10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jaipur
Fly + Taxi:  8 h 15 min
1
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Jaipur

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kids will enjoy Kanchenjunga Falls and Rabdentse Ruins. Explore hidden gems such as Ralong Monastery and Rimbi Water Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pelling: Yuksom (Dubdi Monastery, Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, and don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pelling trip builder tool.

Jaipur to Pelling is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Jaipur in May, expect Pelling to be a bit cooler, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery, Ralong Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 7th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, then take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Samdruptse Hill. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, then admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden, and then admire the landmark architecture of Ngadak Monastery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Namchi travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pelling to Namchi takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gonjang Monastery and Deorali Butterfly Bridge. Kids will appreciate attractions like Nathula and Flower Exhibition Centre. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, and admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok travel tool.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Gangtok takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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