Tiger Hill in Darjeeling

Duration

1 - 2 Hours

Timing

4 AM - 6 PM

Entry Ticket

₹70/- per person

A Brief About The Place

Tiger Hill lies at an altitude of 2590 meters and at a distance of 13 km away from Darjeeling. It is famous for the awestruck glimpses of sunrise one can see from the top and the peaks of Kanchenjunga are lit up before the sunlight is seen anywhere else in the city, which is something one should witness.

The whole area is covered with grassy foliage with sublime clouds in the background. The fresh morning air as one makes their way to the summit is a refreshing experience. You should start your journey from 3:30 a.m. to reach Tiger Hills by 4:15 a.m. This gets delayed in winter as the sun rises later. 

Things to do at Tiger Hill, Darjeeling

There are a number of activities you can do while visiting there:

  • Trekking
  • Hiking
  • Click photos of the scenic beauty
  • Sit there for hours to witness the different colors of the sky

How to reach Tiger Hill in Darjeeling

  • By air: Bagdogra Airport is located at a distance of 66 km and takes approximately 3 hrs to reach.
  • By train: Ghum Railway Station is about 16 km away from the and will take around 1 hr to reach.
  • By road: Siliguri, located approximately 58 km away, takes two and a half hours. Otherwise one should book a car for Rs. 1200/1800 from Darjeeling.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The entry fee for Tiger Hill is Rs. 70 per person. The Observatory Tower has its own tickets, and the prices vary based on the level.

Yes, there is a permit required to enter Tiger Hills.

Tiger Hill trek is a 5.8 mile out and back long trail near Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri, West Bengal. Although it is a moderately challenging route and it takes 3 hours to complete.

Tiger Hill is definitely worth a visit as it offers a mesmerizing view of the snow-capped mountains when the sunlight hits.

The best time to visit Tiger Hill, Darjeeling is October to November and March to May.

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