Enjoying Darjeeling Sikkim Tour in Winters – List of Exciting Things to Do

Darjeeling is one of the most frequented hill stations. Although one can visit Darjeeling at any time of the year, Darjeeling in winter turns charming and exciting. From toy trains to sunsets and adrenaline-pumping treks – the Darjeeling Sikkim tour has everything in store. If you’re planning a Darjeeling tour in the winter, here are a few things you can enjoy.

Darjeeling weather in December 

Winter is one of the best times to visit Darjeeling and Sikkim. Although the temperature is very cold, it is bearable and pleasant during the day. So, if you’re a winter lover, you’ll love the weather. In December, Darjeeling experiences a temperature From 2.5 to 11.2 degrees centigrade. 

Exciting things to do in December in  Darjeeling

Enjoy a clear view from Tiger Hill

Although Tiger Hill is one of the famous viewpoints for experiencing the beauty of Kanchenjunga during the early hours of sunrise, when you plan a trip in the winter, you can get this view completely clear and free from all sorts of fog and cloud covers. Unquestionably, Tiger Hill will be colder in winter compared to summer. However, the sight will be worth the shivers you might feel up there. 

Experience the cold in Ghoom station 

Apart from Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop and Ghoom stations are the places in Darjeeling where you can enjoy the weather and the view of the mighty Kanchenjunga throughout the day. This is possible during the winter seasons. 

Encounter the lively animals in the Zoo

Another attraction of Darjeeling is the Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park. During the winter, the animals are at full energy, and you will find them roaming from one corner of the cage to another. Moreover, winters call for the growth of an exquisite collection of flora and fauna, which you will not find during the other seasons. 

Embark on a trekking expedition

If you’re searching for snow, then from Darjeeling, you can easily plan a trekking expedition to Sandakphu-Phalut. Although you’ll meet a few challenges on the way, winters will give the travellers the best views of the mountain peaks and motivate them to keep moving by overcoming the challenges. 

Enjoy the seasonal festivals 

Winter is the time for you to become a part of the regional festivals of Darjeeling. You can join the Teesta Tea & tourism Festival and Darjeeling Orange Festival and make a grand year-end celebration with Christmas parties. 


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