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Darjeeling Tourism – Top Places And Food (2023)

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Darjeeling Tourism: Queen of the Himalayas

Darjeeling is located in the lesser Himalayas in West Bengal. It is popular all over India for its tea industry. This town was set up under the British Empire, set up the sanatorium and a military depot in the region. The tea growers developed hybrids of black tea and created new fermentation techniques. It is a popular place amongst tourists.

Darjeeling Tea Tourism

Darjeeling Tea Tourism
Darjeeling Tea Tourism

When we plan a trip to Darjeeling Tourism, the first thing that comes into our mind is “tea.” Because this place is popular for its tea plantation, also, at this place, the tea festival is celebrated annually in December & January. Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council, Sikkim Tourism, and West Bengal Tourism organized this festival.  

Bunch of activities

This place tingles you with beautiful day & night activities for all. Camping at night gives you the striking feeling of a weekend getaway. It can be sticky. So the organizers and the guides provide you with their best service and assure tourists’ safety and security. Also, you can grasp activities such as trekking, paragliding, and many more. Apart from this, it is also a place for meditation in Darjeeling’s mountains.

Kangchenjunga Mountain

Kangchenjunga Mountain
Kangchenjunga Mountain

Darjeeling is famous for its Kangchenjunga Mountain. The top of this mountain’s views is a memorable and adventurous trip. So you have a great experience with this place’s nature and adventures into this mountain’s hills. The action into the mountain is set with a starting point from Darjeeling. It is the town’s exciting and thrilling activity. 

Places to Visit in Darjeeling

Tiger hills
Tiger hills
Tiger hills

It is situated around 13 km away from Darjeeling. In Darjeeling, Tiger Hill is popular in the town. It is located at a height of 2590 meters. So you can see the Kanchenjunga hill from the top of this mountain. The enchanting view of Tiger Hill, covered with snow-capped, entices numerous tourists from all over the country. Tourists are advised to visit Tiger Hill would be in spring and autumn.

Batasia Loop
Batasia Loop
Batasia Loop

In Darjeeling, Batasia Loop is the flourishing green toy train gateway. It’s meant to understate the ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. It is situated on Hill cart road (NH 55) and 5 km from Darjeeling. On one side of Tiger Hill, it slights the wintry zenith of Kanchenjungha. Apart from this, the most endearing scene of Batasia Loop is its paramount natural beauty because it is an astonishing view to cognize.

Darjeeling Ropeway
Darjeeling Ropeway
Darjeeling Ropeway

In India, it is the first cable car system established in 1968. The main intention of setting up the car was to help tea garden caters that needed direct access. In today’s epoch, it acts as a desired geographical area for tourists. So tourists can experience the enchanting natural beauty of this place. Apart from this, tourists can also view the numerous tea estates of Darjeeling, the splendid Kanchenjunga hill, and many more. In short, this place gives you a great experience if you ever visit here. 

Nightingale Park

This park is situated in the enthralling hill station of Darjeeling. It is a public park area familiar to the locals and tourists. So they can make breathtaking delectation sight of the Kanchenjunga Hill. During the British region, the park’s name was ‘The Shrubbery.’ It was the private area at the time of Sir Thomas Tartan’s Bungalow. In 2011 this park was reopened for the public because it was closed for renovation for around four years. The park has a statue of Lord Shiva, a musical fountain, and scenic trails.

Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Rock Garden

It is situated 10 km away from Darjeeling. Another name for this garden is Barbotey Rock Garden. There is an enchanting hill around the park and a mesmerizing flower garden that grabs tourists’ attention. Here tourists experience its natural beauty that amazes you and relaxes your soul.

Food of Darjeeling

food darjeeling

Darjeeling offers various varieties of food, from Tibetan to Sikkimese cuisine. Also, it provides all kinds of old north Indian dishes. Apart from these food items, you first must try the tea that refreshes your soul. Favourite food items that everyone mostly likes. Such as Aloo Dum, Thukpa, Nepali Thali, Naga Platter, Momos, and many more. 

From a tourist’s view – Darjeeling Tourism 

Tourists can visit Darjeeling from April to June. A lot of people prefer to visit here from October to December. Because in winters snow covers the hills and offers the fascinating sight of this place. In summer, due to heavy rainfall, the roads are blocked. So, this month is not advisable for visiting. This place is filled with lots of adventurous activities. Apart from this, the natural beauty alludes to the soul of numerous tourists.  

 

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