9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dhaka City
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  11 h 15 min
End: Dhaka City

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nathula and Ranka Monastery. Visiting Tsongmo Lake and Banjhakri Water Falls will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: visit MG Marg, browse the eclectic array of goods at Lal Bazar, look for gifts at Golden Tips, and identify plant and animal life at Deorali Orchid Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok trip itinerary builder website.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of taxi, flight, and car. You can also fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 27th (Sun), explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashiding Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, thenexplore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pelling trip maker website.

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. January in Pelling sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. On the 29th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Namchi trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Pelling to Namchi by car takes about 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Namchi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham

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 30th (Wed): appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, take in the awesome beauty at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), thentake in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lachung trip builder app.

Getting from Namchi to Lachung by car takes about 5.5 hours. On the 31st (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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