10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pune
Fly + Taxi:  7 h 30 min
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Pune

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 23rd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pelling journey builder app.

Pune 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. In March in Pelling, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
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 26th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siddheswar Dham, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Namchi online trip builder.

Drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) 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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Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lachung road trip planning site.

You can drive from Namchi to Lachung in 5.5 hours. On the 28th (Thu), you're off to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Gonjang Monastery and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Attractions like Tsongmo Lake and Flower Exhibition Centre make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: stop by MG Marg, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Do Drul Chorten Monastery.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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