14 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

14 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Taxi:  40 h
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ravangla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pelling
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Darjeeling
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  40 h
End: Riyadh

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, stop by MG Marg, and don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gangtok online itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Gangtok is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Riyadh to Gangtok, you'll lose 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

1
night
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Ravangla remains one of Sikkim's must-see destinations, offering unobstructed views of the snowy peaks of the Greater Himalayas.
On the 21st (Thu), hike along Maenam Hill, then admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery, and finally walk around Buddha Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ravangla day trip planning app.

Getting from Gangtok to Ravangla by car takes about 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

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 22nd (Fri): admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Khecheopalri Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashiding Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pemayangtse Monastery, then explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pelling road trip planning website.

You can drive from Ravangla to Pelling in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Pelling

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tashiding Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Khecheopalri Lake ©
Khecheopalri Lake
Sangacholing Monastery ©
Sangacholing Monastery

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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, experience rural life at Happy Valley Tea Estate, make a trip to Batasia Loop, and take in the awesome beauty at Kangchenjunga.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Pelling to Darjeeling in 3.5 hours. March in Darjeeling sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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