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Place to visit Darjeeling

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Place to visit Darjeeling

"Queen of the Hills"

Darjeeling Tourism

  • Darjeeling is the definitive Indian hill station and, for many, West Bengal’s premier destination surrounded by emerald-green tea plantations and towered over by majestic Khangchendzonga. In short, Darjeeling is one of the prettiest hill stations in India located in the northern part of West Bengal.
  • Despite Hot & Humid summers of India, Darjeeling Stands as a Popular tourist destination in North-East India with favourable chill climate round off year which makes its a Glittering Gem of NE-India.

About the Dazzling Hill Station "Darjeeling"

  • ZIPPI TRIP'S Darjeeling Holiday Package offers a wide variant of options for exploring this fascinating Gem i.e., The Darjeeling Crown, which offers the widest range of customizable packages to all Visitors, tourist, adventure seekers from Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai Bangalore & many more major places within India & abroad.

Best time to visit Darjeeling

The best time to visit Darjeeling is from late September to November and March to June. These autumn and spring-summer months experience a pleasant climate which is ideal for sightseeing. Between October and February, although the temperatures go below 0-degree Celcius, Darjeeling takes on a surreal charm, opening a whole wide world of amazing activities.  It is best to avoid a visit to this place during the monsoon months of July to early September since the heavy rainfall leads to landslides which may cause a lot of inconveniences.

How to reach Darjeeling

By Air: Bagdogra is the nearest Airport at 70 km. You can book a taxi in advance to take you up to Darjeeling. It takes around 3 hours by taxi to reach Darjeeling from Bagdogra airport.

By Train: The nearest railway station for Darjeeling tourism is New Jalpaiguri (approx. 3 hours’ drive). Trains to New Jalpaiguri are available from a number of major Indian cities. From New Jalpaiguri, travelers can reach Darjeeling by cab or by taking a bus/Shared Taxi's as well.

By Road: If you are planning a  Darjeeling tour package or a road trip to Darjeeling, you can also opt to reach Darjeeling by cab or self-drive car from various other cities like Gangtok, Siliguri, Kalimpong, etc. Private & Govt Both Buses from Siliguri are also frequent.

Popular Tourist Places In Darjeeling

  • (1) Ghum Monastery

    One of the very oldest monasteries of Darjeeling is the Ghum Monastery. Down the Tiger Hill causeway, Ghum is a beautiful abode of Lord Buddha seated on his mighty shrine. A spectrum of tourists visits the site every day to witness the spirituality of Buddhism. The monastery is nicely situated with the Kanchenjunga encircling it from all sides. The ambiance itself is a phenomenal feature of the monastery. Besides, an astounding array of flora further adds to its aestheticism.

    Ghum Monastery

  • (2) Tiger Hill

    One of the most popular tourist destinations of Darjeeling is the Tiger Hill. An early morning visit to this beguiling ridge is worth your time. Cool breezing blowing around and foggy atmosphere further adds to the enthralling features of the hill causeway. Hundreds of visitors climb up to the Tiger Hill ridge to catch a resplendent view of the sunrise peeking out from Mount Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest. It’s a matchless and picturesque view at the Tiger Hill that one can never afford to miss!

    Tiger Hill

  • (3) Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

    Also known as the Darjeeling Zoo, the Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park is home to some of the most attractive and endangered Himalayan species of wildlife creatures. The Zoo is an internationally acclaimed reserve and is celebrated for its various conservation programs. Darjeeling Zoo is the highest zoo in India, the foundation of which dates back to the year of 1958. Its plethora of reserve includes the snow leopards and red pandas, the rarer species of Asiatic black bear, barking deer, leopards, blue and yellow Macaw, Eastern Pangolin, Pheasant, Himalayan Monal, Himalayan Wolf, Lady Amherst, Leopard Cat, Macaw, Red Jungle Fowl, Red Panda, Royal Bengal Tiger, Sambar Deer, and much more.

    Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

  • (4) Happy Valley Tea Estate

    A visit to Darjeeling remains incomplete without an exploration of an organic tea estate. Happy Valley Tea Estate is situated at a whopping altitude of 6,800 feet and is a magnificent land growing some of the best shrubs of organic tea. Stroll along with with the estate while sipping on a delightful cup of drink. Happy Valley Tea Estate is the second oldest tea estate reflecting the town’s rich cultivation of tea, exported in the global market. The tea estate sprawls on a mighty hilltop offering exquisite scenic views of the nature adorned with greenery and blues.

    Happy Valley Tea Estate

  • (5) Rock Garden

    If man-made wonders are of a kind, Rock Garden it is all. Rock Garden is phenomenally carved out of rocks and is adorned with prolific greenery, captivating cataracts, and mesmerizing beauty to die for. It is a place that holds the heart of Darjeeling tourism. The destination is an attractive site signifying the best aestheticism of the region painted against the scintillating mountains and hills. It’s a beholding sight of the waterfalls gushing down the hilltop hitting the rocks below!

    Rock Garden

  • (6) Sandakphu

    Sandakphu Peak is the highest peak in West Bengal, sprawling at an elevation of 11,941 feet. For the adventure aficionados, Sandakphu is an ideal destination offering some of the most thrilling activities. It also offers alluring views of the snow-capped Kanchenjunga. Sandakphu is also called the "mountain of poisonous plants" because of its abundant arrays of the Himalayan Cobra Lilies. The place is also the ultimate ecstasy of the mighty Nature manifested of 600 varieties of vibrant orchids.


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