Darjeeling, the sprawling hill town of West Bengal, is one of the major tourist attractions in Northeast India. Therefore, numerous Darjeeling tour packages are available for travelers who wish to explore this former summer resort for British in India. Be it the awe-inspiring sunrise from Tiger Hill, extensive tea estates, lush green gardens, century-old Toy Train, Peace Pagoda, or numerous holy shrines and monasteries, these Darjeeling packages cover each and every aspect of this mesmerizing hill town.
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How To Reach Darjeeling
Darjeeling has a very high number of tourists as a hill station in India. It could be a weekend destination and a place to chill for people living nearby the town. It is a wonderful destination for adventure and nature. With the development of Darjeeling Tourism, reaching Darjeeling is not difficult now. There are various ways to reach Darjeeling which are included in Darjeeling Vacation packages. The town can be easily reached from the towns of North Bengal and Sikkim. Darjeeling is close to other hill stations like Pelling, Kalimpong and Gangtok. Darjeeling is naturally crowded with tourists throughout the year. People often take honeymoons and family vacations with Darjeeling trip packages from all over the country. Since the place is a plethora of zoological parks, gardens, toy trains, and many beautiful places it is ideal for almost any type of traveler. Moreover, Darjeeling is the best place to get a taste of cuisine in West Bengal. Darjeeling has an excellent connectivity with other parts of the country and you can go for your Darjeeling holiday easily. Here are the various ways to reach Darjeeling with a tour packages for Darjeeling through Air, Rail and Road.
Many travellers who have taken up a tour package for Darjeeling have enquired about how to reach Darjeeling by air. The nearest airport from Darjeeling is Bagdogra Airport which is 95kms away. There are several flights from various cities like Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati to Darjeeling. There are taxis and cabs available at the airport that can transfer you to your destination. There are many flights connected to the airport. It generally takes 3 hrs to reach Darjeeling from the airport. Several carriers like Air India, Spice Jet and Indigo operate daily flights from Guwahati, Delhi and Kolkata to Bagdogra Airport. The journey from Bagdogra to Darjeeling will give you scenic views with lush green mountains throughout the journey. Travel Triangle will provide you the best Darjeeling Holiday package.
Darjeeling can be easily reached by train. The nearest train station is New Jalpaiguri which is 62kms away and this station connects all the major cities of India like Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, Chennai, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar and Kochi. With a Darjeeling travel package, The Darjeeling Himalayan Railways famous toy train can also be availed which will give you the picturesque view of the hill station on the journey. It starts from New Jalpaiguri which takes 7 hrs to Darjeeling. Cabs and taxis are available to transfer to the destination.
Darjeeling can be easily reached by road from other hill stations like Gangtok which is 100km away and Kalimpong which is 51km away. Darjeeling is also connected with Kolkata which is 651km away and takes around 14hrs to reach. There is a regular bus service from Siliguri which is located 70 km away. Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal is just 310km away from Darjeeling. There are private cabs and cars available for tourists to use. There are regular bus services to Darjeeling from neighbouring towns like Siliguri, Gangtok, Kalimpong and Kurseong. Bus transport are economical but it is time consuming. Therefore, it is advisable to take cabs, taxis or private cars to reach darjeeling by road. With an ideal Darjeeling package, you can experience all the wonderful journeys by road. The rides from the neighbouring towns to Darjeeling will give you breathtaking views.
Best Time To Visit Darjeeling
Darjeeling tour package from India is one of the best hill station packages one can grab. It offers you a visit to one of the best hill stations in India. The destination is surrounded by the majestic Himalayan mountains including Mt. Kanchenjunga. It is a delightful place to explore with its panoramic views. The minor inconveniences can be the dark clouds booming and the landslides. Otherwise, Darjeeling gives you the heaven on earth vibe. All seasons are great to go for a Darjeeling tour as the destination is a beautiful place during all the seasons. Here are the best time to visit Darjeeling season wise. Even though given below is an extensive account of when to visit Darjeeling, it is recommended that you check the weather forecast before planning a trip to Darjeeling.
