Darjeeling tiger hill

Darjeeling tiger hill, Route, Best Time to Visit, Images

Distance From Darjeeling Town: 11 Km.

Journey Time: 60 mins from Darjeeling Town.

Altitude: 8482 ft

SeasonBest Time to Start for Sunrise
Winter4:00 am
Summer3:30 am

Best Time to visit: Feb Last week to Apr Last Week.

Vehicle Entry fee: Rs.10

Tourists flow is high from Dec till May month. Dec, Jan and Holidays will be high.

Sky will be clear during Mar, Apr, Oct and Nov (first week).

Sunrise Time: 6:05 am – 6:25 am.

Darjeeling tiger hill Major Attractions

  1. Sunrise Point. Sur rises behind Kanchenjunga peaks.
  2. Kanchenjunga Snow Peaks changes its colour during Sunrise.
  3. Mount Everest View

Hundreds of Tourists gather at this point to view the breathtaking sunrise view.

Observatory Tower Charges

LocationTicket Cost/ person
Ground LevelRs.30
First FloorRs.40
Top FloorRs.50

Observatory tower remains closed after tourists exit.

Majority of the tourists sit outside for the good view.

Cab Fare from Darjeeling Town to Tiger Hill

Cost: Rs.1000 for 4 persons.

Other interesting Points while on the way: Batasia Loop and Samten Choling Monastery.


  1. Not advisable for Children under 3 years.
  2. Advisable to carry woollen clothes.
  3. Not advisable for tourists suffering from Pneumonia as the weather will be cold.
  4. Start early otherwise hard to find parking space near the entrance.

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