11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rajkot
Drive:  22 h 15 min
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  22 h 45 min
End: Rajkot

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, then admire the sheer force of Rimbi Water Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, then make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip planning website.

Rajkot to Pelling is an approximately 45.5- hour car ride. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rajkot in May: high temperatures in Pelling hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 4th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maenam Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddha Park.

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Getting from Pelling to Ravangla by car takes about 2.5 hours. May in Ravangla sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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.
Attractions like Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple and Nathula make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Gangtok trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ravangla to Gangtok by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 10th (Fri), appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, then take in the awesome beauty at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lachung vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley

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