12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Pelling
— 3 nights
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Namchi
— 2 nights
3
Lachung
— 1 night
4
Gangtok
— 5 nights

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Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Get out of town with these interesting Pelling side-trips: Buddha Park (in Ravangla) and Tashiding Monastery (in Yuksom). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, and admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pelling road trip planning website.

Mumbai to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Pelling when traveling from Mumbai in May, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 9th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, don't miss a visit to Samdruptse Hill, then pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Ngadak Monastery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Namchi attractions planner.

Getting from Pelling to Namchi by car takes about 3 hours. In May in Namchi, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Lachung.

Things to do in Namchi

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill

1
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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 11th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lachung trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Namchi to Lachung in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Darjeeling (Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, wander the streets of MG Marg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, and admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip website.

Drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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