23 days in Sikkim, Maldives & Mauritius Itinerary

23 days in Sikkim, Maldives & Mauritius Itinerary

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23 days in Sikkim, Maldives & Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Pelling, India
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Gangtok, India
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h 45​min
3
Maafushi Island, Maldives
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 15​min
4
Male, Maldives
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h
5
Chamarel, Mauritius
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Mumbai, India

2
nights
Pelling, India

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pelling trip itinerary maker .

Mumbai to Pelling is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Pelling. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

4
nights
Gangtok, India

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.
Get some cultural insight at Rumtek Monastery and Nathula Pass. Get in touch with nature at Tsongmo Lake and Himalayan Zoological Park. Step out of Gangtok with an excursion to Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Ghoom Museum in Darjeeling--about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranka Monastery, stop by Golden Tips, wander the streets of MG Marg, and hunt for treasures at Lal Bazar.

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Traveling by car from Pelling to Gangtok takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Ghoom Museum
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Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

1
night
Maafushi Island, Maldives

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): stop by Angolo Souvenir shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Bikini Beach, and then kick back and relax at Bikini Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Maafushi Island trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gangtok to Maafushi Island takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Maafushi Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Male.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Male, Maldives

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
National Museum and Mulee Aage are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Rasfannu and Hulhumale Beach for some beach relaxation. When in Male, make a side trip to see Hulhumale Mosque in Hulhumale, approximately 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market, look for gifts at Island Bazaar, make a trip to Maldive Victory, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Male online trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Maafushi Island to Male with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Male are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Chamarel.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hulhumale, Maldive Victory, Hulhumale
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market

2
nights
Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Get outdoors at Seven Colored Earths and Trou aux Cerfs. Get a sense of the local culture at Curious Corner of Chamarel and Takamaka Boutique Winery. Take a break from Chamarel with a short trip to Gris Gris Beach in Souillac, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Chamarel Waterfall, and look for gifts at Rhumerie de Chamarel.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Chamarel trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Male to Chamarel with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Male to Chamarel due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Male in June, expect Chamarel to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Baie.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mauritius, Takamaka Boutique Winery, Gris Gris Beach, Alexandra Falls
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Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park
Chamarel Waterfall ©
Chamarel Waterfall

5
nights
Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Head to L'Aventure du Sucre and Marche de Flacqfor plenty of shopping. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ile aux Cerfs and Pereybere Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Louis (Pere Laval's Shrine, Blue Penny Museum, & more) and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche (in Bel Air). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, browse the different shops at Mont Choisy - Le Mall, kick back and relax at Mont Choisy Beach, and examine the collection at Chateau De Labourdonnais.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Baie trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Chamarel to Grand Baie in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Louis, Pamplemousses, Mauritius, Chateau De Labourdonnais, Marche de Flacq
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Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach

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