Tiger HillCurrently Open
- 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
- Hot Cafe
- Park Restaurant
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Things to Know Before Visiting Tiger Hill
86.34% of people who visit Darjeeling include Tiger Hill in their plan
19.19% of people start their Tiger Hill visit around 04 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Tiger Hill
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tiger Hill
Tiger Hill Trips
Tiger Hill, Darjeeling Reviews
Tiger Hill is a famous tourist spot in Darjeeling. It's famous for the view of sunrise in the Himalayas. Here you should reach early in the morning before the sunrise. The place is unorganized there is no building or any toilet. Local people sell tea or coffee. If you get late you miss the spectacular view and get stuck in jam as well. So leave early beat the rush and enjoy the view is good experience.
Its beautiful. From darkness to light, its a fascination to watch nature in action. There are vendors selling mufflers, gloves, jackets, coffee and what not to save you from the early morning cold. Reach here early if you want to be near the railings for a better look at the sunrise. Else the crowd is huge and you will have to tip toe to get a view of the sun.
Observatory is under construction... Went there by 4:15AM on Oct 14, 2018... found a good location to enjoy Sun rise... We were lucky on that day to get a great view without snow impacting.. that moment when Kanchenjunga peak glows when Sun rises is a lifetime experience... Be prepared for the cold...
A popular spot to see the first rays of sun on the Himalayas. So popular it is a journey to get there in the traffic and back. We were fortunate to see the mountains, but they aren't always in view. Can be quite cold so rug up as you are at altitude
One of the best places to visit during sunrise. One should be lucky enough to get a glimpse of Kanchenjunga, this place should be on top of must see list when one visits Darjeeling. Locals sell coffee here in the morning and there is no proper place to dispose used paper cups. Hope the place is maintained clean and preserved for our future