Darjeeling Tiger Hill Sunrise and Hike

  • Duration1 Day
  • DestinationIndia
  • Difficulty LevelEasy
  • Max Altitude9,000ft

About Trip

You will be picked and driven to Tiger hill 14km morning at 4am It will take about an hour to reach Tiger hill After you reach there,

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.

After having the breathtaking view from tiger hill, you start your hike towards  to Jorbanglow about 4 km  and visit a famous Buddhist monastery called Yiga Choeling Monasterysince 1850 is 150 Year Oldest  Monastery in Darjeeling. After visiting monastery back to Jorbanglow  trek through Alubari road which  is 7 km back to Darjeeling. On the way visit another monastery named Alubari monastery, the actual name of the monastery is Yolmowa Mak Dhog Monastery which was build in the year 1914. Later we continues your hike to Darjeeling via Tenzing norgay Road in local language call  Alubari road (Alu means Potato -  Bari Means Land so you finish your hike at Churasta is meaning four road meeting point.

Note :

Dear Guest we will organize this trip on the dates requested by you. any time of the year booking available Please contact us for your customized departure date.

Highlights

  • Sunrise view from top of Darjeeling town.
  • The view of the colossal Mount.Kanchenjunga with many other snow clad eastern Himalayan peaks.
  • Hikking trial through local cultural villages and pine forest and bamboo. 
  • Visit old monastery built in 1850 (150yrs old).
  • Yolmowa Mak Dhog Monastery ( Local name Alubari monastery).

What's Included

  • All necessary permits and any charges for carrying still video cameras.
  • All expenses for guide.
  • Any hot drinks like tea, coffee.
  • Breakfast included will be provided Nepali / Tibetain local food.
  • Professional and highly experienced English speaking local mountain guides.
  • One way Private tourist vehicle from your hotel to Tiger hill for.
  • Tips for guide and driver.
  • Your travel insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
  • Personal gears and expenses for the trek.

Useful Information

Best Seoson

Dear Travelers If you are planning to come to Darjeeling, obviously the weather is one of the important factors to consider. we have listed all our Trips here along with the best times to visit during the year. This calendar will help you decide on the perfect Trip at the perfect Time!

Autumn (Sep-Nov):

  • This is the best time to visit Darjeeling Himalayas and pick tourist season. The weather is pleasant with clear blue sky. One can truly enjoy the scenic view of natural glamour during this season. This is also the season to celebrate some of the local cultural festivals of Darjeeling like Dashain and Diwali.
  • Spring (Mar-May): The temperature is mildly warm in Darjeeling with plenty of opportunity to enjoy the Himalayas range It is also the best season for blooming flowers like varities of  Rhododendron and magnolia can be seen blossoming decorating the entire region.

Winter (Dec-Feb):

  • During the winter season in Darjeeling the weather is cold and the sky is clear with occasional snowfall in the higher elevations above 2500miters. This season is also available for those who have keen interest to enjoy snow fall and extreme cold.

Monsoon (Jun-Aug):

  • This is the time of monsoon in Darjeeling faces rainy season time .The weather is hot and wet It rains almost every day with occasional thunderstorm in the evening.

Customer Reviews

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    Eli Hefets - September 15, 2015

    We were 4 families with kids in all ages.The trek was amazing, well organized by our guides Great value for money. 
    Thank you to Mr. Subash and the team.

    Eli Hefets from Israel 

    Email - elihef@gmail.com

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    Tillshot - July 31, 2015

    Tillsot

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    Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

    Extraordinary experience

    It is an amazing experience, a more amazing view, and an even more amazing guide, who does whatever he can to fill your wishes and make it a wonderful trip for you. I strongly recommend visiting this place and trying what they have to offer!

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    Benno B - April 02, 2014

    We visited tiger hill after arranging with ashmita tours. The trip was amazing and luckily we had good weather! We were provided with a map and helpful directions for the walk down. We also booked our tickets to Kolkata here which was simple, not always the case in India! Subash was really friendly and keen to have a laugh. Would definitely book a longer tour here when I return!

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