If you think to plan a trip to a hill town, Darjeeling is eagerly waiting for you to present its cloud-capped hills where you can get the great feeling to touch a cloud and within the different time of a day every slope of the hill will present you a different shape view of a cloud. Darjeeling tourism is so much attractive because the amazing view of Kanchenjunga peak looking clearly from here and world’s most wonderful sunrise can sight from Tiger hill, 11 km from Darjeeling Town. Darjeeling also famous for its tea garden which creates a fascinating view of the hill slopes.
If you are an adventure lover, Darjeeling ropeway is a great opportunity for you. It’s called Rangeet Valley Passenger Cable Car. You can discover the panoramic view of Darjeeling from 7000 ft to 800 ft in a 45-minute drive. On the other hand Darjeeling Himalayan Railway offer you to ride on toy train to view the wonderful sight of witness pleasing mountain. The Toy Train runs on the hill slope within local shops, villages and hill stations. You also get the opportunity to visit India’s highest hill station ‘Ghum railway station’ by riding the toy train.
Paragliding is available in Darjeeling.If you want to fly as a bird and want to view Darjeeling hills, Kanchenjunga peak, Everest and tiny houses and trees as a spy bird Paragliding can give you that feeling. A lot of monumental Buddhist monasteries are located in Darjeeling which introduce to you with the different cultural and religious activities. Darjeeling botanical garden 40 acres in area, is very near from the Darjeeling Town. When you enter into it you I’m sure you’ll see everything different from other botanical gardens in India. It’s into the best botanical gardens in Asia.
Darjeeling zoo which official name is ‘Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park’ is one of the best zoos in the world. You’ll get a different environment in the zoo as like you are looking the animals naturally in the hill slopes, not in a zoo. There is a museum called ‘Himalayan Mountaineering Institute’ are situated into the zoo. The zoo has a numerous collection of brave mountaineer’s instrument who attempts to the Everest and other hills of the Himalayan range. In Darjeeling, there are located a lot of best museums, mountains, and memorials that can fascinate your tour. You’ll also enjoy Darjeeling local foods, special Darjeeling green tea, stay, culture, Darjeeling night in a city mall, shopping center, bars, and nightclubs if you interested.
If you want to get everything in a short or long time tour and spend every single moment with adventure and pleasure you’ll get everything special and A to Z Darjeeling travel guide in my articles, from my experience of Darjeeling tourism.
About Darjeeling: Darjeeling is a small hill town and a district of West Bengal state. It is under Jalpaiguri Division and it has subdivisions also. Darjeeling town area is about 10.4 square kilometers but the district is about 2100 square kilometers. It’s situated 6710 ft from mean sea level. It’s a hill station also. British Raj was using this place as a summer resort. Mainly Darjeeling got its life after established the hill station. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway runs ‘Toy train’ in a 2 ft narrow-gauge railway since 1881 and still running. It’s also announced UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. People of Darjeeling mainly depends on tourism and tea. World’s most So their people is so much hospitable.
The main point of Darjeeling called Mall. All kinds of activities like transportation, shopping, dining generated besides here. Most other tourist destinations like Kurseong, hill resort Mirik, Kalimpong are situated near Darjeeling. India’s one of the top attractive destination Ganktok is very closer from Darjeeling. Ganktok is the capital of Sikkim and only 4 hours of way from Darjeeling. Nepal and Bhutan are also closer to Darjeeling as well as Shiliguri. So a combined tour can make your journey more attractive.