There are few options for traveling from NJP to Gangtok but the most convenient option would be hiring an outsourced taxi rental. However, if you are opting for a one-way trip, it is advised to hire a chauffeur-driven one-way cab to reach your destination comfortably. If your budget is limited and you require a cheaper traveling option, you could as well take a shared taxi. However if you dislike sharing your space with others, we can help you with that if you allow us to.
Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim and also one of the cleanest towns in India. You can expect modern facilities here and there a number of sightseeing places scattered in all direction inside Sikkim. Out of the many tourist places in Gangtok, the most visited places would be Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Enchey Monastery and the beautiful and the famous Rumtek monastery. The White Hall flower exhibition center, the ropeway and the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology are few other tourist places which are not known to all.
Other major tourist places in Sikkim would be the famous Lake Tsomgo which is around 40 km away from the capital of Gangtok. The lake remains frozen except during the months of May to September. Permits are required for Indian nationals to travel higher up which includes the Indo-China border called the Nathula Pass and the Baba Mandir, which is maintained by the Indian army.
The adventurous road trip from NJP to Gangtok is around 120 km apart and the 5-hour road trip is made more beautiful by the presence of river Teesta along the highway to Sikkim. While traveling from Siliguri, you shall have to pass through the Rangpo checkpoint where you might be asked to show your photo ID proof.
We have direct taxi services for the raod trip from NJP to Gangtok. You can choose from our list of vehicles that you can choose according to your need. We offer Tata Sumo, Toyota, Innova, Xylo and Wagon R which are the best cars for the hilly region of Sikkim. The road to Gangtok takes about 4-5 hours depending upon the condition of the road as well as traffic.