Darjeeling is among the most beautiful hill stations in India. Nestled in the lap of the North East Himalayas, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations which attracts a large number of domestic & foreign tourists. Under the amazing bliss of Mount Kanchendzonga, the Darjeeling tour is one of the best options for vacationers. It is also one of the popular family holiday and honeymoon destinations in India. The ‘Queen of Hills’ is also the gateway to the nearby pristine Himalayan destinations like Sikkim, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and Bhutan in North East India.
Our collection of Darjeeling tour packages are tastefully-crafted to suit those looking for holidays in North East India. Be a family vacation, romantic honeymoon, adventure expedition or escape from the din of the city and back to nature, you will be in awe of the options. Any and every visit to the town gifts you with fond memories. Just make a check-list of places to visit in Darjeeling and things to do to make your holiday memorable.
Board the Darjeeling Mountain Railway, fondly known as Toy Train, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India for a fun ride with your family or loved one. In addition of the exciting journey enjoy breathtaking views. Pay a visit to the Darjeeling tea gardens for scenic beauty and the thrill of learning tea making. The must-haves of a Darjeeling tour itinerary also include visit to Buddhist Monasteries. The Ghoom Monastery must feature on every holiday wish-list. Ride on the ropeway add to the fun. Also, walk through Botanical Gardens. Visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park to know all about the species of the animal kingdom that inhabit the north eastern Himalayas.
In an outing with a dose of adventure, test the exhilarating waters Teesta River with water rafting along with camping. Visit the Himalayan mountaineering institute to enjoy adventure sports. Enjoy moderate hikes in pristine Himalayas or soothing nature walks.
Top Selling Darjeeling Honeymoon Packages
|Darjeeling Honeymoon Trip||Duration||Price|
|Darjeeling Gangtok (Special Honeymoon)||4N/5D||INR 13,500|
|Sikkim Darjeeling Gangtok package||6N/7D||INR 23,500|
|Gangtok Kalimpong Darjeeling tour||6N/7D||INR 20,500|
|Gangtok Darjeeling tour||6N/7D||Price On Request|
|Darjeeling tour||3N/4D||Price On Request|
Our range of Darjeeling holiday packages help you have a great time in the hill town in North East India. Whether you seek family vacation, adventure, escape from summer or a romantic time, discover endless possibilities.
The charming Sikkim is close by and adds to the thrill of vacations here. In fact, Darjeeling Gangtok tour package offers the complete deal of enjoying the delightful attractions of both the popular hill towns of the region. The complete package of excitements make it a cherished vacation. Be it summer or winter, complete range of Darjeeling tour package are available from all over the world including Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore or other cities of India. Choose the best holiday deals for Darjeeling, with us!
Popular Darjeeling Tour Packages
|Darjeeling Packages||Price Per Person||Duration|
|Darjeeling Gangtok Tour cost||INR 10750||5N/6D|
|Gangtok Kalimpong Darjeeling Tour||INR 20500||6N/7D|
|Darjeeling tour cost||Price On Request||3N/4D|
|Sikkim Darjeeling Tour||INR 23500||7N/8D|
|Darjeeling Kalimpong Tour||Price On Request||4N/5D|
Best Tourist Attractions to explore with your Darjeeling Tour Packages
Darjeeling is one of the best tourist destinations in Northeast for a family vacation, honeymoon, or adventure. Darjeeling tour packages offer delightful journey to this beautiful destination in West Bengal. Here are the top tourist attractions in Darjeeling:
This is one of the best attractions during Darjeeling tour that offer panoramic views of Mt Everest and Mt Kanchenjunga. Located 11 Km away from Darjeeling, this UNESCO world heritage site is the summit in Ghoom, which is another famous tourist place in Darjeeling spotted with Tibetan monasteries. The best time to view the snow covered peaks is during sunrise from Mid-October to December when the sky is clear and weather is charming.
Tea Plantations Darjeeling
The stunning panorama of the Tea Plantations in Darjeeling make it romantic paradise for the honeymooners. The green pastures that extend beyond your vision spreading magical aroma is among the top tourist attractions in Darjeeling. The best time to visit the tea gardens in Darjeeling is during summer from March to June when you can explore tea processing in the valley. Happy Valley Tea Estate and Steinthal Tea Estate are the top names where you can book a tea garden resort for a lovely honeymoon tour in Darjeeling.
This scenic stop during Joy Train Ride is one of the most popular tourist sports in Darjeeling to spend some time in the flowery meadows surrounded by charming hills. Also, visit the war memorial built to commemorate the Gorkha Regiment battled for Indian independence.
One of the best attractions to explore during Darjeeling sightseeing, Japanese Peace Pagoda brings all races under one umbrella aiming for world peace. It takes 10 minutes’ drive from the Darjeeling town center to reach the peace Pagoda located beside Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Temple. The best time to visit the place is from 4:30 am to 6 am in the morning and from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the evening if you like to attend the prayer.
Himalayan Zoological Park
One of the best places in Darjeeling to visit with family and kids, the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is settled at an elevation of 7000 ft. Spreading over 67.56-acre of land, the zoo in Darjeeling town got international recognition for opting special program to preserve Snow Leopards, Red Panda, Tibetan Wolf and other endangered species of Eastern Himalaya. The zoo remains open daily (except Thursday) from 8:30am to 4:30 pm during summer and from 8:30 am to 4pm during winter.
This serene and elegantly green park is located within 10 minutes of walking distance from mall Road. This is one of the best places In Darjeeling to visit with friends and family to enjoy superb views of mountains. During October and November, you can enjoy here Nepali cultural programs every day in the evening.
