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Paragliding in Darjeeling
Adventure Moderate 1 Days
Ever wondered about having wings and flying like a bird? Well, paragliding is one such sport that gives you a sneak peek into the world of flying. Enjoy, as you stay suspended in the air, beautiful landscapes, forest covers, and white snow-clad Himalayan peaks. The activity can be booked and undertaken at Singamari and can last for upto half an hour. The picturesque town of Darjeeling makes a wonderful backdrop along with the majestic Himalayas to give you a perfect experience. The best time to visit Darjeeling for paragliding is between Oct-Apr.
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A Day Trek To Tonglu
Adventure Moderate 1 Days
A day Hike in Darjeeling is the perfect for those adventure junkies who have limited time, but can’t leave without seeing the colossal Himalayan peaks from offbeat locations. This single day tour is highlighted by magnificent views of the Khangchendzongna (8586 meters / 28,169 feet above sea level), and if lady luck is smiling on you, Mount Everest (8848 meters / 29, 0290 feet above sea level) on a clear day. You can start the trek as early as 6.00 am and return back to Darjeeling around 5pm. The entire trail is scenic and makes for a wonderful walk through. The best time to visit Tonglu, Darjeeling is between Oct-Apr.
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Cycling in Tiger Hill
Adventure Easy 1 Days
Tiger Hill is an iconic tourist attraction, famous for its stunning sunrise view and the Himalayan ranges in the backdrop. Adventure activities such as hiking, trekking and camping are offered in and around this region. But an ideal way of enjoying the beauty of nature on Tiger Hill is to take up mountain cycling and is a one of a kind experience. The best time to visit Tiger Hill in Darjeeling is Mar-Apr and Sep-Dec.
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Old Ghoom Monastery
Cultural Easy 1 Days
Built in 1850, the Yiga Choeling or the Old Ghoom Monastery, constructed by monk Sokpo Sherab Gyatso, is the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery built in this region. It belongs to the yellow hact sect (Gelukpa) and is situated 8 km outside Darjeeling at an elevation of about 8000 ft above sea level. The major attraction here is the 15 feet high statue of the Maitreya Buddha made from clay from Tibet. This monastery was also significant during the Chinese occupation of Tibet in 1959 when many of the abbots fled here for refuge. The best time to visit the Old Ghoom Monastery is between Oct-Dec and Apr-Jun.
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Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center
Cultural Easy 1 Days
This center was established in 1959 to support the Tibetans who fled their homeland after occupation by China. It provided them with an outlet where they could produce and sell Tibetan handicrafts to generate an income. The workshops aren't as productive as they once were because most of the refugees have aged. However, various handcrafts are still sold on the premises, including rugs. One can even design their own rug or choose from the available designs. Visitors can also see an educational exhibition of old photos and documents dedicated to the Tibetan cause. The center is closed on Sundays. The best time to visit teh Tibetan Refuge Self Help Center in Darjeeling is throughout the year.
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Japanese Peace pagoda and Dali Gompa
Cultural Easy 1 Days
"If you are chasing serenity then a visit to the Japanese Peace Pagoda and the Dali Gompa is a must. The 30-minute tour of the Japanese Peace Pagoda, built by by Nichidatsu Fuji, a friend of Mahatma Gandhi, is a reminder to visitors of the precious lives lost in World War II. The Dali Gompa or the Druk Sangag Choeling—Monastery serves as the headquarters and the residence for Drukchen Rinpoche the XII and is home to more than 200 Buddhist monks. Inaugurated in 1993 by His Holiness Dalai Lama, it is the largest complex in this region and houses a library containing important Buddhist texts of the Kargyupa sect. You can easily spend half a day on these activities interacting with the lamas, taking a stroll, having a cup of butter tea or even meditating.
The best time to visit Japanese Peace Pagoda/  Dali Gompa, Darjeeling is throughout the year."
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Ride on the Toy Train
Leisure Easy 1 Days
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was completed by the British in 1881 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It runs all the way from the lower reaches of the mountains to Darjeeling town. This is one of the most iconic of all attractions in Darjeeling. If you are looking to make your Instagram channel interesting, do not miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience. The toy train, as it is lovingly called, is a piece of living history that one must experience. The best time to visit Darjeeling to go on the toy-train is throughout the year.
