5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

Start: Bagdogra
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Darjeeling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Bagdogra

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Darjeeling Toy Train, Kanchenjunga Mountain and Happy Valley Tea Estate. On the 5th (Wed), get interesting insight from Darjeeling Toy Train. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kanchenjunga Mountain, and then admire all the interesting features of Happy Valley Tea Estate.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling travel itinerary planner .

Bagdogra to Darjeeling is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Tours Nature Parks
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Darjeeling Toy Train
Darjeeling Toy Train
Kanchenjunga Mountain ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain
Happy Valley Tea Estate ©
Happy Valley Tea Estate

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.
Family-friendly places like Tsongmo Lake and Hanuman Tok will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Nathula Pass, take in the views from Deorali Butterfly Bridge, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, and take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok travel app .

Getting from Darjeeling to Gangtok by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Deorali Butterfly Bridge
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

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