7 days in Darjeeling, Meghalaya & Sikkim Itinerary

7 days in Darjeeling, Meghalaya & Sikkim Itinerary

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Darjeeling
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Sohra
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Shillong
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Gangtok
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Darjeeling

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Queen of the Hills

The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
On the 4th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Darjeeling planner.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Darjeeling is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Colombo in December, expect nights in Darjeeling to be cooler, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Sohra.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Sohra

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Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): snap pictures at Double Decker Living Root Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sohra day trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Darjeeling to Sohra in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Shillong.
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Shillong

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Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): visit Police Bazar.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Shillong journey planner.

Drive from Sohra to Shillong in 2 hours. December in Shillong sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Shillong

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Gangtok

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Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, then make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Nathula. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through MG Marg, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, then don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, then take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Gangtok trip site.

Getting from Shillong to Gangtok by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Neighborhoods
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