31 days in Sikkim Itinerary

31 days in Sikkim Itinerary

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31 days in Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Pelling
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ravangla
— 7 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Lachung
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Gangtok
— 9 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Chandigarh

6
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Escape the urban bustle at Kanchenjunga Falls and Khecheopalri Lake. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rabdentse Ruins and Sangachoeling Monastery. Venture out of the city with trips to Yuksam (Kartok Lake, Tashiding Monastery, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, take in nature's colorful creations at Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary, and admire the sheer force of Rimbi Waterfalls.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Pelling sightseeing planner .

Chandigarh to Pelling is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yuksom, Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins

7
nights
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Get outdoors at Teesta River and Maenam Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravangla: Namchi (Tendong Hill, Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, & more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, and get great views at Rayong Sunrise View Point.

Make your Ravangla itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Pelling to Ravangla takes 2 hours. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Namchi, Teesta River
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Ngadak Monastery ©
Ngadak Monastery

8
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Yume Samdong (Zero Point). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lachung trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Ravangla to Lachung in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off toGangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley

9
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like MG Marg and Nathula Pass. Get outdoors at Tsomgo Lake and Himalayan Zoological Park. Take a break from Gangtok with a short trip to Labrang Monastery in Mangan, about 2 hours away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Hanuman Tok, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, admire all the interesting features of Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, and take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sikkim, Kupup Lake, Labrang Monastery
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass

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