in East District of Sikkim, India
- Sagarmatha National Park (Unesco heritage, 113 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 27.326 and 88.612 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 27° 19' 32" and E 88° 36' 43"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupee - INR
- Spoken languages:
- English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Panjabi, Assamese, Bihari , Kashmiri, Nepali, Sindhi, Sanskrit, French
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:10 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:51 am and 6:32 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to India.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning India. Last Update: 2020-07-16 07:21:38
Gangtok in East District (Sikkim) with it's 30,700 inhabitants is a city in India about 700 mi (or 1,127 km) east of New Delhi, the country's capital.
Local time in Gangtok is now 06:10 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kolkata with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Gangtok. The closest airport in India is Bagdogra Airport in a distance of 48 mi (or 77 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal at a distance of 113 mi (or 182 km). If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Xarsingma, Samtse, Ha, Pagri and Ilam. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 73 °F
|Morning Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Evening Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Night Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||10%|
|Air Pressure||1006 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Friday, 17th of July 2020
23°C (73 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 18th of July 2020
20°C (68 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 19th of July 2020
21°C (69 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Hotel Doma Palace
Summit Namnang Courtyard & Spa
Hotel Royal Residency
Hotel Mayal Retreat
Changlo Chen Hotel
Club Mahindra Gangtok
Videos from this area
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Gangtok Wikipedia travel guide video. Created by http://stupeflix.com
Create your own video on http://studio.stupeflix.com/?w=1 ! The Kanchenjunga, the world's third tallest peak, viewed from "Hanuman Tok," near Gangtok. The central peak is the Kanchenjunga....
GOECHALA pass- A trek through the Sikkim Himalayas Pram_1's photos around Gangtok, India
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Rimbik Dunnsage's photos around Rimbik, India (sikkim rimbik view)
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Gangtok Cable car journey
Tickets price is 117 per head. Currently cable car is running only half of its original route. Behavior of the technician is very good.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Rumtek, also called the Dharmachakra Centre, is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located in the Indian state of Sikkim near the capital Gangtok. It is a focal point for the sectarian tensions that characterize the Karmapa Controversy.
Gangtok is the capital and largest town of the Indian state of Sikkim. Gangtok is located in the eastern Himalayan range, at an altitude of 5,800 feet . The town's population of 1,98,658 belongs to different ethnicities such as Indian-Nepalis, Lepchas and Bhutia, is administered by the "Gangtok Municipal Corporation". Nestled within higher peaks of the Himalaya and enjoying a year-round mild temperate climate, Gangtok is at the centre of Sikkim's tourism industry.
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology is a Tibet museum in Gangtok, Sikkim, India. The Namgyal Rrks in the world outside Tibet. The foundation stone of the institute was laid by the 14th Dalai Lama on the 10th of February 1957 and it was opened officially by the Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on 1 October 1958.
Paljor Stadium, also known as Palzor Stadium is an association football stadium located in Gangtok, Sikkim, India. It is current home to United Sikkim Football Club. It is currently used mostly for association football matches. The stadium holds 25,000 people.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gangtok, गंगटोक, গ্যাংটক, སྒང་ཐོག, Гангток, گنگتوک, ગંગટોક, गान्तोक, ガントク, 강토크, Gangtokas, Gangtoka, ഗങ്ങ്ടോക്ക്, गाङतोक, ଗାଙ୍ଗଟକ, ਗੰਗਟੋਕ, गङ्गटोक्, கேங்டாக், Ґанґток, گینگٹاک, განგტოკი, 甘托克