7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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7 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Nathula, admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, and snap pictures at Deorali Butterfly Bridge.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gangtok road trip tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Lachung.

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
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 19th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley and then take in the awesome beauty at Yume Samdong (Zero Point).

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lachung trip planner.

Drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Lachung

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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls and then take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip planner.

Getting from Lachung to Pelling by car takes about 7.5 hours. April in Pelling sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

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