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 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tsongmo Lake and Banjhakri Water Falls. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Golden Tips and Lal Bazar. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of MG Marg, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gangtok trip maker site .

New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
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 27th (Mon), appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, admire the verdant scenery 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 more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lachung day trip website .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Lachung

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

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 28th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, admire the sheer force of Rimbi Water Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling trip planner .

You can drive from Lachung to Pelling in 7 hours. In May, daytime highs in Pelling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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