16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kalimpong
— 1 night
2
Pelling
— 3 nights
3
Gangtok
— 3 nights
4
Lachen
— 1 night
5
Lachung
— 1 night
6
Gangtok
— 1 night
7
Loleygaon
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Pine View Nursery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangal Dham Pranami Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Deolo Hill.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kalimpong trip planner.

Mumbai to Kalimpong is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Kalimpong reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Historic Sites
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Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple ©
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple

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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 Tashiding Monastery in Yuksom, approximately Yuksom away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kalimpong to Pelling takes 3.5 hours. In December in Pelling, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

3
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: contemplate the long history of Nathula, wander the streets of MG Marg, contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip planning app.

Drive from Pelling to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Gangtok

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

1
night
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.
On the 21st (Sat), appreciate the views at Chopta Valley.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lachen road trip app.

Drive from Gangtok to Lachen in 4.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off to Lachung.

Things to do in Lachen

Parks Nature
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Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

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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.
On the 23rd (Mon), admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lachung driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lachen to Lachung takes 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature
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Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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Gangtok

Gangtok ©
On the 23rd (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shanti Viewpoint.

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Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Loleygaon.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature
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Shanti Viewpoint ©
Shanti Viewpoint

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Loleygaon

Loleygaon ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Charkhole. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Canopy Walk.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Loleygaon travel route planning app.

Getting from Gangtok to Loleygaon by car takes about 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Loleygaon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Loleygaon

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Canopy Walk ©
Canopy Walk

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