6 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

6 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

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6 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

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

3
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.
Tinchuley Village and Mahakal Temple will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Tonglu and Parasailing & Paragliding. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kanchenjunga Mountain, get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, and deepen your understanding at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Darjeeling road trip planning website .

Ahmedabad to Darjeeling is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in October: highs in Darjeeling hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tonglu
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Tonglu ©
Tonglu
Kangchenjunga ©
Kangchenjunga

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 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and then take a stroll through MG Marg. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, then make a trip to Hanuman Tok, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Darjeeling to Gangtok by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to 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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