Darjeeling

Explore Darjeeling

It is a fascinating thing to explore Darjeeling because the most beautiful hidden gem of India lies here. This place has a long history as Darjeeling was the favorite part of the British, so it shares the heritage of most of the old commercial buildings and schools, and the bungalow design is of colonial style, Mesmerizing view of the snow-capped peaks of Mt Kanchenjunga on its backdrop, the beautiful tea garden on the slop of the rolling hills, the orchids, pines trees, Rhododendron, and the legacy of the Toy train. Whistling and making their way towards the mountains all these things make Darjeeling a place to visit once in a lifetime. The charm and the vibe of these places are out of these worlds, that is why it is called `Queen Of Hills'.

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Best time to visit Darjeeling

Every season in Darjeeling is perfect to visit, but if you want to visit this place in its full beauty then March to May on the first half of the year. In the second half you can visit from October to December During these seasons the weather will be pleasant in the first half of the season March to May and the skies remain clear which would be perfect for Witness Mountains and valleys.

Remaining second half of the year we called it festive times it could be a little bit colder compared to the first half of the year but worth visiting. The Golden hour we called it, is the best time to see the Reddish Mt peak of Kanchenjunga in the evening and morning hour. Whereas in monsoon you will get rainfall on these regions which would be problematic to tour.

Culture of Darjeeling

Darjeeling is the melting point of diverse cultures; here you can come across the belonging of different communities. Due to its diversity, you can also discern multiple languages like Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, and English. This is amongst many other fascinating facts about Darjeeling and it is reflected in the architectural styles of the various monasteries, temples, and churches.

Places to visit in Darjeeling

Mall Road Chowrasta

Mall Road Chowrasta

Mall road or Chowrasta is one of the iconic places to visit in Darjeeling, which is a flat opening space for the public square. The space is so special that it has seen a long history from British raj in India it has its vibe Chowrasta is free from vehicular traffic surrounded by the old stores and in the backdrop the view of Mt Kanchenjunga. Mall Chowrasta is the place where most of the tourists and locals hang out during the day and in the evening and night too. Most of the famous and best hotels and restaurants, caf├ęs, and pubs are near Mall road.

Tiger Hill

Tiger Hill

Located at the highest place in the Darjeeling area, this place is best known for its dazzling morning view of Mt Kanchenjunga and the snow-covered peaks you can see the entire western Himalayan range from here. Tiger hill is located 11 km from Darjeeling town and takes almost 46 minutes to reach by car to this place. On a clear day, you can see Mt Everest from here.

Darjeeling Toy Train

Darjeeling Toy Train

DHR Darjeeling Himalayan railways operate both in steam and diesel. The steam engine train driven is the old and the most heritage one and earns the UNESCO World Heritage site tag. The 2-hour journey of a joy ride can be taken from Darjeeling station to Ghum station and in between, you can witness the beautiful valleys and tea gardens the train passes from the iconic Batasia loop and stops for 15 minutes in Ghum station. In Ghum station you can visit the Museum which exhibits the old artifacts and which shows the history of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

Darjeeling Ropeway

Darjeeling Ropeway

The Darjeeling ropeway which is also known as the Rangeet Valley Passenger Cable car, from where you can get a mind-blowing view of dense pine forest and the green lush tea gardens, streams of the waterfall in its full flow, and the Mt Kanchenjunga at the background. Get off at the lower station and enjoy the Tea estate walk around the Tea garden or just sit down and relax.

Sandakphu Trek

Sandakphu Trek

Sandakphu, the highest point of West Bengal is situated at an elevation of 3636mtr. All the trek routes of Sandakphu are stunning and offer a great richness of diversified flora and fauna. Sandakphu is the ideal point in West Bengal to witness the heavenly view of the snow-capped Greater Himalayan Mountains. Sandakphu Trek, through Singalia National Park, gives you a different vibe here in Darjeeling.

Japanese Peace Pagoda

Japanese Peace Pagoda

The Japanese Peace Pagoda of Darjeeling was built in 1972. It was meant to spread peace and maintain harmony of unity in society. This is a two-storied white Japanese temple that emits a peaceful aura amidst calm, green mountains. This beautiful place is situated just after a 10mins drive from Darjeeling's main town.

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