Things to Do in Darjeeling
Explore the north Eastern region of India and be spellbound by the spectacular natural beauty of Darjeeling. The manicured lush tea gardens, the splendid aura of this picturesque hill station and its mild weather is refreshing for the soul. Popularly known as “The Queen of Hills”, Darjeeling with its awe inspiring verdant environs attracts nature lovers all over.
With the turbulent Teesta River waters meandering in its scintillating surroundings, white water rafting is most often enjoyed here. The trek to 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.One can also stroll through the picture perfect tea plantations or trek to the enchanting Tiger Hills to witness the mesmeric sunrise over Mt Khanchengdzonga. There are also popular local attractions such as the Ghoom and Dali Monasteries and the Batasia Loop.