Travel Itinerary for Sikkim, India by Trip Garuda
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Planning a trip to Gangtok, Sikkim, India

18th May to 24th May, 2024Budget Friendly Flight
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 37,500 - 55,000View Breakdown

Things to do in Gangtok in May

Day 1 - Saturday 18th, May
morning -

Arrival at Pakyong Airport, Sikkim

afternoon -

Check-in at hotel and relax

evening -

Explore MG Marg for local shopping and dining

Day 2 - Sunday 19th, May
morning -

Visit Enchey Monastery

afternoon -

Lunch at Taste of Tibet for authentic Tibetan food

evening -

Explore Do Drul Chorten Stupa

Day 3 - Monday 20th, May
morning -

Take a nature walk at Ridge Park

afternoon -

Lunch at The Coffee Shop for a relaxing meal

evening -

Stroll through Lal Bazaar for local shopping and street food

Day 4 - Tuesday 21st, May
morning -

Visit Tsomgo Lake for serene views

afternoon -

Lunch at a local eatery near Tsomgo Lake

evening -

Visit Baba Mandir for a peaceful atmosphere

Day 5 - Wednesday 22nd, May
morning -

Explore Namgyal Institute of Tibetology

afternoon -

Lunch at Parivar Restaurant for local Sikkimese cuisine

evening -

Enjoy a Sikkimese cultural show at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology

Day 6 - Thursday 23rd, May
morning -

Visit a local spa for a relaxing massage

afternoon -

Leisure time to relax at the hotel or explore the nearby area

evening -

Enjoy a peaceful evening at the hotel or a local restaurant

Day 7 - Friday 24th, May
morning -

Visit Hanuman Tok for panoramic views

afternoon -

Lunch at Hotel Hungry Jack for a variety of cuisines

evening -

Visit Tashi Viewpoint for stunning sunset views

Day 8 - Saturday 25th, May
morning -

Check-out from hotel and travel to Pakyong Airport

afternoon -

Flight back home from Pakyong Airport

evening -

Departure from Sikkim

Weather in Gangtok in Invalid date
Avg Temp15°C to 28°C
Chance of Rain40%

Gangtok in May experiences warm and pleasant weather, with occasional showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Gangtok

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the city and its surroundings.

Light and breathable clothing -

For the warm climate.

Rain jacket -

For unexpected showers.

Warm layers -

For the cooler evenings.


Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun.

Hat -

For sun protection and warmth.

Scarf -

For warmth and style.

Gloves -

For the cooler evenings.

Essentials & Must Haves

Travel documents (passport/ID card, visa if required) -

Essential for identification and entry.

Money (local currency and credit cards) -

For expenses and souvenirs.

Travel insurance -

For peace of mind.

First-aid kit -

For minor injuries.

Hand sanitizer -

For hygiene.

Good to Have

Travel adaptors -

For charging electronic devices.

Small backpack -

For daily essentials.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated.

Snacks -

For energy boosts.


Mobile phone -

For communication and navigation.

Camera -

To capture memories.

Laptop/tablet (optional) -

For entertainment and work.

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Both cash and credit cards are widely accepted in Gangtok.

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Budget for Gangtok, Sikkim, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR37,500 - 55,000

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Flight Expense
INR 6,000- 10,000
INR 9,000- 12,000
INR 14,000- 20,000
Local Travelling
INR 500- 1,000
INR 2,000- 3,000
INR 6,000- 9,000
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Gangtok, Sikkim, India
  • Try the momos, a popular local delicacy
  • Bargain at the local markets for handicrafts and souvenirs

*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.