11 days in New Delhi & Sikkim Itinerary

11 days in New Delhi & Sikkim Itinerary

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11 days in New Delhi & Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  5 h
1
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
2
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
4
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Pelling
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Chennai

4
nights
New Delhi

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Mughal Garden. There's much more to do: tour in style with a train tour, examine the collection at National Rail Museum, admire the striking features of ISKCON Temple Delhi, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi day trip planning website.

Chennai to New Delhi is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in New Delhi when traveling from Chennai in April, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Akshardham
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Walking tours
Rail Tours
Mughal Garden ©
Mughal Garden

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.
On the 14th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Shanti Viewpoint, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. On the next day, deepen your understanding at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, then look for gifts at Handicraft Emporium, then make a trip to Hanuman Tok, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Enchey Monastery.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gangtok trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Gangtok in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Ranka Monastery ©
Ranka Monastery
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok
Enchey Monastery ©
Enchey Monastery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, appreciate the views at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), then admire the verdant scenery at Yumthang Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lachung trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ravangla.

Things to do in Lachung

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

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get great views at Mangbrue Gompa View Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddha Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ravangla travel planning website.

You can drive from Lachung to Ravangla in 5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Historic Sites Parks
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

2
nights
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 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake and then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls and then take in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pelling tour planning website.

You can drive from Ravangla to Pelling in 2.5 hours. April in Pelling sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Pemayangtse Gompa ©
Pemayangtse Gompa

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