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
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Aritar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Yuksom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Pelling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Get some historical perspective at Shiv Mandir and Kabi Lungchok. Visiting Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Teesta River will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, explore and take pictures at Palzor Stadium, take a stroll through MG Marg, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phensong Monastery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Gangtok route builder tool .

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 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Aritar.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Teesta River
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Teesta River ©
Teesta River
Bakthang Waterfalls ©
Bakthang Waterfalls

1
night
Aritar

Aritar ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lam Pokari and then appreciate the views at Nathang Valley.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Aritar online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Gangtok to Aritar by car takes about 3 hours. April in Aritar sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Aritar

Parks Nature
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Lam Pokari ©
Lam Pokari

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
On the 10th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Namchi trip itinerary app .

Getting from Aritar to Namchi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Namchi can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yuksom.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill

2
nights
Yuksom

Yuksom ©
Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Kartok Lake, make a trip to Tashiding Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dubdi Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Red Panda Tours and Travels.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Yuksom trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Yuksom takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Yuksom

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kartok Lake ©
Kartok Lake
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

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 13th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, then make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pelling trip website .

Drive from Yuksom to Pelling in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery

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