8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
1
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Pelling trip itinerary builder.

New Delhi to Pelling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. March in Pelling sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Namchi.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Tendong Hill, then take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find photos, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, use the Namchi online holiday maker .

Drive from Pelling to Namchi in 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Namchi can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
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Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

To see maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lachung online vacation planner .

You can drive from Namchi to Lachung in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

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

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at MG Marg and Nathula. Take a break from the city and head to Tsongmo Lake and Nature & Wildlife Tours. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, and snap pictures at Deorali Butterfly Bridge.

To find traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read our Gangtok trip builder.

Getting from Lachung to Gangtok by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

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