12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Tsongmo Lake and Deorali Orchid Sanctuary. Visit Nathula Pass and Enchey Monastery for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of MG Marg, look for all kinds of wild species at Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gangtok trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery
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Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Rumtek Monastery ©
Rumtek Monastery

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 30th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, take in the awesome beauty at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lachung visit site .

Getting from Gangtok to Lachung by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Namchi.

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

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): stroll through Samdruptse Hill, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple, appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Phur Tsa Chu, and finally admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Namchi holiday planner.

You can drive from Lachung to Namchi in 5.5 hours. In May in Namchi, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

3
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 2nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashiding Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls.

For photos and more tourist information, you can read our Pelling route planner .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Pelling takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 4th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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