9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  6 h
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
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 1st (Fri): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pelling sightseeing planner.

Bengaluru to Pelling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, Pelling is little chillier than Bengaluru - with highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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 3rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lachung travel planner .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Lachung takes 7 hours. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tsongmo Lake and Himalayan Zoological Park. For shopping fun, head to Golden Tips or Lal Bazar. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Nathula Pass, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Gangtok route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

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