Gangtok
in East District of Sikkim, India

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Noteable things around
Location Summary
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: 10:28 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:35 am and 5:07 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for India in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to India.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning India. Last Update: 2019-10-14 07:23:18

Explore Gangtok

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 10:28 AM (Tuesday). 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: 19°C / 66 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1017.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 16th of October 2019

19°C (66 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 17th of October 2019

19°C (65 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 18th of October 2019

19°C (66 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hotel Doma Palace

Address
0,2 mi
Namnang Road,Near Big Bazar Gangtok East Sikkim
737101 Gangtok
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Yangthang Heritage

Address
0,1 mi
Kazi road, Near- MG Marg, Gangtok East Sikkim - 737101 (India)
737101 Gangtok
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Maya Inn

Address
0,3 mi
C 101/2 Bye Pass Road Before SDF Bhawan
737102 Gangtok
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Summit Namnang Courtyard & Spa

Address
0,3 mi
Nam Nang Road,Behind Big Bazaar
Gangtok
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Greendale

Address
0,1 mi
Tenzing And Tenzing,Near Seesha Golai,Gangtok
737101 Gangtok
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Royal Residency

Address
0,2 mi
Kazi Road
737101 Gangtok
India

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 8:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 21:00


Hotel Mayal Retreat

Address
0,3 mi
Lower Burtuk Road
737101 Gangtok
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Changlo Chen Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
Vishal Gaon, Nam Nang Road
737101 Gangtok
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Club Mahindra Gangtok

Address
0,1 mi
GRBA Road, Chongeyk
737103 Gangtok
India

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Tara Palace

Address
0,2 mi
Nam Nang Road
737101 Gangtok
India

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Gangtok Wikipedia travel guide video. Created by http://stupeflix.com

Published: March 25, 2010
Length: 07:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: wikistupeflixtravel

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

Published: December 04, 2010
Length: 30:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Pram_1's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/pram_1/sikkim-2005/1186843740/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


Vishnudeep jamming with the band at Downtown, Gangtok

Published: March 27, 2015
Length: 45:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chitharanjan Das


Gangtok cable car (ropeway) ride

Published: February 11, 2014
Length: 45:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Anirban Das


NH 31A by car at Gangtok

Published: February 12, 2014
Length: 34:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Anirban Das


MG Marg, the centre of Gangtok town

Published: February 11, 2014
Length: 52:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Anirban Das


Small Town Film Festival, edition 0

Published: December 30, 2014
Length: 51:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: RachnaBooks

As small towners, we may not have the same reach and access as big city folks, but we also dream in cinemascope. For many of us, our early morning sequence starts with the first rays of the...


Rimbik Dunnsage's photos around Rimbik, India (sikkim rimbik view)

Published: November 16, 2010
Length: 15:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Dunnsage's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/dunnsage/asia_trek_2005/1127734020/tpod.html This blog preview was made by...


A Trip to Gangtok, Sikkim / A Love Story: Untold

Published: February 23, 2019
Length: 33:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lhaksam Penn

A Love Story: Untold.


Gangtok Cable car journey

Published: August 16, 2018
Length: 37:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kaustuv Chakrabarti

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 Monastery

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.

Located at 27.3319, 88.6019 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buddhist monasteries in Sikkim, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, Kagyu, 1740 establishments, Religious organizations established in the 1740s, Gangtok

Gangtok

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.

Located at 27.33, 88.62 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hill stations in India, Gangtok, Buddhist pilgrimages, Indian capital cities, Former Indian capital cities

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.

Located at 27.3151, 88.6057 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Sikkim, Culture of Sikkim, Gangtok, Tibetology, Visitor attractions in Sikkim, Buildings and structures in Sikkim

Paljor Stadium

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.

Located at 27.3341, 88.612 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in India, Sports venues in Sikkim, United Sikkim F.C.

Districts of the same city

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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