9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pelling
— 2 nights
2
Lachung
— 2 nights
3
Gangtok
— 3 nights

2
nights
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 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dubdi Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip itinerary tool.

Mumbai to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in March: high temperatures in Pelling hover around 35°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Dubdi Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

2
nights
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.
On the 4th (Mon), appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, and finally appreciate the views at Chopta Valley.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lachung travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Pelling to Lachung in 7.5 hours. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chopta Valley
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, then contemplate the long history of Kabi Lungchok, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Phensong Monastery.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 4.5 hours. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Banjhakri Water Falls ©
Banjhakri Water Falls
Phensong Monastery ©
Phensong Monastery
Kabi Lungchok ©
Kabi Lungchok

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