7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Pelling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

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 your second day here, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, contemplate the long history of Nathula, and then don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok online driving holiday planner .

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), and then take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lachung trip maker .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, then identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Namchi tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lachung to Namchi in 5.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
Highlights from your plan
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 14th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Tashiding Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Pelling trip planner .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Pelling takes 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pelling are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tashiding Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

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