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Bagdogra to Gangtok Car Rental - Your Ultimate Guide

Embark on a seamless journey from Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok with our reliable car rental service. Our vehicles, operated by experienced local drivers, ensure a comfortable and scenic drive along the 130-kilometre route.

Humro Cars is the only website providing dynamic tourist taxi rental tariffs for the Sikkim Darjeeling region. Our rates vary with season, vehicle type and how much in advance you are booking the service. Check the Bagdogra to Gangtok car tariff at the top of this page.

Route Description

Traverse the captivating National Highway 10, passing through Siliguri and the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore the Bengal Safari, a unique wildlife experience. Cross the Teesta River at Sevok and wind your way through the Bengal hills to reach Rongpo, the Bengal-Sikkim border town. The final stretch to Gangtok, via Singtam and Ranipool, promises breathtaking views, although traffic may vary.

At Humro Cars we have our vehicles that ply almost daily between Bagdogra and Gangtok, so enjoy your ride in the hands of our experienced and specialist local drivers.

Enchanting Stops en Route from Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok

As you ascend the winding roads towards Gangtok, you'll encounter several noteworthy attractions along the way:

Teesta River: Feast your eyes on the scenic beauty of the Teesta River, which accompanies you on parts of the journey.

Sevoke Bagpool: This is a century-old bridge over river Teesta that would mesmerise you.

Lush Valleys: Admire the picturesque landscapes and verdant valleys that the route offers.

Rumtek Monastery: Consider a detour to the Rumtek Monastery, a significant Tibetan Buddhist site.

Rongpo Border: The border town between Bengal and Sikkim

Estimated Travel Duration

Plan your journey with an estimated travel time of 4 to 6 hours, factoring in traffic and breaks. Opt for daylight travel to fully appreciate the scenic landscapes.

Essentials for a Comfortable Travel Experience

Comfortable Clothing: Pack a mix of warm and light clothing, as temperatures can vary throughout the journey.
Sturdy Shoes: Bring comfortable walking shoes or sneakers to explore attractions along the way.
Camera and Binoculars: Capture the breathtaking views and wildlife with a camera and binoculars.
Snacks and Water: Carry some snacks and bottled water to stay refreshed during the trip.

Travel Safety Tips and Precautions for a Smooth Trip

Altitude Awareness: Gangtok is at a higher altitude, so allow yourself time to acclimatize and take it easy upon arrival.
Health Preparedness: Consult a medical professional before the trip if you have health concerns related to high altitudes.
Travel Insurance: Make sure you have travel insurance to cover any unexpected situations.

Flexibility in Travel

Prepare for unexpected changes, such as weather or road closures. Embrace delays as an opportunity to explore nearby attractions.

Capturing the Memories

Capture the charm of Gangtok through vibrant markets, stunning views of Kanchenjunga, and bustling city life. Strike a balance between photography and savouring the moment.

Contact us for a seamless and unforgettable journey from Bagdogra to Gangtok. Explore our car rental options and travel with confidence.