9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, steep yourself in history at Nathula, and wander the streets of MG Marg.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gangtok road trip planner.

New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

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You can drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

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
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 26th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Phushrey Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, and then stroll around Buddha Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple, and then stroll through Samdruptse Hill.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ravangla trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Lachung to Ravangla in 5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ravangla can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saibaba Temple, Phushrey Lake
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Phushrey Lake ©
Phushrey Lake
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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 28th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashiding Monastery, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, then delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pelling trip maker .

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Pelling takes 2.5 hours. In September in Pelling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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