Darjeeling is not just about tea gardens. Its mesmerizing sunrises, the untouched beauty of the hills, old-world charm, and friendly locals all add up to make Darjeeling one of the most beautiful hill stations in the eastern part of India. There are so many things to do in Darjeeling - try the scrumptious local food here, stroll down into the lush gardens, and have a sip of the famous Darjeeling tea. Just 700 kilometers away from Kolkata, this scenic hill station is also the perfect getaway for a romantic honeymoon.
There are 86 tea estates in Darjeeling that produce the worldwide famous “Darjeeling tea”. You can have a cup of locally brewed chai at the tea estate, or get down amidst the plantations to pluck a few tea leaves yourself. The toy train is the most popular attraction there. Other popular attractions include botanical gardens, monasteries, ropeway cable car, and zoo. The beautiful colonial architecture of mansions and churches dot this beautiful little town.
On your Darjeeling trip, visit the popular attractions like Tiger Hill if you want to witness the first rays of the sun hitting the peaks of Kanchenjunga, the oldest Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, the Ghoom Monastery, and Batasia Loop. Other popular attractions include a zoo, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tenzing Rock, Japanese Temple, Ropeway, Tea Estate, and Peace Pagoda. Darjeeling is altogether a wonderful place to explore the tea estates, villages, and markets on foot.
Dooars on the other side is very well connected by road. It is a paradise for nature lovers and a door to Bhutan and North East India. With an unspoiled terrain and the mighty Himalayas forming a stunning backdrop, this region is blessed with dense forests and exotic wildlife. Enjoy a morning safari at Gorumara National Park, which will be a treat for wildlife lovers. Plan your trip to this lesser-known region to explore its rich flora and fauna as well as the beautiful landscapes.
Here’s an itinerary for your trip to Darjeeling:
Day 1: Arrival at Bagdogra Airport. Transfer to Darjeeling. Check in to the hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 2: Breakfast. City tour includes Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop, and more. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 3: Breakfast, Transfer to Dooars. Check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at a hotel in Dooars.
Day 4: Your day begins with a morning safari at Gorumara National Park. Breakfast at the hotel. Overnight stay at a hotel in Dooars.
Day 5: Breakfast. Transfer to Bagdogra Airport for flight back home.
Includes: Breakfast, sightseeing, safari and airport transfers.
Price: INR 20,500
Price per person in a twin-sharing room. 5% GST is applicable.