31 Best Things to Do in Darjeeling in 2020 (645 Reviews)

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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4 Days Darjeeling Kalimpong Tour New
4 Days Darjeeling Kalimpong Tour

4D/3N

Darjeeling

Starting Point: Bagdogra Airport[IXB]/Railway Station [NJP] End Point: Bagdogra Airport[IXB]/Railway Station [NJP] Highlights of the Trip: - Take in the sweeping views of sunrise from the Tiger Hill, located at an altitude of 8482ft. - Spiral your way to the Batasia Loop, one of the most picturesque train routes in Darjeeling - Visit the largest high altitude zoo in India at an average elevation of 7000ft. - Walk within the walls of the imposing Zang Dhok Palri Phodang - Whisk up to the Deolo and Durpin Dara viewpoints and behold the magnificent Himalayas About the Destination: Darjeeling, when combined with Kalimpong, opens a coveted treasure trove of North East and you get to admire some of the finest gems inside it, such as the sunrise panoramas from Tiger Hill, the spiral railway Batasia Loop, emerald-green tea plantations, Buddhist monasteries, Deolo & Durpin Dara viewpoints, and simply the austere beauty that is sprawled all over. About the trip: - This four-day tour starts from a pick up from airport/ railway station and transfer to the Queen of Himalayas, Darjeeling. The approximately three-hour long relaxing drive shakes-off your travel fatigue as you pass through the lush green slopes. - At the break of dawn, you ascend towards the Tiger Hill viewpoint (8482ft.) to witness the glorious sunrise, then explore the spiral Batasia loop, and the peaceful Ghoom Monastery. Post breakfast, you cover seven more attractions of Darjeeling and later cozy up in the hotel. - Your final destination is Kalimpong, a town tucked away from the bustling city, in the chills of Himalayas. Here, you’ll catch sight of unsullied nature from the Deolo and Durpin Dara viewpoints, visit the prominent Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, science center, and a few other major attractions. Note: Cost is for min. 2 pax. Hit the send inquiry to get discounted prices for 2 or more people traveling together.
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4 Days Darjeeling Sightseeing Tour New
4 Days Darjeeling Sightseeing Tour

4D/3N

Darjeeling

Starting Point: Bagdogra Airport[IXB]/Railway Station [NJP] End Point: Bagdogra Airport[IXB]/Railway Station [NJP] Highlights of the Trip: - Watch the sun rising over the peak of Mt. Kanchenjunga from Tiger Hill - Pay homage to one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries, Ghoom Monastery - Explore the largest high altitude zoo in India, the Darjeeling Zoo (elevation 7000ft.) - Stand in two different countries at the same time at Simana - Take in the most heart-melting views of Darjeeling’s landscapes from the top of Peace Pagoda About the Destination: The tea heritage of India is brimful with every sight imaginable; lush green tea gardens, ivory cliffs, sapphire blue lakes, and emerald stretched to the horizon. Valued as an iconic tourist destination, Darjeeling is a must-visit and the Toy Train that ascends over 6890ft providing a 360-degree view of the magical town is a must-try. About the trip: - Engage yourself in this four-day tour traversing the grandeur of Darjeeling. The journey starts with your arrival at Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway Station from where you are chauffeured to the town. As you settle in, you might just think you’ve entered a fairytale. - Wake up early in the morning and be reminded of the sweetness of morning air. See the sun rising from the Tiger Hill viewpoint that is located at an elevation of 8482ft. View Batasia loop, an engineering marvel, the age-old Ghoom Monastery, and few other prominent attractions. - Go for an excursion to Mirik, and stop en-route, by Simana, the Indo-Bhutan border town creating memories of a lifetime. Finish the trip to Darjeeling by savoring a good amount of time in its tea gardens. And later, shop everything that reminds you of the lovely time spent here. Note: Cost is for min. 2 pax. Hit the send inquiry to get discounted prices for 2 or more people traveling together.
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6 Days Darjeeling Gangtok Tour with Kalimpong New
6 Days Darjeeling Gangtok Tour with Kalimpong

