8 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

8 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

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8 days in Gangtok & Darjeeling Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Chandigarh

4
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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, enjoy breathtaking views from Tashi View Point, and stroll through Himalayan Zoological Park.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gangtok itinerary app .

Chandigarh to Gangtok is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Rumtek Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
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.
Darjeeling is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple, and get to know the fascinating history of Chowrasta.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain ©
Kanchenjunga Mountain
Batasia Loop ©
Batasia Loop

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