4 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

4 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

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4 days in Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Darjeeling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the views from Deorali Butterfly Bridge, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, and then take a stroll through MG Marg. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, then don't miss a visit to Nathula, and then hunt for treasures at Lal Bazar.

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New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guru Sakya Monastery, and finally get great views at Tiger Hill.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Darjeeling takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple

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