33 days in Sikkim Itinerary

33 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sikkim travel route maker

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Pelling
— 4 nights
2
Namchi
— 7 nights
3
Ravangla
— 3 nights
4
Lachung
— 2 nights
5
Zuluk
— 2 nights
6
Gangtok
— 12 nights

4
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rabdentse Ruins and Pemayangtse Monastery. Popular historic sites such as Tashiding Monastery and Dubdi Monastery are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Yuksom (Coronation Throne Of Norbugang & Red Panda Tours and Travels). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, admire the natural beauty at Sewaro Rock Garden, take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, and explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pelling planning site.

Bengaluru to Pelling is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in January: high temperatures in Pelling hover around 26°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

7
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Get a sense of the local culture at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum and Siddheswar Dham. Take a break from the city and head to Sandakphu and Tonglu. Change things up with these side-trips from Namchi: Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery (in Mirik) and Kurseong (Castleton Tea Garden, Ambotia Shiva Mandir Temple, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, and head outdoors with Lake View Nest.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Namchi online trip builder.

Drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Namchi can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kurseong, Singalila National Park, Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery, Lake View Nest
Highlights from your plan
Tonglu ©
Tonglu
Sandakphu ©
Sandakphu
Char Dham ©
Char Dham

3
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buddha Park and Ralong Monastery. Escape the urban bustle at Maenam Hill and Ralong Hot Springs. It doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Doling Gompa.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ravangla sightseeing planner.

Drive from Namchi to Ravangla in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Ralong Hot Springs ©
Ralong Hot Springs

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Yumthang Valley and Chopta Valley. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lachung road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Lachung takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zuluk.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chopta Valley
Highlights from your plan
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

2
nights
Zuluk

Zuluk ©
Enveloped in misty clouds, the remote village of Zuluk on the hilltops of East Himalayas aims at leaving its visitors completely awestruck.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lava Monastery and Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery. Get outdoors at Nathang Valley and Mankhim Hilltop. Change things up with these side-trips from Zuluk: Neora River (in Gorubathan) and Lam Pokari (in Aritar). There's more to do: get great views at Thambi View Point.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zuluk tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Lachung to Zuluk in 7 hours. In February in Zuluk, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Zuluk

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aritar, Neora River, Lava Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Lam Pokari ©
Lam Pokari
Lava Monastery ©
Lava Monastery
Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery ©
Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery

12
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.
For shopping fun, head to Chandulal's or Lal Bazar. Step out of the city life by going to Tsongmo Lake and Chattakpur. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gangtok: Charkhole (in Loleygaon), Darjeeling (Lamahatta, Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, &more) and Kalimpong (Mangal Dham Pranami Temple, Tharpa Choling Monastery, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Nathula, stop by MG Marg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zuluk to Gangtok takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, Neora Valley National Park, Charkhole
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

Similar plans

38 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA December, romantic, popular sights Preferences: December, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Sikkim & Lava BY A USER FROM INDIA March, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: March Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 10 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA March, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: March, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: April Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 7 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA March, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: March, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA March, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: March Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 5 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA December, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: December Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 10 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA December, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: December Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 4 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA December, teens, popular sights Preferences: December, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA December, hidden gems Preferences: December Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA February, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans