10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Ravangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 30th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, then take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip planner .

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. March in Pelling sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Dubdi Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

2
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, and then stroll around Buddha Park. On your second day here, explore the activities along Phushrey Lake, then admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maenam Hill.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ravangla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Ravangla takes 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Phushrey Lake
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Phushrey Lake ©
Phushrey Lake

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.
On the 4th (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, appreciate the views 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 photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lachung trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Ravangla to Lachung by car takes about 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature 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.
Bring the kids along to Tsongmo Lake and Hanuman Tok. Change things up with a short trip to Deorali Butterfly Bridge in Tadong (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok attractions site .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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