Gangtok
in East District of Sikkim, India

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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: 08:40 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:08 am and 6:09 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: 2,8 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: 2019-08-20 07:22:03

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 08:40 PM (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. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1009.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 16% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

23°C (73 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

22°C (71 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

21°C (70 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

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

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Tibetan Food in Gangtok, India (Taste of Tibet Restaurant)

Published: May 26, 2013
Length: 49:56 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mark Wiens

For a delicious Tibetan food meal and more tasty photos, check out my article here http://migrationology.com/2013/06/tibetan-food-gangtok-sikkim-india/ While I was in Gangtok and throughout...


Paragliding in Gangtok, SIKKIM

Published: January 04, 2015
Length: 00:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ramakanth marda

It was great Experience and had great time in the air, it wasn't any scary the way anyone expects. But as soon as i started my heart started pumping faster than in usual and soon after the...


Virtual tour of Gangtok

Published: February 12, 2009
Length: 07:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shantanu Roy Biswas

Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim & one of the most beautiful places in India. To know more about the destination - http://ghummakar-biswas.blogspot.in/2011/12/sikkim-visiting-north-east.html.


Paragliding in Gangtok, Sikkim

Published: March 30, 2014
Length: 42:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dr Mohonish N Chettri

Take off video of our Paragliding during trip to home, at Ranka Dhajey, Gangtok, East Sikkim, India.


Gangtok Hotel Gyatso +91-9832066258

Published: July 11, 2014
Length: 28:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gangtok HotelGyatso

Address: Chief Justice Road, Forest Colony, District - East Sikkim Gangtok - 737101 Sikkim, India Mob: +91- 9733439583 Email: hotelgyatso@gmail.com Website: http://www.hotelgyatsosikkim.com.


Trip to Gangtok...!

Published: June 28, 2013
Length: 44:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Charanjeet Sharma

Paragliding over the hills of Gangtok...!


IHM GANGTOK. Funny Xpriment :D

Published: December 29, 2014
Length: 00:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Raju Das

IHM GANGTOK. Funny Xpriment BY Boys Hostel.


Early morning in Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Published: January 31, 2015
Length: 47:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yedavalli Shiv Charan

This place is awesome. one of the best tourist places in India.


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....


Gangtok trip - Introduction

Published: November 01, 2008
Length: 52:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: anujgrt

Ten people one destination - gagntok chalein hum ..... First part - Introduction .... now sit back folks and enjoy the vadeeyians !!! :)


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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

Lake Tsongmo

Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim, India, some 40 kilometres away from Gangtok at altitude of 3,780 m . The road to Nathu La passes the lake on north side. The Chinese border crossing is only some 5 kilometres east-northeast in a straight line, but some 18 kilometres by road. Indian Postal Service released a commemorative stamp on the lake on 6 November 2006.

Located at 27.3753, 88.7639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sacred lakes of Sikkim, East Sikkim district, Glacial lakes of India

Tumlong

Tumlong was the former capital of the Indian state of Sikkim. It is located in North Sikkim district.

Located at 27.42, 88.58 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Sikkim, Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

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

Aritar, Sikkim

Aritar a region in East Sikkim of India under Rongli Sub-Division, is known for its natural and landscaped beauty. It is located on the edge of the Himalayas, and can be reached in about four hours' drive from Gangtok via either Pakyong or Rangpo. Isolated from the rest of the state, on the far eastern border of Sikkim and bounded by Mt. Kanchendzonga, the region is characterized by lush forest, mountains and rivers.

Located at 27.1881, 88.6747 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Visitor attractions in Sikkim, East Sikkim district

Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan

The Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan is the central bank of Bhutan and is a member of the Asian Clearing Union. It is also the minting authority for the Bhutanese ngultrum. The Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan was established under the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan Act of 1982. Subsequently, the Act of 1982 was amended by the Financial Institutions Act of 1992 and replaced in its entirety by the Royal Monetary Authority Act of 2010.

Located at 27.3583, 88.7311 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Central banks, Economy of Bhutan, 1982 establishments in Bhutan, Banks established in 1982

Rhenock

Rhenock (in Nepali रिनाक) is a small town in the east district in the Indian state of Sikkim, located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:27.176622|N|88.6432|E||||| | |name= }}. It lies 63 kilometres east of Gangtok on the way to Jelepla Pass at an altitude of 1,040. The word Rhe-nock means Black Hill. Situated in the extreme east of Sikkim, Rhenock witnessed establishment of first police out post in the state, which is the historical event.

Located at 27.1766, 88.6432 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in East Sikkim district

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.

Lum, Sikkim

Lum is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260880.

Located at 27.4078, 88.5051 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Sangtok

Sangtok is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260881.

Located at 27.4198, 88.5306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Gor, Sikkim

Gor is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260882.

Located at 27.4418, 88.5228 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Lower Mangshila

Lower Mangshila is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260893.

Located at 27.4654, 88.5517 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Namok

Namok is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260894.

Located at 27.4593, 88.5638 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Sheyam

Sheyam is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260895.

Located at 27.4507, 88.553 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Tangyek

Tangyek is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260896.

Located at 27.4345, 88.5533 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Ramthamg

Ramthamg is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260897.

Located at 27.4197, 88.5651 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Rongong

Rongong is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260898.

Located at 27.4197, 88.5651 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Men-Rongong

Men-Rongong is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260903.

Located at 27.4612, 88.6536 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Paney-Phensong

Paney-Phensong is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260904.

Located at 27.4406, 88.6469 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Labi, Sikkim

Labi is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260905.

Located at 27.452, 88.6876 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Kabi, Sikkim

Kabi is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260906.

Located at 27.424, 88.6524 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Tingda

Tingda is a village in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The Ministry of Home Affairs has given it a geographical code of 260907.

Located at 27.4062, 88.6501 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in North Sikkim district

Government Senior Secondary School Central Pendam

Government Senior Secondary School,Central Pendam (also known as Tikalal Niroula Senior Secondary School) is a government,co-educational, English medium school situated at Central Pendam in East District of Sikkim, India. It was established in 1942. The school prepares students for AISSE and AISSCE for Science, Commerce, Humanities, IT Application and Financial Marketing and Management. The School currently runs from Pre-Primary to Standard XII.

Located at 27.2114, 88.5211 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Sikkim

Pakyong Airport

Pakyong Airport is an airport under construction near Gangtok, the state capital of Sikkim, India. The airport, spread over 400 hectares, is located at Pakyong village about 13 km South of Gangtok. It is the first Greenfield airport to be constructed in the Northeastern Region of India and the first airport in the state of Sikkim. Presently, the nearest airport to Sikkim is located 124 kilometres away at Bagdogra in West Bengal.

Located at 27.2281, 88.5878 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in India, Sikkim

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Gangtok.

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Gangtok.


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