9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Gangtok
— 4 nights
2
Lachung
— 1 night
3
Namchi
— 1 night
4
Pelling
— 2 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Tsongmo Lake and Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, take in the dramatic scenery at Kyongnosla Waterfall, and take a stroll through MG Marg.

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Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Banjhakri Water Falls ©
Banjhakri Water Falls

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 15th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), thenadmire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lachung road trip planner.

You can drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Lachung

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

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, and then identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Namchi driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Namchi takes 5.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Namchi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
Highlights from your plan
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill

2
nights
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 17th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake and then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa and then delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pelling travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Namchi to Pelling takes 3 hours. April in Pelling sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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