How to Reach Sikkim
Visit the Amazing Mountain Kingdom of Sikkim
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5 - 6 Days
How to Reach Sikkim
Sikkim where nature’s bounty can be seen in all its beauty and charm. This Himalayan mountain kingdom is filled with traditional monasteries as well as lush woodlands and thick valleys at every corner. When you visit this beautiful land, you will get a panoramic view of the snow-clad Himalayan mountains from this gorgeous state in the North east. Interact with the warm-hearted locals here and enjoy the dynamic culture of the Lepchas, Nepalis and Bhutias.
With its major airport in Bagdogra, which is about 120 km from the capital city- Gangtok, it is quite easily to enjoy a tour to Sikkim. One can easily board a flight to Bagdogra, and reach the hill station without a hassle. Apart from that, there is also a railway station at a distance of about 115 km from Gangtok- New Jalpaiguri Railway station. People who want to travel via train, can opt for this route to get to Sikkim.
how to reach Sikkim, consult the information below for more on the same.
For those wondering how to reach Sikkim by air, there is no airport in Sikkim itself so you will have to travel to the nearest airport in Bagdogra in West Bengal. This airport is about 124 kilometers from Gangtok and it takes about 5 hours from Bagdogra by buses or cabs. If you want to travel in luxury, you can travel by helicopter service from Bagdogra to Gangtok that takes about 30 minutes. This helicopter service is run by the Sikkim tourism Development Corporation at 2pm from Bagdogra to Gangtok. Book these services in advance as they can get pretty full fast and the rates may go up.
If you are traveling to Sikkim and looking at how to reach Sikkim by train, you will have to travel to New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri rail stations. Sikkim does not have its own station and these are the two nearest rail stations located in West Bengal. You can easily get cabs or taxis from these stations till Sikkim as they are well connected. It takes about 5 hours to travel from these stations till this Himalayan kingdom. You can book your train tickets at the Sikkim Nationalized Transport office on weekdays.
If you want to know how to reach Sikkim by road, consult the following information. You can travel by taxi or cab from the nearest states that are Siliguri and Darjeeling, both in West Bengal. This is a scenic route as well as the Teesta river flows on one side while the other side is encompassed by lush green mountains. As you get closer to Gangtok, you can enjoy the beautiful sight of multi coloured flowers on this magical journey.
|By Air||By Road||By Train||By Sea|
|Pune to Sikkim||5.0 hours||48.0 hours||-||-|
|Mumbai to Sikkim||3.0 hours||41.0 hours||-||-|
|Kolkata to Sikkim||-||18.0 hours||-||-|
|New Delhi to Sikkim||-||29.0 hours||-||-|
|Bangalore to Sikkim||-||51.0 hours||-||-|
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