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North East Grandeur - Gangtok Special | 5 Days 4 Nights

The Gangtok City

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From snow-capped mountains, meandering rivers and verdant greenery to rare wildlife and intriguing culture, North East India has it all. If you have been contemplating a tour of this region for long, then this all-inclusive North East package is just apt for you. In addition to exploring Gangtok, you will also get a chance to capture the magnificence of Changu Lake and Seven Sisters Falls in your camera. While on a tour of the Sikkimese capital, you will get to see Rumtek Monastery, Do-Drul Chorten and Institute of Tibetology, which will be a good opportunity for you to learn about the centuries-old Tibetan culture. Some other prominent hotspots in the area that you will get to explore are Bakthang Falls, Flower Show Exhibition Centre and New Baba Mandir. The uninterrupted vistas of Mt. Kanchenjunga from Tashi Viewpoint is the ultimate tour highlight!
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  • Full-day excursion to Changu Lake and Seven Sisters Falls
  • Assistance of a MakeMyTrip tour manager
  • A visit to the Rumtek Monastery and Do-Drul Chorten
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A short weekend in North East - Gangtok to Darjeeling | 4 Days 3 Nights

Valley View

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A nature lover?s delight, North East is characterised by its towering peaks, gushing rivers, sprawling forests and abundant wildlife. It also draws culture enthusiasts, who wish to delve into the uniqueness of different people. With this North East package, diligently put together by MakeMyTrip, you get to explore two of its biggest holiday destinations: Gangtok and Darjeeling. While one is a renowned centre of Buddhism, the other is known for its UNESCO-listed toy train and misty tea plantations. The several points of interest you get to explore during a sightseeing tour in the two hill stations include New Baba Mandir, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Peace Pagoda, and Tenzing and Gombu Rocks.
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  • Come across rare wildlife at Darjeeling Zoo
  • Capture the glacial Changu Lake in your camera
  • Learn about the local way of life at Tibetan Refugee Centre
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Splendid North East - Pelling Special | 6 Days 5 Nights

Darjeeling

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A storehouse of natural bounties and cultural heritage, North East India is ?spectacular? in every sense of the word. A holiday in the Eastern Himalayas spent capturing magnificent vistas and making friends with locals is sure to be a unique experience. Pick this North East India package by MakeMyTrip to come here, without having to deal with the hassles of planning a tour. Covering Gangtok, Pelling and Darjeeling, this itinerary includes sightseeing at prominent points of interest like Flower Show Centre, Darap Village, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Darjeeling Zoological Park. A visit to Do-Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and Ghoom Monastery will be a glimpse into the rich Buddhist culture. Tashi Viewpoint, Bakthang Falls, Khecheopalri Lake and Kanchenjunga Falls are some natural marvels that you will get to behold while on this trip.
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  • Enjoy a full-day excursion to Changu Lake
  • Collect souvenirs at Cottage Industry
  • Visit Tiger Hill to capture an awe-inspiring sunrise
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Breathtaking Gangtok | 6 Days 5 Nights

Kangchenjunga mountain view

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Looking to spend some peaceful time at a place which has a spiritual aura? A visit to Gangtok, the Sikkimese capital, may prove fruitful. Even being small in size, the town has everything that makes for a blissful holiday; calming Buddhist culture and picturesque peaks of the Eastern Himalayas. This North East India package includes sightseeing at numerous points of interest, including New Baba Mandir, Flower Show Centre and Bakthang Falls. An insight into the culture and beliefs of the locals will be offered by a visit to Rumtek Monastery, Do-Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Ralong Monastery and Buddha Park. A Ropeway ride will offer you bird?s-eye view of Gangtok. Additionally, you will have ample time to buy local handicrafts at Cottage Industry.
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  • Enjoy a leisurely walk on the shores of Changu Lake
  • Capture Mt. Kanchenjunga from Tashi Viewpoint
  • Go on an excursion to Seven Sisters Waterfall
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Northeast Marvels Gangtok & Darjeeling | 6 Days 5 Nights

