9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Pelling
— 1 night
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Namchi
— 2 nights
3
Ravangla
— 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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery. 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 make a trip to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pelling tour 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 December, plan for slightly colder nights in Pelling, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, and finally catch a live event at Baichung Stadium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Temi Tea Garden and then admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Namchi driving holiday planner.

Getting from Pelling to Namchi by car takes about 3 hours. In December in Namchi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Temi Tea Garden
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Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Ngadak Monastery ©
Ngadak Monastery

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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 23rd (Sun), trek along Maenam Hill, admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, and finally walk around Buddha Park.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ravangla journey builder app.

Getting from Namchi to Ravangla by car takes about an hour. December in Ravangla sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tsongmo Lake and Banjhakri Water Falls. Kids will appreciate attractions like MG Marg and Nathula. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, try your luck at Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gangtok online road trip planner.

You can drive from Ravangla to Gangtok in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Nature · Tours
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Nathula ©
Nathula

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