5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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5 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Darjeeling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Darjeeling road trip app .

Mumbai to Darjeeling is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Climbing Tours and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through MG Marg, don't miss a visit to Gonjang Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Enchey Monastery, and contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass.

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Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Gangtok takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Tours Outdoors
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MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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