7 days in Meghalaya, Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

7 days in Meghalaya, Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

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7 days in Meghalaya, Sikkim & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: Nagpur
Fly + bus:  8​h
1
Shillong
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
2
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Pelling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Nagpur

1
night
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Shillong holiday planner .

Nagpur to Shillong is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Shillong can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Shillong

#Nature, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Police Bazar ©
Police Bazar

1
night
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 7th (Wed), explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, then make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, and then steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): take a stroll through MG Marg, don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, then take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gangtok holiday maker app .

Getting from Shillong to Gangtok by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pelling.

Things to do in Gangtok

#Nature, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
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Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

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 9th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pemayangtse Monastery, delve into the distant past at Rabdentse Ruins, then admire the landmark architecture of Sangacholing Monastery, and finally admire the sheer force of Kanchenjunga Falls.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelling trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Gangtok to Pelling by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Pelling

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Pemayangtse Monastery
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Rabdentse Ruins ©
Rabdentse Ruins
Kanchenjunga Falls ©
Kanchenjunga Falls
Pemayangtse Monastery ©
Pemayangtse Monastery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, make a trip to Batasia Loop, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhirdham Temple, and finally take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kanchenjunga Mountain, and then meet the residents at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park.

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

You can drive from Pelling to Darjeeling in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Kanchenjunga Mountain ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain

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