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Gangtok Destination Guide

Discover Gangtok in India

Gangtok in the region of Sikkim with its 30,700 habitants is a town located in India - some 701 mi or ( 1127 km ) East of New Delhi , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Gangtok

Local time in Gangtok is now 10:59 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kolkata " with a UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Thimphu, Daga, Paro, and Tsimasham. When in this area, you might want to check out Dhaka . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Gangtok ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Mr. Cabman - Zephyr Project

4:10 min by EscapistCreations
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#Turn on the Caption button to see the lyrics as subtitles Mr. Cabman is a traveler's quest for his dream with his cabman! A travel song, originally composed by Zephyr Project and filmed by Escapist C ..

Gangtok, Sikkim, India and surroundings traveler photos - TripAdvisor TripWow

2:38 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW
Views: 1699 Rating: 5.00 - Tour of Gangtok, India created at TripWow by TravelPod TripAdvisor™ TripWow Slideshow of Gangtok by TravelPod. Cities visited on this trip: - Gangtok, Sikkim, India Photos in ..

Lachung - A tiny village in N.Sikkim Ajiths's photos around Lachung, India (travel blog sikkim)

1:10 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
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Preview of Ajiths's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these video ..

Gangtok trip - Introduction

1:08 min by anujgrt
Views: 840 Rating: 5.00

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

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.33 88.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Football venues in India, Sports venues in Sikkim, United Sikkim F.C.


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.

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Located at 27.33 88.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buddhist pilgrimages, Former Indian capital cities, Gangtok, Hill stations in India, Indian capital cities

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.

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Located at 27.33 88.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1740 establishments, Buddhist monasteries in Sikkim, Gangtok, Kagyu, Religious organizations established in the 1740s, Tibetan Buddhist monasteries

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.

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Located at 27.32 88.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Sikkim, Culture of Sikkim, Gangtok, Museums in Sikkim, Tibetology, Visitor attractions in Sikkim


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

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Located at 27.42 88.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Cities and towns in North Sikkim district, History of Sikkim


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Gangtok