10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sikkim holiday planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pelling holiday planning website .

New Delhi to Pelling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from New Delhi in April, expect nights in Pelling to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are slightly colder, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple, pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Samdruptse Hill, then take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, and finally admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Baichung Stadium, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Phur Tsa Chu, then identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Namchi trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Namchi are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
Highlights from your plan
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham

1
day
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.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, then admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Lachung trip maker website .

Getting from Namchi to Lachung by car takes about 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

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.
Step out of Gangtok to go to Tadong and see Deorali Butterfly Bridge, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, and wander the streets of MG Marg.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok road trip tool .

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, Deorali Butterfly Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

Similar Plans

11 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans