Darjeeling

Destination : Darjeeling - The Queen of Hills


Duration : 3 Nights / 4 Days


Best Time to Book Darjeeling Package Tour : March, April, May, June, September and November 2020


Attractions of Darjeeling Tour :

Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Darjeeling Ropeway, Darjeeling Mall, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tenzing Rock, Darjeeling Rock Garden, Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda, Mirik, Mirik Lake, Pashupati Market, Nightingale Park, Singalila National Park, Tinchuley, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Darjeeling Observatory Hill, Ghoom Monastery


Pickup & Drop for Darjeeling Package Tour : Bagdogra International Airport (IXB) [Airport Road, Bagdogra, Siliguri, West Bengal 734421] / NJP Station

TRAVEL DISTANCES TO REMEMBER FOR DARJEELING TOUR

There are no direct Flight or Train to travel Darjeeling. To visit Darjeeling, first you have to reach Bagdogra Airport (IXB) or New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP) of West Bengal. These places are well connected with most of the cities of India. From there you have to proceed for Darjeeling by road.


ROADS THAT LEADS TO DARJEELING


Option 1 : FROM NJP


From New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP) the Hill Cart Road or NH-55 is the main route that leads to Darjeeling. It is almost 88km and takes approx 3 hrs to reach Darjeeling depending on traffic, weather and political condition in the hill. The route is like :

  • NJP to Siliguri (8km)

  • Siliguri to Sukhna (8km)

  • Sukhna to Kurseong (40km)

  • Kurseong to Ghum (24km)

  • Ghum to Darjeeling (8km)


Option 2 : FROM BAGDOGRA

The distances of Darjeeling from Bagdogra Airport is almost 94km i.e. 6km extra. From Bagdogra the route to Darjeeling is like :


  • Bagdogra to Matigara (12km)

  • Matigara to Simulbari (12km)

  • Simulbari to Kurseong (40km) via Rohini Route

  • Kurseong to Ghum (24km) via NH-55

  • Ghum to Darjeeling (8km)


Now if guests want to travel from Mirik, guests have to take left turn from Simulbari where the road bifurcates. The road map would be like :


  • Bagdogra to Matigara (12km)

  • Matigara to Simulbari (12km)

  • Simulbari to Dudhia (8km)

  • Dudhia to Mirik (15km)

  • Mirik to Ghum (37km) via Sukhia. From Sukhia the road proceed for Sandakphu via Manebhanjan

  • Ghum to Darjeeling (8km)


DARJEELING TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1 : Arrival New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB), Transfer to Darjeeling

Meet and Greet on arrival at NJP/IXB for your Darjeeling Package Tour and transfer to Darjeeling (via Hill Cart Road), one of the most magnificent hill resorts in the world. Evening free to explore this hill queen. Visit Darjeeling Mall, have some hot coffee and enjoy the chill weather. Overnight stay at Hotel in Darjeeling.


Day 2 : Darjeeling Sightseeing Tour

Early Morning at 4 AM visit Tiger Hill, famous for sunrise over Mt. Kanchendzonga, on way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop and back to hotel. After breakfast proceed for visit 7 points, covering The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and PNZ Zoological Park (both closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Self Help Refuge Centre (closed on Sunday), Tea Garden (outer view), Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda and Ropeway (operational, ropeway ride charges to be paid by guest directly). Overnight stay at Hotel in Darjeeling.


Day 3 : Darjeeling to Mirik and Back (60 kms in 2.5 hrs One Way)

Today after breakfast we take you to Mirik, a small picturesque hill station at 5100 ft (1761m) with a beautiful lake surrounded by forested hills on all sides with the back drop of Mt Kanchenjunga. The drive to Mirik runs through some fascinating tea gardens (Sourenee Rea Estate) and pine forests. Enjoy horse ride and boating at the lake, (boating payment direct). On the way back to Darjeeling return via PASHUPATI MARKET in Nepal India border (need extra vehicle to enter into the market, direct payment). Return to Hotel in the afternoon and have free evening. Have Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Darjeeling.


Day 3 [optional] : Lamahatta Tinchuley Takdah Tour - A Day Trip from Darjeeling

It is a optional but one of the most favourite sightseeing spot with Lamahatta Tinchuley Takdah Tour which lets you view the amazing valleys, tea gardens, hills, streams, flora & fauna of the Queen of Hills. After morning breakfast (you can pack it also) start for Takdah (28 km and 1.30 hrs drive), a beautiful place known for Himalayan orchids. From there proceed for Tinchuley Tour - a small hillside village. On the way behold magnificent valley in mountain slopes and Peshoke Tea Gardens. Have some photo shoot and selfie. From there proceed for Lamahatta a perfect place to view the splendid Kanchenjunga on a sunny day. Have a stroll in the pine forest standing high in the sky. Trek top to the sacred Pokhri and have blesssnings. There are lots homestay which can be booked during Lamahatta Tour at budget price and traveller can spend one night there. Taste authentic Momo, Thukpa or noodles. Spend a quality time there and start for Darjeeling Tour before evening. It's an amazing experience.


Day 4 : Darjeeling to Jalpaiguri Rail Station / Bagdogra Airport

Morning free for packing and personal activities. After breakfast transfer to NJP Stn or IXB Airport for return Journey to onward destination. Tour end with sweet memories.