Tiger Hill

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  • Address: Senchal Forest, Senchal Rd, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734123, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Family And Kids, Hill

Tiger Hill - Review

As the highest point in Ghoom, Tiger Hill is also known for being a famous railway station in Darjeeling. It is not only just another railway station but is the highest one in the country. It was created in the year 1881 and today stands at a height of about 700 feet above the sea level.  It is situated at about a distance of 11 kilometers from Darjeeling. There are various buses, autos, and other transport facilities that connect you between the two easily. 

The real attraction of Tiger Hill is the spectacular vantage point it provides. One can easily view the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest from the Tiger Hill. Watching the sunrise from the Tiger Hill over the Mount Kanchenjunga range, the world’s third highest range, is an unforgettable experience for the tourists. Other than Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Janu , Kabru are some major pinnacles that can be seen from the Tiger Hill. Many tourists come here during the vacation of Durga Puja in West Bengal. During the months of April to May when the summer vacation has started, numerous tourists come to Tiger Hill in order to spend a holiday unlike another.

If it is a luxurious holiday you prefer, all modern facilities are available at Tiger Hill including five star and seven star hotels, shopping malls, multiplex, restaurants where one can watch movies. It is listed as one of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, considering its huge economical and heritage values. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Darjeeling itinerary 1 day.

Tiger Hill Information

  • On a sunny morning, Kurseong is unmistakably visible in the south, as well as the Teesta River, Mahanada River, Balason River and Mechi River are winding down to the south. The Chumal Rhi Pile of Tibet resembles an incredible adjusted mass over the frigid Chola Range.

Restaurants Near Tiger Hill

  • Glenary’s
  • Hot Cafe
  • Park Restaurant

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TripHobo Highlights for Tiger Hill

  • Tiger Hill Address: Senchal Forest, Senchal Rd, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734123, India
  • Tiger Hill Timing: 24-hrs
  • Tiger Hill Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Tiger Hill(preferred time): 04:00 am - 06:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Tiger Hill: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Tiger Hill

  • 95% of people who visit Darjeeling include Tiger Hill in their plan

  • 25.36% of people start their Tiger Hill visit around 04 AM - 05 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Tiger Hill

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

94.82% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tiger Hill

People normally club together Kanchenjunga View Point and Peace Pagoda while planning their visit to Tiger Hill.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Tiger Hill, Darjeeling Reviews

  • Beautiful place to visit. The views are exquisite. You can get snacks around. But due to a lot of popularity the place gets a bit hefty. They are preparing a glass view but by my time it wasn't ready

  • Well. This place is beautiful. I went in the afternoon and damn! Reminds me of a few places back home. Anyway! It's a beautiful spot. I just hope the construction there gets done with soon. But very very beautiful!

  • My first question is why fo we have Cigarette sellers everywhere on a public spot. Lets talk about view. It is really blissful and amazing. You should have a perfect timing to view the sunrise and weather condition too. Its overcrowded and there is no authority managing this space. Make sure to carry some woolen clothes while visiting here. 👍👍 I would definitely recommend people to visit here once.

  • The sunrise was an amazing view. But you have to have the perfect timing to reach there. I read loads of reviews and some said we've to leave too early like at 2 AM and some had other opinion. I'd say 3:30-4 AM is the perfect time to start the journey. Make sure to be there by 4:30 so that you can see the sun rise perfectly. The walk upto the sunrise spot is a little rocky so make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

  • The experience of that special morning view from this sunrise point has been engraved so deep in my mind.. that I can feel it for the rest of my life.. the cold breeze.. the golden peaks.. and the beautiful sky.. !!

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