To reach Gangtok, you must first reach the New Jalpaiguri railway station. The distance of Gangtok from New Jalpaiguri railway station is 117 kilometers. In New Jalpaiguri, you will get to see a lot of taxis. Which will give you a comfortable Gang Tok at ₹ 250 to ₹ 300. Apart from this, you can also get down at Bagdogra Airport. Which is located at a distance of 123 km from Gangtok. This means that you can also come here by flight.
If you take a private taxi from Jalpaiguri, you may have to spend around ₹ 3000 to ₹ 4000 for it. Apart from this, you can also reach Gangtok from Bagdogra Airport in a private taxi. Although you will have to pay a bit more expensive.
After that I decided to visit Changu lake of Gangtok on day one. You must first go to the bus stand of Gangtok. You will get to see a lot of taxis here. The distance of Changu lake from Gangtok is about 40 kilometers. And it may take you about 1_2 hours.
When you are going to see changu lake, you also get to see very beautiful views on the way. Changu lake is one of the most famous tourist destinations of Gangtok. You will also find a lot of shops near Changu lake. From here, do not forget to take warm jacket and shoes to wear for yourself. For this you may have to spend around ₹ 200. But it is very important for you, because it is very cold there. The elevation of Changu lake is about 12000 meters. In such a situation, it is very important for you to have warm clothes with you. Every year lakhs of tourists come here to see the changu lake. In such a situation, you can guess how famous tourist place it is.
You will also see the Gurudwara of Baba Harbhajan Nath near Changu lake. In such a situation, if you have time, then you can also go here. So let me tell you for information that if you want to get photography, then you can get photography done by sitting here on Yake.
The other day I decided to go to lachung. When you go to lachung, you see lots of waterfalls on the way. Which makes the journey on your way even more fun. When you are going to Lachung, you get to see a singhik view point on the way. You must go here. From here you will get to see quite a beautiful view.
If you are going to lachung then you will see the river Teesta on the way. This river flows with great speed. You will see from above the Teesta River Bridge. If you are going through this path then you can stop here and spend some time in private.
If you are going for lachung, then keep in mind one thing that here you cannot go with a plastic bottle. You place them somewhere in the road. Remember that you throw a plastic bottle at a place where garbage can be collected. Because our main main objective should be to keep nature clean and tidy. If you carry a plastic bottle of lachung, then you have to pay a fine of ₹ 200 for this. Let me tell you for information that lachung has become the first village where the plastic bottle has been banned completely. . After this you will also see Chungtang Dam on the way to Lachung. In such a situation, you can also see this dam. It looks beautiful.
I left Gangtok at 11:00 am for lachung, and reached lachung at 7:00 pm in the evening. In such a situation, it took me about 8 hours to reach Lachung. If you see all the things that are in the way of millions, then it definitely takes so much time. The distance from Gangtok to lachung is about 100 kilometers. You can also have breakfast on the way.
As soon as you reach the village of Lachung, you feel that you have reached the same different world. Here you will only get to see the network of BSNL. In such a situation, you need to have a SIM card of BSNL to stay in lachung. You will not get to see any other operator’s network. As well as in lachung I will not see even a piece of plastic.
Zero point and yumthang valley
Today we decided to see zero point and yumthang valley. However, the roads here are very bad. And your car runs very slowly. But the scenery on the way is very beautiful. In such a situation, you will not have to face any kind of problem related to the road. You get lost in the litigants here. As soon as I reached zero point, I could see snow all around. Believe me it can prove to be an unforgettable moment in your life. You have seen many more such scenes, but still you must come here once. Your trip to Gangtok is incomplete without seeing zero points. Here you can come with your family and friends. As far as I think you should not bring children here. Because there is a lot of snow here. In such a situation, you can become ill. But if you are bringing children, then keep some essential medicines with you. So that you do not have to face any kind of problem. Let me tell you for information that the zero point is located at an altitude of about 12700 meters from the ground. At Zero Point you get whiskey rum wine and everything else to drink. I do not know if these things are legal here or not, but there is definitely.
