9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Pelling
— 1 night
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Ravangla
— 1 night
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Lachung
— 1 night
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights

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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 20th (Sun): make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa and then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pelling online holiday planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Pelling is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Pelling, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 22nd (Tue), stroll around Buddha Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, then hike along Maenam Hill, and finally admire the striking features of Doling Gompa.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ravangla itinerary planner.

Drive from Pelling to Ravangla in 2.5 hours. In January in Ravangla, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks · Trails · Nature
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yumthang Valley. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Lachung tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Ravangla to Lachung in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

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

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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.
Family-friendly places like Tsongmo Lake and MG Marg will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Nathula, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, and take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok route tool.

Drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

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

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