9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Tadong
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Gangtok
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling online trip maker .

Ahmedabad to Pelling is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Ahmedabad in May, things will get slightly colder in Pelling: highs are around 38°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tadong.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery

1
night
Tadong

Tadong ©
Teesta River has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery, then take in the views from Deorali Butterfly Bridge, and then explore the activities along Teesta River.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tadong trip planner .

Getting from Pelling to Tadong by car takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Tadong

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rumtek Monastery, Teesta River
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Rumtek Monastery ©
Rumtek Monastery
Deorali Butterfly Bridge ©
Deorali Butterfly Bridge

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 29th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lachung trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Tadong to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, Fly Sikkim Adventure, Shiv Mandir, and other attractions you added. Popular historic sites such as Nathula Pass and Ranka Monastery are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Tsongmo Lake and Deorali Orchid Sanctuary. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of MG Marg, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gangtok online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 4.5 hours. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Outdoors
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery

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