March to June
This season started off with spring and is followed by summer. The temperature ranges from 15 degree celsius to 20 degree celsius. The shiny sun warms you to enjoy the outdoor activities and go sightseeing. It gets windy due to its hilly region but the breeze is favourable. Spring gives you the beautiful blossoms of magnolia and rhododendrons and you may feel the fresh breeze of nature. It is the right time to visit the lush green tea plantations. Tourists may indulge in tea picking also. You may witness the transformation of tea leaf to brew. The Tiger Hill point must be visited to witness the mesmerising sunrise and sunset. The kanchenjunga peak can be spotted from this hilltop and the view is amazing. Tourist attractions like Rock Garden, Darjeeling Observatory, bhutia market and Mahakal temple must be visited. Rainfall and hail may occur from time to time so it is advisable to carry an umbrella along while going for sightseeing. It is also an ideal season to hop on the famous toy train. The Japanese Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling Chowrasta and the Ghoom Monastery should be added in the wishlist. Go ahead and grab your Darjeeling Vacation package before the place is filled with tourists.
July to October
This season is waved off with heavy monsoon and ends with autumn. There are chances of landslides in the town due to heavy rainfall and hailstorm. There could be road blockage too. The temperature ranges between 15 degree celsius to 20 degree celsius. The toy train and the cable car might be suspended due to weather conditions. The town looks charming in the showers if you’re up for enchanting views during the monsoon. The lush green tea plantations are very appealing for a budding photographer during the monsoons. The daytime can get humid and the nights are chilly and cozy. This season is ideal due to the price drop as their are lesser tourists compared to the previous season. The biggest festival known as Durga Puja is celebrated with a blast in October. As monsoon comes to an end and autumn has arrived, this month is the time when Darjeeling looks finest and it is advisable to go for trekking in this season. As the temperature drops by the month of October, it is advisable to take your sweaters as you head for your Darjeeling holiday.
November to February
If you’re up for chilly winters, Darjeeling is the right place for you. December is perfectly cold with least humidity of the year and the temperature ranges from 2 to 7 degree celsius. There will be no landslide in this season and it is an ideal time to visit the town without any natural calamities. Christmas and New Year are celebrated with a blast and the it is the perfect time for couples to go for a blissful getaway. The spicy momos and the crunchy Churpi must be tried as they are the delicacies of the town. The local culture of Tinchuley valley must also be witnessed. Riding on the Passenger Ropeway across the waterfalls and rivers is a great idea to see the snowy peaks. Trekking activities to the top of monasteries and viewpoints are splendid ways to spend time in the destination. The glaciers are the wonderful addition to the mountains. January is the coldest month of the year and get ready to witness some snowfall during your stay. Most budget hotels do not have the facility of room heaters so its is highly suggestable to pack wollen and warm clothes. Accommodation will be cheaper during this season as there will be lesser tourists to be seen in the town. The sky remains clear and you may experience enchanting mountain views from the town. The bright sunny days can be pleasant as it gets pretty chilly during the nighttime. The streets, shops and restaurants are decorated with glittery lights during Christmas and New Year. You can get the best Darjeeling trip packages with cheap prices during this season. For adventure seekers, participation in the National Himalayan Winter Trekking Expedition from Sandakphu to Gurdum is advisable.
What’s Special About Darjeeling Tour Packages!
These Darjeeling holiday packages are designed by our travel experts to offer an indelible holiday experience to the travelers. These packages incorporate detailed tour itineraries which cater to various requirements of travelers such as luxurious accommodations, hassle-free local transfers, extensive sightseeing tours, thrilling outdoor activities, and more. Moreover, these itineraries help travelers enjoy a planned and organized holiday, and can also be customized according to a travelers preferences. Darjeeling offers a totally diversified list of places to visit since this hill station is unlike any other. Here, you will find a blend of scenic viewpoints, awe-inspiring gardens, mountaineering institutes, zoological parks, monasteries, and a lot more. Some of the must visit places are Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Peace Pagoda, Ghoom Monastery, Rock Garden, Himalayan Railway Station, Nightingale Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and Singalila National Park. Therefore, a Darjeeling trip plan is an absolute once in a lifetime thing.
Apart from the monsoon season, Darjeeling is known for pleasant weather conditions that lure the tourists to this heavenly hill town. October to February is the best time to experience the winter chill of the hills while March to June is the best time to escape the scorching heat of the plain areas and stay amidst the cool and tranquil environment of Darjeeling.