Darjeeling perhaps is one of the most popular hill stations in the Himalayas. The credit for making it a holiday destination undoubtedly goes to the British. The famous Darjeeling Rail made by the British is a world heritage site. Botanical Gardens, Mountaineering Institute, Tiger Hill are some of the other major attractions of Darjeeling.
Over the decades since the British left India, Darjeeling has turned into a major magnet for all kinds of travelers. Darjeeling is also famous for world class education and tea gardens, thanks to the British again.
The Darjeeling Tour will offer you all the best Darjeeling has to offer from mountain views of Kanchenjunga, world’s third highest mountain, to the visit to the abode of Late Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, one of the first to climb Everest.
Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and drive to Darjeeling
The flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur takes about 45 minutes. You will then take a drive from Bhadrapur to Kakarivitta (Eastern Border town of Nepal). After some custom formalities, drive to Darjeeling by jeep which takes about four and half hours.
Overnight stay in hotel in Darjeeling.
Full day sightseeing of Darjeeling
Early morning visit to Tiger Hill to see the sunrise and also get the best view of the world's third highest mountain, Kanchenjunga and other peaks. On our way back we will visit Ghoom Monastery that is home to Maitreyee Buddha.
After breakfast proceed for a ride in the famous Darjeeling toy train for half an hour. We will further visit Botanical Gardens, Observatory Hill, mountaineering institute to know the history and the equipment and used in the first conquest of Mt. Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norge. Then you will visit Zoological Park to see the Siberian Tigers, tea estates. Stay overnight in Darjeeling.
Depart for Kathmandu
Early morning drive to Bhadrapur via Kakarivitta. Fly from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.