10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Darjeeling
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kalimpong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
6
Tawang
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  11​h
8
Pelling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Pune

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Himalayan Tibet Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Chowrasta.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling trip website .

Pune to Darjeeling is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Chowrasta ©
Chowrasta
Tinchuley Village ©
Tinchuley Village

1
night
Kalimpong

Kalimpong ©
Set high upon a ridge above the Teesta River and deep within the Himalayas, the bustling bazaar town of Kalimpong draws a strong contingent of visitors with its nearby attractions, temperate climate, and mountain scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery, take in nature's colorful creations at Pine View Nursery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tharpa Choling Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Deolo Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangal Dham.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kalimpong trip planner .

You can drive from Darjeeling to Kalimpong in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kalimpong are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery ©
Tharpa Choling Monastery ©
Tharpa Choling Monastery
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple ©
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple

1
night
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 4th (Tue): wander the streets of MG Marg, then steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, and then explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gangtok tour itinerary planning website .

Drive from Kalimpong to Gangtok in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

1
night
Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
On the 5th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Lachung itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Lachung

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

1
night
Lachen

Lachen ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Chopta Valley.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lachen trip app .

You can drive from Lachung to Lachen in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Lachen can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Lachen

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

1
day
Tawang

Tawang ©
A strong sense of Buddhist spirituality and dramatic mountain scenery combine to create a memorable atmosphere in Tawang, a Himalayan town best known as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tawang holiday site .

Drive from Lachen to Tawang in 27.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Tawang

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary

1
day
Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park provides a habitat for a significant percentage of the world's greater one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as a notably high density of tigers.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Kaziranga National Park and then admire the majestic nature at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaziranga National Park itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Tawang to Kaziranga National Park takes 11.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kaziranga National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kaziranga National Park ©
Kaziranga National Park

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashiding Monastery.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pelling online route planner .

Getting from Kaziranga National Park to Pelling by car takes about 17 hours. June in Pelling sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Tashiding Monastery ©
Tashiding Monastery

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