Darjeeling Rock Garden
Located 10 km away from Darjeeling, Rock Garden is a lovely picnic spot beside the beautiful Chunnu summer falls. This is one of the best places in Darjeeling to enjoy with your family.
Darjeeling Observatory Hill
This hill rises from the Mall Road area. You can enjoy views of snow-clad mountain peaks from here during your Darjeeling tour. You will find popular temples and monasteries here. The best time to visit the place is a summer morning or winter noon.
Things to do in Darjeeling
There are many interesting things to do in Darjeeling. Here is what you can enjoy during your trip to Darjeeling:
Take A Joy Train Ride
Popularly known as Toy Train is a renowned Darjeeling attraction admired by the tourists. A Joy Ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom offers incredible natural views and sightseeing in Darjeeling. You can take a joy ride all days of the week from 7 am in the morning to 5 pm in the evening. The fare is INR 800 per head for diesel engine and 1200 per head for steam engine.
Enjoy Darjeeling Ropeway Journey
One of the prime tourist attractions in Darjeeling the ropeway journey offers stunning panoramic views when you travel from North Point in Darjeeling to the bank of the Raman River. The charge for a round trip for adult is INR 200 and for children INR 100. You can enjoy Darjeeling ropeway all days of the week from 10 am in the morning to 2 pm in the evening.
Go River Rafting in Teesta
Rafting in Teesta River is one of the most popular activities in Darjeeling tour. You can take a taxi to reach Teesta Bazar from Darjeeling in 1.5 hours. The price for this thrill-filled white water rafting in Teesta starts from INR 3000.
Trek to the Sandakphu Peak
This moderate trekking tour allows you to witness the splendor of the five highest peaks in the world. This is one of the best adventure activities in Darjeeling. The price for Sandakphu trekking packages from Darjeeling starts from INR 4000.
Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
This is the best mountaineering institute in the world. You can drive towards Jawahar Road from Mall Road and then 30 minutes of walk will take you to the gate of the institute. You can visit the institute from 9 to 5 everyday paying an entry fee of Rs.40.
Stroll around Mall road
Your Darjeeling trip is incomplete without exploring this vibrant place. The tree shaded road is home to gorgeous restaurants, luxury and budget hotels, and popular shopping places in Darjeeling. You can take a pony ride around the Chowrasta which is one of the funniest activities in Darjeeling. Spot Governor House, Bhanu Bhawan, and Mahakal Market during the ride.
Explore Wildlife in Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park:
This Park is home to Snow Leopards, Red Panda, Tibetan Wolf and other endangered species of Eastern Himalaya. This is one of the best places to visit during a family trip to Darjeeling.
Get Inked in a famous Tattoo studio
Darjeeling is home to many famous tattoo artists so don’t miss to get a fantastic artwork on your body in a famous tattoo studio during Darjeeling tour.
Popular Darjeeling Tour Packages for Family 2020
|Darjeeling Family Package||Durations||Price|
|Gangtok Darjeeling tour||5N/6D||INR 10750|
|Darjeeling Kalimpong Special (Family Tour)||4N/5D||Price On Request|
|Darjeeling Tour||3N/4D||Price On Request|
|Gangtok Kalimpong Darjeeling||6N/7D||INR 20,500|
|Sikkim Darjeeling (Special Family Tour)||6N/7D||INR 23,500|
What to Eat in Darjeeling
Influenced by the Tibetan culture, Darjeeling offers a distinct culinary art. Check out the list of delicious foods and the places where you can try them during your vacation in Darjeeling. Take a look!
Two things you should taste in Darjeeling are the Thupka and Momos. Shangri La a restaurant in the Mall Road is famous for its Thukpa soup with noodles in it.
This mouth-watering food is a part of Tibetan culture. The best places to try momos in Darjeeling are Hot Stimulating Cafe and Kunga Restaurant.
The magically sweet aroma and delicate fruity taste of Darjeeling tea help in reviving our energy. The House of Tea at Nehru Road and Nathmulls Tea at Mall Road are famous places for trying Darjeeling tea.
Darjeeling Local Food
Apart from Thupka and momos, there are many local food available in Darjeeling. Churpee, a milk snke; Sael Roti, a Nepali dish; ongba, a home-made beer; Shaphalay, made of bread with meat filling are some of the famous foods to try in Darjeeling. In the evening, you will see many food stalls in the Mall road to try them.
Best places for shopping In Darjeeling
You will get amazing shopping opportunities during your Darjeeling tour. Here is the list of best shopping places in Darjeeling:
Chowrasta or The Mall Road
This vibrant market is famous for fancy jewelry items, woolen garments and shawls, jackets, and scarves , Tibetan masks and other handmade souvenirs. The market remains open from 8:00 AM 7:00 PM.
Buy woolen clothes, Tibetan carpets, stylish footwear, rich woodwork decor, and wood carved items, paintings etc. in this traditional Tibetan market.
Traditional tea stalls serving freshly brewed tea is a must-try here. You can buy hand-woven textiles, rugs, fur caps, brassware, masks, carved boxes, and silverware here.
Best time to visit Darjeeling
The best time to visit Darjeeling is from late September to November and March to June. During this time, pleasant climate accompanies during sightseeing in Darjeeling.
How to reach Darjeeling?
You can reach Darjeeling by all three modes of travel air, rail and road. The nearest airport is at Bagdogra located 95 Km away from Darjeeling. Darjeeling Railway connects the place with other places in West Bengal. Also, you can enjoy scenic journey by road from Sikkim to Darjeeling or from Siliguri to Darjeeling.