DAY HIKES FROM DARJEELING

OPTION 1

Darjeeling


Early morning visit to Tiger Hill for sunrise carrying packed breakfast

Tiger Hill - It is 13 kms from Darjeeling and one can see beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchandzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turn golden. It is truly a majestic sight.

Hike back to the Darjeeling via Alubari Monastery and enjoy Picnic breakfast on the way back 13 kms 4 hours approx.

OPTION 2

After breakfast full day hike to Tukvar Tea Estate and drive back to Darjeeling.

Begin the hike from your hotel in Darjeeling passing through small villages up to Tukvar Tea Estate.
The road is metalled for a short portion of the walk and after that the walk is in the interiors of the tea estates, passing through the villages which have been set up for the workers of the tea estates. You can also visit local community centres and schools in these villages.

It is always good to stop at these villages and talk to the local people about their life styles and enjoy a cup of tea in their homes.

Carry packed lunch from the hotel and drive back to Darjeeling after the visit.

OPTION 3

Begin your tour from your hotel in Darjeeling and walk to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Zoological park. On the way stop at the Shrubbery Park and enjoy a cup of coffee at the Hot Stimulating Café below the Shrubbery park.

Visit the Mountaineering Institute and Zoological park and continue walk back by the metalled road en route visiting the Happy Valley Tea Estate and the Botanical Garden.

Keep the option of lunch open as there are small but near and clear eateries on the way.