The snow capped mountains, the lush greenery, the silent valleys, the fresh boiled delicious dim sums, the warm hearted people; everything together combines to forma wonderful land – Darjeeling. With our Darjeeling tour you can visit the Northern city which is quite famous for its Buddhist population. Here you can marvel at the serene old monasteries, varied landscape, eternal weather, and the slopes with tea plantations. Make each day of your vacations a whole new exploration. Book our Darjeeling India Tours right away.
With our Darjeeling Tours you can take a tour to the tea plantation which is one of the most exported items from the city. The fresh aroma and taste are sure to linger in your heart and mind forever. You can also enjoy trekking and other adventure sports in the cliffs of the mystical mountains. Tourist places in Darjeeling that you should not miss out are as follows.
The Tiger Hill:
This magnificent range of hills is situated at an altitude of 2,590 meters and is 11 km from the main town. A visit to this place will surely leave you spellbound. The place has gained international fame for the magnificent view of sunrise over the Kanchenjunga and other great Eastern Himalayan peaks. You can also enjoy the golden glow of the rising sun that changes the colour of the snow-capped peaks to crimson, pink, and shining gold.
This place is one of the major landmarks in Darjeeling. Here you can visit the renowned Yiga Choeling Monastery. The image of Maitreya Buddha in the monastery is sure to grab your attention. Other things of interest that you will find here are ancient palm leaf and paper manuscripts in Tibetan script. The best part it this is a paradise for historians. Later you can take a toy train from here to take a ride to the lower areas.
The Lloyd's Botanical Gardens:
If you love nature, this is a must place for you to visit. At the botanical garden you can enjoy the captivating collection of alpine flora and orchids. Another place with the same interest is the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. You will be amazed to know that the zoo is the only center in India for the breeding of the rare snow leopard. You may also have a look at the Ussurian tigers and the Himalayan black bear.
This dreamy place is located at an altitude of 1,458 meters. A visit to this place will let you marvel at the picturesque beauty of nature. Another breathtaking place that will leave you spellbound is the hill resort of Mirik. This place is quite famous for its lake, boating facilities and plantations of pine, cardamom, and oranges.
this mesmerizing city is located near Darjeeling at an altitude of about 1250 m and has many places of tourist attractions like Kalibari, Kalimpong market, Gouripur House, Golf Course, Pedong Monastery, and Rishyap.
How to Reach:
By Air: The nearest airport is in the city of Bagdogra, which is an important military installation. It is located at a distance of 90 km from Darjeeling.
By Rail: The most convenient railhead is New Jalpaiguri / Siliguri. Various cities of India are connected to the New Jalpaiguri / Siliguri station by major trains. But only the toy-train plies between the local Darjeeling and the New Jalpaiguri / Siliguri station.
Well maintained and motorable roads connect Darjeeling to the other places in and around West Bengal. The state transports have buses that regularly shuttle between Darjeeling and these places.