9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Ravangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Pelling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Take a break from Gangtok with a short trip to Deorali Butterfly Bridge in Tadong, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, wander the streets of MG Marg, and take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gangtok day trip app .

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Deorali Butterfly Bridge, Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

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.
On the 9th (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lachung attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

2
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tumlong Monastery, explore the activities along Phushrey Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, and finally walk around Buddha Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mangbrue Gompa View Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bonn Monastery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maenam Hill, and finally admire the striking features of Doling Gompa.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ravangla tour itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Lachung to Ravangla in 5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Ravangla are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Phushrey Lake
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Phushrey Lake ©
Phushrey Lake

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 12th (Fri), snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pelling travel planning tool .

You can drive from Ravangla to Pelling in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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