10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Darjeeling
— 1 day
2
Kalimpong
— 1 night
3
Tawang
— 1 day
4
Kaziranga National Park
— 1 day
5
Shillong
— 1 night
6
Guwahati
— 3 nights

1
day
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 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, thenexamine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple.

For reviews and more tourist information, read our Darjeeling holiday app.

Gaya to Darjeeling is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Gaya in May, expect Darjeeling to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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 26th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mangal Dham Pranami Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tharpa Choling Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Deolo Hill.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalimpong tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Darjeeling to Kalimpong in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kalimpong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tawang.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tharpa Choling Monastery ©
Tharpa Choling Monastery
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery ©
Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Tawang War Memorial, take in the awesome beauty at Gorichen Peak, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Panga Teng Tso lake, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Gorsam Chorten, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tawang Buddhist Monastery.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tawang holiday planner.

You can drive from Kalimpong to Tawang in 21.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Kaziranga National Park.

Things to do in Tawang

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gorichen Peak ©
Gorichen Peak
Tawang Buddhist Monastery ©
Tawang Buddhist Monastery
Panga Teng Tso lake ©
Panga Teng Tso lake

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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.
On the 28th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kaziranga National Park tour builder tool.

Drive from Tawang to Kaziranga National Park in 11 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Kaziranga National Park

Parks

Side Trip

Kaziranga National Orchid And Biodiversity Park
Highlights from your plan

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Umiam Lake, admire the striking features of The Grand Madina Masjid, and then see the interesting displays at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians, thenwander the streets of Police Bazar, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Shillong attractions site.

You can drive from Kaziranga National Park to Shillong in 5.5 hours. In May in Shillong, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Guwahati.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures ©
Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures

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nights
Guwahati

Guwahati ©
A place to engage with the culture of the northeast, Guwahati represents the largest city in the region, and acts as a stepping stone for wider explorations.
Get some historical perspective at Kamakhya Temple and Hayagriva Madhava Temple. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Umananda Temple and Ugratara Temple. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji temple, walk around Sradhanjali Kanan, and meet the residents at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Guwahati travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Shillong to Guwahati in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hayagriva Madhava Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kamakhya Temple ©
Kamakhya Temple
Umananda Temple ©
Umananda Temple
Hayagriva Madhava Temple ©
Hayagriva Madhava Temple

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