Darjeeling - Amongst Mountains and Clouds

A quintessential hill station, Darjeeling located at an elevation of 2,050 m in northeast India and in the state of West Bengal. The dazzling towns are covered with splendid tea plantation that is responsible for producing the worldwide famous 'Darjeeling Tea'. The wonderful destination offers to walk around and explore the tea gardens, villages and markets.

Darjeeling town is the popular tourist destination in North East India. The town provides a blend of opulent tea gardens on rolling mountain slopes, rambling toy train ride over pleasant town and delectable local cuisines and the world's third highest peak Mt. Kanchendzong is clearly visible from here and you can enjoy a panoramic view of the peak.


Places to Visit

Tiger Hills:

Tiger Hills are one of the major allure in Darjeeling town. It is the topmost point at an elevation of 2,590meters overlooking the incitement of the snow-capped mountains in the Eastern Himalayas. It is recognized for a mesmerizing view of stunning sunrise as well as for capturing the panorama between Mt. Kanchendzong and Mount Everest along with others Himalayas. It is located 13kms away from Darjeeling Town.

Batasia Loop:

It is the most splendid destination in Ghoom which is 5kms away from Darjeeling town. The paradise is known for its spiral of a narrow gauge Railway Track on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway where the Toy Train takes a complete 360-degree turn. The wonderful circular garden maintains the eco garden with rare species like Rhododendrons and the other is Gorkha war memorials. As well as, here you can enjoy the panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga.

Chawrasta:

It is the most popular tourist hangout in the hill town of Darjeeling. Set atop a ridge, both tourists and locals gather to bask in the sun and hang around. It is spotted with various shops and restaurants where people assemble and spend leisurely time and enjoy the view of the scenic beauty of mountain range. It is easily accessible proximity from all the places.

Peace Pagoda:

The world-renowned, Japanese Peace Pagoda is one of built in traditional Japanese style under the supervision of Nichidatsu Fujji, who was a Buddhist monk from Japan. A monastery is a revered place that is believed to be a symbol of spirituality and peace. It is the most peaceful place where you can spend your whole day and listen to the low hum of the monks chanting.

Ghoom Monastery:

It is one of the most popular names of the Yiga Choeling Monastery situated at Ghoom at an altitude of 8,000 feet. It is located 8km distance away from Darjeeling town. It is a revered place of worship for the Buddhist community which attracts ample of tourists and pilgrims from far. The major attraction of this monastery is a 15feet tall statue of Maithreya Buddha and the other is an architecture which is quite eye-catching.

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