5 days in Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

5 days in Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

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5 days in Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

Start: Gangtok
1
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Gangtok

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Mon), explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and then steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass. On your second day here, wander the streets of MG Marg, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, then take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip itinerary builder website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Gangtok. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling attractions planning site .

Getting from Gangtok to Pelling by car takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tashiding Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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