Here is Ashmita Trek and Tours offer you the local day tours package around Darjeeling the most popular tours place that cover some of the best tourist attractions in and around the hill town and travel with private car with our friendly driver the tours include The Famous flowing the places
The Tours start at 4am Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchanjunga, Mount Everest etc. later visit Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop on the way back from Tiger Hill. return to hotel for breakfast, at 7am after that at 9am - or 10am visit and proceed for city day tour visiting.
Places Included In This Tour Package :
Tiger hill is the highest point in Darjeeling hills at an altitude of 8482 feet (or 2590 meters) and 11km (6.8 miles ) away from Darjeeling town. The view of Kanchenjunga pick from Tiger hill is very clearly seen if the weather is clear with blue sky and the scenery is breathtaking It is 11 km from the town of Darjeeling.
Yiga Choeling (Old Ghum) Monastery in Darjeeling
Yiga Choeling The Old Ghum Monastery (interchangeable with Yiga Choeling Monastery) is one of the oldest and largest monasteries in the Darjeeling area. It is architecturally a masterpiece, designed with rich symbolism and remarkable symmetry. The monastery, constructed in 1850, belongs to the Gelukpa or yellow hat sect. Starting in 1959, the Chinese occupation forced a number of high ranking lamas to flee Tibet and reside in India. Many of them took refuge in the YigaChoeling Monastery. It is a very special place for this reason. One main attraction is a massive 15-foot model statue of Lord Buddha, known as the Maitreya Buddha (‘The Coming Buddha’). Tourists typically skip the Old Ghum Monastery and opt for the Ghum Monastery instead. Because of this, you will likely have a more intimate experience with the place and even have a conversation with one of the monks there. Learn about their story and daily routine as you have a nice talk with.
Batasia Loop And The War Memorial
The Batasia Loop is a 100-year-oldcircular train track surrounded by a spectacular mountain vista. Without a doubt, this is the most scenic stretch of the toy train route. Located on Hill Cart Road (NH 55), the Batasia Loop lies about 5 kilometers outside of Darjeeling and is well worth the walk or drive. The loop is noted for its unique design allows the train to circle around itself, exposing riders to a 360-degree view of the rippling hills and towering peaks, including the marvelous peak of Kanchenjunga (8586 meters). In the middle of the loop is a lush garden of lovely blooming flowers and shrubs. The views are best seen during the autumn and spring, but you should definitely check out the Batasia Loop regardless of the time of year that you visit!
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Find an inner sense of peace at Darjeeling’s Japanese Peace Pagoda, part of a family of NipponzanMyohoji Buddhist Temples found all over the world. The one is Darjeeling is located along Jalapahar Hill, with a most scenic view of the Kanchenjunga range, which includes the 3rd highest peak in the world. Follow the rhythmic drumming and chanting to the upstairs, where a Japanese nun and fellow Nepali devotees invite you in while reciting “NamuMyohoRengeKyo” in honor of the Lotus Sutra. Don’t be shy, have a seat and join them in the chanting. After a few minutes, you will feel a sense of calmness come over you. As you leave, you are offered sweet candy that represents the blessings of Buddha. Then, head to the actual pagoda, an immaculate white building that is encompassed by verdant vegetation. Come experience the radiating peaceful energy of the Japanese Peace Pagoda!
Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Right next to each other lie two of Darjeeling’s most popular tour destinations. Hit bothat once on your trip to Darjeeling! The Himalayan Zoological Park is ranked among the top zoos in India and in fact won the Special Mention Earth Heroes award in 2014. India’s largest high altitude zoo is world-renowned for its amazing conservation efforts. The zoo houses some of the world’s rarest animals, including the Red Panda and Snow Leopard. Also check out the Himalayan black bear, Royal Bengal tiger, Tibetan wolf, and many more magnificent mountain animal species.
Founded soon after the famous Everest Expedition, The Himalayan Mountain Institute (Everest Museum) celebrates the success of Tenzing Norgay. Along with Sir Edmund Hillary, Norgay was the first person to ascend Mount Everest. The institute celebrates the success of Norgay, who spent the later years of his life in Darjeeling. Check out the awesome museum, stocked with equipment used during the legendary expedition of 1953. HMI doubles as a mountaineering school offering classes for young people dreaming of being a mountain guide as well as veterans looking to sharpen their skills.
Tenzing Rock & Gompu Rock
Darjeeling Tenzing Rock & Gompu Rock The huge Tenzing rock is named after Tenzing Norgay, who was famous for climbing the Mount Everest accompanied by Edmund Hillary in the year 1953. And Gombu Rock which is named after his nephew Nawang Gombu who was the first man to climb Everest twice in the year 63 and then 65.students of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, a training institute in Darjeeling. At the Tensing rock a rock climbing competition is organized every year by the Indian Army. In the year 2010 a record was set when an army climber climbed the Tenzing rock in 35 seconds.
Hop in the gondola, glide through the air, and enjoy one of the best mountain views in all of Darjeeling. The Darjeeling Ropeway, India’s first cable car system (built in 1968!) provides a stunning panorama of tea gardens, houses, and the always amazing Himalayas.In the distance, see the majestic peak of Kanchenjunga (8586 meters/28,169 feet) and the range of towering peaks beside it. Board the cable car at Singamari, about 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) from Chowk Bazaar. The ticket costs about 150 INR ($2.19 USD) – a small price to pay for such priceless views. Starting at about 7,000 feet high, the ropeway takes a dramatic drop to about 6,000 feet while cruising over the radiant green tea estates. Enjoy breathtaking views of waterfalls, rivers, forests, and small settlements during the 45-minute ride.
Darjeeling Tea Garden You cannot leave Darjeeling without visiting one of its famous tea gardens. After strolling through the expansive, lush fields of tea, sip some of the world’s greatest tea with a scenic view of the plantation where it came from. For tea enthusiasts, Darjeeling is almost a pilgrimage site. Straight from the garden to your cup, choose between Darjeeling white tea, Darjeeling organic green tea, and/or Darjeeling oolong. Smell the pungent floral aroma while you sip your steamy hot cup of Darjeeling tea and experience some health benefits while doing so!
Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center
This complex was setup by Tibetan refugees in Darjeeling on October 2, 1959 after they followed Dalai Lama and escaped from Tibet. The refugees adopted the production of Tibetan handicraft is the centre's main activity It is located at hillside Lebong in Darjeeling District of West Bengal.Absolutely to visit, to explore Tibetan culture. Tibetans live here and make handicraft purse, bags, scarves and many more things.