11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kalimpong
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Batasia Loop will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Tiger Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda, gain insight at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and admire all the interesting features of Happy Valley Tea Estate.

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

New Delhi to Darjeeling is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from New Delhi in June, plan for slightly colder days in Darjeeling, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop
Tea Garden ©
Tea Garden

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Pine View Nursery, then make a trip to Deolo Hill, then have fun and explore at Kalimpong Science Centre, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zong Dhog Palri Fo Brang Monastery. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Durpin Dara Hill, take in the awesome beauty at Samdruptse Hill, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saibaba Temple.

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Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Kalimpong takes 2.5 hours. In June in Kalimpong, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saibaba Temple, Samdruptse Hill
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Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Samdruptse Hill ©
Samdruptse Hill

2
nights
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls. On the next day, snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping, admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, then delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pelling trip maker tool .

You can drive from Kalimpong to Pelling in 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake

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.
Kids will enjoy Tsongmo Lake and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Nathula Pass, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ranka Monastery.

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Traveling by car from Pelling to Gangtok takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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