Spend Durga Puja Holidays In Darjeeling – A Complete Tour Guide

 Spend Durga Puja Holidays in Darjeeling

Durga Puja is the biggest and greatest festival of West Bengal. It is generally celebrated during the months of September or October. All the people of the state seem to enjoy it irrespective of their religion. During this season, eating delicious food, wearing new clothes and pandal hopping is in full swing. While most people prefer to be in their hometown and enjoy Durga Puja, some prefer to visit distinguished places with friends and family and spend some quality time.

North-East India has earned much popularity for being among the top tourist attractions. Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Gangtok, Dooars, Sikkim are some of the most renowned destinations. Among all of them, Darjeeling is the most visited one. It is considered to be “the Queen of the Hills”. The hospitable people are very friendly, and the authentic food is sure to give you a mind-blowing experience. When it comes to describing the beauty of Darjeeling, words fall short.

Even foreigners come to explore the natural beauty of Darjeeling throughout the year. So, it would be the perfect destination if you are planning to spend your Durga Puja holiday at a hill station. Connect with Disha Tours who offers convenient packages to Darjeeling with NJP to Darjeeling car rental services. Bagdogra Airport prepaid taxi service and Siliguri to Darjeeling car service during Durga Pujo is also available for you by Disha Tour and Travels.

Below is the list of 4N-5D Itinerary to Darjeeling

#Day 1- Soshti- Siliguri to Darjeeling

On Soshti, you will be transferred to Darjeeling after your arrival at NJP Station or Bagdogra Airport. It takes approximately 3hours to reach there by road. On the way, you can enjoy beautiful greeneries and the magnificent hills. After arriving at the Mall Road and checking in a hotel, you are free to either enjoy the evening at the nearby bar or you can take a walk on the roads.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

#Day 2-Saptami- Sunrise at the Tiger Hill

Day 2 that is Saptami, is reserved for Tiger Hill. You have to set your alarm to enjoy the breathtaking view of sunrise at the Tiger Hills.

You have to set off within the dawn (4:00 am) as it is situated at a distance of 11 km from the main town. After enjoying the sunrise view, you can take some traditional breakfast. Later, you will move towards Batasia Loop which is another famous visiting spot in Darjeeling. The Toy Train takes a complete turn of 360 degrees here. You can spend the evening at leisure.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

#Day 3-Ashtami- Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

After having your breakfast on the morning of Ashtami, you will go to visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. It is located at a distance of approximately 7 km from Mall Road and is among the best of its kind.

You can find some rare species of animals here; some of them are Himalayan Wolf, Red Panda, Siberian Tiger and Snow Leopard. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute which is located at the adjacent of the zoo is yet another popular tourist attraction. The institute was built by Tenzing Norgay, who scaled Mount Everest (8848 m) with Sir Edmund Hillary. Necessary pieces of equipment for trekking are available here.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

#Day 4-Navami-Rock Garden & Ganga Maya Park

Day 4 is reserved for Rock Garden and Ganga Maya Park. It is situated at a distance of 10 kilometers from the main town of Darjeeling. It is an excellent garden where benches are made of rock cuttings.

The ambiance of the place is going to provide you with some relaxation and refreshment. Ganga Maya Park is situated very close to the Rock Garden, just 3 kilometers away and it has been successful in alluring tourists. You can enjoy boating here.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

#Day 5-Dasami-Happy Valley Tea Gardens

Wake up early in the morning as it is the last day of your trip. After having your breakfast, you will set off for Happy Valley Tea Gardens which is 2.8 km away from the main town of Darjeeling. You can enjoy here the natural beauty of the tea gardens as well as a tour inside the tea making factory to discover the process of tea making.

Upon returning and checking out from the hotel, you can spend some time at the Mall Road itself with a hired car from Disha Tour and Travels. There are a lot of shops who offer traditional items and a number of restaurants to get a taste of authentic foods. Afternoon, you will be transferred back to NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport.

#Why should you book the tour beforehand?

Make early decisions and contact Disha Tours for reserving packages to Darjeeling. Durga Puja is a peak time for tourism in Darjeeling and it is quite tough to get hotel rooms. So, it would be better if you make early reservations.

#Hotels to stay in Darjeeling

Hotel Potala- It is among the top budget hotels in Darjeeling and is a part of Teli Group of Hotels. They offer the best facilities with dedicated service.

Delight Hotels Norling- It is one of the best hotels to stay in Darjeeling. It is a part of Delight Hotels which is a trusted brand. They offer best facilities with delicious food.

Sanderling Hotel- It is a part of Chas Hotels and also among the top hotels in Darjeeling. Well maintained rooms with dedicated room service are their specialty.

If you are interested in visiting this amazing hill station, then you can contact Disha Tours. We offer the best packages at reasonable rates along with car hire from NJP to Darjeeling as well as Siliguri toDarjeelingg car service. Pay a visit to Darjeeling and be amazed by exploring its natural sightseeing locations, delicious foods, and pleasant weather. Travel with your friends and family to enjoy the most of it.

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