7 days in Darjeeling District Itinerary

7 days in Darjeeling District Itinerary

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7 days in Darjeeling District Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Siliguri
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kurseong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Siliguri

Siliguri ©
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. On the 17th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at City Centre. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Mandir, then buy something for everyone on your list at Vega Circle Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Siliguri, Sri Sri Radha Madhavsundara, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lokenath Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Siliguri travel route planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Siliguri is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, plan for little chillier nights in Siliguri, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Kurseong.

Things to do in Siliguri

Historic Sites Shopping
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Lokenath Temple ©
Lokenath Temple
City Centre ©
City Centre
Kali Mandir ©
Kali Mandir

2
nights
Kurseong

Kurseong ©
Kurseong is a hill station and sub-divisional town in the Darjeeling district of the Indian state of West Bengal.Located at an altitude of, Kurseong is from Darjeeling and has a pleasant climate throughout the year.Kurseong is from Siliguri and is connected to the city by road and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum, then admire the striking features of Castleton Tea Garden, then take some stellar pictures from Tingling view point, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambotia Shiva Mandir Temple, take some stellar pictures from Eagle's Crag, then explore the activities along Bhangzang Salamander Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gidhapahar Mandir Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kurseong trip planner.

You can drive from Siliguri to Kurseong in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kurseong are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kurseong

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mirik
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Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery ©
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum ©
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum
Castleton Tea Garden ©
Castleton Tea Garden

3
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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Tiger Hill, get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kurseong to Darjeeling takes 1.5 hours. In October in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©