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:  2​h 45​min
2
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple and Nathula will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, wander the streets of MG Marg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Gangtok vacation builder .

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 up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ravangla.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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 6th (Sun): walk around Buddha Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ravangla travel route planning tool .

You can drive from Gangtok to Ravangla in 3 hours. October in Ravangla sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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 7th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, make a trip to Tashiding Monastery, then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Pelling online tour planner .

Getting from Ravangla to Pelling by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October in Pelling, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tashiding Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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