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Cable Car Ride in Gangtok

Adventurous cable car ride in Gangtok
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About Cable Car Ride in Gangtok

Gangtok is the place where you can get memorable adventurous station and worship places. Gangtok is the combination of unforgettable things and worship temple. Cable car ride is one of the greatest attractions in Gangtok and should not be missed. It's a double-cable zig back ropeway which is operational since December 2003. It is near Sikkim Assembly building. Good overview of Gangtok.

This is a must see at Gangtok as tourists can have a breathtaking view of Gangtok town during this ride. Whether the young couple, children or any aged member of your family this is the memorable ride for everyone. Each cable car can carry up to 24 passengers. There are no seats in the cable car, so you need to stand.  They do not always wait until the cable car is full. But during peak tourist season, there are usually long queues and each ride gets full before it starts.

With this ride, you get full joy with amazing views of Kanchenjunga snow peaks. It is the best way to take pictures of the high valley and hill area. You will find a small glass pane on either side of the cable car which you can slide and take clear pictures through that. From that, you can capture the beauty of Sikkim. It is a very safe way to take pictures without any insecurity of fall down from the car.

There are terminal stations to the ropeway and riders can choose to start ride from any of the convenient points in Tashiling, Namnang or Deorali. One can enter from any point and return to the same point after touching other two points. The entire journey of cable car provides a spectacular view of Gangtok market, valley, and assembly hall of state of Sikkim on its 15 to 20 minutes journey. The lowest station is at Deorali near Institute of Tibetology. The whole of Gangtok township and if you look down below where you started, you will see the Deorali bazaar. These three stations give a different view from each other. Derail gives the view of Deorali Bazaar, Tashiling gives the view of worship places and Namnang gives the view of cities. Most important another side they give the full view of Kangchenjunga peak. From the road, a stairway leads up to the ticket counter. There is a waiting room at the same level, wait your turn and then take an elevator to the cable car station about 100ft above. Look down and you can see a river flowing some 3500 feet below.

Cable Car Ride in Gangtok is the most beautiful experience for everyone. One can carry a video camera by paying a fee of Rs 50. No extra charge for normal still camera. Take full information about the trip whenever you go to Gangtok especially for riding.


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    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      It was a good trip for me . Miss Moumita co-ordinated everything very well.. the hotel ( Udaan Woodberry) at Gangtok was too good.. Snowfall at lachung
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      Aunu

      New delhi 6 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      I was travelling to Gangtok and Darjeeling for the first time and Trip to Nature made sure that I enjoy every bit of it. Except few driver behavior concerns, the overall trip was great. I would like to specially call out Rakesh from Trip to Nature team for making my trip seamless and hassle free. Great job guys and looking forward to plan very soon with Trip To Nature team. Thanks!
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      Gaurav Pagrotra

      New delhi 6 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Over all service was very good and satisfactory. Food service was not upto the mark and some improvement is required. hotel and it's service provided at Siligiri was not good. over all experience is good. Best memory of our trip is Tsmogo lake and snow fall for which we was charged extra. The said place was in our tour plan but they charged us extra and tbey added two more places in our tour. over all very good experience and I have suggested my one relative to book the tour through this app.
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      Abhishekgpl

      Varanasi 6 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Good job done by trevelangel Our trip is wonderful .Trip adviger rajat is very help full all time he is tuch with us and provided best inova for us hotel staff is also very help full .We enjoy the trip very much .
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      Mohit Fafriya

      Indore 7 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Enjoyed the trip. Had to follow up for drivers a bit. Otherwise agent was helpful. Snow snow snow.
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      Abhishek Gour

