6 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Pelling Itinerary

6 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Pelling Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nagpur
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 15 min
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h
End: Nagpur

2
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.
Mt. Katao has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Katao. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Kyongnosla Waterfall, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and then contemplate the long history of Nathula.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gangtok tour itinerary app.

Nagpur to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lachung trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Lachung Monastery ©
Lachung Monastery

2
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 5th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Pelling takes 7.5 hours. In May in Pelling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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