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Wonders of Sikkim | FREE Visit to Tsomgo Lake4 days & 3 nights
INR 12,499
Getaway to Sikkim with FREE Yak Ride6 days & 5 nights
INR 24,000
6 Days Beautiful Gangtok Darjelling tour with Kalimpong | FREE Yak Ride6 days & 5 nights
INR 18,950
Sikkim Darjeeling Bike Adventure | FREE Ropeway Activities9 days & 8 nights
INR 24,000
Darjeeling Sikkim | FREE Yak Ride8 days & 7 nights
INR 28,999
Honeymoon trip to Sikkim with Ravangla | FREE Meals at lachen lachung8 days & 7 nights
INR 33,999

Book your Darjeeling tour packages from Kolkata with Thrillophilia and prepare for an enchanting journey filled with panoramic views of the Himalayas, explore tea gardens, and picturesque charm.

Nestled in the Shivalik Hills or the Mahabharat Range of the Himalayas, Darjeeling is a nature lover’s paradise with its stunning views of the Himalayan peaks, dense rhododendron forests, and verdant greenery. Thrillophilia offers various Darjeeling Tour Packages to make your trip to this beautiful Himalayan city more memorable.

The itinerary is handcrafted by travel experts to ensure you visit all the popular attractions in Darjeeling. You can visit the Tiger Hills, Peace Pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and the famous UNESCO World Heritage "Toy Train". These itineraries are hand-crafted by travel experts to give you the most comprehensive sightseeing experience at a relaxed pace. You can include various activities of Darjeeling like Teesta River Rafting, Sandakphu Trek, and Darjeeling Ropeway car rides to make your trip more exciting and thrilling.

Our customer support team is available 24/7 to address all your queries promptly before and during the trip. We even have an on-ground assistance team to ensure that you enjoy all adventurous activities and sightseeing tours in Darjeeling safely. Further, we also customize tour packages to meet the diverse preferences of our customers like women-only trips, honeymooners, couples, senior citizens, and families with kids.

So, what are you still looking for? Book your favourite Darjeeling tour package from Kolkata from our list of Darjeeling packages and gear up for an exciting Darjeeling holiday.

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Best Places to Visit on Darjeeling Tour from Kolkata

Here are some of the best places to Visit in Darjeeling:

1. Peace Pagoda: Also known as the Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist temple, the Peace Pagoda is a two-storied Buddhist temple that was built in 1972. This is the tallest building in the region and you can enjoy panoramic views of the Kanchenjunga ranges from the top of the pagoda.

2. Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park: The zoo is home to several alpine animals like Siberian Tiger, Himalayan Black Bear, Deer, Red Panda, Snow Leopard and Birds. It is also the only zoo in the country to breed Himalayan wolves. The zoo was the winner of the prestigious "The Earth Heroes Award 2014" by the Royal Bank of Scotland.

3. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute: Praised as the Mecca of Indian Mountaineering, this premier mountaineering institute offers several training programs in mountaineering and related adventure activities. You can visit the museum here and witness an impressive collection of photographs, autographs, books, and mountaineering gear used by famous mountaineers.

4. Tiger Hill: Soaring to an elevation of 2590 meters, Tiger Hills offers mind-blowing views of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks like Mt Everest and Kanchenjunga. You need a permit to visit the Tiger Hills and there are a limited number of jeep services that take you to the summit of Tiger Hills.

5. Happy Valley Tea Estate: This is the second oldest tea estate in Darjeeling and sprawls over 440 acres. You can walk through the lush green terraced tea estate and learn about tea processing. The factory outlet here sells the most authentic Darjeeling tea powder. You can visit it and buy some freshly processed aromatic tea as souvenirs

6. Rock Garden: Also known as Barbotey Rock Garden, this is a recent tourist attraction that has been built around a natural waterfall. You can walk through the meandering pathways here and enjoy the lush greenery and vibrant blooms adorning the walkway. The numerous waterfalls and streams crisscrossing the garden add more charm to the place.

Things to Do on Darjeeling Tour From Kolkata

Here are some of the best things to do in Darjeeling:

1. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway: This 2-foot narrow toy train takes you on an exhilarating 88 km journey from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling through beautiful Himalayan landscapes. You will traverse through the several dense forests, the historic Hill Cart Road, and the beautiful Mark Twain.

