7 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Darjeeling Itinerary

7 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Darjeeling Itinerary

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7 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: Gangtok
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Gangtok

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Nathula, and then don't miss a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, then make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and finally wander the streets of MG Marg.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Gangtok road trip planning website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Gangtok. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

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

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Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
On the 27th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Naga Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lachung trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Darjeeling.

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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Batasia Loop. There's lots more to do: get great views at Tiger Hill, take in the pleasant sights at Orange Valley Tea Estate, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Darjeeling takes 6.5 hours. October in Darjeeling sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

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Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill

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