10 days in Sikkim & Kalyan Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim & Kalyan Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Bagdogra, Taxi to Pelling
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Pelling
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Gangtok
— 6 nights
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Drive to Bagdogra Airport, Fly to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Drive to Kalyan
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Kalyan
— 2 nights
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Pelling

— 1 night
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 22nd (Fri), explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Pelling road trip site.

Mumbai to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in January; daily highs in Pelling reach 26°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Gangtok

— 6 nights
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 trails, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the landscape on two wheels at Tsongmo Lake, wander the streets of MG Marg, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, and admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip builder site.

You can drive from Pelling to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Kalyan.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Kalyan

— 2 nights
Kalyan is a city in the Thane District of Maharashtra state in Konkan division. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the activities along Kala Talao Lake, then head outdoors with Shakti Kripa Ashram, then don't miss a visit to Sai Vasan Shah Darbar, and finally steep yourself in history at Shiv Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Satsang Vihar and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kondeshwar Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kalyan vacation tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gangtok to Kalyan. In January, daytime highs in Kalyan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kalyan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sikkim travel guide

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Landmarks · Biking Trails · Waterfalls
Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas in northeast India, Sikkim revels in its abundance of beautiful nature, with a plethora of scenic lakes, waterfalls, and lush green valleys. Apart from adventurous treks through mountain passes and around pristine lakes, a vacation in Sikkim usually involves visitng Hindu temples and Tibetan Buddhist monasteries. Rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, and mountaineering feature prominently on tourist agendas, with a visit to a hot spa providing the perfect way to relax after an exhausting day. Yak safaris and high ropeways provide interesting ways to see high-altitude cities and the surrounding nature, which includes the state's natural symbols: the noble orchid and the red panda. Bordering Tibet and sandwiched between Nepal and Bhutan, Sikkim is known for its diverse blend of cultures.