For watching sunrise, you have to start by 3:30am in the morning. To start this early is required as during the high season hundreds of tourists come here every day during this time and there are a large number of cars lined up and you may not get a parking place near the summit. Book Holidays to Darjeeling in unbeatable price.So you have to walk uphill a little and walking in hill area is three times of walking in the plains! The tower-house from where people watch the sunrise also gets full if you reach late and then you have to watch the sunrise from a little below the summit.
Whether of Darjeeling is not very reliable, it can change anytime. The fog and the mist come all of a sudden and cover everything with a white blanket which is highly unpredictable. Moreover the weather and the sky from Darjeeling Town cannot indicate anything about the weather at Tiger Hill as the Clouds and fog in this area lie at various levels. Many a times tourists can see the sun when it has risen quite a bit in the sky and there is no surety of a perfect sunrise view.