12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pune
Fly + Taxi:  7 h 15 min
1
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
3
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Pelling
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Pune

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, contemplate the long history of Nathula, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, and make a trip to Hanuman Tok.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gangtok trip planner.

Pune to Gangtok is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude 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 more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lachung trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Gangtok to Lachung by car takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stroll around Buddha Park, then explore the activities along Phushrey Lake, and then admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Mangbrue Gompa View Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bonn Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, then take in the awesome beauty at Maenam Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ravangla tour planning website.

You can drive from Lachung to Ravangla in 5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ravangla can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Temi Tea Garden, Phushrey Lake
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Phushrey Lake ©
Phushrey Lake
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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 10th (Fri): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, then admire the sheer force of Rimbi Water Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pelling holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Pelling takes 2.5 hours. May in Pelling sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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