8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pune
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Pelling
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Pune

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tsongmo Lake and Shanti Viewpoint. Get some historical perspective at Nathula and Enchey Monastery. Next up on the itinerary: stop by MG Marg, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery Sikkim.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip planner.

Pune to Gangtok is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and then delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pelling trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Pelling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

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