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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hanuman Tok, MG Marg, Tsongmo Lake, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Katao. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok and then make a trip to Nathula.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok journey builder 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lachung trip planner.

Getting from Gangtok to Lachung by car takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive 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 21st (Fri): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake and then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa and then delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pelling trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Lachung to Pelling in 7.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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