Darjeeling is a hill station located in the Indian State of West Bengal. Because of its hilly status, there are a large number of tourists flocking in the area during peak season time.
Apart from tourism, tea plantation is another industry on which the town’s economy is completely dependent. Darjeeling tea is one of the most expensive and best Teas in the world. This honeymoon spotis also the place from where you can have a clear view of the Kanchenjunga Mountain Peak, one of the top 5 highest peaks in the world.
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute: this institute was established by the late Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay. Remembered as the first one to successfully climb Mount Everest along with the New Zealander mountaineer Edmund Hillary in the year 1953, it is a place where you can see lessons in mountaineering being imparted to its students.
Tiger Hill: considered the perfect spot to view sunrise early in the morning, this place provides a full panoramic view of Mount Kanchenjunga. Tourists queue up over here since late at night just to have a clear glimpse of the first rays of the sun illuminating the peak with its distinctive color. The scenery provides a breathtaking view of nature’s beauty thus also making this as one of the perfect honeymoon spot.
Tea gardens: - the beauty of tea farms and how people pick up tea from there is an outstanding view. A must visit place for a newlywed couple in Darjeeling.
himalayan zoological park- find the best animals of india and other international nations in this zoo of darjeeling. beautifully built and best in services.
samsing- it is a famous pond with waterfall situated in the foothills.
Best time to visit- during june, july and summer season only darjeeling is at its best.
How to Reach
Darjeeling is well connected by road rail as well as air.
By railways the place can be reached from New Jalpaiguri which provides rsil connectivity to every major city of India. The Darjeeling Mountain Railway a narrow gauge UNESCO World Heritage Site railway runs from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling covering a distance of 88 kilometers. The train is still conventionally pulled by British manufactured steam locomotives.
By roadways Darjeeling is connected to prominent cities like Bagdogra, Gangtok and even Kathmandu.
By air the city can be reached via Bagdogra airport situated at 96 kilometers being the nearest to avail aerial services.