Day 2Next day around 10.30 AM, we reached Siliguri bus stand - 2 hrs after the scheduled time of arrival.[Note - Ticket cost per head for this bus journey (~560 kms) was Rs421/-]We checked in at Hotel Vishal - a budget hotel at 1 min walking distance from the bus stand. In the next one and half hours, we got refreshed, had some food in the restaurant and got our phones fully charged. Around 12.00 pm, we checked out and headed towards the nearby Taxi stand.[Note - Both shared and private taxis for Darjeeling and Sikkim are available here. Shared car fare to Darjeeling was Rs150/- per head; while depending on the type of car, rate of private taxis varied between Rs 2200 to 3500, roughly]We opted for a shared Tata Sumo at Rs150/- per head. Had to wait for 30 mins before other seats were filled up.