10 days in New Delhi & Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in New Delhi & Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in New Delhi & Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
2
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Pelling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lodhi Garden, and explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary planning website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. July in New Delhi sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

2
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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, take a stroll through MG Marg, and steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gangtok road trip planning site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Gangtok in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ravangla.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Deorali Butterfly Bridge, Rumtek Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Rumtek Monastery ©
Rumtek Monastery
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
On the 8th (Mon), hike along Maenam Hill, then admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, then stroll around Buddha Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ravangla journey builder .

You can drive from Gangtok to Ravangla in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ravangla can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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 9th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashiding Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dubdi Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then make a trip to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Pelling trip tool .

You can drive from Ravangla to Pelling in 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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