10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
3
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Pelling
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Ahmedabad

3
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 off the beaten path and head to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Gonjang Monastery. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of MG Marg, contemplate the long history of Nathula, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, and explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gangtok journey planner.

Ahmedabad to Gangtok is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Tours
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

2
nights
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 21st (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Lachung trip builder app.

Getting from Gangtok to Lachung by car takes about 4.5 hours. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to Namchi.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 23rd (Sat), 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 landmark architecture of Ngadak Monastery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Namchi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Namchi takes 5.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Namchi can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Ngadak Monastery ©
Ngadak Monastery

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ralong Monastery and Sangacholing Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pelling: Yuksom (Tashiding Monastery, Dubdi Monastery, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, and make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa.

To find maps and tourist information, read our Pelling travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Pelling takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Yuksom, Ralong Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang

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