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Darjeeling Gangtok

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State: India
Famous for/as: Hill Station, Scenic
The hill stations of Darjeeling and Gangtok are two of the most popular places to holiday in North East India. While Darjeeling is an extremely popular hill station in West Bengal, Gangtok serves as the capital of Sikkim. Both the hill stations are located within a distance of 120 km from each other, only taxis and buses can be hired to reach Gangtok from Darjeeling, as the region is not connected via railways or airways. It takes approximately 4 hours to reach Gangtok from Darjeeling. New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri are the nearest railway junctions for the interested tourists.

The region of Darjeeling Gangtok is dominated by the best of flora and fauna and everywhere your eyes travel, there is immense beauty to behold. Some of the major sightseeing places tourists can enjoy in Darjeeling and its nearby areas are – Kanchenjunga peak, Surya Sen Park, Tiger Hill, Jang Dong Palriffo monastery, Salugara monastery, Thongsa Gompa and Samco ropeway. Do Drul Chorten, Enchey monastery and Ban Jhakri fall are among the major attractions in Gangtok. Tourists should not miss enjoying the toy train ride at Darjeeling which is the oldest toy train in India and a world heritage site. When holidaying the Darjeeling Gangtok tourist circuit, tourists can also include a trip to Kalimpong, which is another beautiful hill stations located close to the cities.
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