5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Batasia Loop. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, go for a walk through Orange Valley Tea Estate, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling vacation maker app .

Hyderabad to Darjeeling is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Hyderabad in January, expect Darjeeling to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill

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.
On the 15th (Wed), explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Nathula, and then don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gangtok sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Gangtok takes 4 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

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