8 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

8 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

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8 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

Start: Gangtok
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Gangtok

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nathula and Ranka Monastery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at MG Marg and Pemayangtse Monastery. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok route planner .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

3
nights
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 16th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lachung trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang ©
Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

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