9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ravangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  11 h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, steep yourself in history at Nathula, and wander the streets of MG Marg.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Gangtok vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ravangla.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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 23rd (Tue), appreciate the views at Lungchok Valley, then explore the activities along Phushrey Lake, and then stroll around Buddha Park. On the next day, admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Ralong Hot Springs, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ralang Hot Spring.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ravangla itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Gangtok to Ravangla in 3 hours. In April in Ravangla, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Aritar
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Ralong Hot Springs ©
Ralong Hot Springs

2
nights
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 25th (Thu): admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pelling day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Pelling takes 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
Highlights from your plan
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siddheswar Dham, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Namchi trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Namchi can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Namchi

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

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