33 days in Sikkim Itinerary

33 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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33 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Lachung
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Aritar
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Namchi
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Yuksom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Pelling
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

5
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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nathula, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gangtok vacation planning tool .

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Teesta River
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

4
nights
Lachen

Lachen ©
Lachen is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Chopta Valley and take in the pleasant sights at Kalapatthar.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lachen day trip planning app .

Drive from Gangtok to Lachen in 4.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to -1°C. You will leave for Lachung on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Lachen

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kalapatthar
Highlights from your plan
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley
Kalapatthar ©
Kalapatthar

4
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.
Take a break from Lachung with a short trip to Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang in Chuntang, about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Lachung trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lachen to Lachung takes 2 hours. On the 10th (Fri), you're off toAritar.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

4
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
Step out of Aritar with an excursion to Thambi View Point in Zuluk--about 1h 30 min away.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Aritar trip builder site .

Getting from Lachung to Aritar by car takes about 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Namchi.

Things to do in Aritar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, Thambi View Point
Highlights from your plan
Phushrey Lake ©
Phushrey Lake
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Thambi View Point ©
Thambi View Point

5
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Buddha Park (in Ravangla) and Temi Tea Garden (in Temi).

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Namchi holiday planner.

Getting from Aritar to Namchi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yuksom.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravangla, Lake View Nest, Temi Tea Garden
Highlights from your plan
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Tarey Bhir ©
Tarey Bhir

4
nights
Yuksom

Yuksom ©
Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. Make the 22nd (Wed) an awe-inspiring day at Red Panda Tours and Travels. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashiding Monastery, identify plant and animal life at Dzongri La, don't miss a visit to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, and explore the activities along Kartok Lake.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yuksom trip planner .

You can drive from Namchi to Yuksom in 3.5 hours. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off toPelling.

Things to do in Yuksom

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Dzongri La
Highlights from your plan
Kartok Lake ©
Kartok Lake
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Dzongri La ©
Dzongri La

6
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pelling: Ravangla (Ralang Hot Spring, Ralong Hot Springs, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery.

Before you visit Pelling, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Yuksom to Pelling in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Pelling are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravangla, Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary, Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

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