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22nd Aug to 27th Aug, 2024Budget Friendly Flight
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Things to do in Darjeeling in August

Day 1 - Friday 23rd, Aug
morning -

Arrive at Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Darjeeling

afternoon -

Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute for adventure activities and explore the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

evening -

Dinner at Keventer's Restaurant for panoramic views of the Kanchenjunga mountain range

Day 2 - Saturday 24th, Aug
morning -

Explore Happy Valley Tea Estate and take a guided tour to learn about tea production

afternoon -

Take a ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit the Japanese Peace Pagoda for stunning views

evening -

Enjoy a cultural show at the Darjeeling Rangit Valley Ropeeway

Day 3 - Sunday 25th, Aug
morning -

Embark on a sunrise hike to Tiger Hill for breathtaking views of the sunrise over the Himalayas

afternoon -

Experience river rafting on the Teesta River for an adrenaline-pumping adventure

evening -

Try local street food at Nehru Road and Mall Road

Day 4 - Monday 26th, Aug
morning -

Visit the Ghum Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in the region, and explore the Batasia Loop for panoramic views

afternoon -

Explore the local markets at Chowk Bazaar for unique souvenirs and local crafts

evening -

Dinner at Glenary's for a taste of local cuisine and stunning mountain views

Day 5 - Tuesday 27th, Aug
morning -

Visit the Rock Garden and Ganga Maya Park for a tranquil nature walk

afternoon -

Embark on a trek to Singalila National Park to spot rare wildlife and enjoy the stunning landscapes

evening -

Relax and enjoy a sunset at the Darjeeling Mall

Day 6 - Wednesday 28th, Aug
morning -

Take a leisurely stroll along the Observatory Hill and visit the Mahakal Temple

afternoon -

Lunch at the iconic Glenary's Bakery & Cafe for delicious baked goods and local delicacies

evening -

Transfer to Bagdogra Airport for departure

Weather in Darjeeling in Invalid date
Avg Temp11°C to 22°C
Chance of Rain30%
Seasonmonsoon

Darjeeling experiences a monsoon climate with moderate temperatures year-round. In August, expect mostly sunny days with chances of occasional showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Darjeeling

Clothing & Apparel

T-shirts -

Pack breathable, moisture-wicking fabrics like cotton or merino wool.

Long-sleeved shirts -

For cooler evenings and protection from the sun.

Comfortable pants or jeans -

For flexibility and warmth.

Lightweight jacket -

For occasional showers or windy conditions.

Underwear and socks -

Pack enough for each day of your trip.

Pajamas or loungewear -

For a comfortable night's sleep.

Accessories

Hat -

For sun protection and warmth.

Sunglasses -

UV protection for your eyes.

Scarf -

For warmth and style.

Gloves -

For occasional cold weather.

Travel-size umbrella -

For unexpected rain.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if necessary) -

Essential travel documents.

Travel itinerary and booking confirmations -

Organized trip planning.

Travel insurance -

Peace of mind in case of emergencies.

First-aid kit -

Basic medical supplies.

Hand sanitizer -

For frequent hand hygiene.

Travel toiletries (in TSA-approved sizes) -

Essential personal care items.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated and avoid plastic waste.

Good to Have

Camera -

Capture memories of your trip.

Travel pillow and blanket -

For extra comfort on long journeys.

Travel towel -

For quick drying and convenience.

Guidebook or travel app -

Information about your destination.

Local currency -

Cash may still be needed in some places.

Electronics

Phone and charger -

Essential communication and navigation.

Power bank -

Keep your devices charged on the go.

Travel adapter -

For charging devices in different countries.

Headphones or earbuds -

Enjoy music and podcasts while traveling.

Universal remote -

Control TV and other devices conveniently.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash is widely accepted, but credit cards and debit cards are also becoming more common.

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