Top Attractions in Darjeeling
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is one of the best places to visit in Darjeeling. It is an 88 km long track which is popularly known for its toy train, offers wonderful views of the valley. The ride in the toy train of Himalayan Railways Station is both relaxing and adventurous in nature. This toy train was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.
Location: New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling
Timings: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Tiger Hill is one of the most famous mountain peaks in Darjeeling. This hill is best known for its panoramic views of Kanchenzonga and Mt. Everest and for its trekking routes. We need to walk through the oldest tea plantation to reach Tiger Hill. The best time to visit Tiger Hill is October to December in Winters and February to April in Autumn.
Location: Senchal Forest, Senchal Road, Darjeeling
Timings: From sunrise till sunset
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Batasia Loop offers gorgeous views of the snowy abode of Mt. Kanchendzonga and the valley. Tunnels, little shops, and a hill-locked valley in the area make Batasia Loop one of the best places to visit in Darjeeling. It is suggested to visit here after witnessing the sunrise at Tiger Hill because the carpet of flowers that leads to Batasia Loop is quite delightful to the eyes that have witnessed the most stunning sunrise ever.
Location: Ghum, West Point, Darjeeling
Timings: 5a.m. to 8 p.m.
Darjeeling Rangit Valley Ropeway
Darjeeling Ropeway offers passengers an array of divine extensive views, from exquisite landscapes, lush green forests, verdant tea estates, breath-taking flora and fauna to the snow-capped mountain peaks of the Kanchenjunga, and Everest. All this makes it a prime attractive place for Darjeeling. There are approx 16 cable cars that can carry at least 6 people in one ride.
Location: Singamari, Darjeeling
Timings: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Winter and Monsoon)
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Summer and Autumn)
Rimbik is a small town famous for its trekking routes and located in Singalila National Park. Singalila National Park is the busiest route and f the perfect trek in Eastern India. The best time to visit here is between March to November. Dhirdham temple and the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park are the most-visited places here.
Location: 56 km away from Darjeeling Town, near the India-Nepal border
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