Book Darjeeling Gangtok tour package by Tourism of India to avail the top-notch services. Get hygienic and comfortable transfers, delicious meals, top-rated accommodation, and sightseeing tours. Darjeeling Gangtok Tour is curated, keeping the wanderers in mind who wish to explore Northeast India for a deep insight into the local culture.
This 5 nights and 6 days Darjeeling Gangtok itinerary covers the top attractions of both places and pampers you with best-in-class facilities. So pack your bags, and get ready to revive your senses amid the lush greenery of Northeast India.
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Witness sunrise over Kanchenjunga from Tiger Hill
Sightseeing tour in Darjeeling
Explore monasteries in Gangtok
Souvenir shopping in Gangtok
Trip to serene Tsomgo Lake
Itinerary - 6 Days Darjeeling and Gangtok Tour
Day 1 - Arrival in Darjeeling
Our representative will meet you at the airport and assist you to Darjeeling. The scenic beauty of the Himalayas and aromatic tea gardens are the major crowd puller here. You get a chance to ride on the Toy Train in Darjeeling. On your arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax. Then, you can spend the rest of the day as you wish. Overnight stay at the hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 2 - Darjeeling
Start the day early and drive towards Tiger Hill, the highest point of Darjeeling (22 km/1.5 hours). Catch the first rays of the sun on Mount Kanchenjunga. The calmness will fill your heart with joy and your trip with memories. On your way back from the hill, you will be visiting Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. The monastery houses a massive statue of Lord Buddha carved in its premises.
After the tour, drive back to the hotel to have a delectable breakfast. Post that, you will proceed for sightseeing in Darjeeling. The tour will cover attractions like Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Tenzing & Gumpo Rock, Peace Pagoda, and Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological Park. Further, you can spend some time at the green tea estates. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3 - Darjeeling - Gangtok (97 km/4 hours)
Begin day 3 of your Darjeeling Gangtok tour, savor breakfast and later leave for Gangtok, the capital of the state of Sikkim. Blessed with greenery and Himalayan peaks, Gangtok is home to many ancient and significant monasteries. On your arrival, check in at the hotel and unwind. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
Day 4 - Gangtok
On day 4, you will be visiting the top attractions on a Gangtok sightseeing tour. The best way to begin the journey is to visit holy places, hence Rumtek and Enchey monasteries. This will be followed by a visit to the Research Institute of Tibetology, Chorten and Orchid Sanctuary, and the Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms. After the tour ends, come back to the hotel for a sound sleep.
Day 5 - Gangtok - Tsomgo Lake - Gangtok (36 km/1 hour)
Begin the day with a hearty breakfast and later leave for Tsomgo Lake. It's a glacial lake known for its charming beauty and is also known for holding spiritual importance as a Lord Shiva temple sits on its right bank. After the tour, you will be escorted to the hotel. Post that, you can go shopping at MG Road. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 6 - Departure from Gangtok
It's time to say goodbye to Gangtok and proceed to an onward destination. So, after breakfast, you will be assisted to the airport for your flight back home with cherishable memories.
FAQs for 6 Days Darjeeling and Gangtok Tour
Q: What is the distance from Bagdogra to Darjeeling?
Ans: Bagdogra to Darjeeling distance is around 67 km. For a hassle-free journey, Tourism of India provides a hygienic and comfortable vehicle covering 2.5 hours.
Q: How far is Darjeeling from Gangtok?
Ans: Darjeeling is around 97 km away from Gangtok and takes about 4 hours to cover the distance by road.
Q: How far is Darjeeling from NJP?
Ans: The distance between New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling by road is 70 km (3 hours).
Q: How many days are required to visit Darjeeling and Gangtok?
Ans: 6 days are enough to explore the best of Darjeeling and Gangtok. Book Darjeeling Gangtok tour package by Tourism of India covering both places' top attractions and activities.
Q: Which attractions to cover in the 6 days Darjeeling Gangtok itinerary?
Ans: Here’s a list of places you must add to your Gangtok Darjeeling itinerary -
Rumtek and Enchey Monasteries
Research Institute of Tibetology
Chorten and Orchid Sanctuary
Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms.
Q: What is the cost of the Gangtok Darjeeling 6 day itinerary?
Ans: Gangtok Darjeeling 6 day tour will cost you around USD 300. However, this can vary as the cost depends on the flight tickets, meals, transfers, accommodation, and sightseeing/activities you choose.