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BEST SEASON TO VISIT: March to June and September to December

MAXIMUM SUMMER TEMPERATURE: 28 ° C

MINIMUM WINTER TEMPERATURE: 0 ° C

NEAREST RAILWAY STATION: The closest Railhead is at New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal, 148 km and Siliguri which are connected to Kolkata, New Delhi Guwahati and other major Indian cities.

NEAREST AIRPORT: The closest Indian Airport is at a distance of 124 kms from Gangtok at Bagdogra in Siliguri in West Bengal, where scheduled flights operates from Kolkata(Calcutta), Delhi and Guwahati and connecting flights onwards. Travel time from the airport to Gangtok is 4 hours.

ROAD: Gangtok is well connected by road to Siliguri, 114 kms. 4 hours, this functions as the major transit point for the North and North Eastern sections of the Indian Sub-continent. Gangtok is further well connected by road with Darjeeling (4 Hrs), Kalimpong and with Bhutan, Phuntsholing (6 Hrs).