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Darjeeling Traveller Guide

How to reach
By Air: Nearest airport to Darjeeling is Bagdogra which is approximately 95 km away from the city. There are some direct flights from the cities like Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati to Darjeeling. From the airport, one can reach the city by hiring taxis. It will take almost 3 hours to reach Darjeeling from the airport. Flights are available from all major cities.
By Rail: Nearest railway station to Darjeeling is New Jalpaiguri which connects the city with all the major parts of the country. There are a number of trains from cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, Chennai, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar and Kochi. People can hire private cabs from the station to reach Darjeeling.
By Road: Darjeeling is well connected to some of the major cities closeby such as Gangtok and Kalimpong which are located at a distance of 100 km and 51 km respectively. The city is also connected with Kolkata which is 651 km away and it takes around 14 hours to reach here. The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu is just 310 KM away from this beautiful place. From the airport, one can reach the city by Bus or Cab.
What to do?

You can enjoy the whole hill station by the toy train and visit to all the beautiful beautiful scenes.
Mounatian Biking can also be done at some places in Darjeeling.

What to see?

Tiger Hill, Mahakal Temple, Observatory Hill, Happy Valley, Tea Gardens, Ghoom Monastery - Ghoom Monastery is one of the major attractions in Darjeeling.
The Ghoom Gompa was founded by a Mongolian astrologer/monk in the year 187

Best time to visit

April, May, June

Famous For

It is famous for its beautiful hill stations and Darjeeling Tea. It was historically fought over by Nepal and Sikkim. It is also famous for its dishes and a well known spot couples.


Try to take woollens clothes as the temperature in winter is low.Do not get fooled by the touts trying to talk you into Indian rupee100/spot

Darjeeling Reviews

Darjeeling Experiences.
Jun 02, 2019 03:59 AM Read (via Mobile)
I visited Darjeeling on 26th May 2019, On arrival at NJP station, I went to prepaid taxi booth to book a taxi for darjeeling, I asked him fare for 10 seater taxi, he said Rs. 1980/- l said ok, then he ( booth person ) announced something on Mike in Bengali language, on announcement, some taxi d...Read More

Distroyed beauty..
Nov 09, 2017 02:51 PM Read (via Android App)
Hallo friends I am staying in Siliguri from last 2 years .this a very nice place in tram of natural weather, tourist attractions, and also good commercial are also. Friends We all are atlest one time listening that name of Darjeeling . It famous for lots of reasons most important thing are Da...Read More

Not liked much
Jul 27, 2017 05:42 PM Read (via Android App)
Well things in darjeling was very costly I don't know why.  We have ordered two cup of tea and some snacks like a packet of cake and two minerals water and two plate of bread omlet butter sandwich and that cost us around 450Rs including service tax.  Even rooms are here costlier then any other h...Read More


Darjeeling is amazing
Sep 05, 2019 04:27 PM Read (via Android App)
We recently had a trip to Darjeeling in the mid of August .As someone told that there were incessant downpour of very heavy rain but when reached it simply awesome.the lushgreen beauty of tea garden mesmerizes the whole Darjeeling along with the dense pine Forest and very foggy weather.On the...Read More

Darjeeling, The Queen of Hills
Apr 14, 2019 11:51 PM Read (via Android App)
Among the hill stations of India, Darjeeling is the most beautiful among all. Through the year the temperature remains low , so anyone planning to visit should take warm clothes with them It is situated in West Bengal at an average height of 6500metres above the sea Level. The nearest airport is...Read More

Darjeeling, Melody Hills with brizzling sparks
Jun 29, 2018 08:39 PM Read (via Android App)
In December 14th I had visited Darjeeling for second time with My family and friends. It Takes arround 3-4hrs to reach Darjeeling from Siliguri. The nearest Airport to darjeeling is Bagdogra Airport approx 90kms. From siliguri you can hire taxi or some other public sawari to reach there. T...Read More

Beautiful place to visit
Jun 22, 2018 03:52 PM Read (via Android App)
I belong from darjeeling itself and its called Queen of hills and its a tourist attraction point and its located in west bengal. Many people visit here mostly we get to see bengoli, nepali and some foreigners.There are very nice sightseeing like tea Happy Valley Tea Estate which is a must when y...Read More

