best places to see in Darjeeling tour packages

How to Reach Darjeeling

To reach Darjeeling, you need to arrive at the Bagdogra airport which is the nearest major airport located about 125 km away from Darjeeling. You can take a private car, shared jeep, taxi from outside the airport to reach Darjeeling town.

Top Places To Visit in Darjeeling Tour Packages

places to see in Darjeeling

Tiger Hill

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tiger Hill is a stunning vantage point, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the mighty mountain peaks of Kanchenjunga and Everest. Perched at an elevation of 2590 meters above sea level and offering great hiking opportunities, Tiger Hill is often found in the Darjeeling tour package of both novice and experienced trekkers. Tiger Hill is also known to offer unmatched sunrise and sunset views for visitors to soak in. It is one of the best places to see in Kolkata to Dargeeling tour packages by train.

Observatory Tower Charge: INR 20 for ground, INR 30 for the first floor, INR 40 for seats per head basis.

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Batasia Loop

Batasia Loop is known for beautiful lush green toy train path, which is recognized as one of the most picturesque railway routes in Darjeeling. Batasia Loop starts from the lush green woody mountain slopes and overlooks Mt Kanchenjunga peaks offers you panoramic views of Tiger Hill and breathtaking mountain peaks in your train journey.

Location: West Point, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734102. Entry fees: INR 15 per head. Timing: 5 AM to 8 PM IST.

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Rock Garden

It is also identified as Barbotey Rock Garden is one of the best places to go picnicking on your Darjeeling tour. The incredible garden has good sitting provision for the visitors. The Rock Garden is also home to an extensive range of flora, eye-catching bridges, and waterfalls. Tourists Rock Garden tourists can indulge in climbing, horse riding, and background photography.

Entry fees: INR 10 for Indians, INR 50 per head for foreigners. Timing: 10 AM to 4 PM.

Top Places To Visit in Darjeeling Tour Packages

Darjeeling Peace Pagoda

Hanging on the slopes of Jalapahar hills, the brilliant Japanese Peace Pagoda in Darjeeling was built to be the epitome of harming, goodwill, and unity among people. The Peace Pagoda made under the Japanese Buddhist monk, Nichidatsu Fujii and inaugurated on 1st November 1992. In the Darjeeling tour packages from Kolkata by train Peace Pagoda infuse you in the thrilling panoramic views of Mt. Kanchenjunga. The four special avatars of Buddha are fixed into the walls of The Darjeeling Peace Pagoda. It is situated at West Point, Darjeeling - 734102

Timing: 4.30 AM to 7 PM

Toy train ride in Darjeeling Tour Packages

Himalayan Railway

One of the most admired activities in Darjeeling is toy train ride i.e. two feet narrow gauge train track covers the space between NJP to Darjeeling. This 88-km long railway ride offers dazzling views of the Himalayan valley. It was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1999. The creation of these historic railways began in the year 1879. This Himalayan Railway trip is adventurous and also relaxing in nature.

Location: New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling

Timing: 8 AM to 12 PM

Entry Fee: INR 600 for diesel engine ride

Entry Fee: INR 1,000 for steam engine ride

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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

It is popularly known as Darjeeling Zoo and it is suspended at a height of around 7,000 feet above sea level. This Zoological Park is one of the main attractions for nature enthusiasts on their Darjeeling tour. It is home for red pandas and snow leopards. Guests can simply spot Asiatic black bear, Himalayan Wolf, Red Panda, Royal Bengal Tiger, and Eastern Pangolin etc in the park.

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Ghoom or Ghum Monastery

Hovering at an elevation of 8,000 feet Ghoom Monastery is one of the most ancient Tibetan Buddhist monastery. It was established by Lama Sherab Gyatso in the year of 1850 and a home to an outstanding 15 feet tall statue of Buddha. This statue is made of clay and placed in the main hall. Tourists can infuse in the soothing panoramic views of Mt Kanchenjunga from the outside of the Ghoom Monastery.

Timing: 9 AM to 6 PM

darjeeling tour packages from Kolkata guests strolling around the Mall

The Mall Darjeeling

The Mall or Chowrasta means four-way is the heart of Darjeeling. It’s being the main market area and the liveliest area of the city. Plenty of hotels, restaurants, and shops are available here so you can be assured of spending an eventful evening at the Mall. Visitors may try no of activities here.

Location: The Mall, Darjeeling

Timing: 10 am to 9 pm

Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling was established on 4th November 1954 to support mountaineering as a structured sport in India. The first incline of Mount Everest in 1953 by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary sparked concentration in establishing mountaineering as a well-respected venture for people. With the motion provided by Mr. Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was established in Darjeeling. Tenzing Norgay was appointed as the first director of ground training for HMI. HMI frequently carries out Basic and Advanced Mountaineering courses.

Darjeeling Rangit Valley Ropeway service

Darjeeling Ropeway

What extra you need if you can witness the beauty of Darjeeling via its ropeway. From the beautiful landscapes, green tea estates, lush green forests, wonderful flora and fauna and snow-capped Everest and Kanchenjunga peaks, one can witness the gorgeous Darjeeling with its special ropeway service!

Starting from 1968, it has been an appeal for the tourists. There are around 16 cable cars that can comfortably carry min 6 people in one ride at an elevation of just about 7,000 feet. One may some amazing photographs of this attractive Darjeeling town.

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