Best places to visit in Darjeeling (2019)



Sitting inside your home in summers with a lot of pollution outside and thinking about a holiday trip to a Hill station with your family? Darjeeling is one of the best Hill Station to visit and spend a holiday right there.

Darjeeling district 

Darjeeling ,Darjeeling town, Darjeeling city
Darjeeling is a beautiful town located between 27.0410°N latitude and 88.2663°E longitude the state of West Bengal India Darjeeling Hilltown is quite small about Four Square miles 10.4 square kilometer dirtiest ex-pats across some 1215 square miles ( i.e, about 3149 square kilometers including Kalimpong) 

The recorded history of the town start from the early 19th century when the colonial administration under the British set up a Sanatorium and military depute the region.

Subsequently, extensive tea plantation has established the region and tea agriculturists developed hybrid and black tea and created new fermentation techniques. The tea of Darjeeling is internationally recognized and drinks among the most popular black tea in the realm. 

Why is Darjeeling famous?

Darjeeling is famous not only in India but also all over the world for its tea garden and the beauty of the Kanchenjunga range of mountains path from the tea gardens it is also famous so its rich culture and natural heritage in the world-famous toy train that has been declared UN heritage.

Darjeeling, Tiger Hills

Darjeeling is also known as the Queen of Hills the hill station Mussoorie is popularly known as the Queen of Hills this beautiful hill station is 33.5 from Dehradun.

Mussoorie situated altitude of 2003 MTS 6500 ft or more in the Garhwal Hills above sea level. It is also counted as one of the most charming hill stations in India and it is also the most frequently visited one.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway 

Darjeeling, Darjeeling Toy Train
Darjeeling Himalayan Toy Train 

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway also is known as the DHR toy train Trance between New Jalpaiguri and the Darjeeling Indian state of West Bengal bill between 1879 in 1881 it is about 88 kilometers long.
On 2nd December 1999, the Himalayan Railway is the toy train was declared as UNESCO World Heritage site only a single train runs between Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling every day and it cost rupees 1400 for the first class and rupees 1700 AC even book the tickets online on the official website Indian Railway IRCTC.

Enjoy this Toy train trip in Dolesh's YouTube channel 200journeys

5 Best places to visit in Darjeeling

1.Darjeeling Himalayan Railway 

You Darjeeling tour is incomplete without a joy ride if the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway toy train which is 20 away from City Centre it is an experience no one wants to miss.

2. Tiger Hills

Tiger Hills is 5 kilometers away from City Centre where we can witness the first race of the Sun hitting the glorious pics of Kanchenjunga along with a panoramic view of Everest peeping through it.

3. Darjeeling Ropeway 

Darjeeling, Darjeeling- ropeway

A Cable car you can witness an exotic view from various snow-capped mountains to the charming estates.

4. River Rafting in Tessta

Image by Treks and trails

River rafting in Teesta is one of the most exciting and daring things to do in Darjeeling. This rafting has a series of repeat ranging from grade 1 to 4. You should definitely try this exciting activity in Darjeeling.

5.Ghoom Monastery 

Darjeeling,  Darjeeling-Ghoom Monastery

Ghoom monastery is at a palatial elevation of 8000 feet,  the liga Choeling or old Ghoom Monastery is the oldest Tibetan Buddha monastery of Darjeeling Buddhist manuscripts like the Kangyur can be found here.

Best time to visit Darjeeling 

While the summer months from April to June are the perfect time to travel to Darjeeling .

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