9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Siliguri
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: Siliguri

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, and admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtok attractions planning website.

Siliguri to Gangtok is an approximately 4- hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Change things up with a short trip to Tashiding Monastery in Yuksom (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, make a trip to Chenrezig Statue, and admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pelling travel planning app.

Getting from Gangtok to Pelling by car takes about 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Pelling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

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

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