8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  6 h
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
2
Lachung
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 4th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Pelling day trip planning tool .

Bengaluru to Pelling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. May in Pelling sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

1
day
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 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lachung day trip tool .

You can drive from Pelling to Lachung in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at MG Marg and Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Ghoom Museum. Visiting Tsongmo Lake and Banjhakri Water Falls will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Gangtok side-trips: Darjeeling (Batasia Loop & Ghoom Monastery). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and admire the striking features of Tsuk La Khang Monastery.

Make your Gangtok itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Darjeeling, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

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