15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mangalore
Fly + Taxi:  8 h
1
Gangtok
— 6 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 30 min
5
Pelling
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Mangalore

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nathula Pass and Phensong Monastery. Get a sense of the local culture at MG Marg and Enchey Monastery. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gangtok trip itinerary maker website .

Mangalore to Gangtok is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Aritar.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery

2
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the activities along Lam Pokari and then appreciate the views at Nathang Valley. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Mankhim Hilltop, then take in the dramatic scenery at Changey Waterfall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Aritar tour site .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Aritar takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Aritar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Changey Waterfall, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Changey Waterfall ©
Changey Waterfall
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Lam Pokari ©
Lam Pokari

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 10th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, appreciate the views 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 ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lachung route planning tool .

Getting from Aritar to Lachung by car takes about 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature 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
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 11th (Mon), stroll through Buddha Park, take some stellar pictures from Mangbrue Gompa View Point, admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, then trek along Maenam Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bonn Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden., and then make a trip to Samdruptse Hill.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravangla vacation maker .

Drive from Lachung to Ravangla in 5.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Temi Tea Garden
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, and finally admire the sheer force of Rimbi Water Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dubdi Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashiding Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pelling trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Pelling takes 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

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