Darjeeling: Queen of Hill Stations
Darjeeling is cuddled up in the Himalayas and is famed for its tea making and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways. This town in the hills was founded in the 19th century by British. Darjeeling is the perfect place for holidays due to the pleasant climate and mesmerizing winds. Apart from this, it is also famous for British style schools which attract students not only from India, but also from abroad.
Delight of Tourists
It is one of the most visited tourist places in India. There are some places which a tourist must visit:
Happy Valley Tea Garden:
As Darjeeling is famous for the manufacturing of Tea, this tea garden on the Lebong Carter Road catches the eyes of many tourists. This garden is full of tea plants which decorate the surroundings which looks like a scenery.
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway:
Railway stations are common in every place, but what is special about this railway? This railway system is counted as a UNESCO World Heritage and is a rare sight. It’s a must to see this outstanding piece of engineering if you go to Darjeeling.
This hill will gift you with the outstanding view of Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga. It is an advice to take a look of sunrise during the morning, which is a mesmerizing view from this hill.
Dhirdham Temple is situated above the toy train railway station, and is one of the oldest temples in Darjeeling.
This place is in the memory of freedom fighters who lost their lives during the independence of India in 1947. If you want a piece of history, then this is the place to be.
Chowrasta and the Mall:
This is one of the most famous and visiting places. People come here for shopping and eating delicious food. This Mall Road is the star in the pride of Darjeeling.
Monasteries and Japanese Peace Pagoda:
Your search for mental peace ends here. Visit several Buddhist monasteries and especially the rare Japanese Peace Pagoda if you want peace.
Want something different?
So, this place is also wrapped some astonishing and rare things in its beauty. Darjeeling is the place which is famous for different species of animals and there is a proper zoological park for them. Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Parkis the home for many rare animals like the Snow Leopard, Wild wolf, Pandas, and many more. You can also try bike rides as there are many services which give you bike on rent for sometime. Hiking, camping, river rafting etc., are the most common things people love to enjoy there during their travel to Darjeeling.
No need to worry about accommodation:
Yes, there is no need to worry about accommodation as you can find best hotel deals online and there are many hotels that provide you rooms at cheap rates. There are wonderful and comfortable facilities available for travelling purposes when you tour this place.
When to visit?
The best time to travel is during the summer months as the cold climate and soothing nature of the place will give you respite from the heat of the summers.
How to reach?
It can be reached by a taxi, railways (Darjeeling Himalayan Railways), by bus and by air (till Bagdogra Airport). The travel options are open always and you will never have a problem reaching there. Try not to prefer a private vehicle for this tour as you cannot enjoy the whole tour while driving.