6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, take in the awesome beauty at Kanchenjunga Mountain, make a trip to Batasia Loop, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghoom Monastery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Darjeeling road trip site .

New Delhi to Darjeeling is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from New Delhi in June, you will find days in Darjeeling are little chillier (38°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, wander the streets of MG Marg, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, and make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip planner.

You can drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

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