Gangtok hill station, hill stations in india, east india hill stations, Gangtok Location: Sikkim
Area: 250 Square Km
Significance: Unity in Diversity
Best time to visit: September to October

Main Attractions: Kenchanchunga Mountains, East India Culture

The capital of Sikkim, is a unique mountain resort in northeast India and undoubtedly one of the most popular. Perched atop a hill at an altitude of 1700 meters, Gangtok is famous for its natural beauty and spectacular views of Kanchenjunga, the world's highest mountain. The city offers a temperate climate with temperatures around 23 degrees Celsius in summer and about 6 degrees Celsius in winter.