6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

6 days in Darjeeling & Gangtok Itinerary

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Indore
Fly + taxi:
6​h 30​min
Darjeeling
— 2 nights
Drive:
1​h 45​min
Gangtok
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:
7​h 15​min
Indore

2
days
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 22nd (Mon): examine the collection at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, tour the pleasant surroundings at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, get to know the fascinating history of Chowrasta, then browse the exhibits of Ava Art Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, then don't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kanchenjunga Mountain.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Darjeeling vacation trip planner.

Indore to Darjeeling is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gangtok.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Sightseeing Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Chowrasta

2
days
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 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Nathula Pass, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tsomgo Lake, and then get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Banjhakri Water Falls, wander the streets of MG Marg, then make a trip to Hanuman Tok, and finally don't miss a visit to Flower Exhibition Centre.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gangtok itinerary builder.

Getting from Darjeeling to Gangtok by car takes about 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gangtok

Sightseeing Parks Nature

Side Trips

Banjhakri Water Falls, Rumtek Monastery
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Nathula Pass
Tsomgo Lake
Rumtek Monastery

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