11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

11 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Golden Tips and Lal Bazar. Get in touch with nature at Tsongmo Lake and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. The adventure continues: wander the streets of MG Marg, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gangtok trip itinerary maker website.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, then admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lachung trip planner.

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

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks 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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, then 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 ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pelling trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Lachung to Pelling in 7.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks 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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