5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Gorumara National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
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 26th (Wed): admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, then take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dubdi Monastery.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pelling trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Pelling is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December since evenings lows in Pelling dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Dubdi Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping ©
Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping

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night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
On the 28th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bonn Monastery, take in the awesome beauty at Maenam Hill, then admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, and finally stroll through Buddha Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ravangla itinerary site .

You can drive from Pelling to Ravangla in 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Trails
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Temi Tea Garden..

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Namchi online holiday planner .

You can drive from Ravangla to Namchi in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gorumara National Park.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Temi Tea Garden.
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Temi Tea Garden. ©
Temi Tea Garden.
Rock Garden ©
Rock Garden

1
night
Gorumara National Park

Gorumara National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gorumara National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gorumara National Park day trip planner .

You can drive from Namchi to Gorumara National Park in 4 hours. December in Gorumara National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gorumara National Park

Nature Parks
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Gorumara National Park ©
Gorumara National Park

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