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Is Darjeeling doable in January 3rd week?

New Delhi, India
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Is Darjeeling doable in January 3rd week?

Hi,

Planning to visit Darjeeling for 3 days in january 3rd/4th week, will the cold be bearable at that point of time?

Also, are tourist attractions open during that time? If not, should one prefer gangtok over darjeeling?

Muzaffarpur, India
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for Sikkim, Manali, New Delhi, Darjeeling, Bihar, Katra, Udaipur, Patna, India, Gangtok, Varanasi, Amritsar
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1. Re: Is Darjeeling doable in January 3rd week?

Yes you can visit Darjeeling that time.Weather would be cold but certainly bearable if you have proper woollen wear.All attraction in and around Darjeeling would be open and no accessibility problem at all.

Its very tough to compare Gangtoj and Darjeeling.Both have there own pros and cons.If you are having children then Darjeeling is better.Gangtok is cleaner and better maintained than Darjeeling.

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2. Re: Is Darjeeling doable in January 3rd week?

Basically deal with it as a cold Delhi winter, but with Temps remaining low throughout the day as well as night.

Darjeeling, India
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3. Re: Is Darjeeling doable in January 3rd week?

Yes cold but beautiful. Since its off season here so you can book hotel in discount.

Gangtok is same during winter.

You can try both during same tour.

Edited: 12 January 2016, 06:32
Jodhpur, India
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4. Re: Is Darjeeling doable in January 3rd week?

The temperature at darjling will be around 5 degree and you need proper woolens , you can enjoy liesure at darjling I don't find attractive sights. Whereas gangtok has attractive sights gangtok is better because it doesn't have cold climate compared to darjling and if u plan to nathula pass u may see snow , you can see waterfall and very very clean.

5. Re: Is Darjeeling doable in January 3rd week?

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