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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pelling day trip site .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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.
On the 13th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, then appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lachung trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Lachung takes 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala 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.
Visiting Tsongmo Lake and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Head to Golden Tips and Lal Bazarfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: take a stroll through MG Marg, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranka Monastery, and don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtok road trip site .

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

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