7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Pelling sightseeing planner .

Bengaluru to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bengaluru in September since evenings lows in Pelling dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ralong Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
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Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Samdruptse Hill, then appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Namchi itinerary planning app .

Drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Namchi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Namchi

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Climbing Tours and Teesta River. Nathula and MG Marg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, look for gifts at Handicraft Emporium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranka Monastery, and snap pictures at Deorali Butterfly Bridge.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip planner.

You can drive from Namchi to Gangtok in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Teesta River, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Teesta River ©
Teesta River
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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