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Travel Module: Darjeeling in Style, West Bengal, India


Choose to start or finish your journey to the region with a visit of the city and district of Darjeeling. Stay in one of the culture-reflecting upper-class hotels away from the hectic crowds.

Accompanied by a local guide explore the colourful spice- and vegetable market, visit pilgrimage-places or Buddhist monasteries and try a ride in the famous toy-train.

Enjoy great views onto the green hills of Sikkim and Mt. Khangchendzonga towering in the north and explore the secrets of the world famous orthodox Darjeeling tea: Meet the tea pickers, try tea-tasting and watch the manufacturing processes from the green leaf to the final tea.

Take optional walks through vast tea gardens and enjoy a pick-nick accompanied by the sounds of nature.

Finish your Darjeeling-stay in style in a fantastic natural setting and enjoy staying in lovingly furnished luxurious rooms with stunning views. Relax in the calming environment of a charming retreat amidst nature.


  • Darjeeling’s tea-culture: Experience sprawling tea gardens, participate in a tea degustation and learn about methods of tea-production
  • Experience colonial flair in a heritage hotel
  • City Tour with optional Toy Train ride and visit of HMI (Himalayan Mountaineering Institute), local markets, peace pagoda, Buddhist monasteries (Ghoom, Aloobhari and/or Bhutia-Busty), the botanical garden and more points of interest in accordance to your interest and timeframe.
  • The local markets with traditional stalls and exotic items on offer
  • Great view onto Mt. Khangchendzonga and surrounding giants
  • Sunrise at Tiger Hill with views panoramic view from the Indian plains to the peaks of Nepal and Sikkim

Popular Itinerary:

Day 1:

Transfer to Darjeeling from Bagdogra Airport or after Travel Module "Kalimpong", "Sikkim West & South", "Sikkim Classic/East" or "Bhutan".

Day 2:

Experience a beautiful tea garden and get yourself pampered in a beautiful nature retreat. With optional hike and river pick nick

Day 3:

Darjeeling City Tour as per your interests

Day 4:

Transfer to Bagdogra Airport or continue with Travel Module "Kalimpong", "Sikkim Classic/West", "Sikkim West & South", "Bhutan' or others.

Additional Options

  • Makaibari, Kurseong & Darjeeling City: + 1 – 3 days:
    Travel along the Toy Train route from Bagdogra Airport to the town of Kurseong. Visit an organic tea garden and / or choose to continue your journey to Darjeeling by Toy Train. At Darjeeling stay in a centrally located heritage hotel and experience the atmosphere of colonial flair.
  • Kurseong: + 1 - 3 days:
    Extend your stay at Kurseong to engage in various activities there: Visit a local shaman and experience a traditional ceremony; have clothes be made by a local tailor; take cooking classes in Indian Cuisine; enjoy bird watching; try climbing or take yoga-classes.
  • Trekking Module "Sherpa-Trekking": + 3 – 5 days:
    Trek with us along the boundary between India and Nepal to an altitude of max. 11’800 ft (3600 m) and enjoy fantastic panoramic views onto the Nepal- and Sikkim Himalayas. With all overnights in lodges.
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