13 days in Sikkim Itinerary

13 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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13 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Tehran
Drive:  36​h
1
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  35​h
End: Tehran

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
On the 3rd (Sun), appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, and then admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden..

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Namchi trip planner.

Tehran, Iran to Namchi is an approximately 36-hour travel. Traveling from Tehran to Namchi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tehran in February, expect nights in Namchi to be somewhat warmer, around 13°C, while days are warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Temi Tea Garden
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Ngadak Monastery ©
Ngadak Monastery

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 5th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, hike along Maenam Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, and finally stroll through Buddha Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ravangla trip planner.

You can drive from Namchi to Ravangla in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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.
Head to Golden Tips and Lal Bazarfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: wander the streets of MG Marg, look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gangtok trip planner.

Getting from Ravangla to Gangtok by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong ©
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 11th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Tashiding Monastery and then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pelling tour builder app .

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 2 hours. In February in Pelling, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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