8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bagdogra
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Darjeeling
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Jalpaiguri
— 1 night
End: Jalpaiguri

2
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.
On the 29th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Kyongnosla Waterfall and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gangtok travel route planner .

Bagdogra to Gangtok is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Kyongnosla Waterfall ©
Kyongnosla Waterfall

2
nights
Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lachung attractions planner.

Drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

1
night
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take a stroll through MG Marg, then don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre, and then look for gifts at Golden Tips Tea Shop.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Gangtok vacation builder .

You can drive from Lachung to Gangtok in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Golden Tips Tea Shop ©
Golden Tips Tea Shop
Flower Exhibition Centre ©
Flower Exhibition Centre

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Observatory Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then buy something for everyone on your list at Rink Mall, and finally browse the exhibits of Ava Art Gallery.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling journey planner .

Drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jalpaiguri.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Observatory Hill ©
Observatory Hill

1
night
Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri
Jalpaiguri is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jalpaiguri trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Darjeeling to Jalpaiguri in 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Jalpaiguri are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Jalpaiguri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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