Dive Into The Offbeat Splendor Of Darjeeling

Dive Into The Offbeat Splendor Of Darjeeling


Are you looking for a remote location on your Darjeeling holiday to avoid the hustle and bustle of touristy places? This blog shares some of the top-notch serene attractions in our Queen of Hills Darjeeling. With snow-shrouded Himalayan peaks, rolling roads, lush green tea gardens, and a misty climate, Darjeeling awaits you with a number of offbeat attractions.

A two- to three-day holiday package is enough for a Darjeeling tour. If you want to explore places like Dooars or Gangtok with Darjeeling as a combined trip, book a Darjeeling Gangtok tour package. Holiday itineraries are available at cost-effective prices. You can check booking websites or travel agencies online to compare prices.

Given below are some of the best offbeat places shortlisted for your Darjeeling holiday stay:


Explore the beauty of Mother Nature in Takdah, a hidden gem in Darjeeling at a height of 4000 feet wrapped up in fog and mist. Takdah is a remote site brimming with luxuriant tea gardens, cedar forests, Mighty Himalayan landscapes, and varieties of orchids. Takdah is about 28 km by road from Darjeeling, ideal for family holidays, honeymoons, and nature retreats.


Sitting close to Takdah, Tinchuley is a petite location at an altitude of 5500 feet in Darjeeling. With an unspoiled natural splendour, Tinchuley sits some 27 km. from Darjeeling and 3.5 km from Takdah. This quaint hamlet ensures a seamless nature retreat for tourists opting for composure. Tinchuley is popular for orange orchids, offering panoramic vistas of Mt Kanchenjunga. You might book a low-cost Darjeeling Gangtok tour packagefrom a reputed travel agency near you.


Lepchajagat is a petite Himalayan hamlet near Darjeeling that offers a panoramic view of the town of Darjeeling, which is some 40 min apart. Capture the stunning views of the snow-laden peaks of Mount Kanchenjunga from this beautiful Himalayan village.

It takes about 64 km to reach Lepchajagat from Siliguri. If you want to spend some time at your own pace uninterrupted by others, Lepchajagat you should consider. Explore the sunrise view at Lepchajagat to make your trip more exclusive.


Chatakpur is famous for its eco-tourism and bird-watching, featuring soul-satisfying trekking trails, the sunrise view, lush greenery, and a forested environment. Chatakpur Sunrise Viewpoint is one of the major attractions there.

The driving distance of Chatakpur and Darjeeling town is about 1 hour 30 min. Based on your homestay location in Chatakpur, the distance may increase. From Bagdogra and NJP, Chatakpur is some 80 km and 65 km away respectively.

All-inclusive holiday packages cover transport (sightseeing tours by car, airport and NJP shuttles, flight ticketing, rail ticketing), 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), outdoor sightseeing, and outdoor recreation. Book an affordable Darjeeling Gangtok tour package from Bagdogra.

You can only book car hire assistance for Darjeeling offbeat tours from your tour operator or travel agency. If you book a homestay in these offbeat sites, homestay owners will look after your meals as an inclusionary service. 

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