7 days in Gangtok, Darjeeling & Siliguri Itinerary

7 days in Gangtok, Darjeeling & Siliguri Itinerary

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7 days in Gangtok, Darjeeling & Siliguri Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Siliguri
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
On the 11th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, then steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, and then explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Teesta River, then snap pictures at Deorali Butterfly Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiv Mandir, and finally take a stroll through MG Marg.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gangtok trip planner.

Ahmedabad to Gangtok is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 13th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Guru Sakya Monastery, get great views at Tiger Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Char Dham, then see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Barbotey Rock Garden, explore the world behind art at Himalayan Tibet Museum, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and finally examine the collection at Everest Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Darjeeling online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Darjeeling takes 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Siliguri.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Char Dham
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Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple

1
night
Siliguri

Siliguri ©
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Hong Kong Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Siliguri, Sri Sri Radha Madhavsundara, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lokenath Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kali Mandir.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Siliguri trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Darjeeling to Siliguri in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Siliguri are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Siliguri

Shopping Historic Sites
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Hong Kong Market ©
Hong Kong Market
Kali Mandir ©
Kali Mandir
City Centre ©
City Centre

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