Darjeeling

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Hot and humid, summers in much of India are undoubtedly boring. But, it won?t be any more as MakeMyTrip is offering North East travel packages for you to make special memories this season. The region is renowned for its unparalleled natural beauty and ancient Buddhist culture that you can explore in both Gangtok and Darjeeling ? the two most loved destinations in the region. Do-Drul Chorten, Rumtek Monastery and Ghoom Monastery are some renowned Buddhist sites you will visit on this trip. At Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and Tibetan Refugee Centre, you can meet the welcoming locals and learn about their way of life. You can also know a lot about rock climbing at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and try it at Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock.
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  • Tour of Changu Lake and Baba Mandir
  • Visit to the famous Darjeeling Zoo
  • Excursion to the colourful Flower Show Exhibition Centre
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Fabulous Gangtok | 10 Days 9 Nights

Monastery in Pelling

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Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, is blessed in the truest sense. From its soaring Himalayan peaks, several pristine lakes and waterfalls to revered Buddhist shrines and abundant flora, there is so much to see here that a weekend getaway may seem too short. With this in mind, MakeMyTrip has designed this 10-day Gangtok travel package, covering Pelling and Darjeeling as well. Jaunts to Changu Lake, Seven Sisters Waterfall and Ravangla have been included to treat you to magnificent vistas. There will be ample time to learn about Buddhism at Rumtek Monastery, Do-Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Enchey Monastery, Ghoom Monastery and Peace Pagoda. Among the best points of interest you get to explore are Bakthang Falls, Flower Show Centre, Tashi Viewpoint, Char Dham, Rambi Waterfall, Khecheopalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Fall and Rock Garden.
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  • Collect artefacts at Cottage Industry and Tibetan Refugee Centre
  • Go for an enthralling Ropeway ride
  • Visit to Ravangla
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A Grand Week in North East - Lachung Special | 8 Days 7 Nights

The Tsangmo Lake

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The land of tribal festivals, soaring peaks, one-horned rhinoceroses, oceans of rhododendrons and peace-loving Buddhist people, North East is a hidden gem in the country. If you want to spend a week admiring its awe-inspiring beauty, then book this North East package right now! The journey commences from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, which is famous for Changu Lake, Do-Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and Bakthang Falls. While an excursion to Lachung takes you past numerous waterfalls and scenic hamlets in the area, another one to the Yumthang Valley gives you a chance to relax in therapeutic hot springs. To make your time in Darjeeling equally exciting, a visit to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Ghoom Monastery, Tenzing and Gombu Rocks, and Peace Pagoda has been included in the itinerary.
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  • Marvel at Mt. Kanchenjunga from Tashi Viewpoint and Ganesh Tok
  • Collect souvenirs at Tibetan Refugee Centre
  • Capture a magnificent sunrise from Tiger Hill
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Incredible Darjeeling and Gangtok | 7 Days 6 Nights

Darjeeling

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If your idea of holidaying involves spending time amidst snow-capped mountains, lush forests and friendly people, then you should definitely head to North East. While its natural splendour needs no mention, its mystical Buddhist culture is also famed all over the world. You can revel in the charm of this magical land with this North East package by MakeMyTrip. The tour unfolds from Darjeeling, where you get to explore Batasia Loop, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. Then, you move to Gangtok to enjoy a Ropeway ride and visit the Cottage Industry. A tour of Ghoom Monastery, Tibetan Refuge Centre, Peace Pagoda, Rumtek Monastery, Do-Drul Chorten and Institute of Tibetology is also on the list. Time spent at Tea Estate and Bakthang Falls will be a treat for the senses.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Magnificent sunrise from Tiger Hill
  • A full-day excursion to Mirik Lake and Pashupati Market
  • Excursion to Changu Lake
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A Blissful Week in North East- Pelling Special | 8 Days 7 Nights

