9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Ravangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Gangtok
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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 17th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pelling travel route builder tool .

New Delhi to Pelling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Pelling at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car 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

2
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 19th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, then make a trip to Samdruptse Hill, and then walk around Buddha Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, then trek along Maenam Hill, and then explore the activities along Phushrey Lake.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravangla online trip maker .

You can drive from Pelling to Ravangla in 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Phushrey Lake
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Phushrey Lake ©
Phushrey Lake

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, then appreciate the views 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.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lachung online day trip planner .

Getting from Ravangla to Lachung by car takes about 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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.
Bring the kids along to Tsongmo Lake and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, and wander the streets of MG Marg.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites 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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