8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Lachung
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip itinerary maker tool .

Mumbai to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in May, Pelling is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature 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
day
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 29th (Wed): appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, then admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lachung trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Lachung takes 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Tsongmo Lake and Kyongnosla Waterfall. Get a sense of the local culture at MG Marg and Nathula Pass. The adventure continues: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, look for gifts at Handicraft Emporium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Do Drul Chorten Monastery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip maker app .

Getting from Lachung to Gangtok by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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