9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Siliguri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Jaipur

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.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Gangtok online trip builder .

Jaipur to Gangtok is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lachung vacation website .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Siliguri.

Things to do in Lachung

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

1
night
Siliguri

Siliguri ©
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): browse the different shops at City Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Siliguri, Sri Sri Radha Madhavsundara, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lokenath Temple, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hong Kong Market.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Siliguri online trip builder .

Getting from Lachung to Siliguri by car takes about 6.5 hours. In June in Siliguri, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Siliguri

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
City Centre ©
City Centre
Lokenath Temple ©
Lokenath Temple
Hong Kong Market ©
Hong Kong Market

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple, don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Guru Sakya Monastery, and finally get great views at Tiger Hill. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, then see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, then stroll through Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chowrasta.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Darjeeling trip builder tool .

You can drive from Siliguri to Darjeeling in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Darjeeling are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Siddheswar Dham
Highlights from your plan
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute ©
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

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