8 days in Lachung, Gangtok & Ravangla Itinerary

8 days in Lachung, Gangtok & Ravangla Itinerary

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8 days in Lachung, Gangtok & Ravangla Itinerary

Start: Gangtok
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Ravangla
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Gangtok

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 20th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls and then appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point). On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

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Gangtok to Lachung is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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

3
days
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.
Bring the kids along to Nathula Pass and Tsongmo Lake. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranka Monastery, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, and take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point.

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You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok

2
days
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Samdruptse Hill, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Tashiding Monastery, and then admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden..

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Traveling by car from Gangtok to Ravangla takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ravangla are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ravangla

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trips

Sikkim, Tashiding Monastery
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Temi Tea Garden. ©
Temi Tea Garden.
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

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