13 days in West Sikkim, Kalimpong & North Sikkim Itinerary

13 days in West Sikkim, Kalimpong & North Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pelling
— 3 nights
2
Yuksom
— 1 night
3
Kalimpong
— 3 nights
4
Mangan
— 1 night
5
Lachung
— 1 night
6
Lachen
— 1 night
7
Chuntang
— 2 nights

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Pelling is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, and explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pelling online trip itinerary builder.

Mumbai to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect Pelling to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Yuksom.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

1
night
Yuksom

Yuksom ©
Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the activities along Kartok Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashiding Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dubdi Monastery.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yuksom tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Pelling to Yuksom in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Yuksom

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery
Kartok Lake ©
Kartok Lake

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Kalimpong

Kalimpong ©
Set high upon a ridge above the Teesta River and deep within the Himalayas, the bustling bazaar town of Kalimpong draws a strong contingent of visitors with its nearby attractions, temperate climate, and mountain scenery.
Kalimpong is known for parks, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Pine View Nursery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery, make a trip to Deolo Hill, and gain insight at Dr. Graham's Homes.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kalimpong day trip planning website.

Getting from Yuksom to Kalimpong by car takes about 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kalimpong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Mangan.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, Tarey Bhir
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Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill

1
night
Mangan

Mangan
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Rong Lungten Lee and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Labrang Monastery.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Mangan trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Kalimpong to Mangan takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Mangan

Historic Sites Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), thenappreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lachung online trip builder.

You can drive from Mangan to Lachung in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Lachung

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

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Lachen

Lachen ©
Whatever you decide to do on your Lachen trip, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its landscapes and vibrant local culture.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): appreciate the views at Chopta Valley.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lachen trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Lachung to Lachen takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chuntang.

Things to do in Lachen

Nature Parks
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Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

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Chuntang

Chuntang ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chuntang trip planner.

You can drive from Lachen to Chuntang in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Chuntang

Historic Sites
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Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang ©
Gurudwara Nanak Lama Chungthang

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