Darjeeling Tours the Remarkable Vacations of 2021

Darjeeling is a district in the West Bengal state of India. In the Darjeeling district, there are numerous prominent tourist attractions. From Darjeeling, one can see the entire Singalila Range, including Mt.Kanchandzonga, Bhutan Himalaya, and a portion of Mt.Everest. Darjeeling is known for its beautiful valleys, meandering rivers, and, of course, lush green tea gardens. Mt.Kanchandzonga is the jewel in the crown of the Eastern Himalaya, if Darjeeling is the crown. It is also a site where different communities and cultures, such as Nepalese, Bhutias, and Chinese, coexist. If you are planning for Darjeeling holidays then you must add those places in your Darjeeling tour packages itinerary.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR)

DHR, also known as the “Toy Train,” is the main attraction for visitors to this region. In 1999, UNESCO designated the century-old railroad as a World Heritage Site. The building of DHR began in 1879 and was completed in 1981. Siliguri’s elevation ranges from 100 metres to over 2000 metres. For every tourist, a trip from Siliguri to Darjeeling (about 7 hours) or a joy ride will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Kalimpong 

Another prominent hill station in the area is Kalimpong. The travel from Darjeeling to Kalimpong would be a wonderful experience due to the scenic roads and the excellent view of the river Tista and Rangeet confluence. Durpindara provides a spectacular view of the Himalayan Mountains. Monasteries, orchid nurseries, the Kalimpong Art and Craft Centre, Dr. Graham’s Home, a big school founded in 1900, and Delo Hill are among the other notable attractions.

Kurseong 

It is a modest, peaceful municipality located 30 kilometres from Siliguri. The observation point Eagle’s Crag in Kurseong is notable for its view of Mt.Kanchandzonga and the southern plains. Kurseong’s other attractions are Dowhill and Moakaibari Tea Estate. In the Darjeeling Himalaya, it is a renowned tourist site.

Mirik Lake 

Mirik is a little hill resort with a lovely lake. Boating on Mirik Lake (Sumendu Lake) is a wonderful way to unwind. It’s one of the most essential destinations to see in the Darjeeling Hills. Mirik Lake can simply be added to one’s continuing route between Siliguri and Darjeeling. The apple orchards, tea gardens, and pine forest are among the main attractions. On a clear day, Mt. Kanchendzong and its reflection in the lake water can be seen.

Lava & Loleygaon

Lava and Loleygaon are two little hamlets in the middle of nowhere. From Loleygaon, you can get a spectacular panorama of Mt.Kanchandzonga. Lava, on the other hand, is known for the virgin Neora Valley National Park and the Lava Monastery. Walking on the canopy bridge at Loleygaon allows one to come closer to nature. Kalimpong is 32 kilometres away from Lava, and Loleygaon is 56 kilometres away.

Sandakphu

West Bengal’s highest point is Sandakphu. In the Darjeeling hills, it is a prominent tourist attraction. You can drive up to Manebhanjan and hike to Sandakphu from there. A automobile safari to Sandakphu is also an option. The trek to Sandakphu will take three days. With mesmerising views of the Himalayan Alps, it is considered a trekkers’ paradise. Sandakphu receives snow on occasion and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range, including Mt. Kanchendzonga, Kabru, Kumbhakarna, Simvo, Pandim, and a portion of Mt. Everest.

Lamahatta

In the Darjeeling hills, there is a new spot to visit. Lamahatta is a small hamlet located 20 kilometres from Darjeeling. Lamahatta Environmental Park, a lovely town with an eco park, is well-known. On the way between Darjeeling and Kalimpong or Gangtok, you can stop through Lamahatta. It is a tranquil and quiet spot surrounded by pine trees and prayer flags at a height of 6,800 feet. It also provides a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchendzonga just in front of you. A trail that goes to a tiny lake is available.

Tinchuley

Teen Chulhas, or “Three Ovens,” is a term used by Tinchuley. Tinchuley is called after three massive hilltops that encircle the settlement and resemble ovens from above. The village is approximately 26 kilometres from Darjeeling town and approximately 29 kilometres from Kalimpong, with a lovely view of the Kalimpong Hills. It is a well-known tourist destination. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has helped around 17 families establish an organic model village to stimulate village tourism.

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