Also referred as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations of the East’, Darjeeling, which is also known as one of the highest tea producing places, is a famous tourist destination known for its splendors of nature. Situated on the Shivalik hills of the lower ranges of the Himalayas, this destination, which is home to various British-style public schools, houses and hotels that are very ancient and declared as heritage buildings, is one of the previous colonial summer capitals of the area. Darjeeling offers serene atmosphere, golden colored brew called the Darjeeling Tea, scented pines and the view of the snowline. The undulating tea plantations and mist shrouded mountain ranges draw the attention of tourists from every nook & corner of the world to this fascinating destination.
Major Tourist Attractions
Happy Valley Tea Garden
Located on the Lebong Carter Road, this popular Happy Valley Tea Garden is a rest providing getaway far away from the noise of the cities. This aromatic tea garden, which has since become a pilgrimage of sorts for tea connoisseurs, is also very popular among the honeymoon couples.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Having been declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (D. H. R.), which provides the Himalayan toy train service between Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri, is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the youthful Darjeeling. Being one of the few steam engines still in service in India, DHR, which connects the town with the plains, is the town’s other claim to worldwide popularity.
Tiger Hill: - Perched at a height of 2,590 meters and overlooking the charming sunrise-view of the dazzling snow-capped Kanchenjunga Mountains, Tiger Hill, which is the highest peak in Darjeeling, is the perfect place to take the enjoyment of the splendid glimpses of the great Himalayas.
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute: - Being a pilgrimage for climbers, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is home to Darjeeling Zoo having the upper Himalayan animals like Snow Leopard, Red Pandas, Tibetan Wolf, etc.
The Mall Road: - Also offering a splendid view of the Himalayan ranges and arraying with restaurants, shops, hotels and pubs, the Mall Road is the most happening place and one of the main attractions in Darjeeling.
Other Attractions: - Other star attractions of a Darjeeling tour comprise the Batasia Loop, the popular Botanical Gardens, a martyrs’ memorial, Darjeeling Ropeway, the Rock Garden, Ganga Maya Park, Buddhist Monasteries, Peace Pagoda, Mahakal Temple, Japanese Temple, Bengal Natural History Museum, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center, etc.
Best Time to Visit
Couples can plan their honeymoon anytime of the year but the best time to visit Darjeeling is April to June.
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