Gyalshing, meaning Residend of King in bhutia, nestled among the hills at an elevation of around 8500ft., commands panaromic view of the snow capped mountains and vast stretches of valley. It is also the headquarter of West district. The area is fast developing into a tourist destination with its immense potential for all round tourist activities.
Gyalshing is approximately about 130 km from Siliguri. One can enjoy a joyous ride along the river Teesta on the way to Gyalshing from Siliguri by road, till Melli, from where one enters into Sikkim and South district. From Melli, one has to proceed towards Jorethang where one has the option to go directly to Gyalshing via Reshi bazar.
Gyalshing is well connected with the rest of Sikkim through motorable roads. The Sikkim Nationalised Transport (SNT) buses plies regularly from Gyalshing to towns within the state and Siliguri. Private taxis are also available on regular basis for hire or on shared basis.
The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri Station in West Bengal about 140 kms from Gyalshing from where one can avail trains to different parts of the country and the nearest airport is Bagdogra in West Bengal about 145 kms from Gyalshing which is a domestic airport and connected to the nearest international airport being Kolkata in West Bengal.
Nearest Airport: BAGDORA
Auto is available form Bagdora to Siliguri taxi stand ( near S.N.T bus stand). Taxi is also available from siliguri to Gyalshing. 140approx.
Nearest Railway Satation: NJP RAILWAY STATION
Passenger taxi is available from NJP to siliguri taxi stand ( near SNT bus stop )passenger taxi is available from siliguri to Gyalshing. 140km approx.
- Passenger taxi is available from siliguri to Gyalshing. 140km approx.