5 days in Sikkim & Patna Itinerary

5 days in Sikkim & Patna Itinerary

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Route & dates

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, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit MG Marg, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery Sikkim.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Gangtok trip simple and quick.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, then delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, and then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pelling journey app.

You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 4.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Pelling are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Patna.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Parks

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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Stephen's Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Mandir.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Patna route planning tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Pelling to Patna takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 72°F. 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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Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji ©
Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji
Sher Shah Suri Masjid ©
Sher Shah Suri Masjid

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