19 days in Sikkim Itinerary

19 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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19 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Namchi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Ravangla
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Pelling
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Zuluk
— 2 nights
Drive:  41 h 30 min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
Bring the kids along to Tsongmo Lake and Nathula. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, take a stroll through MG Marg, admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, and get to know the resident critters at Himalayan Zoological Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok driving holiday planner.

Ahmedabad to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lachen.

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

1
night
Lachen

Lachen ©
On the 25th (Sat), appreciate the views at Chopta Valley.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lachen trip planner.

You can drive from Gangtok to Lachen in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Lachen

Nature Parks
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Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

2
nights
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 26th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, and finally admire the sheer force of Naga Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lachung travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Lachen to Lachung in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Namchi.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

2
nights
Namchi

Namchi ©
On the 28th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, then pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Tarey Bhir, then admire the striking features of Ngadak Monastery, and then take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Namchi online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Namchi takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Namchi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

2
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Samdruptse Hill and then walk around Buddha Park. On your second day here, take in the natural beauty of Ralong Hot Springs, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bonn Monastery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ravangla trip planner.

Getting from Namchi to Ravangla by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Family-friendly places like Kanchenjunga Falls and Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Rimbi Water Falls, and make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelling tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Ravangla to Pelling in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Zuluk

Zuluk ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Thambi View Point.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zuluk day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Pelling to Zuluk takes 5.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Pelling in May: high temperatures in Zuluk hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel back home.
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Thambi View Point ©
Thambi View Point

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