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Gangtok Travel Guide  

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Gangtok is the capital place of Sikkim state. It is also the largest city in this state.
The city is situated in the Sivalik hills of the eastern Himalayas. The height of this place is 1,437 meters.
The city is bordered by two streams called as Ranikhola and Roro Chu. This city is covered by the Precambrian rock, which is very young. As the rock consists of schists and phyllites, there are frequent landslides.
Similar to a majority of Himalayan towns, there are five seasons in Gangtok. These are spring, winter, autumn, monsoons and summer. In summer the average maximum temperature is 22 °C and the average minimum temperature is 4 °C. From late April to June, there is a mild summer. The temperature hardly crosses 25 °C. From June to September is the monsoon season.
This city faces torrential rains averaging to 649.6 mm rain monthly. During winter, the condition is unpredictable and there may be bright sunshine followed by heavy rain. The climate is usually sunny and mild in spring and autumn.
As per the 2001 census, the population of Gangtok was 29,354.

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Reviews Gangtok

yashwant kumar
Overall rating 7
Overall Guide : Nice place to visit. Very good safety rule. Area are dangerous but due to rule and regulation we were felling comfortable. I weent to live in flora point It is nice hotel I spend 3 days in that hotel and... more i got much imformation about that place.
Bhatra karna purnea
Level 9     1 Trophy    Viaggia: Couple, Friends, Solo, Family
Overall rating 10
Overall Guide : This is a very dangerous place but its a special place to be with your family. As Americans this place we saw as a place to have fun and leave all our problems behind.
Not to be missed M.G Marg , Kanchanjunga tourism spot , Lachung
Overall rating 8
Overall Guide : I like it very much. It was just a wow! There i saw different kinds of people. I enjoyed there very much.
Overall rating 7
Overall Guide : Nice place to dwell in, good & clean environment. Localites are extremely polite & HELPFUL
Level 9     1 Trophy   
Overall rating 8
Overall Guide : Very good, looks wonderful and enjoyable, north sikkim is great. Especially Lachung it is like heaven
Not to be missed Lake Gurudongmar , nathula pass , baba mandir
Level 15     2 Trophy    Viaggia: Couple, Friends, Solo, Family
Overall rating 9
Not to be missed baba mandir , CHAR DHAM , Excursion to Yumthang valley
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Very enriching experience
Not to be missed Excursion to Yumthang valley , Lake Gurudongmar
Level 9     1 Trophy    Viaggia: Family
Overall rating 10
Overall Guide : Gangtok is like a heaven.
Not to be missed hi tech , ecological , green
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