6 days in Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Kurseong Itinerary

6 days in Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Kurseong Itinerary

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6 days in Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Kurseong Itinerary

Start: Siliguri
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kalimpong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Kurseong
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Siliguri

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.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Himalayan Tibet Museum and then go for a walk through Orange Valley Tea Estate. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then browse the exhibits of Ava Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guru Sakya Monastery, and finally get great views at Tiger Hill.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Darjeeling online itinerary planner .

Siliguri to Darjeeling is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

2
nights
Kalimpong

Kalimpong ©
Set high upon a ridge above the Teesta River and deep within the Himalayas, the bustling bazaar town of Kalimpong draws a strong contingent of visitors with its nearby attractions, temperate climate, and mountain scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangal Dham Pranami Temple.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kalimpong vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Darjeeling to Kalimpong in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kurseong.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tarey Bhir
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Kalimpong Science Centre ©
Kalimpong Science Centre
Dr. Graham's Homes ©
Dr. Graham's Homes
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple ©
Mangal Dham Pranami Temple

1
night
Kurseong

Kurseong ©
Kurseong is a hill station and sub-divisional town in the Darjeeling district of the Indian state of West Bengal.Located at an altitude of, Kurseong is from Darjeeling and has a pleasant climate throughout the year.Kurseong is from Siliguri and is connected to the city by road and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get outside with Sitong and then take in the pleasant sights at Bagora and Chimney Villages. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Deer Park.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kurseong trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Kalimpong to Kurseong takes 3 hours. December in Kurseong sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kurseong

Parks Outdoors
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Deer Park ©
Deer Park

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