7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Pelling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Chennai

4
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: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Nathula Pass, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gangtok travel planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Deorali Butterfly Bridge, Rumtek Monastery
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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 28th (Tue): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pelling online trip maker .

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 on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature 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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