10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Bagdogra
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Jalpaiguri
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Namchi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Kalimpong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi


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Bagdogra

Bagdogra
For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bagdogra travel planning tool .

New Delhi to Bagdogra is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll set off for Jalpaiguri on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Bagdogra

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

1
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Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri ©
Jalpaiguri is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Jayanti Forest, take in the dramatic natural features at Dooars, and then walk around Jubilee Park.

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You can drive from Bagdogra to Jalpaiguri in 2 hours. December in Jalpaiguri sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Jalpaiguri

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Dooars ©
Dooars
Jubilee Park ©
Jubilee Park

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 25th (Wed), appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Lachung road trip app .

Getting from Jalpaiguri to Lachung by car takes about 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

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

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Climbing Tours and Menmecho Lake. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enchey Monastery, and admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gangtok road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Gangtok takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Namchi.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Menmecho Lake ©
Menmecho Lake
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery

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night
Namchi

Namchi ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tendong Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Namchi route maker .

You can drive from Gangtok to Namchi in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Namchi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill
Highlights from your plan
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill
Char Dham ©
Char Dham
Tendong Hill ©
Tendong Hill

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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 30th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangal Dham, then appreciate the views at Jaldhaka River Valley, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Durpin Dara Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalimpong day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Namchi to Kalimpong takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kalimpong are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Durpin Dara Hill ©
Durpin Dara Hill
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple ©
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple
Jaldhaka River Valley ©
Jaldhaka River Valley

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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 31st (Tue), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Darjeeling attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kalimpong to Darjeeling takes 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Observatory Hill ©
Observatory Hill
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda

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