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About Darjeeling

Darjeeling is rightly known as the ‘Queen of the Hills’ as it is thronged by many visitors annually due to its mesmerizing locales, stunning views of the mountains and valleys, revelling natural beauty and old-world charm. Sri Balaji Tours & Travels hancrafted various Darjeeling travel packages are the answer to a perfect getaway for all kinds of travellers. Explore the best places to visit in Darjeeling amongst its Himalayan railway, Darjeeling ropeway, Batasia loop and mountaineering institute etc.

Darjeeling was the summer capital of the erstwhile British Empire, used as a sanatorium and an escape from the heat of the plains. So perhaps the first activity to add to your itinerary is to tour one of Darjeeling’s 80 tea estates like the Glenburn Tea Estate, Okayti Tea Estate and Puttabong Tea Estate!

Tiger Hill is a must-visit in Darjeeling to catch a glimpse of the majestic Kanchenjunga, especially at sunrise and often at the tip of Mt. Everest. Nature lovers would undoubtedly love to explore Rock Garden, with its beautiful flower gardens, rocky hills, lake and excellent picnic spots, and fully immerse themselves in the pine, oak and rhododendron forests of Lepchajagat a small village.

Darjeeling tour packages provide a chance to discover the region’s diverse flora and fauna at sites like the Singalila National Park and Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park that house snow leopards, red pandas, Himalayan black bears, Saxifraga etc. In addition, there are plenty of opportunities for adventure activities like trekking and river rafting; the Sandakphu Trek Sikkim Trek and Phalut Trek are pretty famous.

There are also several holy locations for you to visit on your trip to Darjeeling, like the Peace Pagoda, Ghoom Monastery and Aloobari Monastery. Furthermore, don’t forget to ride the Darjeeling Ropeway or the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and shop at Teesta Bazaar, Nehru Road and Chowk Bazaar. Darjeeling tour packages include Lachung, Gangtok and Pelling to provide a taste of the beautiful East.

A gorgeous hill station boasting incredible views of Mt. Kanchenjunga, fields covered with bright rhododendrons, lakes like the Tsomgo Lake, breathtaking monasteries and temples and numerous chances for trekking, Gangtok is Sikkim’s most popular destination. Visit Pelling to experience its verdure, indigenous wildlife, Buddhist monasteries, views of the mountains, and embark on thrilling treks and outdoor excursions.

The magnificent town and hill station of Lachung is a significant destination in North Sikkim that you mustn’t miss exploring its cascading waterfalls and rivers like the Lachung River, snow-clad peaks, orchards and more! So whether you are looking for a Darjeeling package for a natural getaway or just a Darjeeling holiday package with family and friends, pick the best one at Holidify. Offering customizable packages to suit every kind of traveller from Lachung, Gangtok, Pelling, Kolkata, and other parts of India and the world, our Darjeeling tour packages are fully customizable for an incredible trip.


Best Time to Visit Darjeeling

 The best time to visit Darjeeling, often referred to as the "Queen of the Himalayas," is during the spring and autumn months, making it an ideal destination for a serene escape. Here's why:

Spring (March to May)

  • Spring in Darjeeling is a season of blooming rhododendrons, vibrant flowers, and pleasant weather.
  • The temperatures during this time range from 11°C to 20°C, creating a comfortable environment for outdoor activities.
  • It's an excellent time for nature enthusiasts and trekkers to explore the lush landscapes and embark on scenic hikes.

Autumn (September to November)

  • Autumn is another fantastic time to visit Darjeeling when the monsoon showers have refreshed the surroundings.
  • The skies are clear, offering breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including the majestic Kanchenjunga.
  • Temperature ranges from 10°C to 18°C, making it suitable for sightseeing, trekking, and exploring the town.

Why to Buy Tour Packages to Darjeeling

Expertly Crafted Itineraries: Darjeeling packages are carefully curated by travel experts who have in-depth knowledge of Darjeeling. They create itineraries that include the best attractions, activities, and experiences, ensuring you make the most of your visit.

Local Expertise: Tour packages often include local guides who are well-versed in the challenges faced by the region. They can navigate water shortages, electricity cuts, and accommodation issues more effectively, ensuring a smoother travel experience.

Accommodation Assurance: Tour packages typically secure accommodations in advance, reducing the risk of facing accommodation shortages. This is particularly beneficial during peak tourist seasons when finding a place to stay can be challenging.

Backup Plans: Tour operators are experienced in dealing with unforeseen circumstances like electricity cuts. They may have backup power sources to ensure that travelers have a comfortable stay, even during power outages.

Efficient Transportation: Tour packages often include private or shared transportation, which can help travelers navigate the congestion in public transport more efficiently. This ensures that you can visit the attractions without wasting time in crowded buses or taxis.

Local Connections: Tour operators often have strong local connections and can provide valuable insights and tips to travelers on how to navigate the municipal challenges in Darjeeling.

Cost Savings: Darjeeling holiday packages often include cost-effective options for accommodation, transportation, and activities. Travel companies have partnerships that enable them to negotiate better rates, potentially saving you money.

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