7 days in Shimla & Darjeeling Itinerary

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Shimla
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Darjeeling
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Shimla — 2 nights

Queen of Hills

The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Shimla is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, make a trip to The Mall, and gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla travel route builder website.

Bengaluru to Shimla is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly to Darjeeling.
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Darjeeling — 4 nights

Queen of the Hills

The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Darjeeling is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, and admire the natural beauty at Tea Garden.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Darjeeling trip builder website.

You can fly from Shimla to Darjeeling in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June in Darjeeling, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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