17 days in Sikkim Itinerary

17 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Gangtok
— 2 nights
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Lachen
— 1 night
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Lachung
— 2 nights
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Pelling
— 2 nights
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Ravangla
— 2 nights
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Namchi
— 2 nights
7
Gangtok
— 3 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.
On the 25th (Fri), snap pictures at Deorali Butterfly Bridge and then explore the activities along Teesta River. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of MG Marg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phensong Monastery, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip maker.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Gangtok

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Teesta River ©
Teesta River

1
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Lachen

Lachen
Whatever you decide to do on your Lachen trip, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its landscapes and vibrant local culture.
To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lachen itinerary site.

You can drive from Gangtok to Lachen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Lachen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Lachen

Parks · Nature

2
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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 28th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lachung tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Lachen to Lachung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Lachung

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

2
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 30th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sangachoeling Monastery, then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pelling tour app.

You can drive from Lachung to Pelling in 7.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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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 1st (Fri), stroll around Buddha Park and then trek along Maenam Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Kali Khola Falls, admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ravangla trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pelling to Ravangla takes 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ravangla are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Namchi.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Kali Khola Falls ©
Kali Khola Falls

2
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Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 3rd (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill and then pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, admire the landmark architecture of Ngadak Monastery, and then go for a walk through Tarey Bhir.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Namchi day trip planning website.

You can drive from Ravangla to Namchi in an hour. January in Namchi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for Gangtok.

Things to do in Namchi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham

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Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Gonjang Monastery and Lhasa Spa Gangtok. See some other sides of Gangtok: contemplate the long history of Nathula, look for gifts at Handicraft Emporium, contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kyongnosla Waterfall.

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You can drive from Namchi to Gangtok in 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok

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