8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Pelling
— 2 nights
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Namchi
— 1 night
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Lachung
— 1 night
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Gangtok
— 3 nights

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Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Pelling visit 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. In March, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

1
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Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 9th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill and then make a trip to Samdruptse Hill.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Namchi day trip app.

You can drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. March in Namchi sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Namchi

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lachung trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Lachung takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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.
Visiting Tsongmo Lake and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at MG Marg and Nathula. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, and take in the views from Deorali Butterfly Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok journey planning app.

Getting from Lachung to Gangtok by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

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