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

4
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, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, contemplate the long history of Nathula, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, and take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtok road trip planning app .

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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 25th (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

Start your trip to Lachung by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang 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.
Step out of Pelling with an excursion to Tashiding Monastery in Yuksom--about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, and delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pelling online trip planner .

You can drive from Lachung to Pelling in 7.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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