Sittong Darjeeling Tour Plan for 5 days

Sittong Tour Plan


Are you longing for an escape from this scorching summer heat to a place that soothes your soul? Well then a five day long  Sittong and Darjeeling tour, might be the perfect choice for you. The remote hamlet of Sittong has been off the tourist charts for a long time and offers you just the right amount of non-commercialized getaway you are hoping for. And not to mention the stunning tea estates and the lordly view of the Kanchenjunga range from the Darjeeling hills will capture your heart at once and refresh your mind.

You might have a lot of questions to consider like how to get there on a budget? What all to explore? Where to stay to experience the remote lifestyle and the local culture? What is the best time to visit the place? There are several Darjeeling and Sittong tour packages that are readily available online, but keeping an itinerary might come handy while selecting the best Sittong and Darjeeling package. Read on!

Sittong Valley View


Day 1: Siliguri / NJP to Sittong

Based on the number of adults, you can take  a luxury or a regular cab from New Jalpaiguri, Siliguri or Bagdogra all the way to Sittong. And trust me when I say the lush-green views throughout this long drive will make you play your favourite song on a loop as you breathe in the serenity of nature. As you reach your destination, you get to unpack your luggage items in the finest homestays in Sittong and experience the local delicacies that will help you unwind for the next fantastic day that awaits you in this nature’s abundance. For best homestays in Sittong you can visit Fusionstays’s Sittong Page and make direct booking.

Day 2: Sittong Sightseeing

On the next day, you are bound to find yourself indulging in the local culture, with the most finger-licking regional breakfast offered by these Sittong homestays. And then off you go for an exhaustive Sittong sightseeing that ranges from the Ahaldara Viewpoint, where the lordly mountain view awaits, to the House of Rabindranath Tagore and Sittong monastery (Upper Ghaylear Longho Lepcha Buddhist monastery) that offers a quick glance of our richly diverse culture. Do not forget to grab some fresh oranges from the beautiful orange orchards, some orchids to tuck behind your ears in the orchid fields, and allow yourself a bite of the medicinal herb at the cinchona plantations before you get back for a good night’s sleep at the best upper Sittong homestays.

Day 3: Sittong to Darjeeling & Sightseeing

On day 3, you head to one of the best homestays in Darjeeling, crossing several tea gardens that fill the air with a luxuriant fragrance. This journey, although short in distance, is loaded with sightseeing points that meet the interest of all kinds of tourists– the Eagle’s Crag for nature lovers, the Dow Hill Eco-Park or the Dow Hill Deer Park for wildlife lovers, the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Museum and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Museum for the history lovers and the Ambotia Shiv Mandir and churches for the religious souls. And with so many stops for recreation and reflection, I understand that you need a really comfortable bed to be able to call it a good day. Keeping this in consideration, you can check out finest homestays in Darjeeling that range from a village-style homestay in Darjeeling to a Darjeeling homestay near malls, based on your preference and budget on and avail exciting coupons, discounts and the best offers in Darjeeling Homestays.

Day 4: Darjeeling Sightseeing

Next, after having a scrumptious, home-cooked breakfast, you go to the tiger hills to experience the lordliness of the Kanchenjunga range and, most importantly, the breath-taking view of the snow laden Mount Everest shining in the bright sunlight. There are several other Darjeeling tourist places you might want to visit now that you have set your foot here. The best of the Darjeeling sightseeing and the tourist places near Darjeeling includes but is in no way limited to Batasialoop, Ghoom Monastery, Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Observatory Hill, Ava Art Gallery and Dali or Druk Choeling Monastery. And don’t miss out on the cup of tea made out of freshly-plucked leaves in the small Tibetan cafes during your Darjeeling trip.

Day 5: Darjeeling to Siliguri/NJP

On the last day of your enriching tour, you travel back to New Jalpaiguri, Siliguri, Bagdogra or some other place in Darjeeling, crossing several tea estates and watching the mountains grow smaller in size as the tyres roll further away from the land. 

darjeeling tour plan


It’s fairly simple to reach Sittong and Darjeeling. From your location, you can travel to New Jalpaiguri, Siliguri or Bagdogra through the railways, airlines or a bus transportation. And from this point, you can opt for a regular cab – Sumo / Bolero / similar (for maximum 9 adults), or a WagonR / Swift dzire / similar (for maximum 4 adults). If you’re not on a tight budget or a lover of luxury, you can take a luxury cab – Innova / Xylo / similar (for maximum 7 adults) to Sittong.


If you are looking for an escape from the heat, the best time to visit for you would be April to June. If you’re looking forward  to experiencing snowfall, then December to January is the time to go. If you want to see the orange orchards in full bloom and enjoy refreshing, organic oranges, then November is the best time to visit for you. And, if you want to explore the places in its absolute serenity, without many travellers around you can opt for a Sittong and Darjeeling tour package between June and September.

2 Replies to “Sittong Darjeeling Tour Plan for 5 days”

    1. I am looking for a fantastic place to stay for 10days break can you please let me have the termof home stay

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