8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Gangtok
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Get out of town with these interesting Pelling side-trips: Ravangla (Ralong Monastery & Buddha Park) and Yuksom (Dubdi Monastery & Tashiding Monastery). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, and don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pelling trip planner .

New Delhi to Pelling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ravangla, Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, contemplate the long history of Nathula, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, and wander the streets of MG Marg.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gangtok vacation planning app .

You can drive from Pelling to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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