9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
2
Lachung
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

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 (Sun), explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pelling trip planning website.

New Delhi to Pelling is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect Pelling to be slightly colder, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Lachung trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pelling to Lachung takes 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Gangtok.

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

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: steep yourself in history at Nathula, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok.

You can plan Gangtok trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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