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Plan day trips around these 4 places near Darjeeling

A trip to the exotic lands of the seven sisters is always enjoyable, and if it is Darjeeling, one cannot resist. Darjeeling is located on the foothills of Himalayas and is one of the places in West Bengal that is strategically located so that one can plan a quick weekend trip to the place. There are a number of budget hotels and luxury hotels in Darjeeling that provide excellent food & lodging facilities to the tourists. While in Darjeeling, one must not miss day trips to the nearby places. There are many places around Darjeeling that are blessed with the beauty of nature and are the best places to relax & rejuvenate.


Mirik is a small town located near Darjeeling and has some spectacular views to offer to its tourists. There’s a lake that provides boating facilities while the adjacent jungle area has 3.5 km long walkway. One can enjoy the nature at its best while savoring the local delicacies here.

Tinchuley, Lamahatta and Takdah

There are several hilly villages and the circuit covers them with some stunning mountain views, sprawling green tea estates, and garden with exotic flowers to offer to the tourists who visit here.


An overnight trip to Kalingpong is what one needs while his or her stay in Darjeeling. A two hours long drive from Darjeeling will take you to the beautiful and mesmerizing points like Durpin monastery, orchid centers, Mangaldham, Dello hills and so on.


South Sikkim has some interesting tourist spots and one can reach there from Darjeeling by driving for two and half hours. River Rangeet and viewpoint Jamuni are the two most beautiful spots of Namchi. Jorthang is one of the most important cultural hubs of Sikkim. While in here, visit Solophok hill and visit Char Dham, which is the replica of the four religious Dhams in India. Even if you are staying in any Darjeeling tea garden resort, you can easily plan a day trip to Namchi by availing a car rental service.

There are more places to explore while your stay here, so make sure to keep your best attires ready when you pack your bags for a holiday to the queen of hills.

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