8 days in Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

8 days in Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

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8 days in Gangtok & Pelling Itinerary

Start: Gangtok
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​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.
Bring the kids along to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir and Nathula Pass. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, get to know the resident critters at Himalayan Zoological Park, and wander the streets of MG Marg.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip planner .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, then 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 7th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Rimbi Water Falls, then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pelling trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ralong Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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