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Best Time To Visit darjeeling

If you are planning a trip to this beautiful town of monasteries and rolling tea estates, here is a brief about the best time to visit Darjeeling. February to April-The months of February, March, and April are the best months to visit Darjeeling as the town experiences spring during this time. The vibrant flowers and lush green trees add to the beauty of the town. Rhododendrons and Magnolia bloom in many different colours making the locale vibrant and beautiful. The temperature ranges between 6°C and 17°C, which is ideal for sightseeing. It is also the time when Darjeeling attracts the most number of visitors. During this time, the hotels are usually full. So, it is advisable to book your hotel in advance. May to July-These months constitute the summer season in Darjeeling. The maximum temperature goes up to 25°C making the weather sunny yet pleasant. It is also a good time for sightseeing and tourist activities. September to October-It is the autumn season in Darjeeling. The average temperature ranges from 10 ⁰C to 15 °C, so warm clothes such as sweaters and jackets are recommended. If you want to witness clear skies and panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, it is the best season to visit Darjeeling. November to January-During these months, Darjeeling experiences severe winters. The temperature ranges from 2.5°C to 11.2°C. Almost all the attractions are open. January is the best time to experience snow and is the best month to visit Darjeeling for winter lovers.

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  • Best Time To Visit
    March - May
  • Altitude 6,699 ft. above sea level

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Best Time To Visit darjeeling

One of the most well-known hill stations in India, Darjeeling enjoys a special place in people’s hearts for its old-world Colonial charm, its toy train enlivening a thousand memories, or its world-renowned tea. Situated in the foothills of the Himalayas, the quaint town plays a perfect host to many delightful things. The toy train reminiscent of the British era still operates and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Colonial era is still reflected here in the architecture of the buildings, schools, and churches.


Clearly one of the best tourist destinations in the country, Darjeeling attracts a number of local and foreign tourists throughout the year. And it’s not difficult to find the best deal when it comes to hotels or places to stay. You can find some of the best Darjeeling tour packages while you book Darjeeling hotels at the lowest prices online. Some of the most popular Darjeeling tourist places are Peace Pagoda which is a white structure built with the aim of bringing world peace. You can visit Rock Garden where you can spend a beautiful evening watching the sunset, or the Nightingale Park which boasts of beautiful blossoms along with a musical fountain and promises great views of the hills.


Do pay a visit to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute which is considered as one of the best mountaineering institutes in the world. It’s not only for the people who are interested in mountaineering but even the common folks can learn a great deal about this field.


You should also plan to visit the Observatory Hill which has both a temple and a Buddhist shrine making it a significant religious place. Apart from visiting these tourist hot spots, you can always explore the bustling Mall Road or the main street market and enjoy the many sprightly sightings. Don’t forget to take a walk through the tea estates.


Although Darjeeling is known for its scenic hilly charm, there’s so much more to do here like witnessing the sunrise at the Tiger Hill, paying a visit to Batasia Loop built in the honor of the unsung soldiers or try your hand at white water rafting on Teesta River and experience the adrenaline rush like never before!


The months of March, April and May attract a lot of visitors to Darjeeling. The vibrant flowers in full bloom and lush green trees add to the beauty of the town. The average temperature during this time hovers between 10 °C and 20 °C, making it convenient for outdoor activities. The months of October and November, are the best time to visit Darjeeling. The best season to visit Darjeeling is the autumn season which also happens to be the peak tourist season in Darjeeling. The average temperature is around 10 ⁰C to 15 °C, so warm clothes are recommended. The clear skies provide beautiful panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

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