5 days in Eastern India Itinerary

5 days in Eastern India Itinerary

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5 days in Eastern India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Darjeeling
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
Puri
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Lal Bazar, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, then contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass, and then explore the activities along Tsomgo Lake.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtok attractions planner .

New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In April, Gangtok is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Darjeeling.

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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

1
night
Darjeeling

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The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Darjeeling online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Gangtok to Darjeeling by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Puri.

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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©

1
night
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kanchi Ganesha Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Puri Beach, then stroll through Konark Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jagannath Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Puri day trip tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Puri in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
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Konark Beach
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