9 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

9 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

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9 days in Gangtok & Lachung Itinerary

Start: Gangtok
1
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Lachung
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Gangtok

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Gangtok side-trips: Darjeeling (Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point, Batasia Loop, & more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Zoological Park, and explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip planner .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trips

Darjeeling, Sikkim
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Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

3
nights
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 22nd (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley and then identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and then admire the verdant scenery at Chopta Valley.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lachung trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4 hours. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Lachung

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Chopta Valley, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Lachung Monastery ©
Lachung Monastery

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