8 days in Darjeeling District Itinerary

8 days in Darjeeling District Itinerary

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8 days in Darjeeling District Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kurseong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Siliguri
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Pune

3
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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda, get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Chowrasta.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Darjeeling tour itinerary builder tool .

Pune to Darjeeling is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kurseong.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

2
nights
Kurseong

Kurseong ©
Kurseong is a hill station and sub-divisional town in the Darjeeling district of the Indian state of West Bengal.Located at an altitude of, Kurseong is from Darjeeling and has a pleasant climate throughout the year.Kurseong is from Siliguri and is connected to the city by road and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get great views at Eagle's Crag, take some stellar pictures from Tingling view point, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery, and finally relax in the rural setting at Orchid Nursery & Cardamom Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Bhangzang Salamander Lake, admire the verdant scenery at Kettle Valley, get outside with Sitong, then see the interesting displays at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Castleton Tea Garden.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kurseong attractions planning tool .

Drive from Darjeeling to Kurseong in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kurseong can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Siliguri.

Things to do in Kurseong

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Mirik
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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum ©
Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery ©
Tingling view point ©
Tingling view point

2
nights
Siliguri

Siliguri ©
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. On the 19th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, browse the different shops at City Centre, look for gifts at Shoppers Stop, buy something for everyone on your list at Vega Circle Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lokenath Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Siliguri, Sri Sri Radha Madhavsundara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Bengal Safari and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Mandir.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Siliguri online visit planner .

You can drive from Kurseong to Siliguri in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Siliguri are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Siliguri

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha
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Lokenath Temple ©
Lokenath Temple
Bengal Safari ©
Bengal Safari
City Centre ©
City Centre