Places of Interest in Darjeeling
If something is more blissful than heaven, then Darjeeling definitely comes to the top. The land of thunderbolt is no less charming when it comes to the natural beauty of the place. If highest mountain ranges draped with concentrated white layers of ice present the barest form of nature, Darjeeling also offers a myriad of visual treats with its charismatic quietness and serenity. Therefore, planning a long holiday in Darjeeling and its adjacent areas will not be a bad decision. Let’s check a few places of interest in Darjeeling , so that you can decide where to go and where not.
Darjeeling- Darjeeling’s most famous tourist destination is definitely the Tiger hill. Located at 2590 meters (8482 ft.) and 13 kilometers from the town, this place invites a large amount of tourists to enjoy the magnetic charm of sunrise over the Kanchenjunga. Highest mountain peaks of the world, Mt. Everest , Kanchenjunga, k2 etc are stinted with golden hues if the first sunrays here.
The gigantic railway loop with toy train is one of the chief attractions in Darjeeling. You can visit the War memorial constructed in the memory of the brave son of the place at the Kanchenjunga range.
Chowrasta is a wide promenade where you can have fun with friends and family. Shopaholics can find solace in visiting the local malls in and around Chowrasta. Apart from local artifacts and home decoration items, you can also find a wide array of attractive woolen garments.
Peace Pagoda, rock harden, Botannical park etc are among the top destinations that provide added attraction to the hilly tract of Darjeeling
Kalimpong- Situated at an altitude of 1250 meters it enjoys temperate climate throughout the year. Therefore, it has always been the attraction to those who want to spend a few days in the lap of nature. Inhabited mostly by the local tribesmen, Kalimpong offers you great beauty of nature. You can go for a romantic hangout at Lovers Point, the confluence of the river Teesta and Rangeet.
Kurseong- With lower elevation, Kurseong enjoys milder and very healthy climate throughout the year. The natural beauty of the place attracted a large amount of famous personalities since years.
Mirik- Mirik , known as the nest of the hills is known as one of the leading hill station of West Bengal. The floating fountain in the middle of the river and the shadow of Kanchenjunga appearing on the lake has a special charm of its own.
Mungpoo- Mungpoo offers a serious of scenic beauty on the way. Apart from lush green bushes, it also offers ample of flower nurseries and crystal rivulets . It is a perfect place for the honeymoon couples.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR)- The World heritage DHR is one of the well coveted destinations for tourists. It interconnects all places of Darjeeling including the cuties adjacent.
So plan your next holiday at Darjeeling and enjoy.