9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Ravangla
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Mumbai

2
days
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 30th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Waterfalls.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pelling trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai to Pelling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in March; daily highs in Pelling reach 35°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

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Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

few
hours
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): trek along Maenam Hill and then stroll through Buddha Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ravangla day trip planning app .

You can drive from Pelling to Ravangla in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley and then admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point). On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lachung tour planner.

Getting from Ravangla to Lachung by car takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, explore the activities along Tsomgo Lake, and stroll through Himalayan Zoological Park.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gangtok vacation planning site .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) 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

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