19 days in Sikkim Itinerary

19 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Gangtok
Drive:  4 h 30 min
1
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Chuntang
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Yuksom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Ravangla
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Gangtok
— 7 nights
End: Gangtok

1
night
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.
Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Chopta Valley.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lachen trip itinerary planner.

Gangtok to Lachen is an approximately 4.5- hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Lachen

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

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.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lachung online day trip planner.

You can drive from Lachen to Lachung in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Chuntang.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

1
night
Chuntang

Chuntang ©
On the 25th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Confluence of Lachen Chu and Lachung Chu and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chuntang vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Chuntang takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Yuksom.

Things to do in Chuntang

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang ©
Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang

2
nights
Yuksom

Yuksom ©
Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Kartok Lake and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashiding Monastery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yuksom vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Chuntang to Yuksom takes 6.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Yuksom

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kartok Lake ©
Kartok Lake
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Pelling is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chenrezig Statue.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pelling online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yuksom to Pelling in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

3
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravangla: Namchi (Saibaba Temple & Char Dham) and Phushrey Lake (in Aritar). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Buddha Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maenam Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Ravangla route planning site.

You can drive from Pelling to Ravangla in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Namchi, Phushrey Lake
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

7
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.
Do Drul Chorten Monastery has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Nathula, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and stop by MG Marg.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok vacation website.

You can drive from Ravangla to Gangtok in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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