8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Nathula, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip itinerary website.

New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chenrezig Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling travel route builder site.

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. In June in Pelling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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