7 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

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7 days in Darjeeling & Sikkim Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Tinchuley Village. Visit Japanese Peace Pagoda and Mahakal Temple for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop, get great views at Tiger Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Guru Sakya Monastery.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Darjeeling road trip site .

Mumbai to Darjeeling is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Darjeeling at 30°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites Wildlife Shopping
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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Tinchuley Village ©
Tinchuley Village

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Tsongmo Lake and Climbing Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nathula and MG Marg. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Handicraft Emporium, hunt for treasures at Lal Bazar, and snap pictures at Deorali Butterfly Bridge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Gangtok itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Gangtok takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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