Do you know?
What is the best thing about travelling?
Travelling is one of the best ways to learn more about yourself. Everyday's travelling brings a new set of opportunities.
And if it is travelling to Darjeeling, it means cherry on cake.🤭
Darjeeling is one of the beautiful and must visit location in India.
If you are fond of tea, then you will know for what Darjeeling is famous for.
Yes, you are right it is famous for Tea.
The major portions of the forests are today found at elevations of 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) and above. The area in between 1,000 and 2,000 metres (3,300 and 6,600 ft) is cleared either for tea plantation or cultivation.
Darjeeling is also famous for it's view for Kaziranga.
Do you know?
Kaziranga is the world's third highest mountain.
Top tourist attraction of Darjeeling
1. Tiger Hill
From this hill you can easily view Kaziyanga and Mount Everest. This hill is famous for it's sunset and sunrise view. Believe me once you visit this place you will definitely fall in love with the place and it's view too.
2. Batasia Loop
This loop is located 5 km from Darjeeling town . It is spiral railway created to lower the gradient ascent of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.
It is a small town located in the Singalila National Park . Rimbik is famous for it's trekking routes and it is gradually gaining popularity among many adventurous travellers.
4. Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
It is a Zoological Park situated in the town of Darjeeling. This zoo was opened in 1958. Here you can see Royal Bengal Tigers and many other animals like snow leopard, wolf and lot more.
5. Rock Garden
Rock garden is one of the most famous picnic spot in Darjeeling. Here you can also experience a nice waterfall. The star attraction of Rock Garden is definitely the waterfall. The multiple walkways (steep) and bridges stretching across the stream as it follows is a beautiful sight any time of the year. (though, make sure there's water before you go)
6. Happy valley tea Estate
Happy Valley Tea Estate is one of the major places to see in Darjeeling. This place is home to one of the highest tea factories in the world. The tea factory of this estate was established in 1854 by an Englishman and after all these years, it continues to flourish under the care of Indian aristocracy from Hooghly.
What to buy from Darjeeling?
If you are in Darjeeling and you want to shop something, but you are confused about what to buy?
Then don't worry at all.
Here is a list of few things which you will definitely buy from this state.
1. Hand knitted items at New Mahakal Market
2. Carpets from Tibetan Market
3. Woollen clothes at Dragon Market.
4. Local Knick Knacks
And lot more items....
In the end,
I will like to sum up this blog by reminding you all few lines of Soumojit Dutta.
" Every time I hear the word tea,
I go back to Darjeeling, in my mind;
Where the essence of green mountains
And the warm tea, gave me the freedom
to live that moment. "