9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Pelling
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Namchi
— 2 nights
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Ravangla
— 1 night
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Lachung
— 1 day
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Gangtok
— 3 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 22nd (Sat): admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pelling trip itinerary website.

Bengaluru to Pelling is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Pelling. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang ©
Coronation Throne Of Norbugang
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery

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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 24th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Temi Tea Garden.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Namchi trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pelling to Namchi takes 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Namchi are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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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 26th (Wed), admire the striking features of Doling Gompa, then hike along Maenam Hill, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravangla trip app.

Drive from Namchi to Ravangla in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Ravangla

Nature · Outdoors · Parks
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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.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Lachung vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ravangla to Lachung in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature · Parks
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong and Gonjang Monastery. There's lots more to do: see where the action happens at Palzor Stadium, identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, stop by Handicraft Emporium, and take a stroll through MG Marg.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gangtok online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Teesta River
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong ©
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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