Soak your spirit in the mesmerizing charm and beauty of Darjeeling in Sikkim, Northeast India. It is one of the most popular hill stations of India where tourists come in large number. Surrounded by mystic and majestic Himalayas, this destination offers natural beauty and adventure sports facilities in plenty. This place was discovered by British when India was under their rule. The rejuvenating and aromatic tea gardens, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and breathtaking views of lofty Mount Kanchenjunga will leave you spell bound on your Darjeeling tour.
Some of the most famous Darjeeling tourist attractions are:
Darjeeling Toy Train
It is a major draw of this destination. Offering great travel experience to its passengers, this toy train is a 2 feet narrow gauge railway from Siliguri to Darjeeling. This Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The serpentine railway track of this train takes its passengers through the hilly slope, pretty waterfall, mesmerizing forests and aromatic tea gardens.
Offering splendid sunset views Tiger Hill is a great place to visit. Located at an altitude of 2,590 m this hill will capture your heart with breathtaking views of world’s highest peak Mount Everest.
Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway
It is the first passenger ropeway of India. Travel in this ropeway and get treated with enchanting views of the surroundings.
Happy Valley Tea Estate
This aromatic and refreshing tea garden offers you a rejuvenating experience.
Lloyds Botanical Garden
This garden blooms with several varieties of Himalayan plants, flowers and orchids.
It is a fabulous waterfall where you can enjoy natural beauty and peaceful surroundings.
It is an arresting town located on the slope of gorgeous Himalayan Mountains at an elevation of 1200 m above sea level. Enjoy the breathtaking views of snow-capped Himalayan ranges and Mt. Kanchenjunga from this town. It also boasts of Orchid nurseries, monasteries and wonderful handicrafts.