5 days in New Delhi & Sikkim Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi & Sikkim Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi & Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
2
Gangtok
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rashtrapati Bhavan and Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of India Gate, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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 12th (Wed), wander the streets of MG Marg, identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, then admire the landmark architecture of Tsuk La Khang Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, admire all the interesting features of Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, then take in the views from Deorali Butterfly Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Gangtok in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Deorali Butterfly Bridge
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery

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