Darjeeling makes for a quaint gateway and is truly a refuge in the hills. Take in the scenic beauty, visit the monasteries, temples and churches, enjoy trekking and pony rides, and try the world famous Darjeeling tea.

  • Tiger Hill

    Standing at a height of 2590 m, it offers the most stunning viewing point of the Kanchenjunga, Mt. Everest and other eastern Himalayan peaks. Read more
    Timings: Sunrise at 4.55 AM
    Entry Fees:
    General - Rs.10, Glass house - Rs.40
    Note: Tour starts from the hotel at 4 AM
    Distance from hotel: 9kms
  • Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

    A toy train run by the DHR Darjeeling Station, passing by the world-famous Batasia Loop and Ghoom, it chugs uphill on a narrow gauge no wider than two feet. The entire journey takes two hours. There is also a short fun ride between Ghoom and Darjeeling past the world-famous Batasia Loop. UNESCO has declared DHR as a World Heritage site. Read more
    Timings: 8 AM, 10.40 AM, 1.20 PM & 4.05 PM
    Entry Fees: Rs.340
    Note: There are 4 slots
    Distance from hotel: 42kms
  • Batasia Loop

    This Railway Loop is a marvelous feat of engineering. You can see the snowy peaks and town centre from here. Read more
    Timings: 8 AM to 5 PM
    Entry Fees: Rs.10
    Distance from hotel: 5kms
  • Chowrasta

    A large, open area, it is surrounded by shops and restaurants and pony stables. The best place to purchase books and souvenirs. Read more
    Timings: 8 AM to 8 PM
    Distance from hotel: 1kms
  • The Mall

    It is Darjeeling's most popular commercial street, lined with Tibetans selling hand-knitted sweaters, artifacts and antiques. Read more
    Timings: 8 AM to 4 PM
    Distance from hotel: 1kms
  • Lloyd Botanical Garden

    The garden showcases numerous colors of orchids, rhododendrons, magnolias, primulas, ferns and many varieties of Himalayan plants. Read more
    Timings: 8 AM to 4 PM
    Distance from hotel: 1kms
  • Ropeway

    The cable car ride takes six passengers at a time and it passes over the lush green tea gardens while offering wonderful views of Sikkim, Kanchenjunga and the river Rangeet. Read more
    Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM
    Entry Fees: Rs.150
    Note: 6 persons in 1 cable car
    Distance from hotel: 4kms
  • Zoological Park

    This zoo houses a wide collection of high-altitude birds and animals, India's only Siberian tigers and rare species such as the red panda and the Tibetan wolf. Read more
    Entry Fees: Rs.40 (includes Himalayan Mountaineering Institute)
    Note: Closed on Thursday
    Distance from hotel: 3kms
  • Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

    HMI on Jawaharlal Parbat that provides training to amateur mountaineers. The Everest Museum here exhibits the history of attempts on the great peak and equipment used by Tenzing Norgay, Edmund Hillary and George Mallory - the famous British climber. Read more
    Timings: 8.30 AM to 4.30 PM
    Entry Fees: Rs.40 (includes Zoological Park)
    Note: Closed on Thursday
    Distance from hotel: 3kms
  • Ghoom Monastery

    The largest monastery in the region, it belongs to the Yellow Sect of Buddhists. On the inside, it centres a 15-ft tall idol of Buddha called Maitreya Buddha (Coming Buddha) along with thangkas, sculptures, palm leaf, paper manuscripts and the Buddhist Tibetan Gospel. Read more
    Timings: 6 AM to 4 PM
    Distance from hotel: 6kms
  • Mirik

    Mirik is a few kilometres away from Darjeeling. Attractions worth visiting in Mirik include the Sumendu Lake, Deosi Dara, Kawlay Dara, Rameetay Dara, Devi Sthan, Rai Dhap, Bokar Chokhor Ling Monastery, orange orchards, cardamom plantations, The Helipad and Swiss Cottage and the Thurbo Tea Garden and Factory. Read more
    Timings: 8 AM to 5 PM
    Note: Parking fee applicable
    Distance from hotel: 50kms