6 days in Darjeeling & Nainital Itinerary

6 days in Darjeeling & Nainital Itinerary

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6 days in Darjeeling & Nainital Itinerary

Kuwait City
Fly:  17​h
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
Nainital
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  31​h
Kuwait City

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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 20th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, stroll through Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Chowrasta. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point, take in the awesome beauty at Kanchenjunga Mountain, then browse the exhibits of Ava Art Gallery, then take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling vacation trip planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Darjeeling is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Darjeeling is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nainital.

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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop
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Tiger Hill

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Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stroll through High Altitude Zoo, explore the activities along Nainital Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goddess Naina Devi, and finally get great views at Snow View Point.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nainital itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Nainital takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi

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