Capital of Sikkim, Gangtok is perched upon an altitude of 1650 meters and is noted for its mesmerising beauty.There are ample picturesque excursions around this place from Nathula pass, Monasteries, Tashi view point are some of prominent sightseeing points. For centuries people from Bhutan, Tibet, Nepal have settled at Gangtok. This is one of most famous travel destinations among travellers visiting the North East.Rolling hills landscape around Gangtok reminded British people Scotland so they also used to refer Gangtok as Scotland of east.
Summer (April to June) is the best time to visit Gangtok and Nathula Pass remains open for tourists.
Baghdogra (125 Kms-4 hrs) is the nearest airport to Gangtok. From Bagdogra one can book a cab for Gangtok.
Nearest railway station to Gangtok is New Jalpaiguri. Which takes around 125 Kms takes 4 hrs to reach Gangtok.
Gangtok is well connected with other cities of India by road.