15 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

15 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

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15 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Gangtok
— 5 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
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Ahmedabad

5
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.
Attractions like Tsongmo Lake and Nathula Pass make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Zoological Park, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, and take a stroll through MG Marg.

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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 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ralong Monastery, then admire the landmark architecture of Doling Gompa, and finally stroll through Maenam Hill.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Ravangla day trip planning website .

Drive from Gangtok to Ravangla in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ravangla are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pelling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Trails Nature
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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 11th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, make a trip to Pemayangtse Gompa, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, don't miss a visit to Tashiding Monastery, then explore the activities along Khecheopalri Lake, and finally admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

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Traveling by car from Ravangla to Pelling takes 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Pelling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Chattakpur. Venture out of the city with trips to Kalimpong (Durpin Dara Hill & Kalimpong Cactus Nursery). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Tiger Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, experience rural life at Happy Valley Tea Estate, and take in nature's colorful creations at Barbotey Rock Garden.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Pelling to Darjeeling by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in Darjeeling sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Durpin Dara Hill
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop
Tea Garden ©
Tea Garden

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