      Bangalore 7 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      Enjoyed the trip.Tiurpedia gave a good experience and safe journey throughout the trip.Any inconvenience and issues were solved in the spot in a single call to tourpedia coordinator Mr.Aizaz. One thing that can be improved by tourpedia is that if a trip is getting cancelled due to snowfall in affected areas they have to compensate by providing trip to some other places.Because we are paying for the trip already.It was thought to ask again and again the coordinator to arrange for the alternate sight seeing.But he managed to arrange on the route chorten monastery only. Also cab should be provided for pick up and drop facility from market to hotel.Becayse first day of our trip is pickup and drop from airport to hotel and then it is mentioned as leisure stay and roam in the local markets in the itenary.If we have to go to market from hotel to they have to provide cab services for the same.But tourpedia sticked to the itenary and did not provide cab services for local convenience.Anyway we are paying around 3800 per day for a cab which if we book through local taxi he will be with us throughout the day.But the taxis booked through travel triangle stick with the itenerary only and they are very much hesitant to pickup and drop to hotel. Because I spent additionally 2000 rupees for local travel.which is equal to taking taxi for 4000 a day that is normally available in the market, so why should I book through travel triangle? Another thing done drivers are charging extra if more waiting time is incurred they are asking for additional charges. Drivers assigned to Darjeeling trip was the worst.they were always claiming to windup the trip in afternoon itself. So please make these corrections to make the experience better. Driver Gyatsao for lachung trip was the best driver we have seen.Riding through the hills for around 6 hours is not an easy job.It takes lot of patience and driving skills.He was speaking nicely and supportive throughout the journey.He explained about all the local history and people during the trip and clarified all our queries well.Very happy to travel with him to lachung. He managed to drive safely even in unexpected snow fall areas while going to lachung.
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      Vigneshsmart

      Chennai 7 days ago

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      powring residency in Gangtok was worst among all hotels. Even cardamom hotel was dirty with leaked and smelling walls. hotels at Pelling touristo and katau at lachung was nice with decent and helping staff. all drivers were nice and pleasent, specially Bhanu and Ramesh.
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      Vinayshardul

      Mumbai 7 days ago

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      Well managed by Deepak Ji, it was a great trip we enjoyed lot. Nathula trip was a best memories of our trip
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      Kpranavsinha

      Banka 7 days ago

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      Awesome Sunrise at Tiger hill and sightseen from coming Darjeeling via Pasupati Market.
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      Shivnath

      Visakhapatnam 7 days ago

    • Trip to Sikkim - Gangtok - Darjeeling

      It was my first trip to Sikkim and I didn’t imagine that it would become so memorable!! It is really true that – “Sikkim still carries way too much natural beauty to be explored” I never had thought about Sikkim visiting Sikkim before I signed up in Travel Triangle & started talking to Mr Indrajeet about the beauty of Sikkim & details of locations to visit. He was very humble in asking me about my requirement and designed the trip as per my convenience. I booked an 8-days trip with Yes tourism that covered: Gangtok (entire city tour) Baba Mandir Nathula (Please inform to travel guys in advance) Lachung Yumthang Valley (Early morning! You will love the Yaks and the natural springs here) Ravangla (Saibaba mandir & beautiful monasteries) Darjeeling (Don’t miss the tea estate, Japanese temple & tiger hill in early morning at 4) Appreciated the proactive informative attitude from Yes Tourism for letting us know all the minute details well in advance. Note to travelers: Kindly keep 4 PP size photos/ per person & 4 xerox of Id proof with you handy. Please be ready for really extensive travel because almost all the major points are located at quite a distant locations; but the entire travel experience is worth the effort! Cheers!
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      Mumbai 7 days ago

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    The cable car ride is open from 8 am to 7 pm. The cost for Gun Hill ropeway is about INR 60 per person and INR 75 for a round trip.

    The cable car ride offers a panoramic view of the hill station. It is a must-do activity for honeymooners and families visiting Mussoorie.

    The main event of the carnival is the New Year's Day procession that takes place. Apart from this, many competitions like beach bike race, beach football, wrestling, boxing, cycle race, bullet race, kayaking, swimming and marathon races are held. There are also art shows, food stalls and culutral performances to make the festival wonderful. 

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