10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Yuksom
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Zuluk
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
6
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 5th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pelling day trip tool .

Mumbai to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Pelling, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yuksom.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

1
night
Yuksom

Yuksom
Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Red Panda Tours and Travels.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yuksom trip maker .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Yuksom takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Yuksom

Parks Nature Trails

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple, make a trip to Samdruptse Hill, then take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, then appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham. On your second day here, go for a walk through Tarey Bhir, admire all the interesting features of Baichung Stadium, and then identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read Namchi online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Yuksom to Namchi in 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Namchi are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, and finally take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lachung trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Lachung takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zuluk.

Things to do in Lachung

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

1
day
Zuluk

Zuluk ©
On the 11th (Thu), get great views at Thambi View Point.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zuluk travel planner .

Drive from Lachung to Zuluk in 7 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gangtok.
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Thambi View Point ©
Thambi View Point

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 out of the city life by going to Tsongmo Lake and Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary. MG Marg and Nathula Pass are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, get to know the resident critters at Himalayan Zoological Park, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok trip planner .

You can drive from Zuluk to Gangtok in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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