10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
3
Ravangla
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Pelling
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
End: Bengaluru

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gangtok road trip website .

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lachung route planner.

You can drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

1
day
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, then hike along Maenam Hill, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ravangla route builder website .

Getting from Lachung to Ravangla by car takes about 5.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dubdi Monastery, take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pelling trip planner .

Getting from Ravangla to Pelling by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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