10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Lachung
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Gangtok
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Chennai

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 10th (Fri), make a trip to Tashiding Monastery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery, then take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Pelling route planner .

Chennai to Pelling is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. In May, Pelling is a bit cooler than Chennai - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

1
day
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 13th (Mon), admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley, then admire the verdant scenery 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 ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lachung trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Lachung takes 8 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) 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

6
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.
MG Marg and Do Drul Chorten Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nathula Pass and Enchey Monastery. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Gangtok driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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