6D/5N

Darjeeling

Starting Point: Darjeeling Hotel/Guest House End Point: Kalimpong Hotel/Guest House Highlights of the Trip: - Endure the divine trinity of liberty- fresh air, hilly backdrop, and wide-open roads - Witness the sunrise over Mt. Kanchenjunga from the Tiger Hill viewpoint - Take a leisurely stroll amidst the lush tea plantations of Darjeeling - Soak in the serene charm of Tsomgo Lake while sipping hot coffee at an elevation of 12,310ft. - Shoot up to the Deolo and Durpin Dara viewpoints and behold the magnificent Himalayas About the Destination: Towered over by the Mt. Kanchenjunga, Darjeeling mesmerizes you not only by the jaw-dropping views of Himalayan ranges, rivers, and monasteries but also by its colonial-era architecture. And when this gets combined with a tour to awe-inspiring mountainous capital city Gangtok and the iconic Kalimpong, the adventure only fills to the brim. About the trip: - Make the most out of Darjeeling, reach the Tiger Hill viewpoint and witness the sun spreading its warmth into the sky; roll along the engineering marvel Batasia Loop, visit the largest high altitude zoo in India, go on a shopping spree in Mall Road, and create everlasting memories. - The next-door of your journey is Gangtok, a hill station that is profoundly quiet despite being the capital of a state. In between its quietude, you’ll find snow-capped mountains, cascading waterfalls, glacial lakes, peaceful monasteries, memorials, and magic. - The finale of this tour is in Kalimpong, a beautiful town seated amongst the foothills of the Himalayas overlooking the Teesta River. Press through the narrow lanes of its bustling bazaars, stock up on traditional handicrafts, sink in the spiritual environment of its monasteries, and later end the tour. Note: Cost is for min. 2 pax. Hit the send inquiry to get discounted prices for 2 or more people traveling together.
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41 Ratings

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7 Days Gangtok Darjeeling Tour with Mirik New
7 Days Gangtok Darjeeling Tour with Mirik

7D/6N

Darjeeling

Starting Point: Bagdogra Airport[IXB]/Railway Station [NJP] End Point: Bagdogra Airport[IXB]/Railway Station [NJP] Highlights of the Trip: - Get ready for a trip heavy on outdoor relaxation and natural discoveries - Shoot up to the Tiger Hill to experience one of the best sunrises of your life - Seek blessings from the distinguished Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir in Gangtok - View the Tsomgo Lake aligned within mountains at an elevation of 12,310ft. - Get privileged to stand in two countries at the same time at Simana About the Destination: A mere mention of North East India invokes images of stunning locales, panoramic landscapes, and unspoiled beauty. From the beautiful views of the majestic peak of Kanchenjunga in Sikkim to the lush green mountains and emerald tea plantations of Darjeeling, the trip proves to be the perfect opportunity for spending a pleasant time with family. About the trip: - This seven-day journey highlights the best of these destinations. Your excursion starts from Gangtok, a hotspot for nature lovers, adventure seekers, and spiritual people alike. Be delighted by the picturesque glacial lake, 100-foot waterfall, sacred monasteries, and art schools. - Next, you’ll be heading to Darjeeling, a mesmerizing amalgamation of green hills, tea gardens, and peaceful monasteries. Get charmed by the incredible sunrise at Tiger Hill, behold the dreamy toy train taking a 360-degree turn on Batasia Loop, and seek blessings at Ghoom Monastery. - The climax of your tour would be at Mirik. Go on a scenic drive across the lush tea plantations, stop en-route over at the Indo-Nepal Border, Simana where you stand in India while enjoying views of Nepal. Amidst the pristine nature, indulge yourself in activities like boating or horse riding. Note: Cost is for min. 2 pax. Hit the send inquiry to get discounted prices for 2 or more people traveling together.
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25 Ratings

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25 Ratings

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INR 34,999

INR 32,300

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4 Days Gangtok Darjeeling Tour New
4 Days Gangtok Darjeeling Tour

