11 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

11 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Darjeeling
— 4 nights
2
Pelling
— 2 nights
3
Ravangla
— 1 night
4
Gangtok
— 3 nights

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adventures Unlimited, Ashmita Trek and Tours and Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Your inner history buff will appreciate Siddheswar Dham and Tibetan Buddhist Monastery. Explore hidden gems such as Himalayan Tibet Museum and Ava Art Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, deepen your understanding at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kangchenjunga.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Darjeeling trip planner.

Ahmedabad to Darjeeling is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in March; daily highs in Darjeeling reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Siddheswar Dham
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Tibetan Buddhist Monastery ©
Tibetan Buddhist Monastery
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda

2
nights
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 17th (Sun): make a trip to Tashiding Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, thendon't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, and finally admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubdi Monastery, admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, thentake in the views from Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, and finally make a trip to Coronation Throne Of Norbugang.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pelling trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Darjeeling to Pelling in 3.5 hours. March in Pelling sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Pelling

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery
Dubdi Monastery ©
Dubdi Monastery

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, thentrek along Maenam Hill, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, and finally walk around Buddha Park.

Start your trip to Ravangla by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Pelling to Ravangla in 2.5 hours. March in Ravangla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Nature Trails
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Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park

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 Enchey Monastery and Tsuk La Khang Monastery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ranka Monastery and Nathula. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through MG Marg, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtok trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Ravangla to Gangtok takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Enchey Monastery ©
Enchey Monastery
Nathula ©
Nathula

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