Gangtok, Sikkim Sightseeing, Nepali Thali & more | Episode 1 | North East India Tourism

Nathula Pass is closed on Monday & Tuesday. Gangtok, Sikkim is a beautiful hill station in Eastern India, We spent 3 days in Gangtok and explored sightseeing & local Sikkimese food in and around MG marg, Gangtok.

This is Episode 1 of Gangtok Sikkim Tour. We traveled to all the 4 districts of Sikkim and explored North East India tourism and North East India food.

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In this Sikkim journey we covered all the major Tourist and food attractions of Sikkim, North East India.

Over a 10 Episode series of Sikkim, you will experience the beauty of North India tourism. we also covered the traditional food of North East India during this trip.

Gangtok, Sikkim has many places to visit, ie many tourist destinations. You can spend 2 days doing local sightseeing in Gangtok, sikkim

Sikkim is heaven, This is a beautiful travel destination of India.

Next Episode of Gangtok, Sikkim has traditional food and some more sightseeing locations, link below…

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How to reach Gangtok:
Nearest airport is now – pakyong 31 kms away.
Nearest Airport Bagdogra:, if you want to first go to Darjeeling 123 kms
Nearest Railway station: Jalpaiguri: 120 kms.

Pakyong is the new airport in Sikkim at a distance of 29 kms from Gangtok but it was not operational when we went to sikkim.

Our journey details starting from first thing we did in the morning to end of the day is given below, with necessary information.
Day 1

Agrawal’s Sweet & Snacks
Sel Roti with Aloo Dum – 2pc ₹ 50
Address – MG Marg, Arithang, Gangtok, Sikkim 737101
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Ropeway –
Ticket Price – 117 Per Person For 10 Min Ride
Address – Syari Rd, Deorali Bazar, Gangtok, Sikkim 737102, Near Butterfly Bridge
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Do Drul Chorten Monastery
Address – M.P.Golai, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim 737102
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Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
Address – M.P.Golai, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim 737102
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Hamro Bhansa Ghar – Taste of Nepal
Nepali Thali – ₹200 veg
Address – Tibet Road, East Sikkim
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Taste of Tibet
Chicken Shyaphale – ₹ 180
Chicken Thenthuk – ₹ 160

Address – M.G MARG Gangtok
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Roll House
Mushroom Cheese momos – ₹ 90
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It was great day to be in Gangtok, Sikkim best time to travel to Gangtok is either february and March or October and November.

After this the next episode will be on Gangtok local sightseeing and local food, that will be episode 2 of our Gangtok food and travel journey.

You may watch other videos on the channel for India travel vlogs and Indian food review channel.

Cost information for travelers:: Approx cost below is basis my knowledge gained during this travel, cost are for off season period which is june to aug… during season time costs go up by 30 percent.

Exclusive taxi from Bagdogra airport or NJP station to Gangtok: cost Rs 2500
Share cab you can get from Siliguri at cost of Rs 400 per person, you can even get a AC bus from siliguri to Gangtok at cost of Rs 400 per person, only thing frequency of bus is one every 2 hours.

You can take a auto from airport or NJP station to reach silliguri is not far: about 40 minutes cost Rs 150.

Information about local sikkim travel and hotel cost and other things in description section of EP 2 and EP 3.

If you have any experiences of Gangtok sightseeing or Local Sikkim food, Do share that in comments below.



  1. 1:24 actually ban jhakri is a popular myth or belief , a folklore in Sikkim , their are jhakri but ban jhakri is a whole another thing(not like ordinary people) …. they are said to be near falls , so name, ban jhakri falls makes sense ..

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