8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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

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.
Get some cultural insight at Phensong Monastery and Kabi Lungchok. Visiting Climbing Tours and Teesta River will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiv Mandir, hunt for treasures at Lal Bazar, and explore and take pictures at Palzor Stadium.

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New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Teesta River
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Shiv Mandir ©
Shiv Mandir
Teesta River ©
Teesta River

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bonn Monastery, then admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maenam Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ravangla online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Ravangla takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Trails Nature
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Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Bonn Monastery ©
Bonn 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 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Namchi day trip planner .

Drive from Ravangla to Namchi in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 7th (Thu), make a trip to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Tashiding Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, and finally explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Pelling trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Pelling takes 3 hours. In March in Pelling, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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