6 days in Lachung, Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

6 days in Lachung, Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pune
Drive:  48 h 30 min
1
Lachung
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Pelling
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Pune

1
day
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 19th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lachung itinerary planner.

Pune to Lachung is an approximately 48.5- hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple and then make a trip to Nathula. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, then admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and finally look for gifts at Handicraft Emporium.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtok online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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 22nd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip maker website.

Getting from Gangtok to Pelling by car takes about 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls

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