11 days in Sikkim, Darjeeling & Meghalaya Itinerary

11 days in Sikkim, Darjeeling & Meghalaya Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
2
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
3
Shillong
— 2 nights
4
Sohra
— 1 night
5
Mawlynnong
— 3 nights

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tashi View Point as well as Nathula. On the 21st (Sun), don't miss a visit to Nathula, explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, thendon't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, and finally take a stroll through MG Marg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point and then admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gangtok road trip planner.

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Kangchenjunga, thenget to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, look for gifts at Chandulal's, thenget great views at Tiger Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guru Sakya Monastery.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Darjeeling day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Darjeeling takes 3.5 hours. April in Darjeeling sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Kangchenjunga ©
Kangchenjunga
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Mawphlang Sacred Forest, and then take a stroll through Police Bazar.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Shillong tour builder.

You can fly from Darjeeling to Shillong in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, daytime highs in Shillong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for Sohra.

Things to do in Shillong

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

1
night
Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
On the 26th (Fri), Head underground at Mawsmai Cave and then admire the sheer force of Nohkalikai Falls. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Nongsawlia Presbyterian Church, admire the sheer force of Daiñthlen Falls, and then identify plant and animal life at Mawkdok Dympep Valley.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sohra online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shillong to Sohra takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mawlynnong.

Things to do in Sohra

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mawsmai Cave ©
Mawsmai Cave
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls
Mawkdok Dympep Valley ©
Mawkdok Dympep Valley

3
nights
Mawlynnong

Mawlynnong ©
Aptly nicknamed "God's own garden," Mawlynnong seduces visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, cleanliness of its streets, and beauty of its colorful flower gardens.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get great views at Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, thenexplore the striking landscape at Roots Bridges, and then take a stroll through Mawlynnong Village. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Mawlynnong Waterfall, explore the activities along Dawki River, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bophill Falls.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mawlynnong sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Sohra to Mawlynnong takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mawlynnong

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dawki River, Bophill Falls, Byrdaw Falls
Highlights from your plan
Mawlynnong Village ©
Mawlynnong Village
Roots Bridges ©
Roots Bridges
Dawki River ©
Dawki River

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