10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
3
Pelling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nathula Pass and Flower Exhibition Centre. For shopping fun, head to Golden Tips or Lal Bazar. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of MG Marg, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery, and admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gangtok road trip planner.

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Deorali Butterfly Bridge, Rumtek Monastery
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, then appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lachung trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

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

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 27th (Mon), explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. On your second day here, snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pelling holiday site .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Pelling takes 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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