Darjeeling Holiday Tour & Travel Packages

Get Best of Darjeeling Tour Packages at North Bengal Tourism at reasonable prices. Get the authentic flavour of Himalayas in our Darjeeling tour itinerary that covers the most attractive places of Darjeeling. Visit the foothills of Himalayas with our darjeeling tour packages and get a mesmerizing view of Mt. Kanchenjunga. We offer tailor-made Darjeeling Holiday Tour Plan that suits the budget of every client. The tourist spots covered in each of our Darjeeling tour packages is carefully planned and handpicked by our tour experts. Plan a customized Darjeeling Tour Package with North Bengal Tourism to get the finest experience of holidaying at Darjeeling.

Darjeeling Holiday Packages: Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q)

If you want to explore Darjeeling, the "Queen of Hills" and are looking for an affordable yet the best Darjeeling Tour Packages, North Bengal Tourism is here to help you out. Our vast range of customizable Darjeeling Holiday Packages suits every kind of traveler. Be it a small Darjeeling trip with your family and friends or a long trip with your loved one; always get the best travel experience with North Bengal Tourism. Now, in order to help you spend a worry-free holiday in Darjeeling, we have gathered some of the most frequently asked questions (F.A.Q) and tried to answer them one by one.

Q. What is the ideal time to visit Darjeeling with our Darjeeling Holiday Packages?

A. Darjeeling can be visited at any time of the year depending on your preferences. If you want a clear sky with a jaw-dropping view of Mount Kanchenjunga, visit Darjeeling during summer or spring. However, if you want to see Darjeeling as the less crowded destination, visit Darjeeling during the months of July to September. Nonetheless, whenever you go to Darjeeling, you will always be accompanied by breathtaking mountains, hilly terrains, a bunch of sightseeing places and lush green tea gardens.

Q. How can you reach Darjeeling?

A. As Darjeeling is the most popular hill station of the entire North East India, reaching Darjeeling is not a difficult task.

  • By Air: The nearest airport of Darjeeling is Bagdogra which is approximately 70 km wy from Darjeeling.
  • By Train: The nearest railway station of Darjeeling is New Jalpaiguri Junction. This railway station is 72 km away from the town and is nicely connected with other major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, etc.
  • By Toy Train: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway runs a famous toy train from Siliguri to Darjeeling. It usually takes 7 hours of journey time while you can enjoy all the scenic attractions of these hilly roads.
  • By Road: Darjeeling is easily accessible by road and it usually takes around 3 hours to reach Darjeeling from Siliguri.
Q. What are the sightseeing places to visit with our Darjeeling Holiday Packages?

A. Being one of the most popular tourist destinations in India, Darjeeling is replete plenty of sightseeing places. Some of them are:

  • Tiger Hill: Tiger Hill is a famous viewpoint of Darjeeling. It is quite popular for offering a mesmerizing sunrise over the snow-peaked Mount Kanchenjunga.
  • Batasia Loop: One of the most visited tourist places of Darjeeling, Batasia loop is quite popular for its spiral railway track and the War Memorial.
  • Ghoom Monastery: One of the largest monasteries in Darjeeling, Ghoom Monastery is a century-old architecture full of serenity and natural beauty.
  • Happy Valley Tea Estate: A perfect place to enjoy the tranquility of nature, Happy Valley Tea Estate is located on the slopes of the Darjeeling. Spanning over a massive 430 acres, your Darjeeling Holiday is incomplete without visiting here.
  • Himalayan Mountaineering Institute: Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is yet another fascinating place to visit in Darjeeling. Built-in the memory of Tenzing Norgay, here you can see the gears used by Norgay on his first expedition to the Mount Everest.
  • Tibetan Refugee Centre: Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre is a perfect place to get closer to the tradition, culture, and history of Tibetan People. Moreover, here you can witness many handicrafts made by these Tibetan People.
  • Japanese Temple: Built in the style of Japanese architecture, Japanese Temple is yet another attraction of Darjeeling.
  • Peace Pagoda: Just a little away from the Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda is a place worth adding in your Darjeeling Tour Packages. View a gold Buddha statue in a round-shaped white architecture.
  • Himalayan Zoological Park: Visit this fascinating Zoological Park to see some of the unique wild animals such as Red Panda, Snow Leopard and many more.
Q. What are the foods available in Darjeeling?

