9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  9​h
1
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Gangtok
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Hyderabad

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rabdentse Ruins and Dubdi Monastery. Explore hidden gems such as Tashiding Monastery and Sangacholing Monastery. Change things up with a short trip to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang in Yuksom (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, and explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip itinerary planner .

Hyderabad to Pelling is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hyderabad in December: high temperatures in Pelling hover around 30°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nathula and MG Marg. Step out of the city life by going to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Banjhakri Water Falls. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Katao, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiv Mandir.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok day trip planner.

You can drive from Pelling to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Shiv Mandir ©
Shiv Mandir

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