12 Best Places For Your Honeymoon In Darjeeling

12 Best Places For Your Honeymoon In Darjeeling

Are you ready to escape to a land of tranquility and romance in India? If yes, then Darjeeling is one of the choicest options in your hand, the picturesque hill station snuggly lies in the lap of the Great Himalayas. Be on a journey of romantic exploration through popular and remote sites in Darjeeling. 

Noted for its breathtaking mountainous vistas, aromatic tea gardens, iconic colonial architecture, hilltop monasteries, and world-famous Darjeeling Toy Train, Darjeeling is an excellent place to plan your honeymoon ventures. With a budget Darjeeling honeymoon package, take pleasure in every moment of your stay in Darjeeling with Dream Destination on your idyllic retreat. 

Let’s explore the 12 must-visit tourist attractions in Darjeeling you should visit offering the best of honeymoon experience:

  1.  Batasia Loop
When it comes to the top honeymoon places to visit in Darjeeling, Darjeeling Batasia Loop eco-park is one of the must-visit destinations. About 4 km from the heart of Darjeeling city nestles a war memorial garden called Batasia Loop Garden. This war memorial park commemorates Gorkha Soldiers. The park remains open for visitors/ tourists from 6 AM to 5 PM, catering to an extensive view of the Himalayan range on a clear day and a 360-degree view of Darjeeling city. 

In the airy surroundings of Batasia Loop, you’ll spot a loop created by DHR, an incredible man-made engineering of the railway loop to lessen the gradient of the ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, shortly called DHR. 

  2.  Japanese Peace Pagoda
The Japanese Peace Pagoda is one of the most famous sacred locations in India to seek Lord Buddha’s blessing, which showcases four avatars of Lord Buddha. Walk from the entry gate along the narrow road which leads you downhill and uphill. The temple remains open from 4:30 am to 7 pm and there’s no entry fee required. Explore cost-effective Darjeeling honeymoon tour packages at inclusive prices with personalization
On your Darjeeling honeymoon trip, make sure to approach this majestic Buddhist temple, around 15 min from the heart of Darjeeling. It was constructed under the guidance of Nichidatsu Fujii, a Buddhist Monk from Japan, a tall free-standing structure at a height of 28.5 m and a diameter of 23 m., dotted with lush green surroundings. 

  3. Tiger Hill
Tiger Hill is a world-famous tourist attraction settled in Darjeeling noted for its breathtaking sunrise view. It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve been to this destination, Tiger Hill’s charm remains pristine to the senses. 

Capture the spectacular sunrise view at Tiger Hill about 45 min from the heart of Darjeeling over Great Himalayan peaks like Mount Kanchenjunga, and Mount Everest, Darjeeling, nestled scenically at an altitude of 2590 m. Get up early so that you won't be late for even a minute.
  4. Rock Garden
Barbotey Rock Garden is another scenic newly added attraction in Darjeeling popularly known as Rock Garden Darjeeling, nestled scenically at Chunnu Summer Falls, which is a natural waterfall, and Ganga Maya Park. If you’re planning a honeymoon expedition in Darjeeling, do not miss out on exploring this major sightseeing in Darjeeling. 

Rock Garden and Darjeeling City are around ten km apart. The location of Rock Garden is a hilly terrain, which is made by cutting the rocks at different levels, a marvelos setup made terraced seating areas at specific levels. At the base of the site, there’re food stalls selling momos, maggi noodles, tea, coffee, bread omlet, etc. 

  5. Ghoom Monastery
Nestled at an elevation of 7,400 feet, Ghoom Monastery, also known as Yiga Choeling Monastery, is one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the region. Dating back to the mid-19th century, Ghoom Monastery is one of the unmissable places in Darjeeling. 

The monastery was established in 1850 by Lama Sherab Gyatso, a monk from Mongolia, under the guidance of the Tibetan Buddhist leader, Sokpo Sherab Gyatso. This Buddhist monastery is a vital center for the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism, a dwelling place for a community of monks who have dedicated their lives to meditation, prayer, and the preservation of Buddhist teachings. 

  6. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Darjeeling
Sherpa Tenzing Norgaya was the first director of field training at the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, which has now turned into a complex of many activities. There’s a 50-foot by 20-foot sports climbing wall of international standard.

