9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  10​h
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Climbing Tours and Gonjang Monastery. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of MG Marg, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, and explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gangtok vacation builder site .

Hyderabad to Gangtok is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
On the 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, then pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, then admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden., and then identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Namchi travel planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Namchi takes 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Namchi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse Hill
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Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham

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 18th (Sat): make a trip to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, then snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins. On your second day here, explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake and then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Pelling takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

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