9 days in Northeast India Itinerary

9 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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9 days in Northeast India Itinerary

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

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 24th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple and then make a trip to Nathula. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and then wander the streets of MG Marg.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok visit site .

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

2
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lachung: Chopta Valley (in Lachen) and Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang (in Chuntang). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Lachung trip builder .

Getting from Gangtok to Lachung by car takes about 4.5 hours. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang, Chopta Valley, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Pelling is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip planner.

Getting from Lachung to Pelling by car takes about 7.5 hours. November in Pelling sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake