33 days in Sikkim Itinerary

33 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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33 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Zuluk
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Lachung
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Ravangla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Namchi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Pelling
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

9
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.
Get in touch with nature at Tsongmo Lake and Himalayan Zoological Park. Head to Golden Tips and Lal Bazarfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: make a trip to Nathula Pass, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok trip planner .

New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Zuluk.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

4
nights
Zuluk

Zuluk ©
Visiting Nathang Valley and Changey Waterfall will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Zuluk side-trips: Kupup Lake (in Kupup) and Aritar (Rhenock Gumpa, Monastery, Mankhim Hilltop, & more).

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Zuluk trip planner .

Getting from Gangtok to Zuluk by car takes about 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Zuluk are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Zuluk

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aritar, Changey Waterfall
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Changey Waterfall ©
Changey Waterfall
Lam Pokari ©
Lam Pokari
Kali Khola Falls ©
Kali Khola Falls

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.
Visiting Yume Samdong (Zero Point) and Yumthang Valley will get you outdoors. Step out of Lachung to go to Lachen and see Chopta Valley, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lachung trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zuluk to Lachung by car takes about 7 hours. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chopta Valley
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

4
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Escape the urban bustle at Maenam Hill and Ralong Hot Springs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ralong Monastery and Bonn Monastery. Get out of town with these interesting Ravangla side-trips: Aritar (Phushrey Lake & Lungchok Valley).

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ravangla day trip tool .

You can drive from Lachung to Ravangla in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Aritar
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill

4
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Visiting Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary and Lake View Nest will get you outdoors. Visit Char Dham and Saibaba Temple for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, take in the natural beauty of Phur Tsa Chu, and explore and take pictures at Baichung Stadium.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Namchi day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Namchi takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Temi Tea Garden, Lake View Nest
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

5
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Get outdoors at Kanchenjunga Falls and Rimbi Water Falls. Rabdentse Ruins and Pemayangtse Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pelling: Yuksom (Red Panda Tours and Travels, Tashiding Monastery, & more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, take in nature's colorful creations at Sewaro Rock Garden, and take in the dramatic scenery at Sangay Falls.

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You can drive from Namchi to Pelling in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Pelling are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

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