11 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

11 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

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11 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

Start: Gangtok
1
Gangtok
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Gangtok

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gangtok: Phushrey Lake (in Aritar), Ravangla (Bonn Monastery, Doling Gompa, & more) and Phodong Monastery (in Pelling). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Nathula, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, take a stroll through MG Marg, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok road trip website .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravangla, Sikkim, Phushrey Lake, Teesta River, Phodong Monastery
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

3
nights
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 12th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, admire the verdant scenery at Chopta Valley, and then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, and then identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lachung online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Chopta Valley, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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