6 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

6 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

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6 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  9​h 15​min
1
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h
End: Hyderabad

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): experience rural life at Happy Valley Tea Estate, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda, and then take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gain insight at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then make a trip to Batasia Loop, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple.

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Hyderabad to Darjeeling is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Hyderabad in January, things will get little chillier in Darjeeling: highs are around 26°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
On the 4th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Kyongnosla Waterfall, then steep yourself in history at Nathula, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple and then wander the streets of MG Marg.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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