15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Gangtok
— 4 nights
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Aritar
— 3 nights
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Namchi
— 4 nights
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Ravangla
— 1 night
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Pelling
— 2 nights

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Tsongmo Lake and Neora Valley National Park. Nathula and Tharpa Choling Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Gangtok with an excursion to Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary in Darjeeling--about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of MG Marg, take in the views from Deorali Butterfly Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phensong Monastery, and identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok sightseeing planner.

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Aritar.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

3
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim and Lava Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Charkhole and Changey Waterfall.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Aritar trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Aritar takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Aritar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Changey Waterfall ©
Changey Waterfall
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Lava Monastery ©
Lava Monastery

4
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Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Siddheswar Dham and Char Dham. Get outdoors at Sandakphu and Tonglu. Go for a jaunt from Namchi to Mirik to see Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery about 4h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill and admire the landmark architecture of Ngadak Monastery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Namchi day trip planner.

You can drive from Aritar to Namchi in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Namchi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Tonglu ©
Tonglu
Sandakphu ©
Sandakphu
Char Dham ©
Char Dham

1
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Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 24th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, hike along Maenam Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, and finally stroll around Buddha Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ravangla route tool.

You can drive from Namchi to Ravangla in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashiding Monastery.

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Getting from Ravangla to Pelling by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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