9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
3
Pelling
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tsongmo Lake and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Shop till you drop at Golden Tips and Lal Bazar. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through MG Marg, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, and contemplate the long history of Nathula.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok online tour planner.

New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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 26th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), thenadmire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lachung visit planner.

Getting from Gangtok to Lachung by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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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.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashiding Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, thenmake a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelling tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lachung to Pelling by car takes about 7.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Pelling are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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

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