Darjeeling, which is also known as the “Queen of the Hills,” is one of the famous places to visit in India. This beautiful place is famous for its colonial structural design, Buddhist monasteries, snow leopards, and red pandas and is a perfect destination to visit to satisfy the curious traveller. You can throw yourself into the beautiful scenery, the surroundings and the landscape of the Himalayan faces of Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet. Your travel companion throughout the trip can be hot, freshly brewed Darjeeling tea. Darjeeling has a number of things to do for both the leisure traveller and the adventure traveler. One of the most experiential things to do when you are in Darjeeling is Mountain biking or a cycling. Mountain biking to Tiger Hill has become one of the most interesting adventure trips for everyone as this is one of the highly recommended places for sunrise view with mountain ranges. On the way to Tiger hill, the road allows you to explore dense forests on both sides of the road. The morning views are best during autumn and spring. The distance from Darjeeling to Tiger Hill is approximately 11 kilometer and it is located towards South of Darjeeling above Ghoom. Tiger Hill is one of the major tourist attractions as it is famous for its stunning sunrise view and the Himalayan ranges in the backdrop and every day whenever you visit Tiger Hill you will find hundreds of jeeps, hence the traffic snarls en route are quite common. Apart from the mountain biking or the cycling you can also do other adventure activities like trekking, camping and hiking. But an ideal way of enjoying the beauty of nature on Tiger Hill is to take up mountain cycling and experience in a different level.
How to reach
The nearest airport is Bagdogra airport and the nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri railway station. From both the airport and the railway station you can hire a cab or can take other public transportation from the main tour Siliguri. The distance from Siliguri to Darjeeling is approximately two and half hours. Once you reach Darjeeling you can hire a local taxi for next early morning to go to Tiger Hill or can hire a mountain bike.
Best time to visit
The best time to visit Tiger Hill in Darjeeling is Mar-Apr and Sep-Dec.
Darjeeling tour package
Tiger Hill mountain biking