6 days in Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

6 days in Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

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6 days in Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Pelling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at MG Marg and Rumtek Monastery. Take a break from the city and head to Tsongmo Lake and Deorali Orchid Sanctuary. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Enchey Monastery, and take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip maker tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pelling trip builder website .

Getting from Gangtok to Pelling by car takes about 4.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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