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Honeymoon moments are special. It forms those fairy-tale initial days of bonding with the best half of your life. Nobody would want to compromise on the honeymoon bliss. Everyone wants the best of nature, best relaxation, best of facilities and above all the best of solitude and privacy. Darjeeling has in store all of these and a lot more. It has got the glory of pristine natural beauty, the towering and enthralling mountain ranges, the mystic monasteries and endless miles of greenery oozing out of the tender leaves of tea decorating the acres of tea plantation up and down the hill slopes. A romantic honeymoon trip fully enjoying in nature’s lap is a lovely way to rejuvenate. Darjeeling and Gangtok are some exquisitely beautiful and pristine hill stations located in the Northeast of India and spending honeymoon in such locations calls for pure bliss. Let us look at some of the gorgeous tourist attractions in and around Darjeeling for a memorable honeymoon tour.

The snowy peaks of Kanchenjunga constitute the main natural attraction that allure tourists from far and near to this part of India. On top of that the charming tea gardens and the delicious local cuisines also make the tourists visit Darjeeling every year. Darjeeling is also good for a short weekend getaway if you are a nature lover and a fan of tea. This serene hill town provides a wide range of adventure sports and trekking opportunities. A ride on the Himalayan toy train is an exquisite attraction for all young and old. There are various weekend getaway packages planned as per budget and duration of stay. Also you can visit the charming city of Gangtok or the small hill town of Mirik to have an extended and fun-filled vacation while you are in Darjeeling for a honeymoon trip.

Popular Sikkim Honeymoon Packages

Darjeeling Honeymoon Tour 3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS Rs. 14,999 View Package Detail
Darjeeling Gangtok Honeymoon Package 4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS Rs. 21,999 View Package Detail
Sikkim Honeymoon Tour 5 NIGHTS / 6 DAYS Rs. 24,999 View Package Detail
Romantic Sikkim Tour 6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS Rs. 24,999 View Package Detail
Honeymoon in Himalayas 7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS Rs. 29,999 View Package Detail
North Sikkim Honeymoon Tour 9 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS Rs. 41,999 View Package Detail

Best Time To Visit Darjeeling

The best time to visit Darjeeling are the summer months from April to June when you can escape from the gruelling summers of the Northern plains by a lovely sojourn around the cool and vast expanses of the tranquil and snow-clad Himalayas. Breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the pleasantness of the atmosphere. Absorb the beauty of the quiet hills and cherish the Darjeeling honeymoon memories for years. Honeymoon couples also love to enjoy lots of snowfall and ice-capped mountain during the winter months from October to December.

Places to visit in Darjeeling For Honeymoon

01. Ghum Monastery

Ghum Monastery is also the Yiga Choeling Monastery and is definitely one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling. It was built way back in the year 1850. This monastery is referred to as the original or the old Ghoom Monastery. It is located close below the Ghoom railway station. The external structure of the Yiga Choeling Monastery was built by the monk and a famous astrologer Lama Sherab Gyatso in 1850. He served as the first head of the monastery till 1905 before going back to his birthplace Tibet. This Old Ghum Monastery belongs to the Yellow Hat sect also known as the Gelupka and has a 15-feet statue of Lord Buddha also called Maitreya Buddha or the Gyalwa Shampa, which means the Buddha of the future also known as the Coming Buddha. This statue forms one of the biggest and oldest statues of Buddha in and around Darjeeling. This statue was created with clay that was brought from Tibet. There are two immense oil lamps that burn continuously in front of the Buddha’s statue all through the year. The other monastery or Samten Choling Monastery is also sometimes called Ghoom Monastery by the local drivers. Ghoom is located at a distance of about 7 kilometres from Darjeeling town and located at an altitude of about 7,407 feet.

02. Mesmerizing Tiger Hill, Darjeeling View

Tiger Hill is located at an altitude of 2590 meters at a distance of 13 kilometres from the main town of Darjeeling. Tiger Hill is most famous for its scintillating sights of sunrise from where you can view the ethereally glorious peaks of Kanchenjunga light up even before the sun peeps up above the horizon. This magnificent view of snow-capped mountains shrouded amidst cotton-like fluffy white clouds attracts tourists to visit Tiger Hill from all across the country. Tiger Hill is also the home to the Ghoom Railway Station, which is deemed the highest railway station in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. It is unique and has been ascribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The short trips arranged from Darjeeling is at around 3.30 am that takes you Tiger Hill’s sunrise view point by 4.15 am, in summer. In winters, the timing is delayed by 40 minutes or so. There you will see the rush and enthusiasm to watch the majestic sunrise and the approach road gets clogged very often by a convoy of jeeps and cars in the peak season. A short climb takes you to the view point. Cabs and taxis can be hired from the rentals in Darjeeling for the trip. The natural beauty of the setting of Tiger Hill sunrise is bound to give some very special moments of bliss and togetherness for the honeymoon couples.

03. Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park or Darjeeling Zoo

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is spread across a massive area of 67.56 acres in the town of Darjeeling, which is located in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was established in 1958 at a height of approximately 7,000 feet and is famous for being the largest high altitude zoo in India. This zoo is notable for being the sole specialized Zoo in the country. It has earned international recognition for its conservation and enthusiastic breeding programmes of Red Panda, Snow Leopards, Tibetan Wolf and other severely endangered animal species of Eastern Himalayas that have been a continued topic of interest among the tourists and the environment specialists.

The zoo is a joint initiative of the Government of India and the Government of West Bengal. The zoo now focuses on the conservation and captive breeding of endangered Himalayan animal species and also plays an important role in spreading awareness, educating and motivating the local people as well as the tourists on the importance and need of conservation of the rapidly dissipating Himalayan eco-system. The zoo also promotes applied research on animal biology, behaviour and health care which is of singular importance towards the conservation and protection of nature.

04. Japanese Pagoda or the Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling

The Peace Pagoda of Darjeeling or the Darjeeling Peace Pagoda was designed to the aim of promoting unity among the people of all races and creeds and unite them in their search for world peace. It was constructed under the able guidance of the famous Buddhist monk from Japan—Nichidatsu Fuji, who was also the founder of Nipponzan-Myohoji order of Buddhism. The foundation stone of the pagoda was laid on 3 November 1972 by Nichidatsu Fuji but the pagoda was finally inaugurated on 1 November 1992. It was meticulously designed by M. Ohka and the construction was completed in 36 months. You can see here the four avatars of Buddha, including the Maitreya Buddha. The Pagoda measures up to a height of 28.5 metres or 94 feet with diameter 23 metres 75 feet. The Pagoda is situated on the extremely picturesque slopes of the Jalapahar hills of Darjeeling, at a distance of a few kilometres from the town of Darjeeling.

At a short distance of 10-minute drive from the city centre of Darjeeling, there is a wonderful Japanese temple known as the Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Temple. The temple has been constructed in the traditional Japanese style and is a two-storied white building. The Peace Pagoda is located near the temple. The summit of the pagoda offers exquisite and panoramic views of Darjeeling landscape with the mighty ranges of the Kanchenjunga at the backdrop.

There is a small climb up some wooden stairs that leads to a small prayer room upstairs. The prayer timings everyday are from 4:30 am to 6:00 am in the morning and then again from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the evening. It would be a blissful and calming experience for the honeymoon couples to join the prayer service for some introspection and a feel of divinity. During the prayer service, the reverberating and rhythmic beat of the drums send a resonating sound that is an amazing experience against the infinite peace and quietude of the surroundings and the stillness of the hills and valleys.

05. The Amazing Cable Car Ride Via the Darjeeling Ropeway

Darjeeling Ropeway is also called the Rangeet Valley Cable Car and this ride is a favourite attraction of all honeymoon couples visiting Darjeeling. The ride offers spectacular view of the valleys below. The beauty of the lush tea gardens, waterfalls, forests, rivers and snow-capped mountains is incredible and provides a lovely time to the couples in love to enjoy the beauty of the hills in peace. The travel across the magical valley of Darjeeling helps you to explore the world-class beauty of this
one of the most picturesque hill stations. The divine and panoramic views of the charming valley and glorious snow-capped mountains and the verdant tea estates make this ropeway a prime honeymoon attraction of Darjeeling.

It was established in the year 1968, which makes the Darjeeling Ropeway India’s first cable car system. It was built with the purpose of accessing the tea gardens among the valleys that were otherwise difficult to access. But currently, the ropeway serves as a bustling tourist hotspot, attracting hundreds of tourists all through the year round to explore this part of Himalayas and the beauty of Darjeeling’s scenery in the best manner possible. There are 16 cable cars with each car capacity of accommodating up to 6 people. The rope way travels from the North Point in Singamari to the Singla Bazaar, located by the banks of the enchanting Ramman river.

