4 Best Offbeat Attractions In Darjeeling

4 Best Offbeat Attractions In Darjeeling


Explore Darjeeling the way you want. You can be on a family holiday, romantic venture, nature exploration, or adventure trip here. Enjoy the utmost satisfaction of touring Darjeeling with a personalized package. A galore of attractions in and around our Queen of Hills awaits you.

The region, beautifully tucked into the Himalayan foothills at a height of 2045 m, is accessible by road, air, and rail. A wide range of holiday itineraries are available, or you may go for a tailor-made package. Darjeeling tour package cost depends on the choice of transport, accommodation type, number of places, number of days, recreational enjoyment, etc.

This blog exclusively focuses on offbeat attractions Darjeeling is blessed with. Many tour packages offer combined options, such as main attraction explorations along with offbeat trips. However, you can completely shift your attention to off-center tour delights nestled in this iconic hill station.

Explore these lovely and serene offbeat destinations in Darjeeling:

1.     Sittong

Basically, Sittong is a valley cum village consisting of several hamlets in the Kurseong subdivision of the district of Darjeeling. Located at an altitude of 4000ft., Sittong is an emerging offbeat place in Darjeeling. In Sittong, now, the number of accommodations is evolving progressively.

Some homestays are available in Sittong, ideal for a nature escape. The night view of Kurseong City from Sittong is incredible and typical. Kurseong is about 24 km from Sittong by car. A panoramically pleasing view of Himalayan peaks like Mt Kanchenjunga from Sittong fills your heart with delight.

Tea gardens, orange orchards, trekking trails, Ahaldara View Point, Namthing Lake, Mahaldiram Tea Garden, Sitong Lepcha Monastery, Riyang River, Jogighat Bridge, Latpanchar are some wonderful places to explore in and around Sittong. Get an online Darjeeling tour package lowest price.

2.     Chatakpur

7 km from Sonada, Chatakpur is a small, wonderful eco-friendly hilltop hamlet near Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary in the Darjeeling district. Bounded by the Relly Khola River to the south and the range of Mount Kanchenjunga to the north, Chatakpur is greenery.

Chatakpur is nearly 25 km from Darjeeling. Its height is some 7887 feet, comprising around 19 village houses, where dwell about 100 people. This hidden gem of Darjeeling encourages organic farming. Enjoy Chatakpur View Point, Sandakphu at Chatakpur watchtower, and the Sunrise trek to Tiger Hill on your holiday in Chatakpur.

3.     Bees Gaon

A hidden treasure of Darjeeling, Bees Gaon, is a territory imprinted with tea gardens, and lush greenery at an elevation of 5000 ft. From Darjeeling, Bees Gaon is nearly 30 km, a perfect destination to dive into tranquility. The neighboring pine forest, comfy weather, mountainous vistas, and serene ambiance in Bees Gaon is beyond compare.

Settled on the periphery of Takdah, here in Bees Gaon, you can explore some British Baunglows, tea plantations, Peshoke Tea Gardens, Ghoom Monastery, Bara Mangwa, Chota Mangwa, Lamahatta. You might book a cost-effective Darjeeling tour package cost for a comfortable, secure, and promising holiday.

4.     Tinchuley

A spectacular Himalayan hamlet at an altitude of 5800 ft., Tinchuley is approximately 25 km from Darjeeling, facing Kalimpong. This beautiful mountainous settlement is an eco-urban village with the assistance of the World Wildlife Federation.

The name, Tinchuley, stands for Three (tin) Oven (chuley) and is given for its three significant hill tops resembling ovens or chullas. Endowed with natural grandeur, Tinchuley offers splendid sightseeing, involving Tinchuley Monastery, Orange Orchards, Tea Gardens, Gumbadara View Point, Tinchuley Sunrise Point, etc. Take your pick from a Darjeeling tour package lowest price. 

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