The sightseeing places in Darjeeling in the north eastern region of the Indian subcontinent are famous for pulling visitors to the region. From manicured lush tea plantations to sky high peaks, this picturesque hill station or “Queen of Hills” is a favourite holiday destination for one and many.
The peak of Sandakphu is one of the most sought after sightseeing hot spot offering visitors with phenomenal views of the highest peaks in the world namely Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Lhotse. While visiting the attractions of Darjeeling take a tour of 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.