Bagdogra is the nearest airport 124 Km from Gangtok. Indian airlines and Jet airways operates flights from New Delhi and Calcutta & Guwahati. From Nepal Biratnagar and Bhadrapur are the nearest airports to the border town Kakarvitta, which is 154 Km from the capital town Gangtok.
Rail : New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
4 Kms away from the main city of Siliguri (NJP station) has regular trains from many parts of the country (Delhi, Calcutta, Varanasi etc.) Trains to Calcutta take about 8 –10 hours, to Delhi between 17 – 26 hours depending on the train.
By Road :
The road in the region is fairly good, passing through very picturesque tea gardens, forests and hamlets. With flowers lending added charm. Jeeps or small coaches are provided on your Tours. Distance chart is provided for your reference.
FROM TO Distance (Kms.) TIMETAKEN (approx)
- Bagdora Siliguri 13 ½ hr
- Bagdora Darjeeling 90 3 ½ hrs
- Bagdora Kalimpong 83 2 ½
- Bagdora Gangtok 124 5 hrs
- Bagdora Kakarbhitta (Nepal) 43km 1 hr
- Darjeeling Gangtok 5hr
- Darjeeling Pemayangtse 105 5hrs
- Darjeeling Kalimpong 53 3 hrs
- Gangtok Kalimpong 75 5hrs
- Gangtok Pemayangste 112 6hrs
- Gangtok Siliguri 114 5 ½ hrs
- Siliguri NJP (New Jalpaiguri) 4 15 min.
- Siliguri Phuntsholing (Bhutan) 150 3½hrs
- Kakarbitta (Nepal) Bhadrapur (Nepal) 1/2hrs
- Kakarbitta (Nepal) Biratnagar (Nepal) 3 hrs
- Gangtok Chhangu lake 40 2 hrs
- Yuksom Pemayangste 43 2 ½ hrs
Besides the entry permits, special permits, are required to trek in the territory of Sikkim. We will arrange your permits and for this we need your passport details including, the 2 PP Size photos must reach us at least with one week working days in hand along with your reservations. We prefer fully camping trek although some of the places, some resorts or trekkers huts are available. For the fully catered camping packages, horses/ Yaks will be used to carry luggage in Sikkim and porter too in Darjeeling. However some short treks can be done with accommodating this such of huts, where you will be accommodated, however tents will also be carried along in case of unavailability. All meals will be served fresh as practical.