Gangtok, Sikkim

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Sensitisation programme on World Tourism Day

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

GANGTOK: The State Tourism department would observe World Tourism Day on September 27 in accordance with the underlying message of the United Nations General Assembly. The day would be celebrated on the theme – ‘Sustainable Tourism - A Tool for Development’.
As part of the celebration, the department has scheduled a two-day sensitisation programme for tourist guides, tour operators and taxi drivers on September 15 and 16 at Paryatan Bhawan, Tadong.
The event will have key speakers from various departments, an IPR release informs.

Area: 7096 Sq Km
Altitude: 5,840 ft
Population: 6.10 Lakhs
Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 ft. to over 28,509 ft above sea level
Summer: Max- 21°C ; Min – 13°C
Winter: Max -13°C ; Min – 0.48°C
Rainfall: 325 cm per annum
Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi