6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Pelling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Pune

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, admire all the interesting features of Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, and make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip itinerary planner .

Pune to Gangtok is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

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

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

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pelling trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Pelling takes 2 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 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature 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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