After this I decided to go to yumthang valley. Here you will get to see very beautiful views. Especially on the flowers here, you will see small flowers scattered, which is quite beautiful to see.
After this I decided to go from lachung to lachen. Earlier we stayed at the hotel itself and had breakfast there. The road from Lachung to lachen is also not very good. You get to see a very bad road here. But you cannot even expect a good road in the mountains. Because the road here is much more expensive and painful. But it is definitely guaranteed that here you get to see very beautiful scenes. After this we stopped at Lachen and made a stay at the hotel. After that we decided to visit guruDongmar lake, the most famous tourist place in Sikkim. The scene is so beautiful that you feel that you have reached heaven. In such a situation, if you are traveling to gangtok, then you must definitely see guruDongmar lake. I think this may be one of the happiest moments of your life.
After this you can go to see Nathula Pass. However we could not do so. Because it was snowing a lot then. The Nathula Pass was closed due to this. But you must go there. If you want to go to Nathula Pass then you will have to spend ₹ 900 for this. Many private taxis will take you from here. The ₹ 900 fare is for shared taxi.
On the fifth day you can visit places like Hanuman Tok Ganesh tok, tok monastery in gangtok. It is very beautiful to see. However, due to lack of time, we could not do so.
Apart from this, another famous place in Gangtok is the Flower Park. Here you will see lots of flower varieties. You will have to spend around ₹ 50 to enter the Flower Park. Although it is very beautiful to see, and it has increased a lot. In such a situation, you can definitely come here once.
Gangtok and other places to see near him
There is also no shortage of tourist places to see in Gangtok. If you have time there, you can also cover some more tourist places.
What season to visit Gangtok
Gangtok receives a lot of snowfall. And the winter is also very much here. In such a situation, summer time will be best for you. By summer I mean the time from May to June is the best time to visit Gangtok. At this time, you will also see snowfall at places like Zero Point here. Which you do not get to see in states like Rajasthan. In such a situation, you can enjoy the snow in summer here.
If you are going to visit gangtok then you have to take care of some things too. Make sure that you have warm clothes, and that too in sufficient numbers. It is very cold here. In such a situation, it is very important to have strong shoes and sweaters. If you have a raincoat, it will be even better. Apart from this, if you are coming to visit Gangtok, then you must talk to your doctor once. Also, if you have any type of disease, you can bring some medicines with you.
If you are going to roam in any state of South India, then you must have an ID for this. By ID I mean ID. In it, you can keep something like driving license Aadhaar card or birth certificate with you. This will make it easier for you to move around here. And will not face any kind of problem. Apart from this, if you have 5-6 passport size photographs, it would be even better. To roam in some states of the North East, it is very important for you to have an identity card. Otherwise you may face a lot of difficulties.
How much will it cost to travel to Gangtok
Now we talk about the expenses incurred in visiting Gangtok here. Before that I would like to give you an advice. If you want to book hotel, etc. then book it near MG Road. From here, you will find the hotel restaurant and market all three in one place. This will make you easier to travel. Traveling in Gangtok is a bit expensive. If you go 2 to 3 kilometers by taxi, then you may have to spend from ₹ 250 to ₹ 300.
You have to make a plan for at least 5 days to visit Gangtok. Here you have to spend ₹ 2000 for the hotel. Also, you will have to spend at least ₹ 2000 for food. Apart from this, we also talk about the expenses incurred in visiting Gangtok, for this also you will have to spend around ₹ 2000. In this way you will spend around ₹ 6000 in Gangtok. Apart from this, you will also have to spend around ₹ 3000 to visit Guru Dhong Maar. It will take you 2 days there. In this way, you can roam Gangtok for around ₹ 9000. Which is neither more expensive nor much cheaper. If you are a student, then you can see the hostel Bagaira. They are a little cheap.
And in the end, keep nature clean and clean on the most important thing.