7 days in Gangtok, Lachen & Lachung Itinerary

7 days in Gangtok, Lachen & Lachung Itinerary

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7 days in Gangtok, Lachen & Lachung Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gangtok Ropeway as well as Seven Sisters Waterfalls. Kids will enjoy Hanuman Tok and Tashi View Point. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, stop by Handicraft Emporium, take a stroll through MG Marg, and admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls.

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Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, Gangtok is cooler than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok
Flower Exhibition Centre ©
Flower Exhibition Centre
Ganesh Tok View Point ©
Ganesh Tok View Point

1
night
Lachen

Lachen ©
Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lachen vacation planner.

Drive from Gangtok to Lachen in 5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off toLachung.

Things to do in Lachen

#Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yumthang Valley as well as Yume Samdong (Zero Point).

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lachung trip planner .

Getting from Lachen to Lachung by car takes about 2 hours. April in Lachung sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will leave for home on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Lachung

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Lachung Monastery ©
Lachung Monastery

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