DARJEELING DISTRICT|WEST BENGAL|2020|
DARJELLING TOUR PLAN
Suddenly I have decided to go Darjeeling. Our Journey started from Howrah me and my brothers went there for 3 days and 4 night tour plan. From Howrah to New Jalpaiguri station is 500 km. Its around 12 hours night journey. Darjeeling is 71 km away from New Jalpaiguri. It will take around 4 and a half hours to reach Darjeeling from New Jalpaiguri Station. I am sharing my the day wise Darjeeling tour plan.
ON DAY 1 :
Upon reaching Darjeeling first check in to your hotel and then go for a local sightseeing tour. Cab fare for a half day-long sightseeing tour will cost around Rs 2500.
First, visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute :
It is a premier Mountaineering Institute in the world and established on 4 th November,1954. A small Museum have in Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. You can see the many trekking instrument. List of the Achiever who were climbed and submitted the Everest trek. From the zoo, go to visit nearby Tenzin and Gombu Rock. It is a huge natural rock and is used for rock climbing training purposes by HMI. A small climbed activity you will do in here. You can see the total trekking gear of Tenzing Norgay who was first climbed the Everest with Edmund Hillary.
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
The Zoo has a large collection of animals and birds. You can see the Himalayan snow leopard, wolf, bear and rare birds like white peacock or Macaws here.
Next visit Pattabong Darjeeling Tea Estate. Darjeeling is famous for its tea gardens. At Pattabong Darjeeling tea garden you can witness the famous tea plantation of the place.
ON DAY 2 :
After freshen up you can visit the beautiful Japanese Peace Pagoda. This is a beautiful Buddhist Temple made in Japanese style architecture located on top of a hill. The adjacent pagoda has a beautiful statue of Lord Buddha and some sculptures depict the important events of Lord Buddha’s life.
From the top of this pagoda, you can get a stunning panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. On a clear day, Mount Kanchenjunga is visible from here.
Next visit the two beautiful parks Darjeeling Rock Garden and Ganga Maya Park.
ON DAY 3rd
In early morning go to visit Tiger hill and observe a gorgeous sunrise from there. On your way back visit Batasia Loop. This is the most beautiful train pathway of the country surrounded by lush greeneries.
Lamahatta is a small village near Darjeeling popular for Eco-Tourism. The main place to visit here is the nature park of this place.
This is a very eye catching and well-manicured park where you will see lots of flowers and big trees. Moreover, the place has numerous seating places.
You can enjoy a few hours here just by strolling or seating in this calm and quiet garden.
What to eat
Darjeeling is a food lovers’ paradise. Here you will get numerous places where you can get delicious food. First I would like to mention the famous near the Mall.
- Keventer’s :
Here you can get world-famous Darjeeling tea and proper English breakfast.Undoubtedly, the food items here tastes awesome.Next comes in this list is Glenary’s.
This is another popular bakery, restaurant, and pub. The place serves a large variety of menu items and all are tasteful. Chinese cuisine is good in this restaurant. you can enjoy listing song with drinks.
Both Glenary’s and Keventer’s have open-air seating arrangements, where you may enjoy your food and breath-taking views of the surroundings.
Kunga Restaurant :
Another famous Chinese restaurant is Kunga. You can have your breakfast and Dinner in here.
If you are love tea then don’t forget to visit Nathaniel’s Tea Boutiques. Here, you can taste authentic Darjeeling tea a swell as you can purchase tea from the tea shop .
Where to stay
you will get numerous budget and luxury hotels or resorts. In these two places, you can also avail WBTDCL hotels at a very reasonable price.
Best time to visit Darjeeling October to May and Off season (June to September).
How to Reach
You can reach Darjeeling either by road and train from New Jalpaiguri Station . By road, you can get a reserved or shared cab for the trip. Reserved cab fare will be around Rs 2500 to 3000 and a shared cab will charge around Rs 300.
Darjeeling toy Train
On day 4 – head back to airport or railway station for departure.
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