4D/3N

Darjeeling

Starting Point: Bagdogra Airport[IXB]/Railway Station [NJP] End Point: Bagdogra Airport[IXB]/Railway Station [NJP] Highlights of the Trip: - Ascend past curvy mountain passes and gorges, rolling hills and rustling falls - Whisk up to the high-altitude Tsomgo lake amidst the snow-shrouded mountain tops - Visit the distinguished tourist attraction that honors a martyred Indian soldier - Witness the sun painting the city gold from the Tiger Hill at some height of 8482ft - Visit one of the greatest feats of engineering, the Batasia Loop About the Destination: Sikkim and Darjeeling are two of the most popular tourist destinations in North East India. If one is famous for jaw-dropping views of Himalayan ranges then the other is well-known for its rich tea heritage. This tailormade tour has combined the exclusive highlights of both the cities, therefore, allowing you to indulge in a memorable experience. About the trip: - Starting from a pick-up from the Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway Station, the journey leads you to Gangtok, the captivating capital of Sikkim. Marvel at the Tsomgo Lake, located at an altitude of 12000ft and pay homage to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. - The next-door of the tour opens in Darjeeling. While scooting here, you might find something unique at every turn such as the largest high altitude zoo in India or the lush emerald tea gardens stretching farther from the reach of eyes. - Visit Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda, explore Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock, shop in the Mall Road, try local delicacies and end the tour with a remarkable a glimpse of the entire Himalayan Range changing its hue to golden during sunrise. Note: Cost is for min. 2 pax. Hit the send inquiry to get discounted prices for 2 or more people traveling together.
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40 Ratings

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40 Ratings

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6 Days Darjeeling Gangtok Tour New
6 Days Darjeeling Gangtok Tour

6D/5N

Darjeeling

Starting Point: Darjeeling Hotel/Guest House End Point: Gangtok Hotel/Guest House Highlights of the Trip: - Skim across the mountain passes that will leave you breathless - Relish a hot bowl of noodles sitting by the color-changing glacial lake – Tsomgo - Catch the grand sight of mighty Mt. Kanchenjunga from Tashi viewpoint - Watch the sun paint the city golden from the highest point in Darjeeling hills - Visit the gigantic railway loop where the toy train makes a 360-degree turn About the Destination: A trip to the Queen of Himalayas, Darjeeling is nothing short of a dream-come-true for many, and if it is combined with the mystic hamlets of Gangtok, it becomes a little bit more fanciful. The lush green tea estates, the fluttering Tibetan flags lining the snow-clad mountains, the iconic toy train, monasteries, and sweeping views of Mt. Kanchenjunga are a few things to expect from this little dreamlike excursion. About the trip: - Those in quest of a peaceful vacation can rest secured as this tour brings heart-warming vistas of snow-laden landscapes together with unlimited fun and pleasure. Beginning from the tea heritage of India, Darjeeling it moves towards the capital city of mountainous Sikkim. - Ascend towards the Tiger Hill viewpoint that is situated at a straight-line the distance of 107 miles from the Everest bask in the serenity of morning sun, explore the largest high altitude zoo in India, meditate at the monasteries, and fade in the faint whiff of tea leaves in tea estates. - The climax of the tour is Gangtok where you can sink in the tranquility of the glacial lake close to the Indo-China border, marvel at the Orchid Flower Show, admire the austere Himalayas from Tashi viewpoint and Ganesh Tok, and get insights of Buddhist culture from the various monasteries. Note: Cost is for min. 2 pax. Hit the send inquiry to get discounted prices for 2 or more people traveling together.
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24 Ratings

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24 Ratings

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INR 23,300

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Day Trek to Kamala Falls
Day Trek to Kamala Falls

1D

Darjeeling

About the Activity:Start off on a trek to Kamala Falls and enjoy the stunning natural views of the dense forests, stunning waterfalls and the stalactite stalagmite Shiv Temple.The trek begins at Kalijhora Bridge and takes you to the falls through a gradual ascent for about one and a half hours.Enjoy hiking through the dense forests and take a dip in the lake.Come back refreshed and rejuvenated.
Very Good

36 Ratings

3.0

36 Ratings

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INR 1,599

INR 1,099

Adventure Day Tour at Samsing Khasmahal in West Bengal
Adventure Day Tour at Samsing Khasmahal in West Bengal

6H

Darjeeling

About the Activity:Crowned at an altitude of around 6,700.00 ft Samsing Khasmahal, is one of the highest mountain located in the north eastern India.Bring your self closer to nature and participate in an array of adventure activities like rock climbing, rappelling, and tyro lean traverse under the guidance of a trained professional instructor.Delight in the amazing natural beauty surrounding you while indulging in an array of adventure activities along with friends and family. 
Superb

30 Ratings

4.0

30 Ratings

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INR 1,999

INR 1,499

Trek to Rohini in Drajeeling
Trek to Rohini in Drajeeling

1D

Darjeeling

About the Activity:Delight in this trekking expedition that enables you to witness the stunning beauty of this region. Enthrall in a trip that provides you with scenic views of the tea estates and surrounding hills.Hike through lush-green thickets while enjoying the scenic landscapes comprising of stunning Rohini waterfalls, tea gardens, Temples and lakes sprawling the region. Get ready to be astonished with the scenic appeal and the tranquillity of this entire place.
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36 Ratings