Busy city
Jun 20, 2018 08:41 AM Read (via Android App)
I have visited darjeeling 2 year ago and it was a wonderfull experience. There are many places to visit in darjeeling. Darjeeling has one of the biggest ropeway system where I have visited its almost 45 min to go and come again. The ropeway goes from the top of the tea gardens and u get to see a...Read More

North point tea estate
May 07, 2018 12:54 PM Read (via Android App)
I walked through by my car to tea estate and aeriel ropeway. When I get down for an aeriel ropeway then the whole scenery of Darjeeling was lucrative from ropeway. Me and my husband were enjoying a lot from the height of nine thousand feet from the land. Indeed, We pipped our head outside the...Read More

Best place for honeymoon
Jan 29, 2018 07:15 PM Read (via Android App)
Hello friends Today I share my personal experience about Darjeeling trip.Darjeeling is located in west bengal.Darjeeling is one of the most beautiful hill station.Darjeeling is the best place for honeymoon and family is a perfect honeymoon place that you will remember all your life.Da...Read More

Nice place to visit
Jan 16, 2018 10:22 AM Read (via Android App)
I personally visit the place one month ago. Darjeeling is nice very nice place to visit.there are lot of hotel.motel.and guest house over there. the important thing is if you don't want to spent lot of money then you much visit Darjeeling with a group.when you visit Darjeeling with a group it ca...Read More

Beautiful Darjeeling
Jan 06, 2018 04:10 PM Read (via Android App)
Darjeeling is a name that is most preferred to visit if one wants to see the beauty of the nature. I hadn't been Darjeeling before and I am fortunate that I got a chance to visit darjeeling for my work and after completing my work I managed to get some time to move around Darjeeling. I took a...Read More

Short tour to darjeeling
Dec 28, 2017 06:06 PM Read (via Android App)
I was travelled two times in Darjeeling. It was pleasent tour and I was stuck when I see the view of Tiger hill and sunrise. It was looking awesome. Darjeeling is not very far from kolkata. By train it was around 8-10 hours , depends on train. But we stopped at new jalpaiguri station. Then af...Read More

Dream land
Dec 18, 2017 02:26 PM Read (via Android App)
Darjeeling is always one of my fav spot for travling. It's just awesome.specially tea gardens, Rock garden and ghum station is one of the best place of the u know that that Ghum station is the highest station in India. That place is awesome man.Darjeling has toy trains, those toy trains...Read More

Rewarded journey
Dec 13, 2017 05:16 PM Read (via Android App)
Guys here I am sharing about my openion about Darjeeling.I had bee excited to go to Darjeeling one time in my whole life, today I get success . Its a DREAM WORLD FOR ME .I ENJOYED MYSELF VERY WELL THE ATMOSPHERE, THE HILLS, THE GARDEN , THE WORKER, ESPECIALLY OUR DRIVER OH THAT WAS AMAZIN.TEA...Read More

Love this place
Dec 12, 2017 10:13 PM Read (via Android App)
I visit many time to darjeeling and it is one of my favorate place to visit there. The hotels are too good. There are many places to visit. Tiger point is one of my favourate in all points. When the sun rise you can see the sun from this point and it looks so beutifull as you are in heaven. I vi...Read More

Beauty in Darjeeling : Feel like heaven
Dec 01, 2017 08:09 PM Read (via Android App)
I visited Darjeeling many many times. Every time when I visit to darjeeling it feels very amazing. Most of time I went there by Toy Train. The journey between Siliguri to Darjeeling, there are many of place which looks very beautiful. In Darjeeling, there are many of visiting places, those are B...Read More

Journey to Darjeeling is very exciting
Nov 23, 2017 01:17 PM Read
For students, there is a store of knowledge. Darjeeling in the eyes of everyone from the British time. It has a special place for'Darjeeling Tea' and'Dollar Rail'. Darjeeling is engaged to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and Bangladesh to the international border. Darjeeling district has been divided...Read More

Romantic place
Oct 16, 2017 06:53 PM Read (via Android App)
Last year me and my friends was on the trip of darjeeling it is all hilly area our tour was in month of october and the weather was quite chilly and we get up early morning 4am and go to see the sun rise it was a beautiful sight and naural beauty of this place is awesome we will also enjoy rock ...Read More

Best experience
Sep 20, 2017 01:51 PM Read
Last year I visited this place  from kolkata.  in Darjeeling there are lots of places to visit and to have some with yourself and with your family too.the freshness of this too good and healthy. In my journey I also feel safe and secure. hotels and place I visited in my journey is very good and ...Read More



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