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East Sikkim is one of the four administrative districts of the Indian state of Sikkim. Geographically, East Sikkim occupies the south-east corner of the state. The capital of East Sikkim is Gangtok, which is also the state capital. It is the hub of all administrative activity in the state. The civilian region is administered by a district collector, appointed by the Union Government and the military area by a Major General. As of 2011 it is the most populous of the four districts of Sikkim.

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in East Sikkim, India. Explore East Sikkim travel guide before you plan your trip here. After your splendid visit to East Sikkim, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Gangtok. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Gangtok for its bountiful attractions like Tsongmo Lake, Ganesh Tok, Tashi Viewpoint on your trip to East Sikkim. Also, to reach East Sikkim, you'll have to take a flight to Gangtok; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of East Sikkim are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for East Sikkim*

  • East Sikkim: Crime and Safety

    How safe is East Sikkim for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in East Sikkim.

    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in East Sikkim - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 68.75 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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