4.0

36 Ratings

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INR 1,099

Trekking to Sandakphu and Phalut
Trekking to Sandakphu and Phalut

7D/6N

Darjeeling

About the Activity:Arrive at the Base camp at Maney Bhanjyang in the eastern part of Indo-Nepal border in the Himalayan ranges for an exotic trekking trip for 7 days.With this amazing and exhilarating trip, you will conquer the paths to Tumling and Tonglu, Gahiribas or Kalpokhri, Kalpokhri, Sandhakphu and Phalut.Indulge to see the ravishing sights presented before you at Gorkhey and Srikhola also while you tread through some of the untamed trekking paths.You will get back to Darjeeling to end the remarkable adventurous tour of the Himalayas.Food, accommodation and transportation during the trek wherever necessary will be included in the package.
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30 Ratings

4.0

30 Ratings

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INR 9,330

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White Water Rafting in Rangpo
White Water Rafting in Rangpo

1H

Siliguri

About the Activity:Engage in this amazing experience of rafting in the River Teesta and Rangeet, Darjeeling. This gorgeous river offers both the beginner and the expert a thrilling rafting experience.Feel your adrenaline rush as you fight the raging wave’s grades of descent levels that will challenge your wits.All the rafts and other required equipment meet international standards of safety. As per your preference you can embark on long and short rafting trips down the river. The short trip is a 5 Kms stretch while the other longer takes you 8 Km through exciting white water rapids. These rafting trips are conducted daily and you don’t need to know swimming to join in the fun.  
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38 Ratings

4.0

38 Ratings

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INR 1,200

INR 700

Purbikhola Trek in Darjeeling
Purbikhola Trek in Darjeeling

1D

Darjeeling

About the Activity: Join us in this amazing trekking expedition that enables you to witness the stunning beauty of Purbikhola region. Enthral in a trip that provides you with scenic views of the surrounding hills.Hike through the dense deciduous forests which is so common in the Himalayan foothills. marvel at birds like the white cheeked bulbul and scarlet minivet which would entertain you all along the trek.Witness diversified local village lifestyles and their tradition, on your way through the quiet winding path, you will meet occasional passers from far away villages, for whom this is the only connection with civilization.  
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

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INR 1,599

INR 1,099

Multi Activity Tour at Mungpoo in West Bengal
Multi Activity Tour at Mungpoo in West Bengal

6H

Mungpoo

About the Activity:Join us in an adventurous day out by engaging yourself in a magnitude of activities which demands physical strength and endurance.Come closer to nature and participate in an array of adventure activities like rock climbing, rappelling and tyro lean traverse under a trained professional instructor.Delight in the amazing natural beauty surrounding you while indulging in an array of fun and exhilarating activities along with friends and family.
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

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INR 1,999

INR 1,499

Trek to Purbikhola in Darjeeling
Trek to Purbikhola in Darjeeling

3D/2N

Darjeeling

About the Activity: Get ready to experience the essence of North Eastern India by indulging yourself in this trekking expedition that enables you to witness the stunning beauty of this region. Enthrall in a trip that provides you with scenic views of the tea garderns and surrounding hills.Hike from Samthar to Purbikhola through lush-green thickets while enjoying the scenic landscapes comprising of stunning mountains sprawling the region.Witness diversified flora and fauna of Teesta valley from Upper Ponbu.  – get ready to be astonished with the scenic appeal and the tranquility of this entire place.
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32 Ratings

4.0

32 Ratings

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INR 4,499

INR 3,999

Trek to Gorkhey in Darjeeling and Sikkim Hills
Trek to Gorkhey in Darjeeling and Sikkim Hills

4D/3N

Darjeeling

About the Activity:Join us and experience the flavor of North Eastern India by indulging yourself in this trekking expedition that enables you to witness the stunning beauty of this region. Enthrall in a trip that provides you with scenic views of the tea gardens and surrounding hills.Trek from Srikhola to Gorkhey through the lush-green thickets while enjoying the scenic landscapes comprising of stunning mountains sprawling the region.Witness the diversified flora and fauna of the southwestern villages of Sikkim.  – get ready to be astonished with the scenic appeal and the tranquility of this entire place.
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35 Ratings

