Things to do in Darjeeling on your first ever visit
India has too many cool places but before you go around and channel Maddy Perez and say “Ew”! scroll through and let us introduce the versatile adventure zone nestled over the magnificent Khangchendzonga. At Darjeeling, the Adrenaline junkie in you will savour each moment. Darjeeling is not only a great place to have fun as a backpacker but here you can also take lots of snaps of the tea gardens on the slopes.
One tip: Don’t forget to taste the tastiest Darjeeling Tea the minute you invade the territory.
How to reach: (By Air) You can take a flight from Delhi to Darjeeling. There are around 19 flights flying daily. Make sure you get the booking done early. Once you reach the Bagdogra International Airport you can head towards your stay in Darjeeling. The Chowrasta is 3 hours away. You will pass by Sarangi and continue your ride on NH110The Travel Log hostel is right beside Chowrasta.
What to do:
River Rafting: Hands-on best experience ever! At the Teesta river, the waters will gush and roar. The intensity will pull you in for a ride you will never forget. There are different intensity grades available for you to choose from. Grade 1 for the newbies!
Trek: Get the boots on! Chase the Sandakphu mountain. Capture the best views and live the Bollywood dream. The trek enthusiast will nurture this experience and one can witness Mt.Everest and Kanchenjunga Peak making their glorious appearance.
For this adrenaline rush, you got to spend the following numbers, The River Rafting can roughly cost you around $20 i.e 1500 INR. The Trek won’t burn your pockets at all. It will cost you approx. $115 i.e 9000 INR.
A little bit about the hostel: The Travel Log Hostel offers a cosy stay for an adventurous traveller like you. The rooms are spacious and budget-friendly. The best months to arrive here and squeeze the fun out are in the month of December or around June. A week is enough to hit all the good spots Darjeeling has in store. Have fun and do tag us around you nomad souls!