10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
2
Aritar
— 2 nights
3
Lachung
— 1 day
4
Pelling
— 1 night

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.
MG Marg and Do Drul Chorten Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Nathula and Enchey Monastery are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranka Monastery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok route maker tool.

Lucknow to Gangtok is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Aritar.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery

2
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Kali Khola Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, and then admire the sheer force of Changey Waterfall. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lam Pokari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mankhim Hilltop.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Aritar trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Gangtok to Aritar in 3 hours. In May in Aritar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Aritar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, Changey Waterfall
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Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Changey Waterfall ©
Changey Waterfall
Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery ©
Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), thentake in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lachung online road trip planner.

You can drive from Aritar to Lachung in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Lachung

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

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 9th (Thu), explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, 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 Tashiding Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, and then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling online travel route planner.

Drive from Lachung to Pelling in 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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