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Tea Garden Tour
Leisure Easy 1 Days
More than 80 tea gardens carpet the hills around Darjeeling and any trip there wouldn't be complete without visiting a few. Happy Valley Tea Estate is the most famous tea garden. It's only five minutes from town, making it invariably visited by tourists. The estate has a long history dating back to 1850 and grows among the finest organic teas in the region. For an additional 50 rupees, you can get dressed up in a traditional Nepali outfit and pose in the tea gardens. An hour and a half south of Darjeeling, you'll find some outstanding tea gardens near Kurseong. These include Makaibari Tea Estate (which produces some of the rarest and most expensive tea in the world), Castleton (which actually has a castle of sorts and has been owned by Kolkata royalty) and sprawling Ambootia Tea Estate (their organic Darjeeling black tea is highly regarded). Nuxalbari Tea Estate. This commendable tea estate is only 15 minutes from the airport. It's owned and run by women, and is the first large tea estate in India to produce "Certified Elephant Friendly Tea". Elephants are free to pass through the tea gardens! Tea festival is a small celebration that takes place in November and December in Darjeeling and Sikkim. Some plantations also allow you to dress up like tea-pluckers and pluck tea. The best time to visit tea-plantations in Darjeeling is between Apr-Jun and Nov-Dec each year.
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Darjeeling Rangit Valley Ropeway
Leisure Easy 1 Days
The Darjeeling-Rangit valley Ropeway was constructed and opened to the public in 1968. Since then it has been a major draw for tourists and locals alike. The ropeway is located at Singamari and is at an elevation os about 7000 feet above sea level. The cable cars traverses across the North Point in Singmari to the Singla Bazaar, giving its passengers amazing scenary to photographwith the backdrop of the twon of Darjeeling andthe mighty Himalayas. There are around 16 cable cars that can comfortably carry at least 6 people in a single ride which lasts for about half an hour or more. The best time to visit Darjeeling and go on a ropeway ride is between Sep-May.
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Lebong Race Course
History Easy 1 Days
Are you interested in all things equestrian? Then your visit to Darjeeling would be incomplete without a tour to the world’s highest and smallest racing track, at the Lebong Race Course, which is steeped in history of a bygone era. Instituted in 1885 by the Raj, this venue served as a parade ground and is still operational under the Gymkhana Club which organizes frequent racing events here. The best time to visit Lebong Race Course, Darjeeling is May-Jun and Oct-Nov
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Bengal Natural History Museum
History Easy 1 Days
"The Bengal Natural History Museum, first established in 1903 under directives of Lord Curzon was once an Bengal Natural Museum Society undertaking and then went under the upkeep of teh Forest Department, till finally it has now been handed over to the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park authorities for maintenance and upkeep. The new location is inside the Zoological Park in Darjeeling itself. This provides a fascinating insight into the diverse flora and fauna of this region. It houses an extensive taxidermy-collection of mammals, birds & nests with eggs, reptiles, fish and insects of many varieties, namely 4300, covering a wide spectrum of the Himalayan fauna and Bengal wildlife. It is equally important from an archaeological perspective. There is also a small library in the Museum building and houses with many rare and valuable books including 125 volume series of 'The fauna of British India'. It is closed on Thursdays and on National Holidays.
Best time to visit the Bengal Natural history Museum in darjeeling is throughout the year"
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DHR Ghoom Museum
History Easy 1 Days
Founded in the year 2000, the DHR Ghoom Museum was constructed to showcase the heritage of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Toy Train. The DHR Ghoom Museum is one of the three museums established Darjeeling district for the same. The other two are located at Kurseong and Sukna. The museum though small, owns some rare artifacts, photographs, and the oldest Toy Train Engine, ‘Baby Sivok’, that started its operation in 1881 providing the first ever rail link through the mountains.There are also items donated by railway employees like spare uniform too that add to the rich history of the Himalayan railways. The museum room is located right above the Ghum/ Ghoom station, which is the country's highest railway station at an altitude of 7400 feet above sea level. The best time to visit the DHR Ghoom museum in Darjeeling is throughout the year, except on national holidays.
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