7 days in Gangtok, Kalimpong & Darjeeling Itinerary

7 days in Gangtok, Kalimpong & Darjeeling Itinerary

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7 days in Gangtok, Kalimpong & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: Bagdogra
Drive:  3​h
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Kalimpong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Bagdogra

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre and then take a stroll through MG Marg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass, and then explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok day trip planner .

Bagdogra to Gangtok is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kalimpong.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

1
night
Kalimpong

Kalimpong ©
Set high upon a ridge above the Teesta River and deep within the Himalayas, the bustling bazaar town of Kalimpong draws a strong contingent of visitors with its nearby attractions, temperate climate, and mountain scenery.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Pine View Nursery, make a trip to Deolo Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tharpa Choling Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saibaba Temple.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kalimpong journey website .

Drive from Gangtok to Kalimpong in 3 hours. June in Kalimpong sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kalimpong

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Saibaba Temple
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Saibaba Temple ©
Saibaba Temple
Deolo Hill ©
Deolo Hill
Pine View Nursery ©
Pine View Nursery

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 26th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Chowrasta. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kanchenjunga Mountain, then make a trip to Batasia Loop, and then take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Darjeeling attractions planning site .

You can drive from Kalimpong to Darjeeling in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Kangchenjunga ©
Kangchenjunga
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

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