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Tiger Hill in Darjeeling

Tiger Hill in Darjeeling is one of the best places to visit on your tour to witness the breathtaking sunrise over Kanchenjunga Mountain. It is located at an altitude of 2,590 m and is the perfect viewpoint that attracts tourists from all corners. This hill is also the summit of Ghoom, the highest point of Tiger Hill, from where you can soak in the beauty of Mount Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga. Tiger Hill height offers you one of the best views of this town. 

Admire the natural beauty from such height, and the rays of the Sun are enough to fall in love with this place. Tiger Hills of Darjeeling is ideal if you are searching for a site that will give you a pleasant and exciting vibe.

Things to do at Tiger Hill Darjeeling

Here are some things you can enjoy at Tiger Hill in Darjeeling.

  • Witness the Sun rising over the mountains with pale orange colors on display, turning to a gentle yellow in a few minutes.
  • Click pictures of the mountain.
  • Admire the beauty of the twin peaks.
  • Spend time in a calm environment.
  • Get yourself snacks from women dressed in traditional clothes selling warm pakoras, samosas, and tea.

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Tiger Hill Timings: Start your tour to Tiger Hill at 3:30 am and reach by 4:15 am. This is summertime, and in winter, the start of the tour shifts to 4:15 am due to a delay in the sunrise.

Tiger Hill Charges: You can book a car for INR 1200 or INR 1800 from a travel agent in the city or pay INR 200 per head.

How to Reach Tiger Hill, Darjeeling

To reach Tiger Hill Darjeeling, you can fly to Bagdogra Airport (67 km) or board a train to Siliguri (65 km) or New Jalpaiguri Junction (70 km). From there, you can hire a bus or taxi to reach Darjeeling.

Note: Tiger Hill - Remember, jeeps and cars might block the roads during peak season. You have to walk to reach the sunrise spot from the parking spot.

Best Time to Visit Tiger Hill in Darjeeling

Mid-October to December or mid-February to April will be the best time to visit Tiger Hill in Darjeeling. The weather remains cold during this time, but you can see the snow-clad peaks and sunrise in full glory. Make sure to carry warm clothes with you.  Visiting Tiger Hill on your Darjeeling vacation will make your holiday memorable. You can contact us to book your Darjeeling tour packages to get the best out of this hill station of the Northeast.

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FAQs about Tiger Hill Darjeeling

Q: Why is Tiger Hill Darjeeling famous?

Ans. Tiger Hill provides breathtaking sunrise views over Mount Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan peaks.

Q: Can you see Mount Everest from Tiger Hill?

Ans. Yes. You can see Mount Everest from Tiger Hill Darjeeling but not as clearly as Mount Kanchenjunga.

Q: How far is Tiger Hill from Darjeeling?

Ans. Tiger Hill is around 11 km from Darjeeling town. It takes about 40 minutes by car.