12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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12 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Taxi:  7 h
1
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Temi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Gangtok
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
When in Pelling, make a side trip to see Buddha Park in Ravangla, approximately Ravangla away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, and delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelling tour planner.

Mumbai to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pelling, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Temi.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Buddha Park
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

2
nights
Temi

Temi ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Temi Tea Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery Sikkim.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Temi trip builder app .

You can drive from Pelling to Temi in 3.5 hours. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Temi

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

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 10th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

For other places to visit, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read Lachung online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Temi to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

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

5
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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Himalayan Zoological Park.

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You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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