15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pelling
— 2 nights
2
Namchi
— 3 nights
3
Zuluk
— 1 night
4
Lachung
— 3 nights
5
Gangtok
— 4 nights

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 1st (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery and then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, then make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pelling trip itinerary maker tool.

Ahmedabad to Pelling is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in May; daily highs in Pelling reach 38°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Get outdoors at Samdruptse Hill and Tendong Hill. Get a sense of the local culture at Char Dham and Siddheswar Dham. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Namchi: Tonglu (in Singalila National Park) and Temi Tea Garden (in Temi). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Namchi trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zuluk.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tonglu, Samdruptse Hill, Temi Tea Garden
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Tonglu ©
Tonglu
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

1
night
Zuluk

Zuluk ©
Enveloped in misty clouds, the remote village of Zuluk on the hilltops of East Himalayas aims at leaving its visitors completely awestruck.
On the 7th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Thambi View Point.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zuluk trip builder website.

You can drive from Namchi to Zuluk in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Namchi in May, expect Zuluk to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 14°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lachung.
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Thambi View Point ©
Thambi View Point

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Yumthang Valley and Bhim Nala Falls. Go for a jaunt from Lachung to Lachen to see Chopta Valley about 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Naga Falls and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lachung trip builder site.

Drive from Zuluk to Lachung in 7 hours. You'll set off for Gangtok on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Lachung

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chopta Valley
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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.
Get some cultural insight at MG Marg and Rumtek Monastery Sikkim. Visiting Tsongmo Lake and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Nathula, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, meet the residents at Himalayan Zoological Park, and gain insight at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gangtok road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

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