10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Take a break from the city and head to Red Panda Tours and Travels and Ralong Hot Springs. Explore hidden gems such as Ralong Monastery and Sangacholing Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pelling: Yuksom (Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, Dubdi Monastery, & more). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pelling visit planner .

Mumbai to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pelling when traveling from Mumbai in May, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, and then take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple, then admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Namchi vacation builder app .

You can drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Namchi can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham

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 Shiv Mandir. Get a sense of the local culture at Phensong Monastery and Enchey Monastery. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Teesta River, admire all the interesting features of Palzor Stadium, try to win big at Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong, and make a trip to Hanuman Tok.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gangtok trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Namchi to Gangtok by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Deorali Butterfly Bridge, Teesta River
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Phensong Monastery ©
Phensong Monastery
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong ©
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong

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