2. Enjoy Teesta River Rafting: Teesta River forms the boundary between West Bengal and Sikkim and you can enjoy river rafting on the river at Melli for about 7 km. The river has 4-5 rapids with enormous turbulence and deep ravines to enjoy an adventurous journey.
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3. Sandakphu Trek: Enjoy this trek which takes place in the Singalila National Park located on the India - Nepal border and with our Darjeeling package from Kolkata and ascend towards Sandakphu peak. From there you can witness stunning views of the world's tallest mountains like Mt Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga.

4. Tour the Tea Gardens: Book a guided tea estate tour in your Darjeeling package from Kolkata, stroll through the lush green tea estates, witness the workers plucking tea leaves, and learn about tea processing. Most estates have factory outlets to shop for freshly processed tea leaves.

5. Darjeeling Ropeway: Also known as the Rangeet Valley Cable Car, this is an exciting activity to include in your Darjeeling package from Kolkata. The ride starts from Singamari and descends towards Tukvar. En route, you can marvel at the lush greenery of the valley around the river Little Rangeet below.

6. Shopping & Food Tour: Tour through the Chowk Bazaar, Batasia Loop Market, Nehru Road, Bhutia Market and shop for various items like Darjeeling Tea, woollen garments like shawls and sweaters, Tibetan handicrafts like prayer flags and thangka paintings, local honey and spices. You can also relish local foods like momos, thukpa, and churpee.

Best Time to Go For Darjeeling trip from Kolkata

Darjeeling is a year-round destination and you can visit this beautiful Indian destination with our Darjeeling tour package from Kolkata.

1. Peak Season (March to May): Summer is the peak season in Darjeeling when the temperatures typically range from 11°C to 19°C (52°F to 66°F). The mild and pleasant weather makes it ideal for outdoor activities like cable car rides, river rafting, sightseeing, and trekking. The clear skies of this season offer breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks like Mount Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest.

2. Shoulder Season (June to August): Monsoon season in Darjeeling makes the Himalayan landscapes lush green and the waterfalls become alive with gushing white waters. The temperatures range from temperatures ranging from 12°C to 18°C (54°F to 64°F) and the rains bring a refreshing coolness to the air. You can explore the tea gardens and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of nature.

3. Low Season (September to February): Winter season turns Darjeeling into a frozen land with temperatures ranging from 2°C to 10°C (36°F to 50°F). The clear skies offer stunning views of the snow-capped mountains, and you can experience the magic of waking up to frost-covered landscapes.

How to Reach Darjeeling from Kolkata

1. By Air: The quickest way to reach Darjeeling from Kolkata is by air. The nearest airport to Darjeeling is Bagdogra (IXB) which is located 90 km from Darjeeling. Several airlines like Air India Express, Indigo and SpiceJet have direct flights from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB). The flight duration is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. From Bagdogra, you can hire a taxi and reach Darjeeling in 3 to 4 hours based on road conditions.

2. By Road: Darjeeling is well-connected to Kolkata by road and the distance is approximately 635 kilometres. The route passes through picturesque landscapes and charming towns. You can either drive or take an overnight bus from Kolkata to Darjeeling. The journey takes around 13 to 14 hours.

3. By Rail: The nearest railway station to Darjeeling is New Jalpaiguri (NJP). Several trains, including the famous Darjeeling Mail and Kanchankanya Express, ply between Kolkata and NJP4. From New Jalpaiguri, you can take the exciting Toy Train Ride from NJP to Darjeeling.

Weather in Darjeeling

Darjeeling experiences a temperate climate characterized by distinct seasons - spring, monsoon, and winter.

1. Spring: During the months from March to May, the weather is mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 11°C to 19°C (52°F to 66°F). This period sees the blooming of rhododendrons and other wildflowers that cover the hillsides in a riot of colours.

2. Monsoon:
The months from June to August mark the monsoon season in Darjeeling. The temperatures range from 12°C to 18°C (54°F to 64°F) and Darjeeling receives moderate to heavy rainfall during this time. The rains transform the landscape into lush greenery and create cascading waterfalls.

3. Winter: From September to February, Darjeeling experiences the cold winter season. Temperatures drop to as low as 2°C at night. Clear skies offer stunning views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks, and frost-covered landscapes create a magical ambience. This season is perfect for tea lovers, as it marks the winter harvest of Darjeeling tea.

FAQs Related To Darjeeling Trip From Kolkata

1. How much does a trip to Darjeeling cost from Kolkata?
A typical budget for a trip to Darjeeling from Kolkata can range from ₹5,000 to ₹15,000 per person for a 3 to 5-day trip. This cost is inclusive of accommodation, food, sightseeing and a few activities. This cost can go up based on your preferred travel mode, accommodation, and activities. You can book our all-inclusive Darjeeling trip package from Kolkata that covers most expenses to give you a hassle-free travel experience.

