8 days in Gangtok, Lachen & Lachung Itinerary

8 days in Gangtok, Lachen & Lachung Itinerary

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8 days in Gangtok, Lachen & Lachung Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  48​h
End: Pune

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nathula and Banjhakri Water Falls. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok journey builder site .

Pune to Gangtok is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok

1
night
Lachen

Lachen ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): appreciate the views at Chopta Valley.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lachen online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Gangtok to Lachen by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Lachen

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Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, and finally take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Lachung road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Lachen to Lachung takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

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