38 days in Sikkim Itinerary

38 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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38 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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

10
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.
Family-friendly places like Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple and Tsongmo Lake will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Nathula, wander the streets of MG Marg, deepen your understanding at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, and take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip builder app .

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 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Teesta River, Deorali Butterfly Bridge
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Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula

4
nights
Lachen

Lachen ©
Lachen is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Kalapatthar and admire the verdant scenery at Chopta Valley.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lachen trip builder .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachen takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off toLachung.

Things to do in Lachen

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kalapatthar
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Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley
Kalapatthar ©
Kalapatthar

6
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.
Bring the kids along to Bhim Nala Falls and Naga Falls. Step out of Lachung with an excursion to Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang in Chuntang--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lachung trip planner .

Getting from Lachen to Lachung by car takes about 2 hours. You will leave for Aritar on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Changey Waterfall (in Lava) and Thambi View Point (in Zuluk).

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Aritar itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Lachung to Aritar in 5.5 hours. November in Aritar sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Aritar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Kids will enjoy Buddha Park and Char Dham. Venture out of the city with trips to Temi Tea Garden (in Temi) and Namchi (Saibaba Temple, Tendong Hill, & more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Samdruptse Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bonn Monastery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maenam Hill, and admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ravangla travel planner .

Drive from Aritar to Ravangla in 3.5 hours. November in Ravangla sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Namchi, Temi Tea Garden
Highlights from your plan
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Char Dham ©
Char Dham

6
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Family-friendly places like Kanchenjunga Falls and Pemayangtse Gompa will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pelling: Yuksom (Kartok Lake, Tashiding Monastery, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls, admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, and take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling itinerary maker website .

Drive from Ravangla to Pelling in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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