9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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9 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
End: Bengaluru

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Phurchachu Hot Springs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Climbing Tours and Gonjang Monastery. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Teesta River, stop by Handicraft Emporium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Enchey Monastery, and explore and take pictures at Palzor Stadium.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip planner .

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Teesta River
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Teesta River ©
Teesta River
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery

2
nights
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 (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Samdruptse Hill. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary and then take in nature's colorful creations at Temi Tea Garden..

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Namchi attractions planner .

You can drive from Gangtok to Namchi in 3 hours. April in Namchi sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse Hill
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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.
On the 18th (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at Red Panda Tours and Travels. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery, and then admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling holiday maker site .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Pelling takes 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Pelling are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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