8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  8​h
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Zuluk
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Gangtok
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
New Delhi

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lachung road trip planning tool .

New Delhi to Lachung is an approximately 29.5-hour car ride. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: high temperatures in Lachung hover around 19°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zuluk.

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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley

2
days
Zuluk

Zuluk
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nathang Valley as well as Zuluk Wildlife Area. On the 3rd (Sun), head off-road at Zuluk Wildlife Area and then admire the verdant scenery at Nathang Valley.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zuluk trip tool .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Zuluk takes 6.5 hours. In December in Zuluk, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 1°C at night. You will leave for Pelling on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Zuluk

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Nathang Valley
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hours
Pelling

Pelling
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pelling trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Zuluk to Pelling takes 6 hours. On the 5th (Tue), you'll travel to Ravangla.

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Parks Nature Historic Sites
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2
days
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla or Rawangla or Ravongla is a small tourist town situated at an elevation of 7000 ft in South Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim. You've now added Teesta River to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the activities along Teesta River and then take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill. On your second day here, witness a stunning natural landmark at Ralong Hot Springs, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ravangla trip maker app .

You can drive from Pelling to Ravangla in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

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Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Teesta River
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Teesta River ©
Teesta River
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir as well as MG Marg. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): wander the streets of MG Marg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiv Mandir, and then don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Gangtok takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir
Shiv Mandir ©
Shiv Mandir

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