15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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15 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Aritar
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Zuluk
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Aritar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ravangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Yuksom
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Gangtok

1
night
Lachen

Lachen
To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lachen trip planning tool .

Aritar to Lachen is an approximately 6-hour car ride. In June, Lachen is a bit cooler than Aritar - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. You'll set off for Lachung on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Lachen

Parks Nature

2
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.
To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lachung trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lachen to Lachung takes 2 hours. You will leave for Zuluk on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

1
night
Zuluk

Zuluk ©
To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zuluk trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Lachung to Zuluk in 7 hours. In June in Zuluk, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Aritar.
Highlights from your plan
Thambi View Point ©
Thambi View Point

2
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
On the 13th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Mankhim Hilltop. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery, then explore the activities along Phushrey Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lava Monastery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Aritar online journey planner .

Getting from Zuluk to Aritar by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Zuluk in June, expect Aritar to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gangtok.

Things to do in Aritar

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, Lava Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Phushrey Lake ©
Phushrey Lake
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Lava Monastery ©
Lava Monastery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a trip to Gonjang Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, and then wander the streets of MG Marg. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gangtok trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Aritar to Gangtok takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

2
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ravangla vacation maker site .

Getting from Gangtok to Ravangla by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Ravangla are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Bonn Monastery ©
Bonn Monastery

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 19th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, then make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping.

Plan my day in Pelling using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Ravangla to Pelling in 4 hours. In June in Pelling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple, and finally identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Namchi road trip planner .

You can drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Namchi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yuksom.

Things to do in Namchi

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

1
night
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 22nd (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Red Panda Tours and Travels.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yuksom travel route planner.

Getting from Namchi to Yuksom by car takes about 3.5 hours. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yuksom

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang

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