2. What is the best way to reach Darjeeling from Kolkata?
The best way to reach Darjeeling from Kolkata is based on your preference. If you want to reach quickly, you can take a flight from Kolkata to Bagdogra and then take a taxi and reach Kolkata in 3-4 hours. By train, you can take the famous Darjeeling Mail from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station which traverses through scenic landscapes. From there, you can take the exciting toy train ride to Darjeeling.

3. Is 2 days enough for Darjeeling?
Yes, you can visit all the major sightseeing attractions of Darjeeling in two days. For a more immersive experience with lots of outdoor activities, you can plan your Darjeeling trip for 3 nights and 4 days.

4. Which month is best for Darjeeling?
Spring season from March to May is one of the most popular times to visit Darjeeling. The weather is mild and pleasant with temperatures ranging from 11°C to 19°C. During spring, the hillsides of Darjeeling get covered with rhododendrons and other wildflowers making it a beautiful time to explore the vibrant landscape. This period is ideal for sightseeing, trekking, and enjoying outdoor activities like river rafting and cable car rides.

5. Is Darjeeling good for a family trip?
Yes, Darjeeling is an excellent destination for a family trip. You can book our Darjeeling tour package from Kolkata and enjoy Darjeeling’s scenic beauty and pleasant climate. The city has several attractions like tea gardens, zoological parks, and toy train rides that are suitable for the whole family.

6. Is a sweater needed in Darjeeling?
Yes, you will need a sweater in Darjeeling, especially during the evenings and nights. Darjeeling is situated at an elevation of approximately 2,050 meters (6,700 feet) above sea level. Thus, it experiences a cool climate throughout the year. During the winter months from November to February, the weather can be chilly and the temperatures drop to as low as 2 degrees Celsius at night.

7. How to plan a trip from Kolkata to Darjeeling?
Start by deciding on your preferred mode of transportation (air, road, or rail). Book your transportation tickets in advance.
Choose accommodation according to your budget and preferences,
Plan your itinerary and prioritize the attractions and activities that you want to do.
Alternatively, you can book our comprehensive Darjeeling tour package from Kolkata which can be customised based on your preferences.

8. What is special in Darjeeling?
Darjeeling is a popular tourist destination with various interesting tourist spots like Tiger Hills, Peace Pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. Darjeeling is famous for its tea which is exported to various parts of the world. Also, the toy train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station to Darjeeling is a UN heritage site that takes you through beautiful Himalayan landscapes. From Darjeeling, one can enjoy stunning views of Mount Kanchenjunga which is the third-highest peak in the world.

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Amey Khot
Reviewed: 28 Dec 2023
5.0/5
In this trip, We visited east, south and west Sikkim and then Darjeeling and places around it. All the hotel bookings were great and the set itinerary was good as well. This trip provided us a much private and customizable experience which we wanted. I am especially thankful for Tilak ji, our driver... Read More
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Vaibhav Jain
Reviewed: 03 Apr 2023
5.0/5
Best travel company for trekking
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Jui Paul
Reviewed: 28 Apr 2024
5.0/5
All over experience is good...
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Ananth Kolli
Reviewed: 06 Jul 2022
5.0/5
This was first tour with thrillophilia and enjoyed every part of the trip. Support team answered all queries before the trip. Tour operator continuously was in touch throughout the trip. Stay was okay for budget. Places given in itinerary were covered. Cars assigned were decent and in proper conditi... Read More
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Danasudan Danasudan
Reviewed: 17 Oct 2023
4.0/5
The trek was so refreshing and challenging. The guides were down to earth and so humble in their hospitality. 👍🏻 Coming to the trek, it was not fulfilled and we were asked to skip Phalut due to continuous rains. Disappointment on the views, yet thumbs up to team Thrillophilia and the operator
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Chintamani Walvekar
Reviewed: 04 Jan 2023
5.0/5
Booked:6SKPT2812
Experience with Thrillophilia was excellent, I would like to provide special thanks to Sathyabhasini from Ops team, Manisha (ground support team), Yogesh Gurung from Bella Casa hotel in Gangtok, cab crew Vinod, Nikesh, Lakhpa from Gangtok and Bijay, Lakhpa from Darjeeling. Thanks to the staff team o... Read More
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