10 days in Sikkim & Kalimpong Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim & Kalimpong Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim & Kalimpong Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Zuluk
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Kalimpong
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Lal Bazar and then make a trip to Gonjang Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, meet the residents at Himalayan Zoological Park, and then take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gangtok travel planning site .

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Zuluk.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Shopping
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Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery

1
night
Lachen

Lachen
Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Lachen trip planner .

Drive from Lachung to Lachen in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Lachen are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Ravangla.
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1
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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.
Yumthang Valley has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Thu), appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Chopta Valley, then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lachung day trip planning site .

Drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4 hours. On the 24th (Sat), you're off toRavangla.

Things to do in Lachung

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Chopta Valley
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Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

2
nights
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Do Drul Chorten Monastery, and then try to win big at Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and then contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Zuluk.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Casinos
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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Zuluk

Zuluk
To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zuluk trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Gangtok to Zuluk by car takes about 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Zuluk can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zuluk

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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2
nights
Kalimpong

Kalimpong ©
Set high upon a ridge above the Teesta River and deep within the Himalayas, the bustling bazaar town of Kalimpong draws a strong contingent of visitors with its nearby attractions, temperate climate, and mountain scenery.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ralong Monastery and Dr. Graham's Homes. Kids will enjoy Buddha Park and Deolo Hill. Step out of Kalimpong to go to Pelling and see Pemayangtse Gompa, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Durpin Dara Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangal Dham, take in nature's colorful creations at Kalimpong Cactus Nursery, and engage your brain at Kalimpong Science Centre.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kalimpong trip planner .

Getting from Zuluk to Kalimpong by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Zuluk in November, expect Kalimpong to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalimpong

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trips

Ravangla, Pemayangtse Gompa
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Pemayangtse Gompa ©
Pemayangtse Gompa

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