosar Lake, Everest Singalila and Green Lake trek.

    Snowfall can be witnessed in the winter months of January and February in Gangtok. Else you have to travel to the Zero Point where snow can be witnessed anytime throughout the year.

    The best time to visit Gangtok is April to June and also from September to November when one can experience variable temperatures with pleasant summers and autumn in the foothills & freezing winters high up in the mountains.

    One cannot miss Momos, Thukpa, Wonton, Gyathuk, Thenthuk and more, along with a Sikkim style meat patty called Shah-Phaley. Along with this you get to choose from a huge variety of authentic soups almost unique to the area. Chang is a locally made alcoholic beverage and is a must try while here. Authentic Tibetan and Indo-Chinese cuisines are also available in the restaurants and must also be tried.

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