For West Bengal, Bhutan and Nepal, most transport starts from this relatively well-organised private jeep stand, tucked just off the main road 1.5km south of central Gangtok. Ticket booth 4 is for buses, others are …
A five-seater helicopter shuttles from Gangtok to Bagdogra Airport (₹3500, 40 minutes), departing at 11am and returning at 2.30pm.
Enfield motorbikes available for rent. A motorcycle license is essential, and various insurance packages are available, starting from ₹150 for two weeks. The bike supply is currently very limited but should grow in …
Formerly the 'middle' station, Namnang is now the only ropeway stop on Secretariat Ridge. It's close to the Assembly Building on Kazi Rd just before that meets Namnang Rd (MG Marg's southern extension).
This one-man outfit can book and print all-India train tickets. It's in the tiny office behind the Pankhuri moneychangers.
Shared taxis to various destinations on routes descending NH31A via Deorali (₹10) fill up at helpfully labelled bays far beneath Lal Bazaar Rd.
Handy booking service, but remember that the nearest major train station is over 125km away at New Jalpaiguri (NJP).
For most destinations within Sikkim (except Mangan), shared jeeps start from this three-level car-park station.
The lower ropeway station is handy for visitors to the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.
SNT government buses depart from this ageing but helpful station.