11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  6 h
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
3
Lachung
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pelling online travel planner.

Bengaluru to Pelling is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May in Pelling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, Pemayangtse Monastery, Ralong Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, then take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, and finally stroll through Samdruptse Hill. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Temi Tea Garden, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Namchi trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. May in Namchi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse Hill
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Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

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.
On the 17th (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, then appreciate the views 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 find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lachung trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Lachung takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow 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

5
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 discover tucked-away gems like Palzor Stadium and Lal Bazar. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Nathula, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, and take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gangtok trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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