5 days in Sikkim Itinerary

5 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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5 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Pelling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Gonjang Monastery and then wander the streets of MG Marg. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, try your luck at Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong, and then make a trip to Sikkim Manipal University.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gangtok journey planner.

New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Ravangla.

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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
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Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong

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Ravangla

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On the 23rd (Fri), trek along Maenam Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ravangla trip maker .

Drive from Gangtok to Ravangla in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Namchi.

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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 24th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Ngadak Monastery, then take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, then pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Namchi holiday planner.

You can drive from Ravangla to Namchi in an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

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Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Ngadak Monastery ©
Ngadak Monastery

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Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, then delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pelling vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Pelling takes 3 hours. November in Pelling sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
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Pemayangtse Monastery
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Sangacholing Monastery

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