7 days in Gangtok, Kalimpong & Pelling Itinerary

7 days in Gangtok, Kalimpong & Pelling Itinerary

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7 days in Gangtok, Kalimpong & Pelling Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Kalimpong
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Pelling
— 1 night
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: take a stroll through MG Marg, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok day trip app .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

1
day
Kalimpong

Kalimpong ©
Set high upon a ridge above the Teesta River and deep within the Himalayas, the bustling bazaar town of Kalimpong draws a strong contingent of visitors with its nearby attractions, temperate climate, and mountain scenery.
On the 17th (Tue), make a trip to Deolo Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangal Dham Pranami Temple, and finally admire the natural beauty at Pine View Nursery.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kalimpong online itinerary planner .

Getting from Gangtok to Kalimpong by car takes about 3 hours. In December in Kalimpong, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Historic Sites
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Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple ©
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple

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 18th (Wed): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pelling visit planner .

Traveling by car from Kalimpong to Pelling takes 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery

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