The passengers climb an altitude of 7000 feet and enjoy the mesmerizing views of the numerous tea estates of Darjeeling complete with the glory of the cascading waterfalls against the majestic Kanchenjunga ranges. The gondola or cable car moves at a moderate speed that allows travellers to get some brilliant photoshoot opportunities. At the end of the trip, the cable car stops for a while to allow the guests to explore the lovely tea gardens and relax at the small mountain café. And then it is time for the return journey to the Singamari base station. It is to be noted that the Ropeway remains closed for maintenance operations on the 19th of every month. while the duration of the ropeway ride is 45 minutes to an hour. But to avoid long queues it is better to reach early in order to minimise waiting time.

06. Batasia Loop, Unfolding the Widespread Darjeeling Enchantment

The Batasia Loop is famed to offer one of the most picturesque train routes in all of the state. The Batasia Loop is actually the toy train pathway through the lush greenery of the Darjeeling Hills. The Batasia Loop is formed in a way that consists of a track wrapping around a hill top through a hilltop tunnel. The Loop offers the most enchanting natural scenic beauty that leaves the tourists amazed. It is located on the Hill Cart Road or the National Highway No. 55. Visit Batasia Loop for a secluded joyous panoramic view of Darjeeling.

Batasia Loop is located in Ghoom, which is at a distance of approximately 5 kilometres from Darjeeling. The Loop was initially designed for easing navigation around the hills of Darjeeling. The Loop extends from the middle of green carpet of mountain vegetation and overlooks the mystic peaks of Kanchenjungha. Watch the beautiful flowers along the sides covering the valleys and spreading happy colours. Batasia Loop trip forms a great experience after you have seen the fascinating sunrise of Tiger Hill. Enjoy the sight of the train whishing past, leaving a trail of clouds leading deeper into the green valley. It shall be an exhilarating experience for the honeymoon couples with lots of thrill mixed with beauty of the enchanting expedition.

Some of the attractions of Batasia Loop are as follows:

Eco Garden: The Eco Garden exhibits the beauty of fresh organic farming and plantations. View the several rare species of Rhododendrons, silver firs and Gingko Biloba that can be found in the gardens.

War Memorial: There is a war memorial which is located near the Batasia Loop. It was built as a mark of honour towards the sacrifice of Gorkha soldiers of Darjeeling. You can see a cenotaph and the statue of a Gorkha soldier. The War Memorial was inaugurated on 22nd March 1995 and forms an inherent part of Batasia Loop visit. Get entranced by the beauty of Kanchenjunga from Batasia Loop.

Photography: Batasia Loop is immensely popular among honeymoon couples and also for tourists in general. It offers fun activities for couples and families such as telescopic viewing of nearby mountains, nature photography and photo shoot in traditional dress.

07. The Amazing Tenzing Rock

Tenzing Rock, as the name suggests was named after Tenzing Norgay, the man who had created a sensation and history by climbing the Everest with Edmund Hillary in 1953 for the first time. It is a large natural rock in Darjeeling located opposite to another such rock named Gombu Rock after Nawang Gombu, the nephew of Tenzing who is known to have climbed the Everest twice, first time in 1963 and then again in 1965. He also assumed the position of Director of Field Training at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute after Tenzing retired in 1976.

08. Happy Valley Tea Estate in Darjeeling, A Happy Place to Be

Darjeeling is known for producing the world’s best quality leaf tea. Darjeeling tea is immensely popular the world over. Tourists love to enjoy the greenery of the tea estates and walk through the tea garden along the gentle hill slopes of Darjeeling. In the Happy Valley Tea Estate one can also enjoy watching the tea processing as a special and memorable experience. It is located approximately 3 kilometres away from Chowk Bazaar area.

The approach to the estate is via a narrow winding downhill road which is quite steep. The Happy Valley Tea Estate is an idyllic place that is spread among the hill sides caressing the misty hills of Darjeeling and overlooking the verdant Himalayan foothills. It was established in the year 1854 and can be identified as Darjeeling’s second oldest tea estate. The estate stretches across more than 177 hectares at a height of 2,100 metres above sea level. It is situated about 3 kilometres north of Darjeeling and more than 1500 people work in the estate.