Frequently Asked Questions about Darjeeling
1.What is the best time to visit Darjeeling?
The monsoon season ends in September and winter starts in October making it the best time to visit this sleepy hill station. Winter lasts till February and the temperature ranges from 5 to 7 degrees.
2.What must be the backpack essentials when travelling to Darjeeling?
If you are visiting Darjeeling during winter, you must carry heavy woollen clothes, durable shoes or winter boots, socks, ear muffs and gloves, hats or caps, shawls or scarves, and weather-resistant jackets. During the spring to the summer season, you must carry comfortable clothes, preferably in a breathable fabric. The nights could get cold any time of the year, so it is good to carry a sweater or a woollen clothing item too. Other items to include are essential medicines, toiletries, cell phone charger, power bank, umbrella, and extra batteries. If case you or a fellow traveller suffers from motion sickness, it is a good idea to carry vomit bags or doctor prescribed medication.
3.What are the best places to explore in Darjeeling?
Tiger Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Singalila National Park, Barbotey Garden, the Peace Pagoda, Sandakphu Peak, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoo, Happy Valley Tea Estate, are a few places you cannot miss during your visit to Darjeeling. A ride in the Darjeeling Toy Train to Ghoom station can give you a one of a kind view of Darjeeling.
4.What are some of the must-try food items in Darjeeling?
Darjeeling cuisine is a mix of Tibetan, Bengali and Nepali food. Tea, Momos, Thukpa Soup Noodle, Churpee, Kakra Ko Achar and Kinema, Sinki, Phagshapa, Sel Roti, Shaphalay, and Dalle, a type of pickle is the best of all three cuisines.
5.What are the popular Darjeeling tour packages provided by Ezi Holiday?
- Amazing Darjeeling & Gangtok Summer Special: 4 Nights | 5 Days Package
- Blissful Gangtok & Darjeeling Tour: 4 Nights | 5 Days Package
- Romantic Darjeeling and Sikkim tour package- Honeymoon special: 6 Nights | 7 Days Package
- Eastern Delight: 5 Nights | 6 Days Package
- West Bengal & Sikkim: Two Marvels of the East | 6 Nights | 7 Days Package
We offer Darjeeling honeymoon packages and Sikkim tour packages at the most affordable rates.