8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Pelling
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

4
nights
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 Nature & Wildlife Tours and Banjhakri Water Falls will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: wander the streets of MG Marg, contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, take in the views from Deorali Butterfly Bridge, and make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok route planner.

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lachung road trip app .

Getting from Gangtok to Lachung by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, then don't miss a visit to Samdruptse Hill, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Namchi trip planning tool .

You can drive from Lachung to Namchi in 5.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Namchi are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

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 22nd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins and then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Pelling trip tool .

Drive from Namchi to Pelling in 3 hours. In December in Pelling, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls

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