11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Gangtok
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Gangtok
— 7 nights
End: Gangtok


3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pelling: Tashiding Monastery (in Yuksam), Sangachoeling Monastery (in Geyzing) and Lord Buddha Statue & Park (in Kalimpong). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, and admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pelling day trip planner

Gangtok to Pelling is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Lord Buddha Statue & Park, Tashiding Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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.
Step out of Gangtok to go to Darjeeling and see Batasia Loop, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, take a stroll through MG Marg, and take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gangtok trip planner

You can drive from Pelling to Gangtok in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rumtek Monastery, Batasia Loop
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Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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