4.0

35 Ratings

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INR 5,900

INR 5,400

Paragliding in Kalimpong
Paragliding in Kalimpong

1H

Kalimpong

About the Activity:Soar through the clear blue skies while you paraglide over the scenic beauty of the north eastern tea gardens of Darjeeling. The take-off point of the flight is Dello Hills in kalimpong, one of the best view points in Darjeeling which offers prime views of majestic towering mountains. The flying trip ranges from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the wind conditions. During the flight, you will be rewarded by the awesome views of the Darjeeling peaks and its wildlife.Gliding is a weather dependent sport and it is suggested to fly in fine weather which commences from April to June and again in October. 
Superb

24 Ratings

4.0

24 Ratings

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INR 3,699

INR 3,199

Paragliding in Darjeeling
Paragliding in Darjeeling

1H

Darjeeling

About the Activity:Soar through the clear blue skies while you paraglide over the scenic beauty of the north eastern tea gardens of Darjeeling.Take off from Lebong, one of the best view point spot in Darjeeling which offers prime views of towering mountains at sunrise and sunset. The flying trip ranges from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the wind conditions. During the flight, you will be rewarded by the awesome views of the Darjeeling peaks and its wildlife.Gliding is a weather dependent sport and it is suggested to fly in fine weather which commences from April to June and again in October.
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

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INR 3,999

INR 3,199

Mahananda Lake Trek in Darjeeling
Mahananda Lake Trek in Darjeeling

1D

Darjeeling

About the Activity: Engage in this delightful downhill trekking expedition that enables you to witness the stunning beauty of this region. Enthrall in a trip that provides you with scenic views from Simring Basti to Mahananda Lake.Hike through lush-green thickets while enjoying the scenic landscapes comprising of tea gardens and wildlife sprawling the surrounding region.Witness the diversified flora and fauna with a trip to Mahananda Lake and rejuvenate yourself with a refreshing bath in the lake.
Very Good

40 Ratings

3.0

40 Ratings

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INR 1,599

INR 1,099

Adventurous Day Out in Darjeeling
Adventurous Day Out in Darjeeling

6H

Darjeeling

About the a Activity:Crowned at an altitude of around 6,700.00 ft, Kalijhora is one of the highest mountain located in the north eastern India.Come closer to nature and participate in an array of adventure activities like rock climbing, rappelling and tyro lean traverse under the guidance of a trained professional instructor.Delight in the amazing natural beauty surrounding you while indulging in an array of adventure activities along with friends and family.  
Superb

28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

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INR 1,999

INR 1,499

Mountain Biking from Ghum to Siliguri
Mountain Biking from Ghum to Siliguri

2D/1N

Darjeeling

About the Activity:If you are looking for some adventure, this tour is the perfect fit for you.Reach Ghoom after getting picked up from the station or Bagdogra by a car.Start your morning ride after a delicious breakfast and ride to the Pashupati market.After exploring the market continue cycling for 58 kms to Mirik. Spend the night at Mirik after a wonderful dinner.Ride through the beautiful hills and valleys from Mirik to complete a ride of 52 kms.Continue cycling to Dudhia and reach Siliguri where your tour ends.Get dropped at the station and return back home with lots of memories.
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

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INR 4,200

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29 March 2016
Excellent
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.
15 December 2014
Excellent
After this trek, I realized why everyone recommended me for Darjeeling and Sikkim. Truly a paradise and this trek reveals more about these places.
10 May 2016
Excellent
The crowing glory of this place is Mt Khangchendzong, the third highest mountain in the world. Viewing the mountain was really fascinating us and the experience was mind boggling.
11 September 2015
Anjushree Namboothiri Singalila Trek, Sikkim 2020
Excellent
This was my first trip in any northeast India, and now I proudly suggest everyone that this is the place everyone should visit, atleast for once.I gaurantee you will experience the heaven.
23 August 2015
Amodini Embranthiri Singalila Trek, Sikkim 2020
Excellent
I love to visit the Yambong singalila. Every turn had a different snow peak with a unique view and each one was more majestic than the previous one and the peaks were simply spectacular.
21 April 2015
Meghnath Deshpande Singalila Trek, Sikkim 2020
Excellent
The experience was wonderful and it was the most beautiful hill station. There was spectacular sight of Mt. Everest ranges and Khangchendzong that all we captured in our mind, eyes and camera as well.

People Also Ask About Darjeeling Things To Do

  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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    things to do and places to visit in Darjeeling, to make the trip memorable and your best trip ever.

  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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