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
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
3
Pelling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Get in touch with nature at Tsongmo Lake and Banjhakri Water Falls. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at MG Marg and Ranka Monastery. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass, identify plant and animal life at Deorali Orchid Sanctuary, meet the residents at Himalayan Zoological Park, and take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gangtok tour itinerary planner.

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 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley, then take in the awesome beauty at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lachung trip planner .

You can drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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 12th (Fri): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake and then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashiding Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling trip app .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Pelling takes 8 hours. In April, daytime highs in Pelling are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

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