7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Ravangla
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Lucknow

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pelling trip site .

Lucknow to Pelling is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lucknow in May: highs in Pelling hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls

1
night
Namchi

Namchi
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 29th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siddheswar Dham.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Namchi travel planning site .

Drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In May in Namchi, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ravangla using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Ravangla takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

#Parks, #Historic Sites
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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.
MG Marg and Nathula Pass are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Golden Tips Tea Shop and Parasailing & Paragliding. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsomgo Lake, make a trip to Gonjang Monastery, admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiv Mandir.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Ravangla to Gangtok in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shiv Mandir ©
Shiv Mandir

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