How to reach Sikkim

This Paradise on Earth is very much associated via aviation routes, railroads, and roadways. Disregarding being a bumpy state, transportation of Sikkim is agreeable and more continuous to appreciate the ride on the world’s most lovely valley.

  • Airways

The air terminal found closest to Sikkim is Bagdogra Airport of West Bengal which is just 124 Km far from Gangtok. India’s national transporter, Indian Airlines including all other household aircrafts, for example, Jet Airliners, Air Deccan run normal flights from the vital urban areas of India, for example, Kolkata, Delhi and so forth. Bagdogra is additionally joined with Gangtok day by day helicopter administration worked by Sikkim Tourism advancement Corporation and it will take just 20 minutes to reach Gangtok from Bagdogra. This helicopter administration is subjected to the climate conditions.

In Gangtok, real air ticketing offices are Josse and Josse Travels and Cox and King.

  • Railways

New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri are the two rail stations closest to Sikkim situated in West Bengal. NJP is 125 Km and Siliguri is 114 Kms from Gangtok and is all around joined with all the significant urban areas. Ticket reservation offices are accessible from Sikkim Nationalized Transport office in every single working day.

  • Roadways

The lifesaver of Sikkim, which is National Highway 31A interfaces Gangtok with Siliguri and this beautiful interstate goes through the lavish green timberlands along the bank of stream Teesta on one side and sky touching mountain scopes of Eastern Himalaya on another side. This remarkable ride of right around two hours will give you the chance to appreciate the valley covered with various wild blooms. Consistent transport administration worked by S.N.T. more satisfactory number of private transports, jeeps and Taxis are accessible from morning to night at a sensible rate and you can have an extremely agreeable voyage. From Siliguri, you can get jeeps and taxis to reach all the vital vacationer destinations situated in both South and West Sikkim. You can likewise employ taxis and jeeps to go to your destination of decision at a sensible rate. The majority of the rumored destinations of Sikkim are interlinked by engine capable all seasons streets.

  • Sikkim helicopter service

For the additionally recognizing voyagers, Sikkim Tourism is pleased to introduce the Sikkim Helicopter Service from Gangtok to Bagdogra Airport and back. The five-seater Helicopter offers a restrictive method of transport not simply empowering corresponding flights, but rather likewise to see Sikkim from an altogether new view.

Sikkim Helicopter Service additionally leads, other than the normal hurries to Bagdogra Airport and back, unique mountain flights. Come and see the glory of the Himalayan crests from close up more than ever. Feast your eyes on the greatness and the sheer size of the immense Mount Khanchendzonga, the third most elevated top on the planet, or look at the symmetrical magnificence of Mount Siniolchu, considered by numerous as the most delightful crest in the whole Himalayan run, or fly over Gangtok and get a complete perspective of the format of the town with its winding streets and numerous back roads.

Unique flights are likewise directed over West Sikkim and North Sikkim for a 10,000 foot perspective of the monasteries and the colorful Valley of Flowers, Yumthang.

All travelers on these touring flights are granted authority Certificates of Participation by the Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation (STDC) as Souvenirs.

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About Sikkim

Best season to visit Sikkim

Demography of Sikkim

Economy of Sikkim

Entry and Exit in Sikkim

Flora and fauna of West Sikkim

Geography of Sikkim

Government of Sikkim

History of Sikkim

How to reach Sikkim

Information on Sikkim

Permits in Sikkim

Travelling within Sikkim

Treks in and around West Sikkim

Weather and Climate in Sikkim


About Yuksom

Activities in Yuksom

Attractions in and around Yuksom

Communities of people in Yuksom

Culture in Yuksom

Economy of Yuksom

Flora and Fauna of Yuksom

Geography of Yuksom

History of Yuksom

How to get to Yuksom

Information on Yuksom

Weather and Climate of Yuksom

Health and Safety in Yuksom


Attractions in Bagdogra


How to get Bagdogra

Information on Bagdogra


Dzongri Trekking Map

Goecha La Trek Map

Green Lake Trek





Mount Pandim

New Jalpaiguri Railway Station


Pemayangste monastery

Places on the trek route of Dzongri-Geochala Trek

Samiti lake

Sandakphu Phalut Trek Map

Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary

Yuksam & Dzongri Trekking Map