9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Ranka Monastery and Nathula are in your itinerary. MG Marg and Enchey Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, and admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip maker.

Doha, Qatar to Gangtok is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 2.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, thenadmire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa and then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Pelling takes 4.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

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