10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pelling
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Climbing Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Nathula, admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and take in the views from Deorali Butterfly Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok route planner .

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Namchi.

Things to do in Gangtok

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple, then appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Samdruptse Hill, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, and then take in the pleasant sights at Tarey Bhir.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Namchi online trip planner .

Drive from Gangtok to Namchi in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coronation Throne Of Norbugang and Sangacholing Monastery. When in Pelling, make a side trip to see Tashiding Monastery in Yuksom, approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, and delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pelling online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Namchi to Pelling by car takes about 3 hours. December in Pelling sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yuksom
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery

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