9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Gangtok
— 4 nights
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Namchi
— 2 nights
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Pelling
— 2 nights

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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 Nathula and Rumtek Monastery Sikkim. MG Marg and Ranka Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enchey Monastery, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtok online journey maker.

Pune to Gangtok is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

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

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Char Dham, then appreciate the history behind Siddheswar Dham, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, and finally admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Namchi trip planner.

Getting from Gangtok to Namchi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Namchi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

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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 12th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashiding Monastery, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery.

Before you visit Pelling, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Namchi to Pelling in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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