12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
3
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Pelling
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
End: Bengaluru

4
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.
Nathula Pass and Ranka Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Tsongmo Lake and Banjhakri Water Falls. There's much more to do: take a stroll through MG Marg, identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Do Drul Chorten Monastery, and don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Gangtok trip simple and quick.

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

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 30th (Sat), witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, appreciate the views 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.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lachung trip planner .

Getting from Gangtok to Lachung by car takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ravangla.

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
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, take in the awesome beauty at Maenam Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bonn Monastery, and finally stroll through Buddha Park. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, then explore the activities along Phushrey Lake, and then appreciate the views at Lungchok Valley.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ravangla online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Lachung to Ravangla in 5.5 hours. March in Ravangla sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Phushrey Lake
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Bonn Monastery ©
Bonn Monastery

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
On the 2nd (Tue), admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, and then take in the natural beauty of Phur Tsa Chu. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, and finally appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Namchi online route planner .

Drive from Ravangla to Namchi in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Tashiding Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Pelling takes 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tashiding Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

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