4 days in Gangtok, Darjeeling & Hyderabad Itinerary

4 days in Gangtok, Darjeeling & Hyderabad Itinerary

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4 days in Gangtok, Darjeeling & Hyderabad Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  10​h
1
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Darjeeling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
3
Hyderabad
— 1 day
End: Hyderabad

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Nathula and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gangtok online trip maker .

Hyderabad to Gangtok is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, and then take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 3rd (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Golconda Fort and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hyderabad trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Hyderabad in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Darjeeling in December, expect Hyderabad to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites
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Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir

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