Darjeeling is a popular hill station in the state of West Bengal. At an average elevation of 2050 meters, it is located in the Lesser Himalayan range and provides beautiful views of the mighty Himalayas, especially Kanchenjunga the world third highest mountain peak. Known for its scenic beauty, snow-clad Himalayas, and tea gardens, Darjeeling is frequented by tourists from all over the country as well as from around the world.
Day - 1 Bagdodra-Darjeeling
Arrive Bagdogra airport or New Jalpai Guri Railway station and transfer to Darjeeling, Night stay at Darjeeling.
Day - 2 Darjeeling Sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for the sight seeing of Darjeeling covering Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Ropeway,Tensing -Gumbo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center , Tea Estate, Lebong Race Course , Peace Pagoda. & Rock Garden Gangamaya Park.
Night stay in Darjeeling
Day - 3 Darjeeling
Early Morning Excursion to Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop.Return to the Hotel. After breakfast at hotel go for Mirik Lake via Nepal Border.Rest of the day, Free at Leisure .
Night stay in Darjeeling.
Day 4 Darjeeling Bagdodra/NJP departure
After breakfast check out from the Hotel & transfer to the Bagdogra airport/NJP railway station for your onward destination.
Darjeeling and the surrounding areas at greater depth, like to know about the heritage and historical background of the place that originated from the British colonial times, or want to feel the nature and its flora & fauna more intimately, then you will need to take a special tour.
- Toy Train Joy Rides Tour
- Heritage Walk Tour
- Darjeeling Tea Garden Tour
- Sandakphu and Phalut Tour
Darjeeling can offer exciting adventure activities and sports. You will be surprised to know the big leaps the place is taking to become one of the hubs of adventure sports and tours in the north-eastern India. The foaming waters of the mountain rivers Teesta and Rangeet attract large number of enthusiasts for white water rafting every year. Sandakphu and Phalut treks are already well established trekking routes in the region and very popular to trekkers from all over the world.
- White Water Rafting in Teesta
- Hot Air Balloon
- Trekking in Darjeeling
- Jeep Safari to Singalila National Park
Darjeeling tea, curios, all kinds of woolens, books, handicraft items, studios offering original pictures of Himalayas and lot more.
The Chowk Bazaar area located at the lower level also has all kinds of stores including clothing & dress materials, household products, food & bakery products etc. Items are cheaper and this is where the locals mostly come for marketing.
Most of the visitors think that there is no nightlife in Darjeeling. Some even think that there can never be a nightlife in such a lazy hill town that goes off to sleep by 8pm. Well, if you are looking for nightclubs or discos where you can dance away to the wee hours while a DJ plays a hard rock, then surely Darjeeling may not be the place for you.