9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Doha
Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ravangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Doha

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 19th (Fri): snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, and then make a trip to Tashiding Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pelling tour itinerary planner .

Doha, Qatar to Pelling is an approximately 36-hour travel. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 2 hours. While traveling from Doha, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Pelling, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tashiding Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

2
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get great views at Rayong Sunrise View Point, hike along Maenam Hill, and then stroll around Buddha Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ravangla online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Ravangla takes 4 hours. In April in Ravangla, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Rayong Sunrise View Point ©
Rayong Sunrise View Point

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Cholamu Lake. When in Gangtok, make a side trip to see Yumthang Valley in Lachung, approximately 5h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Phensong Monastery, explore the activities along Gurudongmar Lake, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok travel route website .

You can drive from Ravangla to Gangtok in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sikkim, Yumthang Valley
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Gurudongmar Lake ©
Gurudongmar Lake
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Enchey Monastery ©
Enchey Monastery

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