13 days in Sikkim Itinerary

13 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Aritar
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
3
Lachung
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h
4
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Yuksom
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Pelling
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tsongmo Lake and Hanuman Tok. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, steep yourself in history at Nathula, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok vacation builder.

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 your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Aritar.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

2
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the activities along Lam Pokari, then explore the striking landscape at Mankhim Hilltop, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery Sikkim. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Kali Khola Falls and then appreciate the views at Nathang Valley.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Aritar sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Gangtok to Aritar in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Aritar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Lam Pokari ©
Lam Pokari
Kali Khola Falls ©
Kali Khola Falls
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

1
day
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 31st (Sun), take in the natural beauty of 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 take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lachung vacation planner.

Drive from Aritar to Lachung in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddha Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, then admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden, and then trek along Maenam Hill.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ravangla trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Ravangla takes 5 hours. In April in Ravangla, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yuksom.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Temi Tea Garden
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

1
night
Yuksom

Yuksom ©
Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery and then don't miss a visit to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yuksom trip planning app.

You can drive from Ravangla to Yuksom in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Yuksom

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang

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 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, then delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Yuksom to Pelling takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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