6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

Start: Rourkela
Drive:  12​h 15​min
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 30​min
End: Rourkela

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 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Everest Museum, then browse the exhibits of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, then identify plant and animal life at Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take some stellar pictures from Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point.

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Rourkela to Darjeeling is an approximately 21.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In June, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

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Barbotey Rock Garden ©
Barbotey Rock Garden
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Gonjang Monastery, then wander the streets of MG Marg, then make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and finally identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Nathula Pass, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and then explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Gangtok day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Gangtok takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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