7 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

7 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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7 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

Visakhapatnam
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Visakhapatnam

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.
On the 11th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Kanchenjunga Mountain.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling day trip app .

Visakhapatnam to Darjeeling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gangtok.

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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary and Tsomgo Lake. There's much more to do: take a stroll through MG Marg, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, and take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok road trip tool .

You can drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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