10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
1
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Cherrapunjee
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Shillong
— Few hours
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
4
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Hyderabad

2
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.
On the 25th (Wed), meet the residents at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, then don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, and finally get great views at Tiger Hill.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Darjeeling travel planning app .

Hyderabad to Darjeeling is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Hyderabad in December, expect Darjeeling to be slightly colder, temps between 78°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cherrapunjee.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

1
night
Cherrapunjee

Cherrapunjee ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the views from Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cherrapunjee trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Cherrapunjee in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Shillong.
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Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge

few
hours
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take a stroll through Police Bazar and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Grand Madina Masjid.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Shillong day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cherrapunjee to Shillong takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Shillong

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Nathula. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of MG Marg, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, then get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gangtok trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Shillong to Gangtok takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

3
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, parks, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Victoria Memorial Hall, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the views from Howrah Bridge, and don't miss a visit to College Street (Boi Para).

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gangtok to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Museums Parks
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

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