Tiger Hill is located in the city of Darjeeling of West Bengal. Although there are many other tourist places in Darjeeling, Tiger Hill itself is different. So many tourists come here every day to see the sunrise in the morning. And why not, it is so attractive and beautiful that everyone is drawn towards it. The most fun on Tiger hill Darjeeling is its climbing. It is the highest peak of Darjeeling with a height of 8482 feet. With this height, the entire Darjeeling city looks so mesmerizing. It also has the second-highest peak in the world, Kanchenjunga.
Tiger hill Darjeeling is not only a scenic tourist spot with a beautiful view of the sunrise but also a place steeped in the natural beauty of the Himalayas. Whenever we see a mountain, there is already a picture in our mind, but we claim that once we saw the Tiger Hill of Darjeeling, the image that was made in your mind would be nothing. You will never want to miss that wonderful view of the sunrise from Darjeeling Tiger Hill.
On seeing the Tiger hill Darjeeling sunrise, it seems as if the sun is now just a few steps away from you and you have to cover this distance by walking on the clouds like a white carpet. You will witness it at sunrise, you will be able to see the sunlight turning white clouds. You will be able to see that the sun which was hidden between the clouds from the ground is 8482 feet up and it is higher than the clouds. This beautiful view of nature will settle in your eyes as well as your heart for a lifetime. This view will fill you with positivity and thrill.
How to reach Tiger Hill
To reach Tiger Hill, you must first reach Darjeeling. Tiger Hill is very close to Darjeeling. It is about 11 km from the city and above Ghoom. After Ghoom station, you will now have to climb the narrow paths of the hill. It will take you just 40 minutes to reach the summit from Darjeeling to the summit. Apart from this, you can also go by shared jeep which runs from club side stand. This taxi stand is on Nehru Road. You can also go from Chowk Bazar sitting in a shared jeep. So, the tourists should have no difficulty to visit this place.
Best time to visit Tiger Hill
If you want to see frozen snow in the mountains, then the time between October and December is perfect to go. The time between March and April is the right time to visit Tiger hill Darjeeling because at this time there is no freezing cold, but some snow can still be seen in the mountains. To see the sunrise, you will start climbing from 3:30 pm, then you will be able to reach the peak by 4:15 in the morning. In winter you can start climbing from 4:15 in the morning. You may feel that it is too early, but it is not so. This is because hundreds of tourists come here every day, due to which you may have to take long queues while going up. Therefore, if you come out of time, you will be able to enjoy the sunrise at the right time.
Places to visit near Tiger Hill
Darjeeling is one of the famous tourist destinations which is sprawling with numerous popular attractions. Places to visit near Tiger Hill are Batasia Loop, Ghoom Monastery, Darjeeling Ropeway, Toy Train, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, etc.
Tiger Hill Timings: 4:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M
Tiger Hill Entry Fees: INR 50 per person