Top 10 Places to visit in Darjeeling
Top 10 places to visit in Darjeeling – Darjeeling Tourist Places by travel. moreshanaya
Today let me tell you about Darjeeling which is situated at the eastern end of India, let us know about the famous places to visit in Darjeeling.
But first I will tell you about how to reach and where to stay …………..
How to reach Darjeeling –
If you reach by train, then the nearest station from Darjeeling is for you is Jalpaiguri railway Junction,Darjeeling is about 75 kilometers from this station.
There are 3 ways to reach Darjeeling
- By private taxi [ Cost around 3000 to 4000]
- By sharing taxi
- By bus [ which is the cheapest one ] [cost around 90 to 100]
If you want to come by flight, then your nearest airport is Bag Dogra Airport, From here Darjeeling is about 70 to 75 kilometers away. To reach Darjeeling from here, you have to choose the one from the same 3 options again.
Where to stay in Darjeeling?
You can select Mall Road and Gandhi Road to stay in Darjeeling there are a lot of hotels here that you will get at least 1000 and at most 5000, here you will get all the facilities of eating and drinking. . All types of food including North Indian, South Indian, Veg non-veg can be available here.
Happy Valley Tea Estate
This tea valley, situated at a distance of 2 km from Darjeeling, is spread over an area of 437 acres, this valley is very old as a tea garden. Here there are so many local guides who can provide you with information about the tea garden and factories by roaming it. Also, you can buy Happy Valley tea from here as well.
Barbotay Rock Garden
This garden is made by cutting the large rocks that’s why it is known as Rock Garden, it is a popular picnic spot, situated 10 to 15 km away from Darjeeling. A small waterfall is also present here, which adds beauty to this place.
Situated at an altitude of about 7000 feet above sea level, it is one of the most popular picnic spots in Darjeeling where one can see the beauty of the beautiful plains. There is also a famous popular temple which is known as Mahakal Temple. This temple has a 3 Shivling, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Batasia Loop Darjeeling
This place was built to pay tribute to the people killed in different battles that took place before independence. Apart from this, the famous toy train of Darjeeling runs here.
A beautiful view of the Kanchenjunga Mountains can be seen from here. Also, this place is a famous place for shopping for local goods here. If you are fond of photography then this is a very right place for taking photos.
Entry Ticket – 20 Rs. approx.
Japanese Peace Pagoda
It is a Buddhist temple situated at a distance of about 10 to 12 kilometers from Darjeeling town. This temple is built in white stone and is circular shape. This temple was built for peace. you can also see the whole view of Darjeeling.
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Located at a distance of 3 km from Darjeeling, it is spread in about 40 acres of area. This zoo is believed to be home to many rare creatures such as its red panda, and snow leopard. In Darjeeling, Many tourists especially come to see these creatures. This zoo is made special for the protection of these creatures.
This place is situated at a height of 2400 feet above sea level, and from standing here, a spectacular view of the sunrise can be seen. Apart from this, you can also see the Kanchenjunga mountain and the peak of the world’s highest mountain Everest.
Singalila National Park
This park is located at a distance of 20 km from Darjeeling. It is spread over an area of about 60 sq. km. You can see red pandas and Himalayan black bears in this park. This national park is full of diversity of flora and fauna. In particular, different species of orchids can be seen here.
If you want to see the whole scene of Darjeeling and enjoy the scenic beauty of this city, then this ropeway is for you. In this ropeway, you can enjoy the whole city of Darjeeling. A ticket for this ropeway is almost 180 per person.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the famous attractions in Darjeeling?
Listed below are the best places to visit in Darjeeling.
Singalila National Park. , Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. , Tiger Hill.
Observatory Hill. , Batasia Loop. Happy Valley Tea Estate.
When is the best time to visit Darjeeling?
Although summer travel to Darjeeling is best done during the months of April to June, some travelers, including lovers, also enjoy the town during the winter months between October and December.