10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pelling
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Pune

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nathula and Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through MG Marg, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gangtok day trip planner.

Pune to Gangtok is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
On the 17th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, and finally appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Samdruptse Hill, then take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, and finally admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Namchi day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Namchi takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kids will enjoy Kanchenjunga Falls and Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping. Step out of Pelling with an excursion to Tashiding Monastery in Yuksom--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, and explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake.

Before you visit Pelling, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Namchi to Pelling in 3 hours. In November in Pelling, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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