7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pelling
— 1 night
2
Lachung
— 1 day
3
Gangtok
— 4 nights

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa and then delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, thenadmire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Pelling itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Pelling is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in March: high temperatures in Pelling hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lachung.

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
day
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 10th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), thentake in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lachung online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Pelling to Lachung takes 7.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tsongmo Lake and Banjhakri Water Falls. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ranka Monastery and Rumtek Monastery Sikkim. There's still lots to do: stop by MG Marg, look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

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