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What's new in Darjeeling tour?

August 27, 2019 by Tripnexts  

I am writing this blog, about my bad and good experience in the Darjeeling Hill station so that

you can plan your holiday and get some ideas about Darjeeling through my blog.

You might be thinking what’s new in Darjeeling Tour? Then, Darjeeling hill station so much

more to offer you, the enchanting valleys, and mesmerizing view of Kanchenjunga snow-capped

mountain which is always been the most precious moment to watch the view from the edge of

the Darjeeling hill.

 

Darjeeling, one of the most attractive hill stations in the Eastern part in the state of West

Bengal India. The town is nestled in steep mountain ranges and situated at an elevation of

about 2,050 meters above sea level. The town endowed with sprawling lush green tea

plantation, mesmerizing sunrise and providing cool climate all over the year. Actually,

Darjeeling hill station is the perfect gateway to spend your honeymoon in the pristine nature

and peaceful ambiance.

Darjeeling is famous for its best quality tea all over the world and the Darjeeling Himalayan

Railway, the world heritage site. In Darjeeling, you can get various restaurants serving delicious

cuisines and quality food. Momo is the most popular snack in Darjeeling and due to the diverse

culture, the local and dishes are quite varied.

 

Darjeeling has a diverse practices of various indigenous cultures and festivals including,

Dushera, Diwali, Chrismas, Losar, Buddha Jayanti, etc. Darjeeling is settled by many Nepali

People and also the Buddhist people, Christain, and other ethnic communities like Lepchas,

Bhutias, Tamang, Gurung, Yolmculture and, etc have their own language and cultures.

 

Besides the culture of Darjeeling, the hill station comprises semi-evergreen, Temperate and

alpine forest. The town is surrounded by the dense forest of Sal and oaks forest and in

Darjeeling houses a rare variety of orchids which is mainly found in here.

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Apart from fauna, Darjeeling also houses the exotic and endangered fauna in eastern India.

Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park in Darjeeling is the place where several endangered and rare

species are found such as Snow Leopard, Royal Bengal Tiger, Red Panda, and Barking Deer and

more other including several varieties of Avifauna.

 

For me Darjeeling tour was so much of fun, where I had face to face contact with wild animals,

discovering the amazing view of Kanchenjunga snow-capped mountain, roaming around the

lush green tea garden. Not only this Darjeeling gives the great chance to the adventure

enthusiasts where it offers various adventure activities like Ropeway, River rafting, Camping,

Trekking, hiking and more.

 

So, where should you visit in Darjeeling?

Darjeeling offers the most attractive tourist places which truly give you immaculate nature and

get a chance to interact with natural ambiance. The most popular tourists place in Darjeeling

that one should not miss.

Tiger Hill

The hill offers the stunning sunrise which you can witness the sun rays falling on the summit of

the Kanchenjunga snow-capped mountain and the changing color of the mountains looks just

outstanding. On a clear day, you can witness the glance of Mount Everest and the hill stands on

the highest point in Darjeeling delivering scenic views and amazing trekking trail.

 

Rock Garden

The garden has amazing features where all the benches are made up of cutting rock and the

garden is in terrace formation. The garden is a 10km distance from Darjeeling town and has a

spectacular ambiance. You can see the natural waterfall, the fountain in the middle of the

garden and wide varieties of flora. The place offers a peaceful atmosphere and can enjoy

pristine nature everywhere.

 

Batasia Loop

This is one of the most famous touristy places in Darjeeling and covered by lush green and

immaculate nature. It is well known for its spiral loop railway track when the toy train makes its

way crossing the looped track and makes a 360 degree then turns to enter into the tunnel. In

the center of the looped track, there is a beautiful park known as Gorkha War Memorial. From

 

here one can discover the breathtaking view of Darjeeling town and the lush surrounding.

 

Padmaja Naidu Zoological Himalayan Park

Darjeeling zoo or Padmaja Naidu Zoological Himalayan Park is famous for Red Panda and Snow

Leopard breeding Program. It houses rare and endangered wild animals like Red Panda, Snow

Leopard, Siberian Tiger, Himalayan Mountain goat, Tibetan Wolf, and Himalayan Salamanders.

The zoo is situated at an elevation of about 2, 134m above sea level and it is the highest zoo in

India.

 

Happy Valley Tea Estate

 

It is located in such a great location where it offers breathtaking views in its surroundings. It is

one of the highest tea factories in the world and was built by the Englishman in the year 1854.

Happy Valley Tea Estate covers an area about 437 acres and situated at an elevation of about

2,100 meters and one of the popular tourists attraction in Darjeeling.

 

Japanese Peace Pagoda

It was built by a Japanese Buddhist Monk Nichidatsu Fuji in the year between 1885 and 1895. It

is a white structure known for its peace and spiritual significance. It reflects the four avatars of

Lord Buddha are represented in the stone carving. From the summit of the Peace Pagoda, you

can see the scenic views.

 

Ghoom Monastery

Here you can witness the 15 feet tall statue of “Maitreyi Buddha” in the center hall of the

monastery. The monastery lies at the height of 8,000 feet and it is the oldest Buddhist

monastery in Darjeeling. The monastery showcase the ‘Kangyur’ the rare Buddhist manuscripts,

old painting, sculptured wall and arts of Tibetan Buddhism. Visitors can also see the majestic

Kanchenjunga snow peak and lush green environment.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Come and take a joyful ride in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway which is also known by the

name “Toy Train”. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is the pride of Darjeeling hill station and one of

major tourist attraction in Darjeeling. This railway runs between Darjeeling stations to NJP (New

Jalpaiguri station) and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO IN 1999.

 

I hope this blog will help you to plan your trip in Darjeeling and I have mentioned all the famous places

of Darjeeling that you can visit. If you want any further information then you can comment below.

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