10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Pelling
— 2 nights
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
3
Lachung
— 1 day
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights

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 1st (Tue): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Pelling trip itinerary maker.

New Delhi to Pelling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Samdruptse Hill, and then admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siddheswar Dham.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Namchi holiday site.

Getting from Pelling to Namchi by car takes about 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Namchi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Namchi

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

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.
On the 6th (Sun), appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, then 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 find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lachung online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Lachung takes 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

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

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.
Visit Nathula and Rumtek Monastery Sikkim for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at MG Marg and Parbateyswar Shivalaya Mandir. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park, and identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip itinerary app.

Drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

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