7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Pelling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Teesta River. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like MG Marg and Nathula Pass. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Golden Tips Tea Shop, admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, explore and take pictures at Palzor Stadium, and make a trip to Gonjang Monastery.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip builder tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Teesta River
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, then trek along Maenam Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ravangla road trip planning site .

Drive from Gangtok to Ravangla in 1.5 hours. October in Ravangla sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Ravangla

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 24th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden., then take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, and then pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Namchi tour itinerary planning website .

Drive from Ravangla to Namchi in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Temi Tea Garden.
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Temi Tea Garden. ©
Temi Tea Garden.

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Sangay Falls, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

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You can drive from Namchi to Pelling in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery
Pemayangtse Gompa ©
Pemayangtse Gompa

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