10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dubdi Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Tashiding Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pelling online route planner .

Bengaluru to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, you will find days in Pelling are slightly colder (37°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Trails

Side Trips

Ravangla, Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, and finally stroll through Samdruptse Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden., and then identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Namchi travel planner .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Namchi takes 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yumthang Valley. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lachung trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Namchi to Lachung by car takes about 5.5 hours. On the 24th (Wed), you're off toGangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Lachung Monastery ©
Lachung Monastery

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Climbing Tours and Teesta River. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiv Mandir, snap pictures at Deorali Butterfly Bridge, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Lal Bazar.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gangtok trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Teesta River, Deorali Butterfly Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Teesta River ©
Teesta River
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery

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