Darjeeling, The Queen of Hills
Darjeeling is a renowned hill station located in the Indian state of West Bengal, nestled in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas. It is celebrated for its stunning natural beauty, making it a popular destination for tourists:
- Scenic Beauty: Darjeeling is famous for its lush tea plantations, rolling hills, and panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range, including the iconic Kanchenjunga, the third-highest peak in the world.
- Tea Tourism: The town is synonymous with Darjeeling tea, one of the finest teas globally, and visitors can explore tea gardens, learn about the tea-making process, and enjoy tea tastings.
- Cultural Diversity: Darjeeling is a melting pot of cultures and is home to diverse communities, including Nepalese, Bengali, Tibetan, and others. This cultural blend is reflected in its cuisine, festivals, and architecture.
- Toy Train: The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the “Toy Train,” is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It offers a unique and charming journey through the hills, passing through picturesque landscapes and quaint villages.
- Trekking and Adventure: The region around Darjeeling offers excellent trekking opportunities, including the Sandakphu trek, which provides stunning views of the Himalayas.
- Peaceful Retreat: Darjeeling is a perfect destination for those seeking a tranquil escape from city life. The cool and crisp mountain air, along with its serene surroundings, make it an ideal place for relaxation.
- Tourist Attractions: Visitors can explore various attractions, including the Peace Pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Batasia Loop, and the vibrant local markets.
- Local Cuisine: The town offers a variety of delicious local and international cuisines, and momos (dumplings) and thukpa (noodle soup) are popular local dishes.
Darjeeling’s natural beauty, cultural richness, and historical significance make it a beloved destination for travelers seeking a refreshing and enchanting experience in the lap of the Himalayas.
- Dhaka-Border-Dhaka bus (Shamoly AC 2/2)
- Border-Darjeeling-Border bus
- Reserve transport for sightseeing (4 days)
- All meals after reaching Siliguri. (Chicken, Vegetables thaly, fish is very rare there and beef is strictly prohibited)
- Darjeeling Standard hotel with Geyser facility in bathroom(Rooms do not include heater; heater charge: 300 Rupees per night but the weather should be around 20-25 degrees so heater will not be necessary)
- Highway restaurant food cost
- Visa fees
- Travel tax
- Entry fees to spots
- Cable car, Toy train tickets
- Border speed money
- Any personal cost
⮚ Journey starts from Kallyanpur Bus Stand, Dhaka at night.
⮚ Overnight journey to Siliguri (Direct Bus)
⮚ After completing all the formalities at Changrabandha port we will reach Siliguri by midday
⮚ After having lunch, will set course to Darjeeling
⮚ Enroute we will enjoy the many Kurseong viewpoints
⮚ Night stay in Darjeeling.
⮚ Day starts early today at 04:00 AM. We will set off for Tiger hill to catch the breathtaking
sunrise and the mighty Kanchenjunga. Then proceed to see Ghoom Monastery & Batasia
⮚ Return for breakfast
⮚ After breakfast we will see the rest of the landmarks: Lamahata, Tinchuley & Takda
⮚ Evening is free for anything you want but we’d advise spending some time in the mall
⮚ Return to hotel for night stay in Darjeeling.
⮚ Have breakfast in the morning.
⮚ Today there are 7 main attractions we will try to cover: (Zoology Park, H.M.I, Museum,
Tenzing rock, Tea Garden View, Rope Way, Japanese temple, Peace Pagoda)
⮚ Evening is for you spend some time roaming around in the mall for the last-minute shopping
⮚ Night stay in Darjeeling.
⮚ Have your final breakfast in Darjeeling
⮚ Check out of hotel
⮚ Return to Siliguri.
⮚ Mirik sightseeing as our final activity.
⮚ Return to Dhaka
➢ Any additional or personal cost will not be included in our package/ service.
➢ Ghuring Firing is not liable for any changes to the itinerary due to personal problems of any
of the participants, accidents, natural calamities or any other unforeseen circumstances. Any
extra charges incurred as a result of such events will then be the liability of the individuals.
➢ Plastic snack packets, water bottles can't be left behind.
➢ Damage to wild animals or plants will not be tolerated.
➢ Refrain from saying or doing anything to disrespect the locals.
➢ Follow the instructions given by your trip hosts at all times.