Darjeeling which is also called the queen of Hills in glory of it astoundingly magnificent mountains and vibrant valley is a lovely place to spend your vacation at. It is the town which breathes life and soul into the entire North eastern sphere and gives it the oriental ambiance.
Darjeeling which is also called the queen of Hills in glory of it astoundingly magnificent mountains and vibrant valley is a lovely place to spend your vacation at. It is the town which breathes life and soul into the entire North eastern sphere and gives it the oriental ambiance. Darjeeling comes from a Tibetan word Darjeeling which literally means the thunder-land so another nickname for Darjeeling is Land of Thunderbolt. Darjeeling is famous for producing world class tea and the world heritage site Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.
Nestled on the lesser Himalaya (Mahabharata Range) at an height of around 6,700 ft, Darjeeling is still reminiscent of the colonial era with its brilliant British locomotives and colonial architecture, gothic churches. Darjeeling is visual amalgamation of Buddhist, colonial, oriental and Indian styles which is quite discernible. It is also considered as a music centre. Darjeeling tourism is a round and about wondrous way of exploring this spectacular site. Darjeeling is also the place from where the glorious Sunrise phenomenon over the twin peaks of Kanchenjunga can be witnessed.
There is no doubt in saying that you have to kick start your Darjeeling tour with the first experience of seeing the golden sun serenely spilling its essence on the twin peaks of Kanchenjunga and turning it first orange and then pinkish. Then, hop on to your next destination which is the oldest site in Darjeeling also called Makal-Babu-Ko-Thaan among the locals, supposedly a now devastated Red Hat Buddhist Monastery. The Beautiful Batasia Loop is also a must visit for the visitors. Darjeeling is ideal for a lazy sneak away vacation and it is also a spot for Adventure and nature junkies so it has everything for everyone.
Bow down to the grand, Majestic, legendary Japanese peace pagoda which is adorned with enormous statues of Buddha and is built in pearl white stone which symbolizes world peace. Then, visit the natural History Museum which boasts of a wonderful collection of specimens of Birds, reptiles and animals found exclusively in Himalayas. Comprehend your visit with another short trip to the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park where you can see Tibetan wolf, Snow leopard, Siberian Tiger and many other enthralling species. Shop at the Chowrasta, the lively market, the life of the town, Stroll to the Mall and relax in the vibrant market set amidst the rolling hills. Take the incredible Himalayan handicrafts home.
Since you are already in Darjeeling, then a visit to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is a must. Also see the exquisite Shrubbery Park and the Botanical Park. Take the toy Train ride and sight see the wonderful surroundings. Darjeeling is the gateway to all North East tour packages destinations. Full of greenery, plush landscape and towering hills, it is an amazing to be at. Once you’ve been to Darjeeling, there is definitely nowhere else you would want to be. Darjeeling also scores the highest on the Adventure report. Enthusiasts can go Mountaineering, trekking, jungle safari, mountain biking, River rafting, rock climbing etc and many more.
To make the tour to Darjeeling more enjoyable and delightful you can also take the help of the Darjeeling travel agent, who can assist you in booking travel package as well as provide world class services, to make the tour more enjoyable and memorable.