8 days in Gangtok, Darjeeling & Shillong Itinerary

8 days in Gangtok, Darjeeling & Shillong Itinerary

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1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
2
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
3
Shillong
— 2 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nathula and Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gonjang Monastery and Kyongnosla Waterfall. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, admire the sheer force of Banjhakri Water Falls, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, and make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Gangtok trip maker website.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

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Nathula ©
Nathula
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake

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.
On the 8th (Tue), get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple. On your second day here, make a trip to Batasia Loop, get great views at Tiger Hill, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tinchuley Village.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Darjeeling trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Darjeeling takes 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Darjeeling are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Shillong.

Things to do in Darjeeling

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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Tinchuley Village ©
Tinchuley Village
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple

2
nights
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): examine the collection at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, thenadmire the landmark architecture of The Grand Madina Masjid, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Shillong View Point, thenadmire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, thenpause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, and finally wander the streets of Police Bazar.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Shillong visit planner.

Getting from Darjeeling to Shillong by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daytime highs in Shillong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shillong

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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Mawphlang Sacred Forest ©
Mawphlang Sacred Forest
Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians ©
Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians

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