Darjeeling is a natural paradise, perched midst magnetic hills of Himalaya. It is certainly one of the most beautiful hill stations that India has produced. The poetic beauty of nature, fascinating milieu, lovely weather and top-class Darjeeling hotels ensure the vacations a remarkable holiday here. With a splendid range of outdoor adventures, this place has been a favorite haunt of adrenaline junkies.
When you’re in Darjeeling, there are plenty of things to do and see. But some attractions of this place are too tempting to resist. Here’re some must try attractions of Darjeeling tourism.
The highest point in Darjeeling, the Tiger hills is the point where you can gape at magnetizing views of the mighty peaks of Kanchenjunga. The scenery of surrounding forests is also heart rendering. If you’re lucky, you can see the majestic Everest on a clear day.
Not too far away from the Tiger Hill is Senchal Lake. It is not just a place of soul-soothing scenery, but also offers devotion & spiritualism. The Observatory Hill and Kali Mandir here the sacred places near the lake.
The Bhutia Busty Gompa
This place is must-see for those looking for a dose of spiritualism with calm beauty of nature. The majestic Kanchenjunga in the backdrop give panoramic views to soothe your eyes and sense. The Library here has the original copy of the Tibetan Book of Dead.
The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
This place is a great place to go if you’re interested in natural history of this place. It provides the visitors the mementos from all the Everest Expeditions in the past. Inside the HMI, there is the memorial of great Mountaineer ‘Tenzing Norgay’, who conquered Mt Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary. It is also a place to enjoy various outdoor activities.
Lloyd Botanical Gardens
This is a beautiful place known for its impressive collection of plants, flowers and orchids. If you’re on romantic Darjeeling tour, this place must not be missed out from your itinerary. Scintillating views of mountains will be eye-popping for first-timers.
Apart from that, there are many sightseeing places and exciting adventure that you can enjoy on your Darjeeling tour. The Himalayan Zoo, for instance, is a great place to spot exotic flora & fauna. Also, this park is home to the endangered Siberian Tigers. Trekking in Darjeeling is another best thing to do. The region has many trekking trails, which pass through fascinating vistas of nature. Forest trailing through Kanchenjunga hills will make catch glimpse of some rare species of animals, birds and reptiles. The calm beauty of nature is sure to leave you mesmerized.
Today, a number of travel companies offer Darjeeling tourism packages and give vacationers a pleasing and stress-free holiday. Online searching will spoil you with a number of package deals to pick-up from