6 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

6 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

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6 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, wander the streets of MG Marg, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, and don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gangtok online trip planner .

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

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 24th (Wed): experience rural life at Happy Valley Tea Estate, then meet the residents at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kanchenjunga Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda, then make a trip to Batasia Loop, and finally get great views at Tiger Hill.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Darjeeling driving holiday tool .

Drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

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