11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ravangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Lachen
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 10th (Sat): make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pelling trip app .

New Delhi to Pelling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yuksam, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery
Pemayangtse Gompa ©
Pemayangtse Gompa

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 12th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, then admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Namchi trip builder website .

You can drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. November in Namchi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
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Ngadak Monastery ©
Ngadak Monastery

2
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Samdruptse Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery. On your second day here, take in the natural beauty of Ralong Hot Springs, then hike along Maenam Hill, and then admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Ravangla trip planning website .

You can drive from Namchi to Ravangla in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Ravangla are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Ravangla

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Ralong Hot Springs ©
Ralong Hot Springs
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park

1
day
Lachen

Lachen ©
Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Gurudongmar Lake and then admire the verdant scenery at Chopta Valley.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lachen travel route site .

You can drive from Ravangla to Lachen in 5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ravangla in November: high temperatures in Lachen hover around 23°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Lachen

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Gurudongmar Lake
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Gurudongmar Lake ©
Gurudongmar Lake

2
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 16th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley and then identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and then appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lachung trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Lachen to Lachung in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley

3
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.
Visiting Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Teesta River will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Golden Tips Tea Shop and Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through MG Marg, admire all the interesting features of Palzor Stadium, take in the dramatic scenery at Bakthang Waterfalls, and make a trip to Gonjang Monastery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok road trip planning site .

Getting from Lachung to Gangtok by car takes about 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Teesta River
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Bakthang Waterfalls ©
Bakthang Waterfalls
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong ©
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong

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