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
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Pelling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Chennai

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 29th (Fri): take in the views from Deorali Butterfly Bridge. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Kyongnosla Waterfall, then explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and then wander the streets of MG Marg.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gangtok trip planning website .

Chennai to Gangtok is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley, appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lachung online road trip planner .

Getting from Gangtok to Lachung by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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 3rd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery and then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pelling journey planner .

You can drive from Lachung to Pelling in 7.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Pelling are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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