8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Pelling
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through MG Marg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranka Monastery, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, and hunt for treasures at Lal Bazar.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gangtok travel itinerary planner.

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim ©
Rumtek Monastery Sikkim

3
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Take a break from Pelling with a short trip to Tashiding Monastery in Yuksom, about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chenrezig Statue, and admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pelling travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tashiding Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery

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