15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Zuluk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Aritar
— 2 nights
Drive:  16​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 25th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pelling day trip planner .

New Delhi to Pelling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Pelling at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siddheswar Dham, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill. On the next day, admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, and then admire all the interesting features of Baichung Stadium.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Namchi route maker site .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Namchi takes 3 hours. In May in Namchi, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
On the 29th (Wed), walk around Buddha Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, then take some stellar pictures from Mangbrue Gompa View Point, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tumlong Monastery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ravangla vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Ravangla takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Ravangla are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Ravangla

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park

1
night
Lachen

Lachen ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): appreciate the views at Chopta Valley.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lachen trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ravangla to Lachen in 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ravangla in May, with highs in Lachen at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachen

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, explore and take pictures at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip planner.

Getting from Lachen to Gangtok by car takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zuluk.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Deorali Butterfly Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass

2
nights
Zuluk

Zuluk ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Thambi View Point.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zuluk trip planning tool .

You can drive from Gangtok to Zuluk in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Zuluk can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 5th (Wed), you're off toAritar.
Highlights from your plan
Thambi View Point ©
Thambi View Point

2
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Mankhim Hilltop.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Aritar road trip tool .

Getting from Zuluk to Aritar by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Zuluk in June, things will get a bit warmer in Aritar: highs are around 38°C and lows about 29°C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Aritar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lava Monastery, Rumtek Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Lam Pokari ©
Lam Pokari
Rumtek Monastery ©
Rumtek Monastery

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