6 days in Patna, Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

6 days in Patna, Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

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6 days in Patna, Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
Patna
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
2
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Patna

Patna ©
Occupying the southern bank of the famous Ganges River, the state capital of Patna combines an important religious and regal heritage with a fast-growing commercial and transport hub.
Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Har Mandir Takht.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Patna road trip planner .

New Delhi to Patna is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Patna

Historic Sites Parks
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Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park ©
Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park

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.
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, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, and wander the streets of MG Marg.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Patna to Gangtok by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Himalayan Zoological Park
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok
Flower Exhibition Centre ©
Flower Exhibition Centre

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 9th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kanchenjunga Mountain.

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Traveling by car from Gangtok to Darjeeling takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Kanchenjunga Mountain ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

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