25 Things to Do in Darjeeling 2021 (Starting from ₹1450.0 Only)

There are so many things to do in Darjeeling that one might feel a little too overwhelmed for choices. You can try the sumptuous local food here, stroll down into the lush gardens and have the tasty sip of the famous Darjeeling tea.

One of the most thrilling activities to try in Darjeeling is riding the famous toy train. Established in 1881, the toy train is a very popular attraction in the region and something you can't afford to miss! Exploring the rich biodiversity and wildlife species at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park should also be something that you must try in Darjeeling.

The visitors can also opt for river rafting at Teesta River for the best dose of adventure.Visiting the Yiga Choeling located at Tiger Hills and trekking to the peak of Sandak are some of the offbeat things to do in Darjeeling.

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29 March 2016
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Dzongri Goechala Trek in Sikkim is one of the best treks in the town. It had been a great trek. I had a lovely time there. It was awesome. I loved it totally. One should definitely try this to know how it had been. It was definitely a nice and fun trek.
First of all I would like to thanks Thrillophilia for giving us such a lifetime experience in Darjeeling and Gangtok. The sunrise from Tiger Hill was truly magical. The main highlights of this tour was Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir, Tiger hill. We even went up to Nathu la pass and it was freezing up there
Visited the famous cities in this tour and it was worth buying tour. The stay was very comfortable and the transfers were also very comfortable. It was a Well planned, well managed, and cost-effective trip! The experience was satisfactory overall! We saw all the key places on the trip.
I visited Darjeeling with my friends for 3 days. We visited the tea planations and explored the monasteries of Darjeeling. Well organsied trip!!!
I booked Darjeeling trip from Delhi and I visited here with my family and we visited the famous attractions like Tsongmo Lake, Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Ghoom Monastery and more. The stay was very comfortable and food was amazing. And the snow covered golden tip of the kanchanganga in the morning is a beautiful sightseeing there.
18 January 2020
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I have booked a cottage for our anniversary. It was having all the modern amenities. They have very well arranged a candle light dinner for us which was included in our package. We both had a great time at this property.
20 November 2019
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We enjoyed our stay in Darjeeling majorly because of all the hassle-free and advance bookings all credit goes to Thrillophilia. It was a beautiful resort with clean rooms and friendly staff. Enjoyed our tea plantation tours and exploring this beautiful city.
I booked the Darjeeling package from delhi and I am thankful to the entire team of Thrillophilia for making this trip so memorable. We enjoyed both the locations equally and my favorite is the winding road leading to Darjeeling and the beautiful Kanchenjunga point.
Visited the famous cities in this package. I visited here with my friends and it was a lot of fun there. The stay was good and food was tasty. We also tasted the Darjeeling tea which was amazing. It was a mesmerizing trip!!
It was a value for money package. On our drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling, a beautiful mountain river accompanied us along the twisty roads. Special thanks to our coordinator for taking us to some unnamed spots in Darjeeling and Gangtok. The hotels were decent and food was good. Overall a great trip!!

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  1. What are some of the best things to do in Darjeeling?

    One can do a lot of things here which include both adventurous as well as relaxing activities like:

    1. Tiger Hill: witness the majestic sunrise at the Tiger Hill in the morning at around 4. One can travel to the Tiger Hill in the shuttles or hire a jeep or car. One should hurry as the crowd fills fast here. There are vendors there who sell hot coffee in cups up there which definitely adds on to the memorable experience.

    2. Tea tour: one can take a walk through the tea gardens and go to the tea factory and explore how the tea leaves are processed. There are many tea gardens but the ones in Dooars are mesmerizing. The garden looks like a green carpet and smells absolutely fresh and fabulous.

    3. Trekking: being located in the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range, there are many valleys and passes where one can go for a trek. Sandakphu is the most famous trekking spot here which is ideal for experienced trekkers. One can enjoy the enthralling panoramic views of the Mount Everest and other snow peaked mountains.

    4. River rafting: one can go to the Teesta River to enjoy white river rafting. The strong current makes rafting adventurous and an excellent experience. It is a must-do activity for all the adventure junkies out there.

    5. Toy train: when visiting Darjeeling with family one can take a ride on the Toy Train through the small town and enjoy the scenic views.

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  2. What all adventure activities can be done in Darjeeling?

    Darjeeling is a perfect vacation spot for all those youngsters who want to create memories with their friends. One can carry out the following adventurous activities while in Darjeeling to make this trip more thrilling:

    1. White River Rafting

    2. Trekking

    3. Camping

    4. Mountain climbing

    5. Jeep Safari

    6. Paragliding

    7. Rappelling
  3. Which are some of the best treks in Darjeeling?

    Being situated amidst the Himalayan Range, Darjeeling has some of the best trails for trekking. All the trekks are unique in their own way. While some are dangerous, some have an exceptional view. Some of these most famous and best trekking trails are

    1.
    Tonglu Trek

    2.
    Sandakphu and Singalia Trek

    3.
    Trek to the Mount Everest Base Camp

    4.
    Kurseong Trek

    5.
    Phalut Trek

  4. Which are some of the best treks in Darjeeling?

    Being situated amidst the Himalayan Range, Darjeeling has some of the best trails for trekking. All the trekks are unique in their own way. While some are dangerous, some have an exceptional view. Some of these most famous and best trekking trails are:

    • Tonglu Trek
    • Sandakphu and Singalia Trek
    • Trek to the Mount Everest Base Camp
    • Kurseong Trek
    • Phalut Trek
  5. Where can I try river rafting in Darjeeling and how much will it cost me?