Live on the edge

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Blessed with unmatched natural bounties, North East never stops to amaze tourists. For you to explore its all facets in just one trip, MakeMyTrip has come up with this North East holiday package. Touring Gangtok, Pelling and Darjeeling, you will see high-altitude lakes, verdant mountains, Buddhist monasteries and welcoming culture. From capturing seasonal blooms at Flower Exhibition Centre to witnessing wildlife of Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, the sojourn gives you ample time to explore the treasures of the region. The journey takes a spiritual turn at New Baba Mandir, Rumtek Monastery, Do-Drul Chorten and Char Dham. A full-day excursion to Mirik allows shopping opportunity at Pashupati Market. You can also capture the scenery of Bakthang Falls, Changu Lake, Darap Village and Tiger Hill.
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  • ropeway ride in Gangtok
  • Tea Estate visit in Darjeeling
  • See Samdruptse Statue in Namchi
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Magical North East - Lachung Special | 6 Days 5 Nights

Nature at its best

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Gangtok, perched at an altitude of about 1650 metres, is a scenic hill station in the realm of the Eastern Himalayas. Its refreshing cool air and the stunning views of Mt. Kanchenjunga make a vacation absolutely refreshing. With this North East travel package by MakeMyTrip, you can spend time in this paradisiacal land in utmost comfort. Commence this exciting journey with an excursion to the revered Changu Lake and New Baba Mandir. The itinerary includes a sightseeing tour covering Rumtek Monastery, Do-Drul Chorten, Flower Show Centre and Bakthang Falls. Later, drive past scenic waterfalls and villages to reach the serene town of Lachung.
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  • See centuries-old artefacts at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
  • Go on a souvenir hunt at Cottage Industry
  • Relax in the Yumthang hot springs
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Northeast Wow Darjeeling & Gangtok | 5 Days 4 Nights

The mesmerising snowfall

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Home to captivating hills, rivers, lakes, valleys, forests and sprawling tea plantations, North East India is a paradise for nature lovers. The peace promoting Buddhist culture also compels many travellers to take a tour of this region. With MakeMyTrip?s thoughtfully designed North East vacation packages, you come closer to all these aspects and feel a sense of relaxation. The trip is divided in two parts, covering Darjeeling ? the land of the UNESCO-listed Toy Train and expansive tea gardens ? and Gangtok ? the capital of Sikkim. On a sightseeing tour, you will see many popular attractions of these two destinations, including Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastery, Tibetan Refugee Centre, Rumtek Monastery and Namgyal Institute of Tibetology. You will also get numerous photography opportunities at the Flower Show Exhibition Centre, and Tenzing and Gombu rocks.
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  • Full-day excursion to the idyllic Changu Lake
  • Encounter regional animals at Darjeeling Zoo
  • Visit to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
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North East Jewels - Gangtok Lachung & Darjeeling | 7 Days 6 Nights

Lachung

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If you are one of those nature lovers, who never get tired of clicking pictures, then this North East holiday package by MakeMyTrip is perfect for you. Covering Lachung, Darjeeling and Gangtok, the sojourn will give you umpteen opportunities to admire and capture nature from up-close. In addition to marvels like Tashi View Point, Seven Sisters Falls, Tiger Hill and Flower Show Exhibition Centre, the tour package also includes an excursion to the scenic Yumthang Valley, which is more popular for its natural hot springs. Your vacation will take a spiritual turn at sacred places like Ghoom Monastery, Peace Pagoda, Do-Drul Chorten and Namgyal Institute of Tibetology. There would also be a window to go shopping at Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Excursion to the magnificent Jhakri Falls
  • Visit to the colourful Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary
  • Tour of the breathtaking Tshangu Lake
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Northeast Marvels Gangtok & Darjeeling | 6 Days 5 Nights

Darjeeling

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Looking for a spiritual sojourn in the realms of nature? Well, nothing can be more alluring than the North East India. With our thoughtfully designed North East tour packages, you can immerse in the tranquillity of Buddhism, go nature walking and learn about the beguiling Tibetan culture. As Gangtok and Darjeeling are two of the greatest crowd pullers in the region, we have covered these in this itinerary. There are many Buddhist shrines to explore in these towns, including Rumtek Monastery, Ghoom Monastery and Do-Drul Chorten that feature incredible statues and paintings of Lord Buddha. At Tenzing and Gombu rocks, you can try rock climbing, and learn about it in detail at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. You will also get a chance to visit Cottage Industry, Darjeeling Zoo and Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.
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  • Excursion to the revered Changu Lake
  • View of a magical sunrise from Tiger Hill
  • Photography opportunity at Flower Show Exhibition Centre
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A Relaxing Week in North East | 9 Days 8 Nights

What a view!

