10 days in Darjeeling District Itinerary

10 days in Darjeeling District Itinerary

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10 days in Darjeeling District Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Siliguri
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kurseong
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Singalila National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Darjeeling
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Siliguri

Siliguri ©
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at City Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Bengal Safari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lokenath Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Siliguri, Sri Sri Radha Madhavsundara.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Siliguri trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Siliguri is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Siliguri when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kurseong.

Things to do in Siliguri

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Lokenath Temple ©
Lokenath Temple
Bengal Safari ©
Bengal Safari
City Centre ©
City Centre

2
nights
Kurseong

Kurseong ©
Kurseong is a hill station and sub-divisional town in the Darjeeling district of the Indian state of West Bengal.Located at an altitude of, Kurseong is from Darjeeling and has a pleasant climate throughout the year.Kurseong is from Siliguri and is connected to the city by road and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Kettle Valley, see the interesting displays at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum, and then get great views at Eagle's Crag. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Castleton Tea Garden, then get great views at Tingling view point, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kurseong road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Siliguri to Kurseong takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kurseong are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Singalila National Park.

Things to do in Kurseong

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

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Highlights from your plan
Kettle Valley ©
Kettle Valley
Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery ©
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum ©
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum

2
nights
Singalila National Park

Singalila National Park ©
A coveted trekking and camping destination in the far northwestern corner of West Bengal, Singalila National Park offers fabulous views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks for most of its route.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Sandakphu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Tonglu.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Singalila National Park tour planner .

Getting from Kurseong to Singalila National Park by car takes about 4 hours. In December, Singalila National Park is slightly colder than Kurseong - with highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Singalila National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sandakphu ©
Sandakphu
Tonglu ©
Tonglu

4
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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, take in the awesome beauty at St. Mary's Hill, and see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Darjeeling road trip tool .

You can drive from Singalila National Park to Darjeeling in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Singalila National Park in December, with highs in Darjeeling at 30°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©