5 Reasons Your Next Destination Should Be Darjeeling

‘Imagine yourself that you flung on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass!’

‘It is easier to go down a hill than up it but the tempting view at the top will feel your soul.’

Home to Bewitching Vistas!!

Spread in ribbons over a steep mountain ridge and surrounded by lush green tea plantations Darjeeling is among the best hill stations in India. Amidst the green-grey hills, the dense vegetation and picturesque vistas guarantee a memorable vacation to cherish forever!

Dainty Hills, Colorful Rhododendrons, Exciting Himalayan toy train ride- Darjeeling has everything!

Ways to Reach Darjeeling…

Nearest Airport- Bagdogra Airport which is located near to Siliguri Town.

Nearest Railheads- New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and Siliguri Junction

Either you are coming by flight or train; you must have to reach first Siliguri. Then you can avail car rental in Siliguri to reach Darjeeling.

Distance from Siliguri to Darjeeling- 61.8km

Convincing Reasons to Visit Darjeeling!!

Darjeeling, also known as ‘Queen of the hills’ is the most alluring hill station in North-East India. We give you 5 reasons to visit Darjeeling can also be an excellent choice-

1. A hub of Fascinating Places!!

A hub of Fascinating Places

The beauty of Darjeeling is not only by its captivating view of Mt. Kanchenjunga but also for boasting numerous places such as-

  • Tiger Hill
  • Rock Garden
  • Peace Pagoda
  • Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
  • Batasia Loop
  • Padmaja National Himalayan Zoological Park
  • Observatory Hill

‘Where you will get such a bounty of beauty?’

2.  It’s Amusing History!!

Amusing History

Can History of any place be a reason to visit?

Yes, it can be! Darjeeling is derived from the name ‘Dorje Ling’, built in 1765, on behalf of the King of Sikkim. In 1841, several tea estates are being started in the area. During the 19th century, immigrants from Nepal were recruited to work in the tea plantations and they started to settle here. And, now Darjeeling has become the most favored tourist destination.

3. Famous for its Ethnic Culture!!

Famous for its Ethnic Culture

The rich heritage of the hill station territory is something its residents are proud of. Darjeeling is inhabited by a number of ethnic groups of people including-

  • Gorkhas
  • Lepchas
  • Khampas
  • Bhutias
  • Marwaris
  • Bengalis
  • Chinese

Where you will find such an amazing variety of cultural people?

4. Activities to take your breath away!! 

Activities to take your breath away

 

For a destination that is surrounded by mountains, is it any surprise that it offers the best of trekking?

Along with trekking, you can explore more activities such as-

  • Paragliding
  • River Rafting
  • Mountain Biking

5. The Lip-smacking Dishes!!

The Lip-smacking Dishes

 

No holiday is complete without trying out the local food, right?

And at Darjeeling, there is no shortage of this. The most famous & mouthwatering dishes are-

  • Kwati
  • Sekuwa
  • Tibetan Thukpa
  • Aaloo Achar
  • Sel Roti
  • Gundruk
  • Chowmein
  • Shaphale
  • Sausage
  • Momo
  • Traditional Nepali Thali
  • And the most importantly Darjeeling Tea

Hope these above-mentioned reasons came as useful to you! For an experience unlike no other in Darjeeling, book your affordable package with the most reliable travel agency in Siliguri now!

Popular FAQs-

Q. What is the best time to go Darjeeling?

A. The best time to go Darjeeling is from October to March.

Q. Which are the best resorts in Darjeeling?

A. The best resorts to stay in Darjeeling are Pine Tree Spa Resort, Goomtee Resort, Singtom Tea Estate, and Resort etc.