9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Taxi:  5 h
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa and then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pelling holiday planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Pelling is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in March; daily highs in Pelling reach 35°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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.
On the 25th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lachung trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pelling to Lachung in 7.5 hours. You'll set off for Gangtok on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Tsongmo Lake and Ganesh Tok View Point. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, steep yourself in history at Nathula, stop by MG Marg, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Gangtok online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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