7 days in Gangtok, Pelling & Darjeeling Itinerary

7 days in Gangtok, Pelling & Darjeeling Itinerary

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7 days in Gangtok, Pelling & Darjeeling Itinerary

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass, then make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and then explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of MG Marg, make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, then get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtok online attractions 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

1
night
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
On the 26th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, then don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally admire the striking features of Sangacholing Monastery.

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You can drive from Gangtok to Pelling in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Pelling are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Pelling

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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Gompa ©
Pemayangtse Gompa

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Happy Valley Tea Estate, then stroll through Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kanchenjunga Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhirdham Temple, then get great views at Tiger Hill, and finally make a trip to Samthar Plateau.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Darjeeling travel route planner .

Getting from Pelling to Darjeeling by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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