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Darjeeling 3 Nights 4 Days – The All-Inclusive Darjeeling Itinerary

If you are looking for a nice vacation to travel within India and you can never go wrong with Darjeeling. It is the most serene and scenic spot to visit for any person with a willingness to travel to these scenic locations. Okay now, how about visiting Darjeeling for 3 Nights 4 Days?

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Darjeeling Charm

The Charm of Darjeeling is that it can be visited all year round and still be enjoyed. Darjeeling is very suitable for a quick weekend getaway and hence can be visited for a weekend and quickly cover all aspects of the city. The Darjeeling 3 Nights 4 Days itinerary that you will find below have a majority of these attractions including the majestic Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop and more.

Day-wise Itinerary

  • Day 1- Arrival in Darjeeling and starting off by exploring tea plantations and Darjeeling Peace Pagoda
  • Day 2- Visit The Batasia Loop, Tiger Hills, and Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
  • Day 3- Darjeeling Ropeway and Shopping
  • Day 4 – Day trip to Mirik followed by departure

Day 1- Arrival into Darjeeling and explore the tea plantations and the Darjeeling Peace Pagoda

You can reach Darjeeling by Train or Flight and is easily accessible. Once you reach, you will have an amazing ride from the pickup place to your hotel among the nature of Darjeeling and its calm winds. Post checking into your room and having a full breakfast, you are ready to explore the majestic city. Start off your journey by going around the city and exploring the plantations and unique architecture of the buildings. You can go to some of the tea plantations and experience the aroma of real tea. This being done, you can have lunch and continue. There are so many tea plantations that are spread across the land of Darjeeling with the backdrop of Mount Kanchenjunga. After touring the tea fields, you can get authentic Darjeeling tea and continue onwards.

The post afternoon session of Day 1 will next take you to the Darjeeling Peace Pagoda. This is a Japanese Pagoda built in the period of 1972 and unveiled to the public in 1992. This is famously known as the peace pagoda as it was constructed to provide unity to people of all cultures and creed. Once you have gone through the entire Pagoda and explored its beauty, you can now return back to your hotel for dinner and rest in for the night.

Darjeeling Mountain
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Day 2- Visit The Batasia Loop, Tiger Hills, and Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

The second day of your adventure starts off on a train. The Batasia Loop in Darjeeling is the next stop on your itinerary and a must-visit. This train ride from the foothills to the top of the mountain gives you unique views of the scenery and plantations. This train ride is not so long and can be completed in a short duration. There are various stops during this trip and photographic nature elements.

Next, onwards to the famous Tiger Hill. The awe-inspiring Tiger Hill is a very frequently visited place in Darjeeling for its amazing views and breezy winds. You can alternatively plan this as your 1st place of Day 2 since a lot of people visit this hill to catch a glimpse of the sunrise as early as 5 AM in the morning. But if you are not a morning person and want to wake up late, that is still okay and you can visit this hill at any time to explore its beauty.

Once you have had a hearty local lunch from Darjeeling’s many eateries, next on the list is the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. The history of this Institute was established in the year 1954 and is full of facts about a lot of mountaineering tidbits and trivia. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute also trains a lot of people in the craft of mountaineering and inspires mountain climbing to be a useful trait to have. So now that you have finished exploring the mountaineering institute and gained a lot of knowledge on a lot of new things, its time to put food in for dinner on the way back to the hotel and tuck in for the night.

Darjeeling War Memorial
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Day 3- Darjeeling Ropeway and Shopping

Welcome to your Day 3 in Darjeeling. This will be your once in a lifetime experience where you will ride on the Darjeeling Ropeway. This cable car ride is thrilling and exhilarating to go on and you can get a panoramic view of the beautiful city. It consists of 16 cars that ply between the north and south of the city. Point to note here is that the Ropeway is closed on the 19th of every month for maintenance. The total duration of the ride is somewhere between 45 minutes to an hour. Starting off early in the morning will give you the best experience to go and visit this place. Once this is done, you can have your lunch and go shopping in the markets there.

Also, they consist of a lot of items such as handmade hats, clothes, jute and fibre items, all of which you can purchase as a souvenir to bring back home.

Day 4- Day Trip to Mirik followed by departure

Take a car and make a day trip to Mirik, which is a small hill town situated 49 km from Darjeeling city. It takes about 2 and a half hours to reach Mirik from Darjeeling by Car. Once you reach there, enjoy the lake, do boating and some local sightseeing before returning to Darjeeling. On the way, you should visit Jorpokhri (another nice place with a lovely view and a water body). Once this is done, head back to your hotel with a bucket full of memories and take your flight or train back home.

Darjeeling Ropeway
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Having explored all the famous places in your Darjeeling 3 Nights 4 Days itinerary, what are you waiting for? It’s time to go on a journey! Moreover, we have the most amazing tour packages here at Pickyourtrail for your ease. In case you want to reach out to us, download the Pickyourtrail Travel App for Android and IOS. Happy travelling and to creating awesome memories!

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