Darjeeling - The Queen of the Hills

Darjeeling Travel Guide

If a survey and voting process should be applied, then it wouldn’t be wrong to say that Darjeeling would get the price of the most amazing and magnificent hill resorts of the world that has that entire tourist want to explore in close proximity to the Mother Nature. Commonly known as the Queens of the Hill Stations, Darjeeling is home to mules of undulating hillsides covered with emerald green tea estates, exotic forest ranges of silver fir-all under the cover of mind-blowing azure sky dappled with specks of clouds.

Located in one of the ancient states of Indian Republican, West Bengal, Darjeeling is without any doubt a gem in the crown of West Bengal tourist that lure tourists, especially honeymooners, nature lovers and those who want to spend more time in serene environment in the lap of Mother Nature. It is in the backdrop of mighty snow covered peaks of Himalayas. In other words, you will get a chance to obtain an apparent view of the world’s third mightiest and uppermost mountainous snow peaks, Kanchenjunga, from here on a sun-drenched day. In addition to this, the highest peak of the world the Mount Everest can also be seen from near the town with a clear view that would surly keep you enticed for a long time.

At some stage in the British Raj in India, Darjeeling's moderate typical weather guide to its expansion as a hill station for British occupants to break out the high temperature of the plains during the summers. In this way, it got popularity as the Summer Capital. In addition to this, Darjeeling is also globally renowned for tea estates as well as for the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Darjeeling is the most significant and controlled hill resort of Indian state of West Bengal. Darjeeling lies 686 kms from the plains of Kolkata hovering at a height of 2134 meters with an environment of the mighty snow clad Himalayan Peaks.

Today, it has gained immense popularity as one of the top hill stations in the world where a heavy influx of tourists from all parts of the country and abroad can be seen. Throughout the year, this beautiful place is full of tourists. Some of the major attractions of the hill station are Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, War memorial, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Dhirdham Temple, The Mall and Chowrasta, Ava Art Gallery, tea gardens, monasteries like Yiga Chilling Monastery, Samten Cholling Monastery, Drukpa Kargyud Monastery, Bhutia Busty Monastery and the list goes on. In addition to this, Museum of Natural History, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Himalayan Zoological Park and Snow Leopard Breeding Centre, Snow Leopard Breeding Centre, Lloyds Botanical is also worthwhile places to explore in the state.

This beautiful place is also known as a paradise for adventure lovers where they can explore and enjoy some of the amazing adventure sports like Darjeeling Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway, Singalila Range Trek, the ultimate Toy Train trip in Darjeeling and the list goes on. So what you are waiting for, come and explore the most amazing places in India only at Darjeeling.

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