The captivating environs and aura of Darjeeling in the north eastern region of the Indian subcontinent draws tourists all over. From manicured lush tea plantations to sky high peaks, this picturesque hill station or “Queen of Hills”, as it is popularly called, is a favourite holiday destination for one and many. There are many places to visit in Darjeeling.
The peak of Sandakphu is phenomenal offering breathtaking views of the highest peaks in the world namely Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Lhotse. While sightseeing through Darjeeling visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Lebong race course, Ganga Maiya Park, Rock garden, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre and the Japanese Peace Pagoda.The picture perfect tea plantations are also worth visiting and the enchanting Tiger Hills offer mesmeric views of Mt Khanchengdzonga. There are also popular local attractions such as the Ghoom and Dali Monasteries and the Batasia Loop.