Explore the beautiful landscapes of Sikkim and its pristine lakes and snow capped mountains when you go on a holiday here. Pay a visit to the rhododendron groves, lush green valleys, white peaks of the eastern Himalayas and subtropical woodlands of this Himalayan kingdom. Go on a sightseeing tour and explore the Tsomgo Lake, Nathula Pass, Changu Lake, the Kanchenjunga range, Enchey Monastery, Tashi View Point, Do - Drul Chorten, Rumtek monastery, Lachung, Lachen and Yumthang Valley.
If you are planning a trip to Sikkim and are wondering how to reach Sikkim from Bangalore, the following information can help you out in this regard.
If you are traveling to Sikkim by flight, there is no airport as such here as it is in a hilly area. To get here from Bangalore, you can travel to the nearest airport in West Bengal, the Bagdogra airport. This airport is situated about 124 kilometers from Gangtok and there are taxis and cabs that will take you to your destination.
Sikkim does not have its own railway station and if you plan on traveling to Sikkim from Bangalore by train, you will have to travel to the nearest stations. The closest railways stations to Sikkim are the NJP railway junction and the New Jalpaiguri station, both of which are in West Bengal. There are regular buses, taxis and cabs from the stations to Gangtok and it will take about 3-4 hours to reach.
If you plan on traveling to Sikkim from Bangalore by road, there are several buses that you can take. There are regular buses by the Sikkim Nationalized Transport that you can take. It is easy to get a cab or taxi from the bus station to Gangtok or any other part of Sikkim.