10 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

10 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

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10 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Darjeeling
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Golden Tips. Get in touch with nature at Climbing Tours and Tsongmo Lake. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of MG Marg, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Enchey Monastery, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip itinerary maker app .

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Tours
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Chandulal's. Visiting Tinchuley Village and Tonglu will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Kalimpong Arts & Craft Centre in Kalimpong (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: stroll through Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, identify plant and animal life at Snow Leopard Breeding Centre, deepen your understanding at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling day trip app .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Darjeeling takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kalimpong Arts & Craft Centre, Tonglu
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Tinchuley Village ©
Tinchuley Village
Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary

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