8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 30 min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Gangtok
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

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.
Nathula Pass and Do Drul Chorten Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Tsongmo Lake and Banjhakri Water Falls. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of MG Marg, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok day trip planning tool .

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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.
On the 7th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

Planning Lachung trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Lachung

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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

1
night
Lachen

Lachen ©
Whatever you decide to do on your Lachen trip, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its landscapes and vibrant local culture.
On the 9th (Tue), appreciate the views at Chopta Valley.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Lachen itinerary planner .

You can drive from Lachung to Lachen in 2 hours. In April in Lachen, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachen

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Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

1
night
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
On the 10th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Zoological Park, then make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Lachen to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Himalayan Zoological Park
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok

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