10 days in Shillong & Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Shillong & Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Shillong
— 2 nights
2
Pelling
— 1 night
3
Ravangla
— 1 night
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights

2
nights
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, thenexplore the activities along Ward's Lake, and then take a stroll through Police Bazar.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Shillong attractions planning website.

Pune to Shillong is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In May in Shillong, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Nature Museums
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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures

1
night
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 13th (Mon): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, admire the sheer force of Rimbi Water Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, thendon't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, thenadmire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping.

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

Traveling by flight from Shillong to Pelling takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 15th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tumlong Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, take some stellar pictures from Mangbrue Gompa View Point, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, and finally stroll around Buddha Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ravangla trip maker.

Traveling by car from Pelling to Ravangla takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

4
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, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, contemplate the long history of Nathula, and explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip maker website.

You can drive from Ravangla to Gangtok in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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