10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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10 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Lachung
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then make a trip to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pelling trip planning tool .

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 May in Pelling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Ralong Monastery, Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, then take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, then take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, then identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, and finally admire all the interesting features of Baichung Stadium.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Namchi trip planner .

Drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, 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 other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lachung online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Lachung takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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 Climbing Tours and Handicraft Emporium. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, and don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gangtok online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Tours
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery

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