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 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Aritar
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Yuksom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Pelling
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Visiting Tsongmo Lake and Climbing Tours will get you outdoors. Nathula Pass and Rumtek Monastery will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take a stroll through MG Marg, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, and admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls.

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New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lachung trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Aritar.

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
day
Aritar

Aritar ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the activities along Lam Pokari, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery, and then admire the sheer force of Changey Waterfall.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Aritar travel planner .

You can drive from Lachung to Aritar in 5.5 hours. In April in Aritar, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Aritar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Changey Waterfall
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Changey Waterfall ©
Changey Waterfall
Lam Pokari ©
Lam Pokari
Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery ©
Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siddheswar Dham, then take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ngadak Monastery.

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Traveling by car from Aritar to Namchi takes 2.5 hours. April in Namchi sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yuksom.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

2
nights
Yuksom

Yuksom ©
Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dubdi Monastery, then explore the activities along Kartok Lake, and then don't miss a visit to Tashiding Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Red Panda Tours and Travels.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yuksom day trip app .

You can drive from Namchi to Yuksom in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Yuksom

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kartok Lake ©
Kartok Lake
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery

3
nights
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 23rd (Tue): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls, then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, then make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Pelling online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yuksom to Pelling takes 2 hours. April in Pelling sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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