7 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

7 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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7 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  6​h
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Gangtok
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
Ahmedabad

3
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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, take in the awesome beauty at Kanchenjunga Mountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, and admire the natural beauty at Tea Garden.

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Ahmedabad to Darjeeling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tashi View Point. Change things up with a short trip to Jelep La Pass in Lava (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, contemplate the waterfront views at Tsomgo Lake, and get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point.

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You can drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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

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