5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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


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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary. Get outdoors at Tinchuley Village and Snow Leopard Breeding Centre. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamahatta, look for gifts at Chandulal's, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling trip itinerary builder website .

Guwahati to Darjeeling is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Tinchuley Village ©
Tinchuley Village
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lamahatta ©
Lamahatta

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 25th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enchey Monastery, then identify plant and animal life at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, then make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and finally take a stroll through MG Marg. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then try your luck at Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gangtok online route maker .

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Gangtok takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Wildlife Parks Tours
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong ©
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong

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