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Delhi To Gangtok Distance

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New Delhi to Gangtok2.0 hours26.0 hours23.0 hours-

If you are wondering how to reach Gangtok from New Delhi, the obvious answer in this regard is via airways. Enriched with stunning mountains, lovely waterfalls, and awesome landscapes, Gangtok makes for a perfect trip for nature lovers and adventure seekers. All you need to book a flight, and you are all set to cover the Delhi to Gangtok distance of about 1238 km in around 2 hours. Though, you may also reach Gangtok via train, bus, or car, but the journey can be quite tiresome and time consuming.

 

For more clarification, let's take a detailed look at the below guide to find out how to reach Gangtok from Delhi.

 

By Flight: The capital city of India is served by Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) which has many flight companies operating for the route from Delhi to Bagdogra Airport (IXB)- the nearest airport to Gangtok. The distance from Delhi to Gangtok by air is 1238 Km which takes only 2 hours 5 minutes at maximum. It is noteworthy that flights ply from Delhi to Bagdogra, which is the nearest airport to Gangtok. After comfortably covering the distance from Delhi to Gangtok by flight, you can board a bus or taxi to Gangtok. The flight services fly nonstop between the air terminals and prominent flights services are Indigo, Vistara, JetKonnect, Air Asia and Spicejet. Overall, taking a flight is the quickest way to travel to Sikkim from Delhi.

 

 

By Train: There are several trains running between New Delhi Railway Station to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station which is just 120 Km to Gangtok. You can choose any of the trains, Dbrt Rajdhani or Mahananda Express, to reach New Jalpaiguri Railway Station. From there onward, you can book a private taxi or take intrastate buses to reach Gangtok. One of the Delhi to Sikkim trains is Rajdhani that assures a smooth journey. Travelling from Delhi to Bagdogra by train takes about 25 hours. And travellers need to finish the rest of the 3-hour journey from Bagdogra to Gangtok by road.

 

 

 

By Bus: The road connectivity from the distance between Delhi and Gangtok is proper. Delhi to Gangtok distance by road is 1571 km (approx.) that can be covered in almost 40 hours. You can take your car or can hire private taxis to take you to Gangtok. But, if you want a safe and comfortable journey then you can rely upon the State-run buses from Delhi to Gangtok.

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      Plus points- Cloud tours has well organised our trip.given best hotels, best cab service, best service given. Spl thanks to hari(travel agent).. minus points- cloud tours need to pay spl attention towards travellers day to day visit..we missed sunrise at tiger hills..as they didnt take coupen well in advance ..we as a tourist come from long distance and couldnt take a chance to miss.... Cab service..No need to ask about cab service in sikkim..the cab drivers are very gentle ,friendly..thanks to Jojo and ajay making our trip memorable one should visit GURUDAMBAR lake in a life time once atleast
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      The tour was really good. Both Deeki and Steve tried their best to make the tour special. The special gift and other help made the tour really an exciting one. The thing to be mentioned specially is their way of talking of Deeki and Steve was really nice which gave a sense of Family. Hotels were pretty good and as per expectation.
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      The tour was really good. Both Deeki and Steve tried their best to make the tour special. The special gift and other help made the tour really an exciting one. The thing to be mentioned specially is their way of talking of Deeki and Steve was really nice which gave a sense of Family. Hotels were pretty good and as per expectation.
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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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