5 days in Darjeeling, Gangtok & Siliguri Itinerary

5 days in Darjeeling, Gangtok & Siliguri Itinerary

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5 days in Darjeeling, Gangtok & Siliguri Itinerary

Start: Agartala
Drive:  10​h
1
Darjeeling
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Siliguri
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Agartala

1
day
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.
On the 16th (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, then don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, and finally get great views at Tiger Hill.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Darjeeling sightseeing planner.

Agartala to Darjeeling is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and then steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of MG Marg, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, then get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Gangtok using our trip planner.

You can drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Siliguri.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

1
night
Siliguri

Siliguri ©
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. On the 19th (Fri), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hong Kong Market, admire all the interesting features of Kanchenjunga Stadium, and then stop by Shoppers Stop.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Siliguri trip planner .

Drive from Gangtok to Siliguri in 4 hours. In October in Siliguri, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Siliguri

Shopping
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Hong Kong Market ©
Hong Kong Market
Shoppers Stop ©
Shoppers Stop
Kanchenjunga Stadium ©
Kanchenjunga Stadium

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