11 days in Sikkim, Darjeeling & Goa Itinerary

11 days in Sikkim, Darjeeling & Goa Itinerary

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11 days in Sikkim, Darjeeling & Goa Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  10 h 15 min
3
Goa
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Ahmedabad

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at MG Marg and Ranka Monastery. Popular historic sites such as Nathula Pass and Rumtek Monastery are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, and take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok itinerary planner.

Ahmedabad to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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.
Get in touch with nature at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Tinchuley Village. Get some cultural insight at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Mahakal Temple. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, identify plant and animal life at Lamahatta, look for gifts at Chandulal's, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kanchenjunga Mountain.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Darjeeling travel route builder app .

Drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Kangchenjunga ©
Kangchenjunga

2
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
On the 30th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Bom Jesus, stop by Shamrock Jewellers, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baga Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda and then kick back and relax at Agonda Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Goa journey maker .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Darjeeling to Goa in 10.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Darjeeling in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Goa, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Basilica of Bom Jesus ©
Basilica of Bom Jesus
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach

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