8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Taxi:  5 h
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Pelling is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, and delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling trip itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Pelling is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, plan for little chillier nights in Pelling, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

5
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 long history of Nathula, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, take a stroll through MG Marg, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gangtok trip planner.

Getting from Pelling to Gangtok by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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