6 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

6 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
2
Darjeeling
— 2 nights

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, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, take some stellar pictures from Shanti Viewpoint, and visit MG Marg.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Gangtok day trip app.

Bengaluru to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula ©
Nathula

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 12th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guru Sakya Monastery, thenget great views at Tiger Hill, and finally explore the activities along Senchal Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, thensee the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Darjeeling trip planning website.

You can drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

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