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Planning a trip to Sikkim, India

19th May to 25th May, 2024Moderate Budget Flight
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 32,700 - 40,700View Breakdown

Things to do in Sikkim, India in May

Day 1 - Sunday 19th, May
morning -

Arrive at Bagdogra Airport and head to Gangtok

afternoon -

Explore M.G. Marg for a leisurely walk and have lunch at Taste of Tibet

evening -

Relax at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and have dinner at The Square at Hotel Delamere

Day 2 - Monday 20th, May
morning -

Visit Enchey Monastery and have breakfast at Baker's Café

afternoon -

Head to Tashi View Point for panoramic views and lunch at Thakali

evening -

Relax at Banjhakri Falls and have dinner at The Coffee Shop

Day 3 - Tuesday 21st, May
morning -

Drive to Tsomgo Lake and enjoy the serene surroundings

afternoon -

Visit Baba Mandir and have lunch at a local eatery

evening -

Return to Gangtok for a relaxing evening and dinner at The Square at Hotel Delamere

Day 4 - Wednesday 22nd, May
morning -

Travel to Namchi and visit Samdruptse Monastery

afternoon -

Explore Char Dham and have lunch at a local restaurant

evening -

Return to Gangtok and have dinner at Taste of Tibet

Day 5 - Thursday 23rd, May
morning -

Relax and take a stroll around Gangtok

afternoon -

Visit the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and have lunch at The Coffee Shop

evening -

Enjoy a relaxing evening and have dinner at The Square at Hotel Delamere

Day 6 - Friday 24th, May
morning -

Travel to Pelling and visit the Pemayangtse Monastery

afternoon -

Explore Rabdentse Ruins and have lunch at Melting Point

evening -

Relax at Sanga Choeling Monastery and have dinner at hotel

Day 7 - Saturday 25th, May
morning -

Mornings at leisure and travel to Bagdogra Airport for departure

afternoon -

Lunch at the Airport and departure for Chennai

evening -

Flight back to Chennai

Weather in Sikkim, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp15°C to 25°C
Chance of Rain40%
SeasonSpring

Sikkim in May is generally pleasant with warm days and cool nights. Expect some occasional rainfall. The weather can be unpredictable in the mountains, so be prepared for all types of conditions. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Sikkim, India

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable pants -

For exploring the mountains and monasteries.

Hiking shoes -

For trekking and exploring the rugged terrain.

Warm layers -

For the chilly evenings and high altitudes.

Rain jacket -

For sudden rainfall.

Thermals -

For warmth and insulation.

Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sunlight.

Hat -

To shield your head from the sun and cold.

Gloves -

To keep your hands warm.

Scarf -

For warmth and to protect your neck.

Accessories

Hand sanitizer -

For hygiene purposes.

Tissue paper -

For personal use.

Toiletries -

Essentials like toothpaste, toothbrush, shampoo, soap, etc.

Personal first-aid kit -

For minor injuries and ailments.

Sunblock -

To protect your skin from the sun.

Lip balm -

To keep your lips moisturized.

Camera -

To capture the stunning landscapes and moments.

Power bank -

To keep your devices charged.

Travel documents -

Passport, visa, ID card, and travel itinerary.

Water bottle -

For hydration during your adventures.

Small backpack -

For day trips and carrying essentials.

Essentials & Must Haves

Cash and cards -

For making purchases and payments.

Travel insurance -

For unexpected events or emergencies.

Mobile phone -

For communication and navigation.

Maps and guidebooks -

For planning your itinerary and learning about the region.

Basic medicines -

For common ailments like headache or stomach upset.

Insect repellent -

To keep away insects and mosquitoes.

Flashlight -

For navigating in low-light conditions.

Swiss army knife -

For multi-purpose use.

Good to Have

Trekking poles -

For support during hikes.

Travel towel -

For quick drying after activities.

Reusable water bottle -

To reduce plastic waste.

Binoculars -

For birdwatching or wildlife spotting.

Local SIM card -

For staying connected without roaming charges.

Snacks and energy bars -

For quick bites during your excursions.

Electronics

Camera -

To capture your memories.

Power bank -

To keep your devices charged.

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Travel adapter -

For charging your electronics with different plug types.

Universal remote -

To control multiple devices with one remote.

Portable speaker -

For enjoying music on the go.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and cards are commonly accepted in Sikkim, but it's advisable to carry some cash for smaller purchases and local markets.

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Budget for Sikkim, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR32,700 - 40,700

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
flight
INR 12,000- 15,000
food
INR 7,200- 9,000
hotel
INR 8,000- 10,000
local_travelling
INR 2,000- 2,500
activities
INR 3,000- 3,500
misc
INR 500- 700
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Sikkim, India
  • Carry sufficient cash as some remote areas may not have ATMs
  • Pack clothing for both warm and cool weather as Sikkim's climate can vary

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.