8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 29th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pelling travel route planning site .

Bengaluru to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Pelling when traveling from Bengaluru in September, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 2nd (Wed), stroll around Buddha Park, don't miss a visit to Samdruptse Hill, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ravangla online vacation planner .

You can drive from Pelling to Ravangla in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then take in the awesome beauty at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), and then take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lachung trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Lachung takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Nathula Pass, wander the streets of MG Marg, and take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gangtok holiday maker website .

Getting from Lachung to Gangtok by car takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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