9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
3
Pelling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Indore

4
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.
Attractions like Tsongmo Lake and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery, and take a stroll through MG Marg.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip planner.

Indore to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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 8th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lachung travel tool .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to 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 9th (Thu), explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pelling road trip website .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Pelling takes 8 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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