44 days in Sikkim Itinerary

44 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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44 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gangtok: Ravangla (Tumlong Monastery, Maenam Hill, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Nathula, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok day trip planner.

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravangla, Teesta River
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

4
nights
Lachen

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

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lachen day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Gangtok to Lachen in 4.5 hours. In November in Lachen, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off toLachung.

Things to do in Lachen

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Gurudongmar Lake ©
Gurudongmar Lake
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lachung: Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang (in Chuntang) and Mangan (Rong Lungten Lee & Labrang Monastery). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see ratings and tourist information, you can read our Lachung trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Lachen to Lachung takes 2 hours. You'll set off for Aritar on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mangan, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang
Highlights from your plan
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

6
nights
Aritar

Aritar ©
Go for a jaunt from Aritar to Zuluk to see Thambi View Point about 1h 30 min away.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Aritar itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Lachung to Aritar in 5.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Aritar are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Aritar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Explore Namchi's surroundings by going to Rayong Sunrise View Point (in Ravangla) and Temi Tea Garden (in Temi).

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Namchi road trip app .

Traveling by car from Aritar to Namchi takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for Yuksom on the 20th (Fri).

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
Tarey Bhir ©
Tarey Bhir
Char Dham ©
Char Dham

6
nights
Yuksom

Yuksom ©
Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. Go for a jaunt from Yuksom to Ravangla to see Buddha Park about 2h 15 min away. Make the 24th (Tue) an awe-inspiring day at Red Panda Tours and Travels. There's much more to do: make a trip to Tashiding Monastery, look for all kinds of wild species at Dzongri La, explore the activities along Kartok Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yuksom journey maker website .

You can drive from Namchi to Yuksom in 3.5 hours. On the 26th (Thu), you're off toPelling.

Things to do in Yuksom

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dzongri La, Buddha Park
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
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 (Ralong Monastery, Ralang Hot Spring, & more). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, and delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling road trip planning site .

You can drive from Yuksom to Pelling in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Pelling are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for 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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