5 days in Sikkim & Patna Itinerary

5 days in Sikkim & Patna Itinerary

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5 days in Sikkim & Patna Itinerary

Start: Gangtok
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Pelling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Patna
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  6​h
End: Gangtok

2
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: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, wander the streets of MG Marg, steep yourself in history at Nathula, and take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok travel site .

Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, and then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pelling travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Pelling takes 4.5 hours. October in Pelling sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Patna.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

1
night
Patna

Patna
Occupying the southern bank of the famous Ganges River, the state capital of Patna combines an important religious and regal heritage with a fast-growing commercial and transport hub.
On the 5th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Lion Pillar, make a trip to Sher Shah Suri Masjid, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Stephen's Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Hanuman Mandir.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Patna tour builder site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pelling to Patna in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. October in Patna sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Patna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lion Pillar
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Hanuman Mandir
Hanuman Mandir

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