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With this tour of North East, gaze at the snow-capped Himalayan peaks, spend time at peaceful monasteries and behold magnificent waterfalls. Covering Gangtok, Pelling and Darjeeling, it takes you to the most renowned points of interest and provides the best experiences the three hill stations have to offer. The highlights of this North East package are witnessing sunrise from Tiger Hill, wandering on the shores of the serene Changu Lake and learning about Buddhism at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology. Besides, there are several other things for you to look forward to like the visit to Rumtek Monastery in Gangtok, Char Dham in Namchi and Ghoom Monastery in Darjeeling. Do-Drul Chorten, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Peace Pagoda are some other noteworthy hotspots included in this package.
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  • Behold the 135-feet statue of Padmasambhava at Samdruptse Hill
  • Buy exquisite handicrafts at Tibetan Refugee Centre
  • Enjoy an outing to Mirik Lake and Pashupati Market
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Awesome North East with Pelling | 7 Days 6 Nights

Mirik Lake

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Get closer to nature with a visit to North East, the region bestowed with splendid vistas and wildlife. From sacred temples and Buddhist monasteries to gushing waterfalls and vantage points, this North East tour package covers every aspect to the core. During your stay in Darjeeling, you get to explore popular points of interest, such as Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Centre, Pemayangtse Monastery and Peace Pagoda. The awe-inspiring beauty of Pelling in the form of Rimbi Waterfalls, Darap Village, Khecheopalri Lake and Kanchenjunga Fall will leave you spellbound. Also included in this trip is an excursion to Ganesh Tok, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Do-Drul Chorten and Bakthang Falls in Gangtok.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Sunrise over Mount Everest from Tiger Hill
  • Mount Kanchenjunga views from Tashi viewpoint
  • A day at the glacial Changu Lake
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Enchanting North East | 5 Days 4 Nights

Unwind and relax in Pelling

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Connect with unspoilt nature in North East India ? the realm of never-ending greenery, tranquil monasteries and enchanting mountain peaks. This all-inclusive holiday package, with a 5-day stay in Gangtok and Pelling, will give you everlasting memories. From a full-day excursion to the high-altitude Changu Lake to a guided sightseeing tour of Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Cottage Industry, Ganesh Tok and Do-Drul Chorten, every attraction of the Sikkimese capital has been listed in this itinerary. Nature lovers will instantly fall in love with Pelling while exploring Rimbi Waterfalls, Khecheopalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Fall and Rock Garden. The other highlight of this North East vacation package is a visit to the scenic Darap Village.
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  • Visit to Tashi Viewpoint
  • Bird watching at Rabdentse Ruins
  • Assistance of a MakeMyTrip tour manager
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Enlightening NorthEast | 6 Days 5 Nights

Kalimpong

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When it comes to discovering nature?s treasures in the country, North East definitely holds a prominent place. If you are planning a getaway in coming days, Enlightening North East tour package can be a great pick for you. The tour will allow you to soak in the charm of Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong. While in Darjeeling, visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, try hiking on Tenzing and Gombu rocks or explore Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. In Gangtok, you will be delighted with a visit to the surreal Changu Lake and Baba Mandir. With attractions such as Mangal Dham and Zang Dog Palri Fo-Brang Monastery, Kalimpong is a sanctuary of peace.
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  • Early morning sunrise view from Tiger Hill
  • Visit to flower nurseries in Kalimpong
  • Tour of Tibetan Refugee Centre
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A short weekend in North East - Darjeeling to Gangtok | 4 Days 3 Nights

