6 days in Gangtok, North Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

6 days in Gangtok, North Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

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6 days in Gangtok, North Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
Bus + Taxi + Bus:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nathula as well as Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall, then don't miss a visit to Nathula, and then explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Gangtok journey planner .

Mumbai to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

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Nathula ©
Nathula
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

1
night
Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yume Samdong (Zero Point), and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Lachung day trip app .

Drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks
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Yume Samdong (Zero Point) ©
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Tinchuley Village and then identify plant and animal life at Chattakpur. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, then get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Darjeeling trip maker website .

Drive from Lachung to Darjeeling in 6.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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