Tag Along Backpackers Hostel

Frequently Asked Questions


Where is Tag Along Backpackers Hostel?

Address: Next to National School of Drama- Sikkim Centre, Development Area, Gangtok, 737101

How do I reach?

By Air: Bagdogra, at a distance of 123 km, is the closest airport to Gangtok. From Bagdogra Airport, you can avail private taxis all the way to our hostel in Gangtok or take a shared-taxi from the SNT Taxi stand in Siliguri. Local taxis are also available from Gangtok Taxi Stand that can drop you to our hostel.
By Train: New Jalpaiguri, at a distance of 157 kms, is the closest train station and is well-connected to all major cities of India. Shared taxis are available from New Jalpaiguri Railway station to Gangtok or Siliguri. Taxis can be hired throughout the day from SNT Taxi stand to Gangtok.

What are the nearest eateries/restaurants from the hostel?

Home-cooked breakfast is complementary during your stay at Tag Along Backpackers. The in-house travel cafe will be up and running soon and will offer international and local delicacies. Until then, we suggest you to try out a few other places to eat near our hostel and the foodie in you will of course be delighted.
Tripti's Bakery: Across the road from the hostel, Tripti's Bakery in the Development Area serves delectable bakery items. The cheese puffs, as part of their breakfast quick-bites, are available from 7 am and are highly recommended.
Rachna Books: For book lovers and nerds, Rachna Books and Cafe Fiction is your ideal hangout. Enjoy the coffee and read on as your heart desires.
Thakali: Authentic Nepali Thalis are a must-try in Gangtok and nothing better than Thakali at MG Marg. Here's where you start to fall in love with the local Nepali cuisine.

Where can I travel to from the Backpackers Hostel?

Tag Along offers city tours at standard rates which includes your visit to Enchey Monastery, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, Namyal Institute of Tibetology, Rumtek Monastery and much more. For more intense adventurous and/or cultural experience of Sikkim, head over to Tag Along Journeys.

Where can I read reviews on the Backpackers Hostel?

Click here to learn more about Travel Blogger and Entrepreneur, Disha Kapkoti's experience at the Tag Along Backpackers Hostel.