A. Like any other Hill station of Himalaya, there are plenty of foods available to taste in Darjeeling during your trip. Some of them are:

  • Momo: Came from a Tibetan Origin, Momo is a delicious dish and quite popular food among the local people of Darjeeling. It is usually served as steamed or fried with a bowl of soup.
  • Thukpa: Tukpa is a tasty Tibetan food. It is a noodle soup mixed with meats or vegetables.
  • Darjeeling Tea: Your Darjeeling Trip will stay incomplete if you don't taste the world-famous Darjeeling tea. Enjoy the snow-peaked Mount Kanchenjunga while sipping a cup of hot Darjeeling tea.
  • Dalle: Dalle is a kind of pickle made with red chili, mustard oil, spices, and salt. The local people of Darjeeling usually eat it with Momo.
  • Sael Roti: Made with rice paste and then deep-fried, Sael is a kind of delicious roti. During the time of the festive season, have it with the famous Darjeeling Tea.
Q. What are the things to do in Darjeeling?

A. As Darjeeling is full of surprises, there are plenty of things or activities you can do in Darjeeling with our Darjeeling Gangtok Tour Packages.

  • Enjoy a Toy Train Ride: Darjeeling is quite renowned for its Toy Train. Its Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is UNESCO's World Heritage Site. So, take a ride in a Toy Train to explore the hilly terrains of Darjeeling.
  • Witness Sunrise from Tiger Hill: Wake up early to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the snow-clad Mount Kanchenjunga.
  • River Rafting in Teesta: Indulge yourself in an intense outdoor activity called river rafting. Have a thrilling experience of a lifetime.
  • Rock Climbing: Test your strength and endurance while trying Rock Climbing at Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock.
  • Shopping: Shop different kinds of artifacts, carpets, leather jackets, coats and jewelry from the Tibetan Self Help Center. Buy sweaters, caps, and scarves from the famous Bhutia Market.
  • Trekking: Trek through the yet unexplored hilly terrains of Darjeeling. Trek at Sandakphu, the highest point of West Bengal.
  • Photography: Photograph Darjeeling's fascinating places and architectures to make your Darjeeling trip memorable.
Q. Why is Darjeeling famous for?

A. Darjeeling is famous for plenty of reasons. But some of them are- Darjeeling's world-famous tea, world's third-highest peak Mount Kanchenjunga and Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Q. Which are the best holiday & tour packages to cover the entire Darjeeling?

A. At least 5 days or 7 days are enough to explore the entire Darjeeling. With our Darjeeling Sikkim Holiday Packages, you can easily cover most of the tourist places of Darjeeling. Choose our Darjeeling Pelling Tour Package for 5 days to explore Darjeeling as well as Sikkim's Pelling. Moreover, you can also opt for our 7 Days Darjeeling Gangtok Holiday Packages to explore Darjeeling and as well as Sikkim's capital city Gangtok.

Q. Is Darjeeling safe to visit?

A. Darjeeling is quite safe to visit, as compared to other touristy places in India. The crime rate of Darjeeling is quite low and the local people are too friendly. Still, it is always advisable to stay alert.

Q. What should you wear during your Darjeeling Tour?

A. Darjeeling becomes a little cooler in night. Hence, it is advisable to carry woolen sweaters, shawls or jackets. Furthermore, with shoes and sneakers, wear a pair of socks as the evening of Darjeeling is going to be cold.

Q. How is the road from Siliguri to Darjeeling?

A. The route from Siliguri to Darjeeling is a hilly drive of approximately 70 km with plenty of curves. The road is in good condition and you are going to love these 3 hours of the thrilling journey.

Q. Can you see snowfall in Darjeeling?

A. Situated at an elevation of just 6, 700ft, snowfall does not usually occur in Darjeeling. But, if you are lucky enough and plan your Darjeeling tour during the months of December to February, there is a chance to see the Mall Road and even Chow Rasta covered with snow.

Q. Is the passport required for Darjeeling?

A. No, you don't need a passport to visit Darjeeling as it is a district of Indian state West Bengal. Indian and Nepalese people can easily take a trip to Darjeeling without a passport.

Q. Is our Darjeeling Holiday & tour Packages customizable?

A. Yes, all our Darjeeling holiday and tour packages are customizable. Hence you can change your Darjeeling Tour Itinerary as per your taste and requirements. Be it a 4 Days Darjeeling Tour Package or an 8 days Darjeeling Holiday Package; change it the way you want to have your Darjeeling trip.