Darjeeling is thought to be derived from the word Dorjeeling, which literally means 'the place of Dorjee' the majestic thunderbolt.Darjeeling grew in prominence during the mid 19th century when, because of its climate, the British first established a hill station there after leasing it from the Chogyal of Sikkim and later discovered that the area was particularly well suited for tea plantations.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive At Darjeeling
Pick up at New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra Airport. Transfer to Darjeeling and check in hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Darjeeling City Tour
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around at 4am) to morning view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather ) on your way back visit Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast city tour of Darjeeling visit Padmaja Naidu Himalaya Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountainering Institute, (Closed on Thursday), Happy Valley Tea Estate, Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock and Tibetan Refugee Self – Help Center (Closed on Sunday).Overnight stay at hotel.
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is a 67.56-acre zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation ...
Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling, India
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Day 3: Darjeeling To Pelling
After breakfast, transfer to Pelling excursion covers Rimbi Waterfalls, Rimbi Hydel project,Khecheopalri Lake and Kanchenjunga Falls. Back to Hotel for lunch. After you cover Pemayangtse Monastery, Changay Falls).Overnight stay at hotel.