6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Pelling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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: don't miss a visit to Nathula, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip planner .

New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Deorali Butterfly Bridge, Rumtek Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 8th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashiding Monastery.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip site .

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

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