11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Family-friendly places like Kanchenjunga Falls and Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pelling: Tashiding Monastery (in Yuksom) and Ravangla (Buddha Park & Ralong Monastery). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, and take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling trip itinerary planner .

Ahmedabad to Pelling is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in April: high temperatures in Pelling hover around 37°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravangla, Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

1
night
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 3rd (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley and then admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lachung online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Pelling to Lachung in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

1
night
Lachen

Lachen ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalapatthar. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): appreciate the views at Chopta Valley and then take in the pleasant sights at Kalapatthar.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lachen day trip app .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Lachen takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Lachen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachen

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kalapatthar
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Kalapatthar ©
Kalapatthar
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Tsongmo Lake and Hanuman Tok. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Nathula, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Lachen to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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