8 days in Darjeeling District & Guwahati Itinerary

8 days in Darjeeling District & Guwahati Itinerary

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8 days in Darjeeling District & Guwahati Itinerary

Start: Bhopal
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Darjeeling
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
2
Guwahati
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Bhopal


4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Mahakal Temple. Get outdoors at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Kanchenjunga Mountain. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tinchuley Village, take in the awesome beauty at Observatory Hill, take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, and take an in-depth tour of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Ghoom Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Darjeeling travel route planner

Bhopal to Darjeeling is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Guwahati.

Things to do in Darjeeling

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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Parasailing & Paragliding
Tinchuley Village ©
Tinchuley Village

3
nights
Guwahati

Guwahati ©
A place to engage with the culture of the northeast, Guwahati represents the largest city in the region, and acts as a stepping stone for wider explorations.
Step out of the city life by going to Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary and Assam State Zoo. Explore hidden gems such as Uma Nanda Temple and Deepor Beel Wildlife Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakhya Temple, get a taste of the local shopping with Fancy Bazar, browse the eclectic array of goods at Uzan Bazar Fish Market, and don't miss a visit to Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Guwahati sightseeing planning site

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Darjeeling to Guwahati in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guwahati

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Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary ©
Deepor Beel Birds Sanctuary
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden ©

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