6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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6 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Aritar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Chennai

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 11th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Pelling online trip builder .

Chennai to Pelling is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. When traveling from Chennai in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Pelling: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

1
night
Aritar

Aritar
On the 13th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Mankhim Hilltop and then appreciate the views at Nathang Valley.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Aritar online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Pelling to Aritar in 5 hours. July in Aritar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Aritar

Parks Nature

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tsongmo Lake and Himalayan Zoological Park. Nathula Pass and Do Drul Chorten Monastery will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of MG Marg, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, and make a trip to Hanuman Tok.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Aritar to Gangtok by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery

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