Service Tax extra as applicable The package does not include guide services. Darjeeling — often referred as the "Queen of Hills" and was summer capital in British Colonial era. The wonderful tour packages are offered for 3 nights and 4 days that also cover Mirik, a small picturesque hill station at ft m with a beautiful lake surrounded by forested hills on all sides with the back drop of Mt Kanchenjunga.
The entire city is thronged with travellers from every corner of India, even foreighers gathers in group to enjoy the chilling breeze. Located close to the Pagoda are a Buddhist Temple and a traditional Japanese style monastery, which tourists can also visit.
The drive to Mirik runs through some fascinating tea gardens and pine forests. Post October, the monsoon ends and the weather become exciting with clear sky and sunny days.
After reaching Siliguri bus stand, hire any car you like and reach Darjeeling. In the foggy morning enjoy a stroll across the hillside, admire sparkling waterfalls, visit tea plantation, tea factory where you could possibly get Tea testing opportunity, enjoy a heritage Toy Train ride, visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Tenzing Norgay rock to test your muscle power by rock climbing under professional mountaineer.
As a consequence of its pleasant climate, the beautiful hill station became the summer capital of India for the duration of the British Raj.
There are more than 80 tea estates in Darjeeling and the turn over of the tea industry is more than the various forms of tourism industry put together. From Siliguri to Darjeeling it is approx With breathtaking views of snow-capped mount Kanchenjunga, innumerable tiny waterfalls, undulating tea plantations, regional fast food outlets serving momos and thukpa, villages with ever smiling rosy cheeked little lad and lass, Tibetan handicraft, and a narrow gauge railway track named Toy Train which attract tourist from all over world to enjoy a Joy Ride — Darjeeling has become a world known tourist destination whether it is summer or winter for Nature Lovers, Honeymooners, Leisure Holidayers.
Located in the heart of Mirik, the lake is 1. So if you want to conduct a budget friendly travel to Gangtok, this is the ideal season.