8 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

8 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
2
Gangtok
— 5 nights

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 3rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Ghoom Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): explore the activities along Senchal Lake, get great views at Tiger Hill, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guru Sakya Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Darjeeling trip planner.

Mumbai to Darjeeling is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in May, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Darjeeling. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Tsongmo Lake and Flower Exhibition Centre. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Nathula, take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rumtek Monastery Sikkim, and don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Gangtok trip planner.

Traveling by car from Darjeeling to Gangtok takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
MG Marg ©
MG Marg

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