Popularly known as the Queen of Hills, Darjeeling is located in the Shivalik hills of the lower range of the Himalayas. Tourists throng to Darjeeling throughout the year to enjoy its cool weather, mystical Himalayan mountains, beautiful hills and more. Each sight in this town is picture-perfect. Darjeeling is perfect for honeymoons or romantic getaways. It offered - serene atmosphere, view of the snowline, scented pines and a golden colored brew called the Darjeeling tea.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive In Darjeeling
Upon your meet and greet with our representative at Bagdogra Airport or at NJP Railway Station, a transfer will be arranged to the quaint town of Darjeeling. Check in at your hotel in the hilly wonder of Darjeeling (‘Queen of the Hills’) and start to get familiar with your surroundings. Spend the rest of your day taking in the cool mountain air in a state of complete relaxation. Overnight stay in Darjeeling.
Day 2: Darjeeling Full Day Sightseeing Tour With Tiger Hill
Spend your day today witnessing a magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas and exploring local tourist attractions. To watch the blaze of rapidly changing colors of the snow peaks as the sun strikes, set out early in the morning, before dawn (4 am), to the highest point in Darjeeling Tiger Hill (2590 m) - for views of a breathtaking sunrise and its reflection rays over the Kanchenjunga Ranges and other impressive Himalayan peaks. On the way back to your hotel, visit Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery. Expected arrival time at hotel: 7 am.
After freshening up and a hearty breakfast at your hotel, visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Tuedays), Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (Ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person), Tenzing - Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre (closed on Sundays), Japanese Temple & Peace Pagoda, and panoramic view of Tea Estate. End your lovely city tour day with an overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day Excursion To Mirik & Pashupati
After breakfast, get ready for an excursion to the quiet town of Mirik (58 kms / 2 hrs). Nestled perfectly between Siliguri and Darjeeling, Mirik is a hill resort visited for its pleasant climate and secluded charm - check out the beautiful tea gardens, cardamom groves, vantage points from the famous, beautiful Mirik Lake (Horse riding & Boat is available around the lake on direct payment basis) and orange orchards. On the way, be sure to visit Pashupati Market (on the India-Nepal border) for shopping. Come back to Darjeeling and end your day with a peaceful overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 4: Departure From Darjeeling
After you have finished your breakfast, a transfer will be arranged to Bagdogra Airport/ NJP Railway Station from the hotel (distance from Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport: 110 kms/3 hrs). Your tour in Darjeeling has ended. Let the memories begin!