10 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

10 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India journey planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Rajkot
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Rajkot

2
nights
Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©
The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kanchenjunga Mountain.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling trip site .

Rajkot to Darjeeling is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Rajkot in April, expect Darjeeling to be slightly colder, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Darjeeling

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Kanchenjunga Mountain ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley and then admire the verdant scenery at Yume Samdong (Zero Point). On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lachung holiday maker site .

You can drive from Darjeeling to Lachung in 7 hours. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Lachung Monastery ©
Lachung Monastery

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Nathula Pass and Ranka Monastery. Step out of the city life by going to Tsomgo Lake and Himalayan Zoological Park. The adventure continues: wander the streets of MG Marg, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, identify plant and animal life at Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, and don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok visit planner .

Getting from Lachung to Gangtok by car takes about 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

Similar Plans

14 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA March, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Darjeeling BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Darjeeling BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Sikkim, Darjeeling & Hyderabad BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Eastern India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, outdoors, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling BY A USER FROM INDIA May, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Request an agent
TRAVEL AGENT