10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pelling
— 2 nights
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
3
Aritar
— 2 nights
4
Gangtok
— 3 nights

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Pelling trip itinerary planner.

Shimla to Pelling is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ravangla, Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, thenappreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, thenadmire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden, and then admire the landmark architecture of Ngadak Monastery.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Namchi trip builder site.

You can drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. January in Namchi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Aritar.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Samdruptse Hill, Temi Tea Garden
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham

2
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
On the 30th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Mankhim Hilltop and then appreciate the views at Nathang Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery Sikkim and then explore the activities along Phushrey Lake.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Aritar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Aritar takes 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Aritar are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Aritar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Phushrey Lake ©
Phushrey Lake
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Teesta River and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Gonjang Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Tsuk La Khang Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phensong Monastery, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gangtok driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Aritar to Gangtok takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Teesta River
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Teesta River ©
Teesta River
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery
Palzor Stadium
Palzor Stadium

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