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

2
nights
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 23rd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then trek along Maenam Hill, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Pelling vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

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. In March in Pelling, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Yuksom, Ravangla, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
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 26th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, then stroll through Samdruptse Hill, then pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Namchi trip itinerary website .

Drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Namchi are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Golden Tips. Take a break from the city and head to Tsongmo Lake and Climbing Tours. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranka Monastery, and make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Gangtok takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Nathula ©
Nathula

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