8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
3
Lachung
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

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 3rd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Pelling trip simple and quick.

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. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Namchi.

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
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, and finally appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Namchi trip site.

Traveling by car from Pelling to Namchi takes 3 hours. February in Namchi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Namchi

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lachung trip planner.

You can drive from Namchi to Lachung in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nathula and Ranka Monastery. Escape the urban bustle at Tsongmo Lake and Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through MG Marg, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shanti Viewpoint, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery Sikkim.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok online journey planner.

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

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