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Best Things To Do in Darjeeling

Located in West Bengal and set amidst the foothills of the Himalayan Mountain Range, Darjeeling is one of the most scenic hill stations present in Eastern India. Covered with tea gardens, Darjeeling is known all over the world for its magnificent and delicious tea leaves that produces one of the finest cups of tea. With panoramic views, this place is perfect for anyone full of wanderlust and wanting a getaway from the busy city life and has some of the amazing Darjeeling Tour Packages. This place is like a small paradise on Earth that has a serene environment and a magical aura that automatically calms one's soul and gives them the peace of mind they have been looking for. Perfect for camping and trekking with friends, Darjeeling tops the list of every adventure junkie. That feeling of waking up in the morning at around 4 a.m. just to witness the magical sunrise is a must thing to do in Darjeeling.

That breathtaking view from the Tiger Hills with the sun rising from amidst the mountains can leave you speechless. The cool breeze makes you feel comfortable and cozy in your jackets and the hot cup of coffee or tea gives you a soothing feel. One can even enjoy the toy train ride through the small town if they want to sit back and enjoy the picturesque view. The local people living in Darjeeling are very hospitable and always greet the tourists warmly. In order to know their culture, one should definitely take a walk on the Mall Road, buy trinkets and eat momos. One should also go on a tea tour where they can walk through the tea gardens, feel the morning dew on the leaves and smell the tea. Darjeeling is a place that can be visited both with friends and family. Darjeeling Tour Packages have both adventurous as well as relaxing activities to offer to its tourists and is a perfect place for a weekend getaway.

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    Darjeeling
    d1 Day

    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.

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    Darjeeling
    h6 Hours

    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. 

    Very Good 4.0

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    Darjeeling
    d1 Day

    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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    1099


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    Darjeeling
    d7 Days n6 Nights

    About the Activity:Fixed Departure: 26-12-2016Arrive 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.

    Very Good 4.0

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    9330


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    Kalimpong
    h1 Hour

    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. 

    Very Good 4.0

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    13% OFF

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    3699

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    Darjeeling
    d1 Day

    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.  

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    31% OFF

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    Mungpoo
    h6 Hours

    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.

    Very Good 4.0

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    25% OFF

    1499


    1999

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    Darjeeling
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    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.

    Very Good 4.0

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    4499

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    Darjeeling
    d4 Days n3 Nights

    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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    8% OFF

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    5900

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    Siliguri
    h1 Hour

    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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    Darjeeling
    h1 Hour

    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.

    Very Good 4.0

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    20% OFF

    3199


    3999

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    Darjeeling
    d1 Day

    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.

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    31% OFF

    1099


    1599

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    Darjeeling
    h6 Hours

    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.  

    Very Good 4.0

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    25% OFF

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    1999

  • d11 Days n10 Nights

    About the Activity:This enchanting 11 day tour of Sikkim including Dzongri enables you to revel in a distinct experience since the location is brimming with serenity.Embark on this tour that starts at Bagdogra and then move to witness the unrivaled tranquility of Gangtok, Yuksom, Tshoka, Dzongri and Darjeeling.Pass through the captivating mountain peaks, monasteries, tea plantations, museum and pagodas.Indulge in a local sightseeing which lets you mingle with the native people and from them you will get to know more about the indigenous culture and tradition.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.

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    22500


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    Darjeeling
    d2 Days n1 Night

    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.

    Very Good 4.0

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Darjeeling

  • 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:
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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

  • 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:
    • White River Rafting
    • Trekking
    • Camping
    • Mountain climbing
    • Jeep Safari
    • Paragliding
    • Rappelling

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Traveller Tales From Darjeeling

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Satyen Naik

15 December 2014

After this trek, I realized why everyone recommended me for Darjeeling and Sikkim. Truly a paradise and this trek reveals more about these places.

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Divjot Sinha

23 November 2014

A big big thankyou to my friends to accompany me, our tour guide to led us the beautiful heaven and my parents to finance this holiday trip, really I loved being there!!!! Otherwise I would have missed such an awesome experience of my life. The mountains peaks should not be missed at any costs. Moreover Up and above the clouds, this trek is a mixed affair of fascinating heights, lush greeneries, exotic wildlife and scenic villages. Enjoyed the panorama of the other peaks and the evergreen valleys.

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Pulkit Gurnani

11 February 2015

For me, this was a treasure trove journey. Though Sandakpu is the main attraction, I also enjoyed the panorama of the other peaks and the evergreen valleys. Terrains might get difficult at times and to overcome them, you have to be quite careful and attentive towards the guides and instructors. Do not miss the sunrise view over the Kanchenjunga Peak at any cost.

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Anjushree Namboothiri

11 September 2015

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.

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Deependra Devar

12 September 2014

We were glad to be the part of the trip, tosar lake looks so beautiful in evening, moreover the trekker was fantabulous....just can not explain the joy of being there.

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Mahendra Mehta

24 February 2015

After this trek, I am truly, madly and deeplyy in love with Darjeeling and Sikkim. Truly a paradise and this trek reveals more about these places.

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Devagya Verma

29 June 2015

Wao I just loved the trekking and sight seeing in singhalia!! Those high mountainous peaks and the beautiful lakes will definately steal your hearts.

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Shubha Kaniyar

12 October 2014

Darjeeling is not just a honeymoon place anymore. I kept reading about Singalila Trek, and when I suggested it to my friends, they brushed it off as a honeymoon spot. However, after a lot of convincing and making them read travelogues of this spot, we took this tour. It was simply brilliant. The trek is quite difficult and the toughness is more due to the chilling weather. I even faced a little bit of breathing issues in the middle, but the trek leader was helpful. The Sikkim tour that accompanied after this trek was more of a relaxed and laid back one. I loved the trek as well as the trip.

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Aditya Gandhi

26 March 2015

Singalila trekk is not so famous in our north side, actually we have always heared of manali, leh and uttrakhand but this should be included in the list really, The place has too much to offer the high mountainous peaks, the wild vegetation, beautiful lakes and very friendly beautiful people. I was very delighted to visit this place. And offcourse Darjeeling stole my heart away.

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