7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Darjeeling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Pelling
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Hyderabad
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 6th (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Chowrasta. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda, then don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guru Sakya Monastery, and finally take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Darjeeling trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New Delhi to Darjeeling is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, Darjeeling is a bit cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, then don't miss a visit 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: take a stroll through 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.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gangtok online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pelling.

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
Pelling

Pelling ©
The small hill station of Pelling draws visitors with its impressive nature and abundance of hotels and resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Rabdentse Ruins, don't miss a visit to Pemayangtse Gompa, then admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls, and finally snap pictures at Singshore Bridge Bungee Jumping.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pelling journey planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Pelling takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Pelling

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Pemayangtse Gompa ©
Pemayangtse Gompa

1
night
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Ramoji Film City. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Charminar, see the interesting displays at Salar Jung Museum, then contemplate the long history of Golconda Fort, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Hyderabad trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pelling to Hyderabad in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Pelling in May; daily highs in Hyderabad reach 46°C and lows reach 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Ramoji Film City ©
Ramoji Film City
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort

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