8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pelling
— 1 night
2
Namchi
— 3 nights
3
Ravangla
— 1 night
4
Gangtok
— 2 nights

1
night
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 26th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pelling vacation planning website.

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. December in Pelling sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Siddheswar Dham and Saibaba Temple. Get outdoors at Tonglu and Lake View Nest. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham and admire the landmark architecture of Ngadak Monastery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Namchi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pelling to Namchi takes 3 hours. December in Namchi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake View Nest, Tonglu
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Tonglu ©
Tonglu
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, hike along Maenam Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, and finally walk around Buddha Park.

Make your Ravangla itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Namchi to Ravangla in an hour. In December in Ravangla, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

2
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.
On the 1st (Tue), contemplate the long history of Nathula, then explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and then visit MG Marg. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, then don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Lal Bazar.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Gangtok takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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