8 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

8 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

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8 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Pune

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nathula Pass and Flower Exhibition Centre. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Hanuman Tok, take a stroll through MG Marg, and take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point.

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Pune to Gangtok is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

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

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.
Attractions like Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Batasia Loop make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Garden, and relax in the rural setting at Happy Valley Tea Estate.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Darjeeling trip planner.

Drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill

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