6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

Start: Siliguri
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Siliguri

2
days
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.
Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Snow Leopard Breeding Centre, then take in the awesome beauty at Kanchenjunga Mountain, and then examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling online travel planner .

Siliguri to Darjeeling is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In April, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Gangtok.

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Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain

2
days
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 23rd (Mon), explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, then get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, then meet the residents at Himalayan Zoological Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, then don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and finally make a trip to Nathula Pass.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gangtok sightseeing planning website .

Drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 2 hours. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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

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