Low Cost Tour: From Dhaka to Darjeeling (By Road)

10th Jan 2019
Photo of Low Cost Tour: From Dhaka to Darjeeling (By Road) by Mohd Fahim Hossain

Departure from Dhaka by AC Luxury coach service (Dhaka-Siliguri) at 10.00 – 11.00 pm. Overnight bus journey. Then reach to burimari border at around 6.00-7.00 am. You can take your breakfast on their food hotels. There take some formalities on the emigration part for both Bangladesh & India. And the after the emigration formalities, take your bus again and reach Siliguri at around 10.00 – 11.00 am (Indian Time).

On arrival at Siliguri, get transferred to Darjeeling by sharing jeep car. This jeep car will be found in Darjeeling more and it will cost 150 rupees on the way enjoy the roadside view. This is beautiful place to spend couple of hours on the ride. Later proceed to Darjeeling and stay overnight in Darjeeling. In Darjeeling you can find easily 3/4 Star hotel on your budget. The road side view to Darjeeling are awesome and you must forget your long journey tiredness by visiting the natural view of the roadside.

Day 2

Darjeeling Sight Scene:

This morning, get up early to visit Tiger Hill to witness a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Ranges like Kanchendzonga and Mount Everest. When the sun rises, you can see the horizon changing colors the entire Himalayan range turn golden. From there, proceed to Ghoom Monastery, which is the area’s oldest Monastery, built in 1875. On your way back from Tiger Hill, you can see the 15 feet tall image of Mythey Buddha also. Later ride the famous toy train.

Return to your hotel for a breakfast and proceed for a city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugee Centre, Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock and Tea Estate from outside. (Thursday Closes maximum point) After reaching at hotel, you must enjoy the night silence in the hill area. You can also visit the city side for shopping something else.

The whole sight scene tour will be cost 2000-2500 (Indian rupees).

Day 3

Darjeeling to Kalimpong:

After Breakfast, check out your hotel, drive to Kalimpong. The distance from Darjeeling to Kalimpong is about 50 km (02-hour dirve). Checked into your hotel at kalimpong. Post refreshment proceed for the sightseeing around Kalimpong includes Cactus Nursery, Deolo hills, Pine View Nursery, Crooked Tea House, Flower Nurseries. You can also go to River Teesta for Rafting (on direct payment basis). In the evening, arrive at your hotel, spend your leisure time at hotel or city and stay overnight at your hotel.

The whole day tour will be cost 3000 rupees.

Day 4

Kalimpong to Siliguri to Dhaka:

After breakfast at the hotel, pack your bags, check-out from hotel and take your car for Siliguri. On arrival at Siliguri, get your bus and transfer to Dhaka. Stay overnight in bus and reach to Dhaka.