7 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

7 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip planner

©
You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

7 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

Allahabad
Drive:  12​h 45​min
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 30​min
Allahabad

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nathula Pass and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, and admire all the interesting features of Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.

Before you visit Gangtok, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Allahabad to Gangtok is an approximately 20-hour car ride. You can also fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Gangtok.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Ava Art Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, then take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kanchenjunga Mountain.

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

Drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Darjeeling.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill

Similar Plans

9 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Darjeeling, Siliguri & Gangtok BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Darjeeling BY A USER FROM GUINEA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Midnapore & Darjeeling BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Gangtok BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Darjeeling & Kolkata (Calcutta) BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Gangtok BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Gangtok, Darjeeling & Andaman and Nicobar Islands BY A USER FROM INDIA May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA April, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Sikkim BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans