5 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

5 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

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5 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

Lucknow
Fly + taxi:  6​h
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
Lucknow

1
day
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
On the 18th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tsomgo Lake, and then make a trip to Nathula Pass.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gangtok road trip planner.

Lucknow to Gangtok is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Lucknow in March: highs in Gangtok hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Tsomgo Lake ©
Tsomgo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok

2
days
Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley, take in the awesome beauty at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lachung itinerary app .

Drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 5 hours. In March in Lachung, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Lachung

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary

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