6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
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 25th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, and then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pelling tour itinerary site .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Pelling is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Pelling when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ravangla.

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

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, trek along Maenam Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park.

To plan Ravangla vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Pelling to Ravangla in 4 hours. January in Ravangla sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, wander the streets of MG Marg, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranka Monastery.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gangtok attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Gangtok takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Tours
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Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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