The beautiful Gangtok

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North East, the lesser-explored gem of the country, is apt for indulging in enthralling adventure as well as spending a few poised days in the lap of unspoilt nature. While this region is perfect for activities like trekking and river rafting, it is also a known centre of Buddhism, which is rooted deep in its culture. With this North East package, first you get to explore Darjeeling, home to the revered Ghoom Monastery; then, you spend some time in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. A small excursion from here takes you to the stunning Changu Lake, which is perched at an altitude of 12400 feet. To ensure you carry enough souvenirs back home, there are windows for shopping as well.
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  • Capture sunrise over Mt. Everest from Tiger Hill
  • Pay homage at the New Baba Mandir
  • Trip to Gangtok
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Sweet Escapade to North East | 5 Days 4 Nights

The Rumtek Monsatery

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Break the monotony of life and plan a peaceful escapade in the pristine realm of North East. From its dramatic landscape, dominated by soaring peaks, meandering rivers and lush forests to its inviting culture, there is so much to visit and admire in this part of the country. With this North East package, you will explore the Sikkimese capital ? Gangtok. Giving a peek into its mystical religious beliefs will be a tour of Rumtek Monastery and Do-Drul Chorten. An excursion to the captivating Bakthang Falls, Namchi village and Pelling will bespeak the generosity nature has bestowed upon this region. As a part of this itinerary, you will also get to pay reverence at the sacred Char Dham and Samdruptse Hill.
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  • Enjoy a bird?s-eye view of Gangtok with a Ropeway ride
  • Behold the beauty of Changu Lake
  • Learn about the Buddhist history and art at Institute of Tibetology
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Mesmerizing North East | 5 Days 4 Nights

Darjeeling

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Vivid green hills, captivating waterfalls, Buddhist monasteries and crystal clear lakes are enough to describe the beauty of North East India. What if you get to explore the black tea producer and the land of monasteries in a single trip? For this, MakeMyTrip has come up with this exciting North East tour package that includes Darjeeling and Gangtok. The marvellous sunrise view over Mount Everest from Tiger Hill will surely give a good start to the sojourn. You can then visit popular attractions like Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock, Tea Estate, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Tibetan Refugee Centre. Furthermore, an excursion to the 12400-feet high Changu Lake in Gangtok will be an experience of a lifetime.
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  • Visit Peace Pagoda
  • Explore Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
  • Offer prayer at New Baba Mandir
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Things to Do in Gangtok

  • Hanuman Tok

    On the road to Nathu La at 7,200 feet, this temple is managed by the Indian Army. The views of Gangtok and the nearby lush hills from here are spectacular.

  • Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom

    The Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom was established in 1957 with the aim of preserving and promoting the art and craft of the people of Gangtok. There is much to see and buy here including hand-carved folding tables (Choktse), hand-loomed carpets with traditional themes, hand-painted masques, shawls, paintings and wooden dolls.

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How to Reach Gangtok

By Air

The airport nearest to Gangtok is about 124 kilometres away in Bagdogra, West Bengal. From the airport, you can hire a shared taxi or a private vehicle that will get you to Gangtok in a matter of two hours. The drive from Bagdogra to Gangtok is absolutely stunning with gorgeous mountains and River Teesta as your backdrop.

From Bagdogra, you can also take a TSA helicopter to get to Gangtok in just 20 minutes. However, their services depend on the weather conditions. Chopper flights also get cancelled on the pretext of insufficient bookings.


By Train

The nearest railway station to Gangtok is about 148 kilometres away in New Jalpaiguri in Siliguri. The station is well-connected to major cities like Kolkata and New Delhi. From New Jalpaiguri you can take a taxi to Gangtok or go to Siliguri Bus Station and catch a state-run bus to Gangtok, which will take you about 5-6 hours.

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Best Time to Visit Gangtok

The airport nearest to Gangtok is about 124 kilometres away in Bagdogra, West Bengal. From the airport, you can hire a shared taxi or a private vehicle that will get you to Gangtok in a matter of two hours. The drive from Bagdogra to Gangtok is absolutely stunning with gorgeous mountains and River Teesta as your backdrop.

From Bagdogra, you can also take a TSA helicopter to get to Gangtok in just 20 minutes. However, their services depend on the weather conditions. Chopper flights also get cancelled on the pretext of insufficient bookings.

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