Besides the educational and adventurous pursuits, HMI serves as a cultural hub, hosting events, exhibitions celebrating the rich heritage of mountaineering, film screenings, etc. Explore this awe-inspiring site, bounded by beautiful landscapes of the Himalayas, around 12 min from Darjeeling city.

  7. Darjeeling Himalayan Zoo
The Darjeeling Himalayan Zoo, popularly known as the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, is a major tourist attraction in Darjeeling, Established in 1958. Nestled amidst the scenic landscapes of the Himalayas, Darjeeling Zoo boasts an endangered range of flora and fauna.

The zoo covers an area of approximately 67.56 acres and is settled at an altitude ranging from 7,000 to 8,000 feet above sea level, making it one of the highest zoos in the world. The zoo is home to several rare and endangered animals, such as the snow leopard, Himalayan wolf, red panda, and Tibetan wolf. 

  8. Happy Valley Tea Estate
The famous Happy Valley Tea Estate is the second oldest tea estate established in the year 1854 at a height of 2100 meters. The region nestles in the breathtaking hills of Darjeeling, which has a rich record for producing high-quality tea that is cherished by tea connoisseurs worldwide.

Be on a misty morning tour with your beloved in this lovely location, spanning over 437 acres of land, imprinted with picturesque views of the surrounding mountains and lush greenery. The tea estate is home to a tea factory where visitors can get firsthand experience of how the leaves are dried, rolled, and sorted to produce the final product. Customize your budget honeymoon packages.

  9. Darjeeling Rangeet Valley Ropeway
To pour the adventure delight into honeymoon ventures, newlyweds often embark on this outdoor activity. Simply called Darjeeling Ropeway, this is a mesmerizing way to experience the stunning beauty of the Darjeeling hills in India. Enjoy the views of lush green tea gardens, the snow-capped Himalayan peaks, and the spectacular river streams meandering through the valleys below.

Inaugurated in 1968, Darjeeling Rangeet Valley Ropeway connects the town of Darjeeling with the mesmerizing Singla Bazaar. Soak in the panoramic views of the surrounding landscape with your better half amidst Himalayan grandeur. 

Whether you're a nature lover, a photography enthusiast, or a thrill seeker, the Darjeeling Rangeet Valley Ropeway is a must-visit destination. Soar high above the clouds, and dive into the nature wilderness of the Darjeeling hills. 

   10. Takdah
Discover the charm of pristine nature at Takdah, a 4000-foot hidden jewel in Darjeeling shrouded in mist and fog. Takdah is a secluded location full of lush tea plantations, cedar forests, majestic Himalayan vistas, and a great category of orchid species. 

From Darjeeling, Takdah is just 28 km away by road and is a great place for honeymoons, group tours, peace seekers, family vacations, and nature retreats. Get your Darjeeling honeymoon package at budget-friendly prices, offering mesmerizing Darjeeling Tinchuley tours, trekking experiences, culinary delicacies, sightseeing explorations, and hassle-free transfers. 

   11. Tinchuley
Tinchuley is a small Himalayan hamlet in Darjeeling location situated at an elevation of 5,500 feet, near Takdah. Tinchuley, which has pristine natural beauty, is located approximately 27 kilometers from Darjeeling and 3.5 km from Takdah. For those who like quiet, calming nature retreats, this charming village offers a seamless natural getaway. 

Tinchuley is well-known for its orange orchids and for its expansive views of the Himalayan ranges, especially Mount Kanchenjunga. You could reserve a budget tour package for Tinchuley Darjeeling and Gangtok from a reliable travel company in your area.

   12. Chatakpur 
Chatakpur, nestled in an offbeat location in Darjeeling district in West Bengal, India, is a serene and picturesque Himalayan hamlet beautifully located at an altitude of around 7,887 feet above sea level. Surrounded by lush greenery and towering pine forests, the region of Chatakpur is where tranquility wrapped itself up in thrills, an ideal place for thrill seekers on their honeymoons. 

