8 days in Sikkim & West Bengal Itinerary

8 days in Sikkim & West Bengal Itinerary

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8 days in Sikkim & West Bengal Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Gangtok
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ravangla
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 30​min
5
Digha
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: New Delhi


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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): try your luck at Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Palzor Stadium, admire the striking features of Tsuk La Khang Monastery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enchey Monastery.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gangtok trip itinerary planner .

New Delhi to Gangtok is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in February; daily highs in Gangtok reach 17°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ravangla.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Casinos
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Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary ©
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong ©
Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong
Enchey Monastery ©
Enchey Monastery

few
hours
Ravangla

Ravangla ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Buddha Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ralong Monastery.

Start your trip to Ravangla by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Gangtok to Ravangla by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Ravangla

Parks Historic Sites
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Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Ralong Monastery ©
Ralong Monastery

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then admire the natural beauty at Barbotey Rock Garden.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Darjeeling vacation maker site .

Getting from Ravangla to Darjeeling by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Barbotey Rock Garden ©
Barbotey Rock Garden

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery and then appreciate the views at Yumthang Valley.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lachung trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Darjeeling to Lachung in 7 hours. In March, daytime highs in Lachung are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Digha.

Things to do in Lachung

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Lachung Monastery ©
Lachung Monastery
Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley

2
nights
Digha

Digha ©
Digha is a seaside resort town in the state of West Bengal, India. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Udaipur Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Talseri Beach, and then get in on the family fun at KAJAL DIGHI WONDERLAND (ToyTrain).

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Digha trip website .

Traveling by car from Lachung to Digha takes 21.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Digha

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Digha Beach
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Udaipur Beach ©
Udaipur Beach
Digha Beach ©
Digha Beach
Talseri Beach ©
Talseri Beach

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