Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy after British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges
Pakyong Airport is the nearest airport to reach Gangtok that is approximately 31 km far from city’s heart
The major railway station is New Jalpaiguri which is 120 km far from Gangtok
The major bus terminal of the city is SNT Bus Station and connects to Siliguri, Kolkata, Darjeeling.
The best way to discover a city is to take to the road yourself. NH12 provides a great connectivity to the city