10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Lachung
— 1 day
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Dhaka City

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 13th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lachung planning site .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Lachung is an approximately 19-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks 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
Namchi

Namchi ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, then make a trip to Samdruptse Hill, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Temi Tea Garden.. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, and finally pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Namchi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Namchi takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse Hill
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Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

2
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 16th (Tue): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashiding Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Namchi to Pelling in 3 hours. In April in Pelling, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

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.
Nathula Pass and Ranka Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Tsongmo Lake and Himalayan Zoological Park. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of MG Marg, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, and look for gifts at Golden Tips.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Gangtok trip planner.

Getting from Pelling to Gangtok by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

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