Ranka, Sikkim, India



Sikkim, India

 Ranka is located in Gangtok subdivision of East District district in Sikkim, India. It is situated 16km away from Gangtok, which is both district & sub-district headquarter of Ranka village. As per 2009 stats, Ranka village is also a gram panchayat.

Ranka Travel Tips

Make sure you visit the Ranka monastery whenver you are at Ranka. 

Ranka Facts

The total geographical area of village is 136.75 hectares. Ranka has a total population of 609 peoples, out of which male population is 306 while female population is 303. Literacy rate of ranka village is 69.95% out of which 74.51% males and 65.35% females are literate. There are about 135 houses in ranka village.

How to Reach

Flight By Air

Bagdogra Airport (IXB)

Train By Train

New Jalpaiguri (NJP)

Car By Road

Regular buses from cities like Siliguri, Bagdogra, Jalpaiguri and Kolkata are available. If you wish to enjoy the scenic route that leads to Sikkim, taking a cab or hiring a private taxi is a recommended option so that you can take a halt wherever you feel like savouring the breathtaking landscapes. You can easily find a cab from cities like Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, and Kolkata to reach the capital city, Gangtok. Bike: Satisfy the adventure junkie in you by taking a journey through the mountainous route that leads to Sikkim on two wheels. You can get a bike on rent from neighbouring cities like Siliguri and Jalpaiguri. Riding a bike to Sikkim is inarguably the most fun way to reach Sikkim.

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