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Planning a trip to Darjeeling, West Bengal, India

26th Jun to 30th Jun, 2024Budget Friendly Train
Backpacking / Wandering Looking for Buddy
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 34,000 - 50,400View Breakdown

Things to do in Darjeeling in June

Day 1 - Wednesday 26th, Jun
Morning -

Arrive in Darjeeling by train from Guwahati. Check into your backpacker hostel and rest after the journey.

Afternoon -

Explore the quaint streets of Darjeeling and enjoy a budget-friendly lunch at Keventer's, known for its delicious breakfast options and stunning views of the town.

Evening -

Witness the beautiful sunset at Tiger Hill and enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayas. Have a budget-friendly dinner at Glenary's, a charming bakery and cafe known for its local baked goods.

Day 2 - Thursday 27th, Jun
Morning -

Visit the Peace Pagoda to start your day with tranquility. Enjoy a budget-friendly breakfast at Sonam's Kitchen, a popular spot for backpackers.

Afternoon -

Explore the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute & Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. Have an affordable lunch at glenoak's restaurant, known for its local cuisine.

Evening -

Take a leisurely walk along the Darjeeling Chowrasta, a popular public square, and enjoy street food from the carts for dinner.

Day 3 - Friday 28th, Jun
Morning -

Embark on a scenic train journey on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway to Ghoom. Visit the Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery. Enjoy a budget-friendly breakfast at Sunshine Breakfast Corner, known for its local offerings.

Afternoon -

Take a tour of the Happy Valley Tea Estate and learn about the tea-making process. Enjoy a budget-friendly lunch at Gatty's Cafe, a cozy spot with a view of the lush tea gardens.

Evening -

Relax at the Darjeeling Mall and try some local street food for dinner.

Weather in Darjeeling in Invalid date
Avg Temp12°C to 24°C
Chance of Rain15%
Chance of Snow1%
Seasonsummer

Darjeeling has a temperate climate, with warm summers and cool winters. The average temperature in June is 18 degrees Celsius, with a minimum temperature of 12 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 24 degrees Celsius. There is a chance of rain on about 15% of the days in June, and there is a very small chance of snow. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Darjeeling

Clothing & Apparel

Warm jacket -

Darjeeling can be cold, especially in the evenings. A warm jacket is a must-have.

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking in Darjeeling, so make sure you have comfortable shoes.

Raincoat or umbrella -

Darjeeling receives a lot of rainfall, so it's a good idea to pack a raincoat or umbrella.

Sunscreen -

The sun can be strong in Darjeeling, so be sure to pack sunscreen.

Hat -

A hat will help to protect you from the sun and the rain.

Scarf -

A scarf can be used to keep you warm or to protect you from the sun.

Gloves -

Gloves can be useful for keeping your hands warm in the cold weather.

Accessories

Camera -

Darjeeling is a beautiful place, so don't forget your camera to capture all the memories.

Sunglasses -

Sunglasses are a must-have for protecting your eyes from the sun.

First-aid kit -

A first-aid kit is always a good idea to have on hand, especially if you're planning on doing any hiking.

Insect repellent -

Insect repellent is a good idea to have on hand, especially if you're planning on spending any time outdoors.

Travel documents -

Don't forget to pack your travel documents, such as your passport and visa.

Money -

Make sure to have enough money to cover your expenses.

Essentials & Must Haves

Toiletries -

Pack all of your essential toiletries, such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste, and deodorant.

Medications -

If you take any medications, be sure to pack enough to last you for the duration of your trip.

Water bottle -

A water bottle is a must-have, especially if you're planning on doing any hiking.

Snacks -

Pack some snacks to keep you going between meals.

Good to have

Travel pillow -

A travel pillow can help you to get a good night's sleep on the train.

Travel blanket -

A travel blanket can help to keep you warm on the train.

Guidebook -

A guidebook can be helpful for planning your trip and learning more about Darjeeling.

Binoculars -

Binoculars can be useful for birdwatching or spotting wildlife.

Flashlight -

A flashlight can be useful for getting around at night.

Book or e-reader -

A book or e-reader can help you to pass the time on the train.

Electronics

Phone and charger -

Don't forget your phone and charger so that you can stay connected.

Camera and charger -

If you're bringing a camera, don't forget to pack the charger.

Headphones -

Headphones are a good way to listen to music or podcasts without disturbing others.

Power bank -

A power bank can help to keep your electronics charged up.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are both widely accepted in Darjeeling.

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Budget for Darjeeling, West Bengal, India in Jun, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR34,000 - 50,400

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Flight Expense
INR 8,000- 12,000
Food
INR 12,000- 16,000
Hotel
INR 6,000- 10,000
Local Travelling
INR 4,000- 6,400
Activities
INR 2,000- 3,000
Misc
INR 2,000- 3,000
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
  • Carry some cash as many local shops and eateries may not accept cards
  • Pack comfortable walking shoes for exploring the hilly terrain

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.