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30th Apr to 4th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Darjeeling in April

Day 1 - Tuesday 30th, Apr
afternoon -

Arrive in Darjeeling by train from Jangipur. Check into hotel and have a leisurely lunch at Glenary's Restaurant & Bar to enjoy the views of the Himalayas.

Day 2 - Wednesday 1st, May
morning -

Visit Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park to see the endangered species like snow leopards and red pandas.

afternoon -

Have a relaxing afternoon at the Darjeeling Peace Pagoda for stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

evening -

Enjoy a traditional Nepali dinner at Kunga Restaurant known for its authentic flavors and cozy ambiance.

Day 3 - Thursday 2nd, May
morning -

Take a tour of Happy Valley Tea Estate to learn about the tea-making process and enjoy a serene morning amidst the lush tea gardens.

afternoon -

Experience a scenic ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the Toy Train, from Darjeeling to Ghum.

evening -

Dine at Glenary's Restaurant & Bar for a delightful evening meal with a charming ambience.

Day 4 - Friday 3rd, May
morning -

Explore the Ghoom Monastery, one of the oldest and largest monasteries in Darjeeling, to witness the beautiful Tibetan architecture and serene atmosphere.

afternoon -

Stroll through the colorful stalls and shops at Chowk Bazaar to pick up some local handicrafts and souvenirs.

evening -

Indulge in a traditional Tibetan dinner at Sonam's Kitchen, a cozy eatery known for its momos and authentic Tibetan cuisine.

Day 5 - Saturday 4th, May
morning -

Embark on a nature walk at the Batasia Loop to enjoy the scenic beauty of the surrounding mountains and the famous War Memorial.

afternoon -

Savor a traditional Thali meal at Gatty's Cafe, a local favorite known for its home-style cooking and warm hospitality.

evening -

Witness a mesmerizing sunset from the Observatory Hill while soaking in the panoramic views of the Himalayas and the town below.

Weather in Darjeeling in Invalid date
Avg Temp10°C to 25°C
Chance of Rain30%
SeasonSpring

Darjeeling's weather in April is generally pleasant, with warm days and cool nights. However, the weather can be unpredictable, so it's important to be prepared for all types of weather. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Darjeeling

Clothing & Apparel

Light jacket -

Darjeeling's weather can be unpredictable, so it's a good idea to pack a jacket that can be easily layered.

Comfortable walking shoes -

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

Comfortable and modest clothing -

Darjeeling is a conservative town, so it's important to dress respectfully. Avoid wearing revealing or tight clothing.

Hat and Sunglasses -

To protect yourself from the sun and rain

Accessories

Sunglasses -

The sun can be bright in Darjeeling, so sunglasses are a must-have.

Hat -

A hat will help to keep you cool and protected from the sun.

Scarf -

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

Gloves -

Gloves may be necessary if you are traveling during the winter months.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa -

If you are not a citizen of India, you will need a passport and visa to enter the country.

Travel insurance -

Travel insurance is always a good idea in case of unexpected events.

First-aid kit -

A first-aid kit can come in handy for minor injuries.

Toiletries -

Pack all the toiletries you will need for the duration of your trip.

Cash and credit cards -

Cash is still the most widely accepted form of payment in Darjeeling, but credit cards are also accepted in most places.

Travel documents -

Make sure you have all of your travel documents, such as your train ticket and hotel reservation.

Water bottle -

Staying hydrated is important, especially in a high-altitude environment like Darjeeling.

Good to have

Camera -

To capture all of your memories.

Binoculars -

For birdwatching or wildlife viewing.

Guidebook -

To learn more about Darjeeling and its history.

Reusable shopping bag -

To help reduce waste.

Small flashlight -

In case of power outages or for exploring at night.

Electronics

Smartphone and charger -

For staying connected and taking photos.

Laptop or tablet -

For entertainment or work.

Camera -

For capturing memories.

Power bank -

To keep your devices charged.

Travel adapter -

If you are traveling from outside of India.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash is still the most widely accepted form of payment in Darjeeling, but credit cards are also accepted in most places.

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