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
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Gangtok
— 6 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

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 23rd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, and finally make a trip to Tashiding Monastery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pelling trip itinerary planner.

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. Traveling from New Delhi in September, expect nights in Pelling to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery, Ralong Monastery
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Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 26th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, then take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ngadak Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden. and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Namchi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Pelling to Namchi takes 3 hours. In September in Namchi, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Nathula Pass and Ranka Monastery are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at MG Marg and Shiv Mandir. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, and explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok day trip planning website .

Getting from Namchi to Gangtok by car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Teesta River, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shiv Mandir ©
Shiv Mandir
Nathula ©
Nathula

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