7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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

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 (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Tashiding Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Pelling journey planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Pelling is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in March, things will get little chillier in Pelling: highs are around 35°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siddheswar Dham, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary and then take in nature's colorful creations at Temi Tea Garden..

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Namchi trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Namchi takes 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Namchi can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Temi Tea Garden
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Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, then take in the awesome beauty at Maenam Hill, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ravangla trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Namchi to Ravangla in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), look for gifts at Golden Tips, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Enchey Monastery. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, steep yourself in history at Kabi Lungchok, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phensong Monastery.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gangtok holiday builder website .

Drive from Ravangla to Gangtok in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Phensong Monastery ©
Phensong Monastery
Kabi Lungchok ©
Kabi Lungchok

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