    One can go for White River Rafting on the Teesta and Rangeet River that flow through Darjeeling. River Teesta originates from North Sikkim and flows with a strong current creating the rapids that are required for rafting. Here one can find 6 grades of rafting depending on the thrill and experience that the tourist has.

    The cost of this activity is quite reasonable and depends on what grade you choose. At an average, the cost ranges from 700-1500 INR per person or around 15-30 USD per person.

  6. Where can I do paragliding in Darjeeling? How much is the cost?

    One can do Paragliding in Kalimpong. One can take-off from the Dello Hills present here and enjoy the soothing and enthralling beauty of Darjeeling. This is the only place in Darjeeling where one can do Paragliding and it costs about 3000-4000 INR or 75-125 USD.

    The ride lasts for 15-30 minutes depending on the weather. It is absolutely safe and can be trusted. The cold weather and the snow-capped mountains make the person paragliding feel as if they are flying amidst the clouds.

  7. Where can I go for wildlife safari in and around Darjeeling?

    Darjeeling is considered the Queen of Mountains and is a home to many species of both flora and fauna. This makes going on Safaris an ideal thing to do while in Darjeeling. Some places to go to for wildlife safari are:

    1. Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary: One can witness the Royal Bengal Tiger and the Indian Bison here. The water streams, trees, and watchtowers together make Mother Nature look awe-inspiring.

    2. Jaldapara Wildlife sanctuary: Here one can find some extremely endangered species of animals like the clouded leopard, tigers, bears, red panda and so on.

    3. Himalayan Zoological Park and Snow Leopard Breeding Centre: This place is mainly famous for the most endangered species the Snow Leopard. One can even find Himalayan Black Bears and the famous Red Panda here.

  8. Where can I go for wildlife safari in and around Darjeeling?

    Darjeeling is considered the Queen of Mountains and is a home to many species of both flora and fauna. This makes going on Safaris an ideal thing to do while in Darjeeling. Some places to go to for wildlife safari are:

    • Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary:  one can witness the Royal Bengal Tiger and the Indian Bison here. The water streams, trees, and watchtowers together make Mother Nature look awe-inspiring.
    • Jaldapara Wildlife sanctuary:  here one can find some extremely endangered species of animals like the clouded leopard, tigers, bears, red panda and so on.
    • Himalayan Zoological Park and Snow Leopard Breeding Centre:  this place is mainly famous for the most endangered species the Snow Leopard. One can even find Himalayan Black Bears and the famous Red Panda here.
  9. When can I visit the tea gardens in Darjeeling? Which are the most popular ones?

    The best time to visit the tea gardens in Darjeeling would be the summer season. As the weather is a bit chilly and a soothing break from the scorching heat of the sun. The rainy months that is June to September is the worst time to visit Darjeeling as there may be landslides, the tea plantation isn't blooming and everything becomes quite dangerous. Some of the most popular tea estates in Darjeeling are:

    • Happy Valley Tea Estate
    • Chamong Tea Estate
    • Gomtee Tea Resort
    • Samsing Tea Factory
    • Glenburg Tea Estate
  10. When can I visit the tea gardens in Darjeeling? Which are the most popular ones?

    The best time to visit the tea gardens in Darjeeling would be the summer season. As the weather is a bit chilly and a soothing break from the scorching heat of the sun. The rainy months that is June to September is the worst time to visit Darjeeling as there may be landslides, the tea plantation isn't blooming and everything becomes quite dangerous. Some of the most popular tea estates in Darjeeling are:

    1. Happy Valley Tea Estate

    2. Chamong Tea Estate

    3. Gomtee Tea Resort

    4. Samsing Tea Factory

    5. Glenburg Tea Estate

  11. Which are must visit sightseeing attractions in Darjeeling?

    Darjeeling is a small yet a beautiful town that can be explored for days. One can go horseback riding or simply spend time with the locals there eating momos and drinking thupkas. Its beauty is never ending and some of the must-visit attractions present in Darjeeling are:

    • Tiger Hill
    • Kanchenjunga Mountain Top
    • Batasia Loop
    • Japanese Peace Pagoda
    • Mall Road
    • Tea gardens
    • Ghum Monastery
    • Rock Garden
    • Zoological Park
  12. Which are must visit sightseeing attractions in Darjeeling?

    Darjeeling is a small yet a beautiful town that can be explored for days. One can go horseback riding or simply spend time with the locals there eating momos and drinking thupkas. Its beauty is never ending and some of the must-visit attractions present in Darjeeling are:

    1. Tiger Hill

    2. Kanchenjunga Mountain Top

    3. Batasia Loop

    4. Japanese Peace Pagoda

    5. Mall Road

    6. Tea gardens

    7. Ghum Monastery

    8. Rock Garden

    9. Zoological Park

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