9 days in Mirik, Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

9 days in Mirik, Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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9 days in Mirik, Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

Start: Jodhpur
train:  2​h
1
Mirik
— Few hours
car:  1​h 30​min
2
Darjeeling
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Gangtok
— 3 nights
taxi + train:  48​h
End: Jodhpur

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Mirik

Mirik ©
Mirik is a picturesque tourist spot nestled in the serene hills of Darjeeling district in West Bengal, India. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sumendu Lake.

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Jodhpur to Mirik is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. In May, Mirik is little chillier than Jodhpur - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Mirik

Parks Nature
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Sumendu Lake ©
Sumendu Lake

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.
You've added Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Ghoom Museum, Himalayan Tibet Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): look for gifts at Life and Leaf Fair Trade Shop, take in the awesome beauty at Observatory Hill, then examine the collection at Everest Museum, then go for a walk through Orange Valley Tea Estate, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, then get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then explore the world behind art at Himalayan Tibet Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Ghoom Museum.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Darjeeling trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mirik to Darjeeling takes 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple
Everest Museum ©
Everest Museum

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Rumtek Monastery, Mayfair Gangtok Casino Mahjong, Seven Sisters Waterfalls, and other attractions. Kids will enjoy Nathula Pass and Tsongmo Lake. Get in touch with nature at Teesta River and Deorali Orchid Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of MG Marg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiv Mandir, hunt for treasures at Lal Bazar, and don't miss a visit to Gonjang Monastery.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gangtok trip tool .

Drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok in 3.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Teesta River
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Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Gonjang Monastery ©
Gonjang Monastery

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