14 days in Sikkim Itinerary

14 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Visit Nathula and Enchey Monastery for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at MG Marg and Shiv Mandir. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok tour itinerary builder.

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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 23rd (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), thentake in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lachung route planner.

Getting from Gangtok to Lachung by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Aritar.

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
Aritar

Aritar ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Kali Khola Falls, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, and then admire the sheer force of Changey Waterfall. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lam Pokari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery, and then explore the striking landscape at Mankhim Hilltop.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Aritar travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Aritar takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Namchi.

Things to do in Aritar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Changey Waterfall, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery ©
Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery
Lam Pokari ©
Lam Pokari

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Samdruptse Hill, and then admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Namchi route builder.

Traveling by car from Aritar to Namchi takes 2.5 hours. In April in Namchi, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Samdruptse Hill, Temi Tea Garden
Highlights from your plan
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse 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.
Rabdentse Ruins and Ralong Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Tashiding Monastery and Pemayangtse Monastery will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pelling trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Namchi to Pelling in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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