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Darjeeling sighseeing

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Darjeeling sighseeing

Hi

i would be visiting Darjeeling in the first week of may and 5 days inlcuding travel have 3 clear days for sight seeing ..traveling with my husband and 2 year old kid

please suggest an itenary and also travel agent through whom we can hire car for the entire period

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1. Re: Darjeeling sighseeing

You can do it like..

Day 1 : IXB / NJP - Darjeeling

Day 2 : Darjeeling Sightseeing

Day 3 : Joy Ride. Day Trip To Mirik

Day 4 : Day Trip To Tinchuley & Takdah

Day 5 : Darjeeling - NJP / IXB

You don't need travel agent for Darjeeling. You can book hotels on your own (Online / By Calling / Maling the hotels directly) and hire cabs from Hotel or yourself directly bargaining with the cab drivers from Stands.

However if you want it to be convenient, then you can contact some local tour operators after reaching Darjeeling on Day 1.

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2. Re: Darjeeling sighseeing

thank you so much ..this is very helpful

hope Tinchuley & Takdah are child friendly and how long is the drive to both these places and Mirk

Regards

Lakha

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3. Re: Darjeeling sighseeing

Yes it's child-friendly and offers great scenic beauty too.

Drive to Mirik takes around 3 hours or so. Drive to Tinchuley / Takdah takes around 1.5 hours or so.

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4. Re: Darjeeling sighseeing

Hi Lakha1281,

Although great advice by fellow experts, I would like to suggest if Gangtok can be included in your plan (if not visited earlier or any budget constraints)

You can do it like..

Day 1 : IXB / NJP - Darjeeling

Day 2 : Darjeeling Sightseeing

Day 3 :Morning Joy Ride. Xfer to Gangtok via Lamhata Eco Park (Tinchuley)

Day 4 : Gangtok Sightseeing

Day 5 : Gangtok - NJP / IXB

Hope it helps.

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5. Re: Darjeeling sighseeing

D1: Pickup NJP and Transfer to Darjeeling.

D2: 7 point local tour.

D3: Tiger Hill. Rock Garden and ropeway.

D4: Transfer to NJP via Mirik.

How much will it cost if I hire a personal car for above activities?

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6. Re: Darjeeling sighseeing

Around 2000/- - 2500/- per day.

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7. Re: Darjeeling sighseeing

Thanks a lot. Is it possible to get shared vehicles for these tours?

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8. Re: Darjeeling sighseeing

Sightseeings can only be done in private vehicles. However during peak tourist season, you can find shared vehicles for Sightseeings.

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9. Re: Darjeeling sighseeing

OK. Thanks

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10. Re: Darjeeling sighseeing

You may also try to share vehicle with fellow tourists staying in your hotel .

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