The village is famed for its breathtaking views of the majestic Himalayan range, including the snow-capped peaks of Kanchenjunga, the third-highest mountain in the world., and is nestled with the famous Senchal Wildlife Arena. Enjoy trekking, sunrise, and sunset, quality stays at homestays, and fresh organically grown foods, birdwatching, snowfall during winters in Chatakpur.

Best Time to Visit Queen of Hills Darjeeling

Darjeeling, located in the Indian state of West Bengal, canvassed with tea plantations, alluring views of the Himalayas, and luxuriant greenery. When planning a romantic trip to Darjeeling, it's important to consider the best time to visit in order to make the most of your holiday.

If you’re looking for the ideal time to explore Darjeeling, the ideal time to visit Darjeeling is between the spring and autumn months (March to May and September to November). 

During these seasons, Darjeeling experiences mild and pleasant weather, with clear skies and comfy temperatures ranging from 10°C to 20°C (50°F to 68°F) approx. 

Spring season in Darjeeling is adorned with vibrant colourful flowers, making the terrain more picturesque. Here the weather is ideal for outdoor activities such as trekking, hiking, camping, paragliding, zorbing, and sightseeing exploration. 

During Autumn in Darjeeling, you see clear skies and spectacular views of the snow-laden stunning peaks of the majestic Himalayas, making it a perfect time for honeymooners to indulge in nature wilderness in Darjeeling.

Avoid visiting Darjeeling during the monsoon season, which occurs from June to August, as heavy rainfall can lead to landslides and road closures, making it difficult to travel and explore the region. Additionally, fog and mist may obscure the views of the mountains, limiting visibility.

Winter starts in November. But from December to February Darjeeling experiences heavy cold. It can also be a good time to visit Darjeeling for (winter lovers) who enjoy cooler temperatures and want to experience the city’s splendour during the festive season, such as Christmas and New Year. 

However, note that temperatures used to drop significantly during this time (December and February), with occasional snowfall in extremely high-altitude elevations, so be sure to prepare your bags following that.

So, you can visit Darjeeling any time during spring, autumn, and winter seasons, but make sure to avoid planning your honeymoon trip during monsoon. 

However, the best time to explore the Queen of Hills Darjeeling is during the spring and autumn months when the weather remains pleasant, and the natural beauty is all around. Whether you're a nature lover, adventure enthusiast, or simply opting for a romantic getaway, Darjeeling is impeccably soul-satisfying. 

Knowing How To Reach Darjeeling

If you're planning a honeymoon to this picturesque hilly destination, here's a comprehensive guide on how you can approach Darjeeling:
By Air:
The nearest airport to Queen of Hills Darjeeling is the Bagdogra Airport (IXB), which is about 65 kilometers away. Just outside the airport, there are many car hire facilities get-at-able, you can hire a pre-paid taxi or board a shared taxicab to reach Darjeeling. 

The journey takes some 3 to 4 hours, traversing pictorial lush greenery leading to hilly terrain routes beautifully dotted with stunning mountains and verdant valleys. Get your budget Darjeeling honeymoon package from Mumbai. 

By Train:
The closest railway station network to the hill station of Darjeeling is New Jalpaiguri (NJP), which is well-connected to major Indian cities like Kolkata, Delhi, and Guwahati. After you reach NJP, hire a taxicab either private or shared, catering to a seamless journey through scenic routes. 

Or, you can opt for a toy train ride, an iconic experience through scenically pleasing landscapes, you may halt and have your meal, take pictures, and resume your journey. A journey from NJP to Darjeeling by taxi or boarding a bus takes approximately 3 to 4 hours. 

By Road:
Queen of Hills Darjeeling is accessible via well-maintained road routes from various Indian cities and towns like Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar, and Kolkata. Avail of a Darjeeling honeymoon package from Kolkata, and Delhi. 
Tourists either drive to Darjeeling or hire bus services operated by the West Bengal State Transport Corporation (WBSTC) or private operators In order to approach the hill town by road. The road ride to Darjeeling is imprinted with scenic views of mountains and greenery. 
Take in a delightfully enthralling journey to Darjeeling and nurture the moments of love. Dream Destination Holidays’ best tour experts ensure exclusive honeymoon packages for Darjeeling to make your idyllic venture of utmost value. Book our best-selling honeymoon packages or get a package vacation with personalization available.

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